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Question 1: Famously, ________ was carpeted using carpets manufactured by Stoddard Carpets, the parent company and successor to BMK.
White Star LineRMS OlympicRMS TitanicHMHS Britannic

Question 2: ________; local MP, former UK defence minister and Scotland minister.
John Reid (politician)Des BrowneGordon BrownRuth Kelly

Question 3: The ________ also set up their works here, producing nearly 400 locomotives by the time it was absorbed by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway in 1923.
Caledonian Main LineNorth British RailwayGlasgow and South Western RailwayCaledonian Railway

Question 4: [citation needed]; and ________ (manufactured by BMK) from the early 1900s.
Persian carpetCarpetNavajo rugRug making

Question 5: There are 12 ________ congregations in the town, plus other denominations.
Scottish Episcopal ChurchScottish ReformationHistory of ScotlandChurch of Scotland

Question 6: David Robertson (1920s footballer) who played for the ________ and Queen of the South F.C. before emigrating to New York where he played for the U.S.
Celtic F.C.Dundee United F.C.Kilmarnock F.C.Hibernian F.C.

Question 7: The town is host to a football club named ________, the oldest professional club in Scotland.
Hibernian F.C.Kilmarnock F.C.Celtic F.C.Dundee United F.C.

Question 8: Kilmarnock - as part of East Ayrshire Council - is twinned with six cites and has received awards from the ________ for its work in twinning.
Council of EuropeFederal EuropeEuropean UnionEuropean integration

Question 9: ________; Scottish-Canadian comedian (of Whose Line is it Anyway? fame) born in Kilmarnock in 1957
Wayne BradyGreg ProopsColin MochrieDrew Carey

Question 10: John Boyd Orr; biologist, politician and ________-winner.
Nobel PrizeUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesNelson MandelaNobel Peace Prize


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