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Stoke Newington: Quiz


Question 1: In the nineteenth century it was discovered that Stoke Newington Common and ________ had been part of a Neolithic working area for axe-making, some examples of which can be seen in the Museum of London.
Abney Park CemeteryHackney MarshesBunhill FieldsNewington Green

Question 2: It is 5 miles (8 km) north-east of ________.
SohoCharing CrossPaddingtonWestminster

Question 3: ________, impresario and political fund raiser - born in Stoke Newington.
Cash for HonoursMichael Levy, Baron LevyIsraelTony Blair

Question 4: ________, writer - born and lived on Church Street.
Daniel DefoeJonathan SwiftWilliam DampierRobinson Crusoe

Question 5: ________, writer - lived in Stoke Newington.
Arthur RansomeLord JimHerman MelvilleJoseph Conrad

Question 6: ________, writer - attended Manor School on Church Street around 1820.
Johann Wolfgang von GoetheEdgar Allan PoeE. T. A. HoffmannWilliam Blake

Question 7: ________, political activist and writer - born in Palestine, lived in Stoke Newington.
Christopher BookerRichard IngramsPaul FootPrivate Eye

Question 8: Stoke Newington is a district in the ________.
London Borough of HackneyLondon Borough of SuttonLondon Borough of HaringeyLondon Borough of Tower Hamlets

Question 9: ________, actress in EastEnders & the Carry On films - born in Shoreditch but grew up around Amhurst Road.
LondonKenneth WilliamsPeggy MitchellBarbara Windsor

Question 10: ________, amateur opticist and physicist, inventor of the modern microscope and the father of Joseph Lister - born in Stoke Newington.
George Biddell AiryEnglandEssexJoseph Jackson Lister


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