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Town crier: Quiz


Question 1: They carry a ________ to attract people's attention, as they shout the words "Oyez, Oyez, Oyez!" before making their announcements.
HandbellTimpaniPercussion instrumentBell (instrument)

Question 2: When need for a town crier disappeared, the position passed into local ________.

Question 3: The proclamations book in ________ from the early 19th century records this as O Yes, O Yes!
WinsfordEllesmere PortChesterFrodsham

Question 4: [4] He also won the titles of Best Dressed International Town Crier at the ________ competition in 2009 and Best Dressed in North America.
British Virgin IslandsBermudaAnguillaCayman Islands

Question 5: The current world champion is the town crier of ________, Hans Van Laethem.
DeinzeAalst, BelgiumGhentNinove

Question 6: To this day, any town crier in the British Commonwealth is protected under old ________ that they are not to be hindered or heckled while performing their duties.
Scots lawContemporary Welsh LawEnglish lawNorthern Ireland law

Question 7: In Medieval ________, town criers were the chief means of news communication with the people of the town since many could not read or write.
EnglandScotlandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 8: Eliza Mowe, Town Cryer for ________, became the first female European town crying champion in 2007, retaining her title in the following year.

Question 9: Daniel Richer dit La FlĂȘche, who is an ________ Indian, is a full-time bilingual town crier.

Question 10: The Best Dressed Couple were Peter and Maureen Taunton [1] from the county town of ________.


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