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Question 1: It lies on the River Don, at its confluence with the River Rother, between Sheffield and ________.

Question 2: While there were ________ and Roman settlements in the area now covered by the town, Rotherham itself was not founded until the Early Middle Ages.
Iron Age ChinaIron AgeAncient Near EastLa Tène culture

Question 3: This was the first brick building in what is now South Yorkshire and taught theology, singing, ________ and writing.
GrammarSyntaxLinguisticsGenerative grammar

Question 4: His successors the De Vescis also rarely visited the town and so did not build a castle or contribute to the town's civil life, but did maintain a Friday ________ and a fair.
EconomicsMarketFinancial economicsMoney

Question 5: Threatened with demolition in the 1960s, it has now been preserved as a ________ and stands as a focal point in a sheltered housing complex.
EnglandWalesScheduled monumentListed building

Question 6: Iron, and later ________, became the principal industry in Rotherham, surviving well into the 20th century.
Carbon steelStainless steelWrought ironSteel

Question 7: Rotherham has a small catchment area, lying close very close to Sheffield and near to ________ and Doncaster.
BarnsleyBirdwell, South YorkshireCudworth, South YorkshireWath-upon-Dearne

Question 8: The ________ is also only a couple of miles from the town centre, just over the border in Sheffield in the Lower Don Valley.
Meadowhall CentreO2 Academy SheffieldDon Valley StadiumHillsborough Stadium

Question 9: ________ made his stage debut at Rotherham Civic Theatre whilst still a student at Rotherham College of Arts and Technology.
Sean BeanSharpe's Revenge (TV programme)Sharpe's Gold (TV programme)Sharpe (TV series)

Question 10: Monday was born in Rotherham as was Arsenal and England goalkeeper ________.
David SeamanTony Adams (footballer)Teddy SheringhamAlan Shearer

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