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Twickenham: Quiz


Question 1: Harlequins, a ________ and league club play at The Stoop.
Rugby tensRugby sevensRugby unionFootball

Question 2: It was occupied by Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester in 1656 and later by ________.
Harold MacmillanEdward Hyde, 1st Earl of ClarendonAnthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of ShaftesburyBenjamin Disraeli

Question 3: Horace Walpole, a son of the politician Robert Walpole, rented the cottage in 1747 and subsequently bought it and turned it into one of the incunabula of the ________.
Mary ShelleyFrançois-René de ChateaubriandGothic Revival architectureRomanticism

Question 4: Much of St Margarets next to the River Thames was formerly Twickenham Park, the estate of Sir Francis Bacon, the 16th century philosopher and ________.
Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy CouncilLord ChancellorHome SecretaryDepartment for Constitutional Affairs

Question 5: (Radnor House was destroyed by a ________ bomb during the Blitz of 1940).
Hellenic Air ForceRoyal Air ForceRomanian Air ForceLuftwaffe

Question 6: On adjacent land were the villa and garden of the poet ________.
John MiltonThe DunciadAlexander PopePoetry

Question 7: Several residents wrote to the ________:
City of WestminsterGreater LondonLord Mayor of LondonCity of London Corporation

Question 8: In Norman times Twickenham was part of the Manor of Isleworth - itself part of the Hundred of Hounslow (mentioned in the ________ of 1086).
Domesday BookYorkshireEnglandSurrey

Question 9: The signatories included Swaefred of Essex, ________ and Earl Paeogthath.
Ceolred of MerciaCoenred of MerciaÆthelred of MerciaOffa of Mercia

Question 10: Until 1971 London Transport operated a ________ depot known as "Twickenham Garage" (coded AB) which was located in Cambridge Road, East Twickenham.
Public transport bus serviceBusBus advertisingTrolleybus


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