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Peter Hennessy: Quiz


Question 1: [1] He was a subject of the first episode of the ________ radio 4 series The House I Grew Up In first broadcast on 6 August 2007 in which he talked about his childhood.
TG4BBCNorwegian Broadcasting CorporationRaidió Teilifís Éireann

Question 2: He was The Financial Times' Lobby Correspondent at Westminster in 1976 and he wrote for ________ in 1982.
Prospect (magazine)The Big IssuePrivate EyeThe Economist

Question 3: Since 1992, he has been Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at ________.
King's College LondonUniversity College LondonQueen Mary, University of LondonRoyal Holloway, University of London

Question 4: His study of Britain in the 1950s and the rise of ________, Having It So Good: Britain in the 1950s, won the 2007 Orwell Prize for political writing.
John MajorMargaret ThatcherHarold MacmillanWinston Churchill

Question 5: Hennessy was the youngest of a large Catholic family and he was brought up in large council houses, first in Aladial Avenue and then in Linhurst Gardens, ________.
HendonBarnetSouthgate, LondonFinchley

Question 6: He attended St Benedict's School, ________, West London.
EalingSouth Acton, LondonSouthallActon, London

Question 7: He was a Kennedy Memorial Scholar at ________ from 1971-72.
Brown UniversityRutgers UniversityHarvard CrimsonHarvard University

Question 8: After his father's job led the family to relocate in the ________, he attended Marling School (a grammar school) in Stroud.
Chiltern HillsQuantock HillsCotswoldsMendip Hills


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