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Springburn: Quiz


Question 1: The latter two eventually amalgamated to become the ________.
North British Locomotive CompanyBritish Rail Class 21British Rail Class 43 (Warship Class)Glenbrook Vintage Railway

Question 2: James Reid, a business colleague of locomotive manufacturer Walter Neilson, gifted a bandstand, built by the ________, to the park in 1893.
Saracen FoundryPossilparkGlasgowGlasgow Botanic Gardens

Question 3: The most notable surviving architectural feature in this area, the former Public Hall, was opened in 1902 and designed by William B Whitie, who also designed Springburn's public ________.
United KingdomCanadaCarnegie libraryUnited States

Question 4: Its industrial expansion began with the establishment of the chemical works of ________ on the Monkland Canal at nearby St.
Edward Tennant, 1st Baron GlenconnerCharles TennantGlasgowHurlet

Question 5: In 2007 Railcare limited, who also own the Wolverton Railway Works site in ________, took over operations at St.
Reading, BerkshireHigh WycombeLondonMilton Keynes

Question 6: It has a strong historical link to heavy industry, particularly railways, with the manufacturing of ________.
Steam locomotiveTrainRail transportLocomotive

Question 7: Another large industrial company operating in Springburn is Promat UK, which manufactures ________ materials at the Germiston Works on Petershill Road.
FirestopFireproofingFire-resistance ratingPassive fire protection

Question 8: The construction of railway lines through the area led to the establishment of Railway works and the village became a ________ in its own right.

Question 9: Springburn continued to see expansion, with the area incorporating housing schemes that were developed in the ________, such as Balornock and also Post-war housing schemes such as those in Balgrayhill, Barmulloch and Sighthill.
Polish–Lithuanian CommonwealthEarly Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesInterwar period

Question 10: ________ who could not support themselves were sent here by the Parish and were obliged to work at jobs such as bundling firewood, picking oakum (separating tarred rope fibres) and breaking rocks.
PovertyOverpopulationPoverty reductionFamine


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