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Question 1: Under the 1830 Act any householder who paid rates could apply, with a one-off payment of two guineas, to sell beer or ________ in his home (usually the front parlour) and even brew his own on his premises.
AbsintheAlcoholic beverageCiderWine

Question 2: Many of these records survive and can be viewed, for example, at the ________ centre.
Greater London CouncilLondon County CouncilGreater LondonLondon Metropolitan Archives

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Pub grub - a pie, along with a pint
  The Ale-House Door c.1790 by Henry Singleton
  'The Crooked House', Himley, is known for the extreme lean of the building, caused by subsidence produced by mining
  Ye Olde Fighting Cocks in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, which holds the Guinness World Record for the oldest pub in England.

Question 4: Many pubs also hold special events, from tournaments of the aforementioned games to ________ nights to pub quizzes.
JapanHong KongKaraokeTokyo

Question 5: A "beer engine" is a device for pumping beer, originally manually operated and typically used to dispense beer from a ________ or container in a pub's basement or cellar.
BarrelHogsheadFirkinEnglish units

Question 6: Pub rock - bands such as ________, Dr. Feelgood or The Kursaal Flyers
New Boots and Panties!!Live Stiffs LiveSex & Drugs & Rock & RollIan Dury

Question 7: Organisations such as Wetherspoons, the ________ and O'Neill's, were formed in the UK since changes in legislation in the 1980s necessitated the break-up of many larger tied estates.
Mitchells & ButlersPunch TavernsMarston's BreweryEnterprise Inns

Question 8: After the departure of Roman authority and the fall of the Romano-British kingdoms, the ________ established alehouses that grew out of domestic dwellings.
Germanic peoplesAnglesAnglo-SaxonsFrisians

Question 9: The 18th century saw a huge growth in the number of drinking establishments, primarily due to the introduction of ________.
GinAlcoholic beverageAbsintheRum

Question 10: It was invented by the locksmith and ________ engineer Joseph Bramah.
Islamic Golden AgeAl-JazariMuslim Agricultural RevolutionHydraulics

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