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Question 1: [8] A later tenant was Lawrence Washington, great-grandfather of ________, first President of the USA.
Ulysses S. GrantAlexander HamiltonDwight D. EisenhowerGeorge Washington

Question 2: Nathan Mayer Rothschild's son ________ (2nd Lord Rothschild) built a private zoological museum in Tring which, as The Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum, has been part of the Natural History Museum since 1937.
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildNathan Rothschild, 1st Baron RothschildArthur BalfourRothschild family

Question 3: [2] It is located at the summit level of the ________ and both the canal and railway pass through in deep cuttings.
Grand Union CanalRiver Great OuseM1 motorwayOxford Canal

Question 4: The remaining space was occupied by boat-builders, Bushell Brothers, who built ________ for the canal.
EnglandLock (water transport)NarrowboatKennet and Avon Canal

Question 5: In the late 19th century the estate became the home of the ________, whose influence on the town was considerable.
Nathan Mayer RothschildN M Rothschild & SonsRothschild familyLondon

Question 6: Tring is a small market town in the ________ in Hertfordshire, England.
CotswoldsCornwallMendip HillsChiltern Hills

Question 7: The Heygate family took over Mead’s business in 1945, and today mills 100,000 tons of ________ a year, resulting in 76,000 tons of flour.

Question 8: He used to ride around the town in a zebra-drawn carriage [9] and the town's symbol has been the head of a ________ ever since.
ZebraQuaggaMountain ZebraPlains Zebra

Question 9: [7] In 1682 the mansion of Tring Park designed by ________ was built for the owner Colonel Guy, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to Charles II.
Isaac NewtonChristopher WrenRoyal SocietyRobert Hooke

Question 10: There is a ________ on London Road, a Co-op on Silk Mill Way[10] and a Marks & Spencer food store in Dolphin Square that opened on 9 October 2007.
Marks & SpencerTescoSainsbury'sMorrisons


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