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London postal district: Quiz


Question 1: [2] As originally devised, it extended from Waltham Cross in the north, to ________ in the south and from Romford in the east to Southall in the west.
MitchamCarshaltonCroydonSutton, London

Question 2: In 1889 a ________ was created which was somewhat smaller than the postal district.
Greater LondonMiddlesexCity of LondonCounty of London

Question 3: The London postal district is the area in ________, currently of 241 square miles,[1] to which mail addressed to the LONDON post town is delivered.
ScotlandWalesUnited KingdomEngland

Question 4: The NE and S divisions were abolished following a report by ________.
LondonUnited KingdomAnthony TrollopePalliser novels

Question 5: ________ were unable to follow this change and expand the postal district to match because of the prohibitive cost.
Royal MailDeutsche PostMagyar PostaPostverk Føroya

Question 6: In 1866 NE was merged into the E district, transferring places such as Walthamstow,[7] Wanstead and ________.
LeytonstoneCann HallChingfordHighams Park

Question 7: In 1965 the creation of ________ caused London's boundary to expand to include these places for local government as well as postal purposes.
EnglandGreater LondonNorth West EnglandSouth East England

Question 8: Sewardstone in the ________ district of Essex is anomalously the only place to be outside the Greater London boundary but within the London postal district.
Hackney MarshesHampstead HeathWanstead FlatsEpping Forest

Question 9: The wider metropolitan postal area covered parts of the counties of Middlesex, Surrey, Kent, ________ and Hertfordshire.

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