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Warminster: Quiz


Question 1: The Small Arms School Corps and Headquarters ________ are also based in the town.
Medieval warfareInfantryWeaponMilitary history

Question 2: During the Middle Ages the town became famous not only for its wool and cloth trade but also for its great prosperity as a corn market (it was second only to ________ in the West of England).

Question 3: Warminster is a town in western Wiltshire, ________, by-passed by the A36, and near Frome and Westbury.
EnglandUnited KingdomWalesScotland

Question 4: During the ________ (1642–1645) the town is thought to have changed hands at least four times between the Royalist and Parliamentary supporters.
English Civil WarEnglandEnglish ReformationEnglish people

Question 5: In the 1960s and early 1970s Cradle Hill became famous as the centre of a flap surrounding ________ and crop circles with at least one author claiming that as many as 5000 UFOs had been witnessed in the area.
UfologyUnidentified flying objectExtraterrestrial hypothesisUFO conspiracy theory

Question 6: The town is divided into three ________ Parishes, and is also served by other traditions and denominations.
Archbishop of CanterburyArchbishop of YorkBishop of LincolnChurch of England

Question 7: In the north-west of the Diocese of Salisbury, Warminster is a minster town in rural ________.
WiltshireCornwallBristolSwindon (borough)

Question 8: When James II came to the throne in 1685 the local ________ and the Wiltshire Militia supported him against the Duke of Monmouth who was defeated.
GentrySerfdomUpper classNobility

Question 9: There is a service of ________ Holy Communion at 8 o'clock every Sunday, followed by a sung Eucharist at 9.30 am.
BishopBook of Common PrayerAnglicanismCatholicism

Question 10: During the ________ thousands of soldiers from Australia, New Zealand and Canada were camped in the villages around Warminster.
Caucasus CampaignWorld War IWestern Front (World War I)Armenian Genocide


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