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Sunderland, Tyne and Wear: Quiz


Question 1: Sunderland Polytechnic was founded in 1969, becoming the ________ in 1992.
Teesside UniversityUniversity of SunderlandNorthumbria UniversityDurham University

Question 2: This is a bypass of the A1018 through Grangetown and Ryhope - a stretch that commonly suffers from congestion, especially during ________.
AtlantaLos AngelesRush hourBoston

Question 3: Over the centuries, Sunderland grew as a port, trading ________ and salt.
HydroelectricityWind powerGrid energy storageCoal

Question 4: At the peak in 1923, 170,000 miners were employed in County Durham alone,[49] as labourers from all over Britain, including many from Scotland and ________, entered the region.
Northern IrelandWalesIrelandIrish people

Question 5:
Which of the following is Southeast of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear?

Question 6: According to census statistics, 81.5% of Sunderland residents class themselves as ________, 9.6% are irreligious, 0.7% are Muslim and 7.6% did not wish to give their religion.
Christian denominationChristianityBaptistEcumenism

Question 7: [85] The city also has two non-league sides, Sunderland Nissan F.C. of the ________ and Sunderland Ryhope Community Association F.C. of the Northern League Division Two.
Whitby Town F.C.Durham City A.F.C.Northern League (football)Wearside Football League

Question 8:
Which of the following is east of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear?

Question 9: ________ was a frequent visitor to the area.
Through the Looking-GlassLewis CarrollAlice LiddellJabberwocky

Question 10: [19] During the Civil War Parliament blockaded the ________, crippling the Newcastle coal trade and allowing the Sunderland coal trade to flourish.
Newcastle upon TyneRiver TyneTyne and WearSouth Shields


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