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Southsea: Quiz


Question 1: There is currently a ferry link between Eastney and Ferry Point on ________.
LangstoneHayling IslandPortsmouthHavant

Question 2: The Huntingdon Elms once lined the Ladies' Mile avenue through the centre of the Common, but many were lost to the ________ and replaced by the Dutch elm cultivar 'Lobel'.
European windstormKentGreat Storm of 1987English Channel

Question 3: These mineral streets were the most bombed areas of Portsmouth in the ________.
Soviet occupationsWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 4: The majority of Owen's Southsea is now protected by a number of Conservation Areas or by being ________.
Listed buildingGrade I listed buildings in SomersetGrade I listed buildings in BristolGrade I listed buildings in South Yorkshire

Question 5: Hovertravel operate a regular hovercraft service to Ryde on the ________ which runs from Southsea seafront.
Reading, BerkshireSouthamptonPortsmouthIsle of Wight

Question 6: When undisturbed there are regularly swan and mallard, with less frequent visits from tufted duck, mediterranean gull, cormorant, little Grebe and occasionally a lone ________.
Magpie GooseBirdNew Zealand SwanBlack Swan

Question 7: On June 5, 1994 a drumhead service was held on Southsea Common in front of the War Memorial to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ________.
Normandy LandingsBattle for CaenOperation PerchOperation Overlord

Question 8: The service was attended by all the heads of the states which had participated in the allied landings, notably US President ________ and HM Queen Elizabeth II.
Ed RendellAl GoreBill ClintonHoward Dean

Question 9: Southsea is a seaside resort located in Portsmouth at the southern end of Portsea Island in the county of Hampshire in ________.
WalesScotlandUnited KingdomEngland

Question 10: Southsea has traditionally been a home to many ________ establishments, also known as Guest Houses.
HotelBed and breakfastTourismPassport


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