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Question 1: Geographically, Nantwich is on the Cheshire Plain, on the banks of the ________.
River WeaverShropshire Union CanalLlangollen CanalBridgewater Canal

Question 2: 1989), winner of ________, was born in Nantwich.
Big Brother: Celebrity HijackJade GoodyBig Brother 2009 (UK)Big Brother 2007 (UK)

Question 3: ________ now operate the majority of local routes with funding from Cheshire East council.
First Chester & The WirralGHA CoachesEast Yorkshire Motor ServicesArriva North West

Question 4: Elizabeth Minshull (1630–1727), third wife of poet ________ was born in nearby Wistaston and lived as a widow in Nantwich until her death in 1727.
John MiltonComus (John Milton)LycidasJohn Milton's reception history

Question 5: The origins of the settlement date to Roman times[citation needed] when salt from Nantwich was used by the Roman garrisons at ________ (Deva Victrix) and Stoke-on-Trent as both a preservative and a condiment.
FrodshamWinsfordEllesmere PortChester

Question 6: ________ (1871–1936), Admiral of the Fleet, was born in Nantwich.
John Jellicoe, 1st Earl JellicoeJohn Cunningham (Royal Navy officer)John Fisher, 1st Baron FisherDavid Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty

Question 7: Salt has been used in the production of Cheshire cheese and in the ________ industry, both products of the dairy industry based in the Cheshire Plain around the town.
RawhideLeather skirtTanningLeather

Question 8: Nantwich is a market town and civil parish in the Borough of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of ________, England.
Greater ManchesterMerseysideCheshireLancashire

Question 9: In the ________, Nantwich is recorded as having eight salt houses.
EnglandDomesday BookYorkshireSurrey

Question 10: The Borough Council of Crewe and Nantwich was abolished on 1 April 2009; the civil parish is now administered by the new unitary authority of ________.
Cheshire West and ChesterBlackburn with DarwenWarringtonCheshire East
















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