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Worthing: Quiz


Question 1: It has a historical reputation for connections with figures from the world of the arts, including Oscar Wilde, ________ and the group The Ordinary Boys.
Honours and awards to Harold PinterHarold PinterHarold Pinter bibliographyHarold Pinter and politics

Question 2: During the ________, one of Britain's largest hill forts was built at Cissbury Ring.
Iron AgeLa Tène cultureIron Age ChinaAncient Near East

Question 3: In literature, ________ wrote The Importance of Being Earnest while staying in the town in the summer of 1894.
Lord Alfred DouglasWillie WildeOscar WildeEdgar Allan Poe

Question 4: Alfred Cortis, the first mayor of Worthing, and the international philanthropist ________ funded the construction.
Pittsburgh Life Sciences GreenhouseAndrew CarnegieMiller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon UniversityCarnegie Mellon University

Question 5: Chichester, Arun, Worthing and Adur) with a ________ population equating to 4.6% of the total population.
Demography of the United KingdomEnglandUnited KingdomDemography and politics of Northern Ireland

Question 6: The area was a stronghold of smugglers in the ________ and was the site of rioting by the Skeleton Army in the 1880s.
18th centuryRomanticismEugène Delacroix19th century

Question 7: [53] The ________ have been established for more than a century, but their arrival in Worthing prompted large-scale riots involving a group called the Skeleton Army.
United StatesFranceAmerican Red CrossThe Salvation Army

Question 8: All are on the ________ and are managed and operated by the Southern train operating company.
South Western Main LineBrighton Main LinePortsmouth Direct LineWest Coastway Line

Question 9: In the 19th and ________ the area was one of Britain's chief market gardening centres.
20th century200721st century20th century events

Question 10: Many films and television programmes have been filmed using Worthing as the backdrop including: ________'s The Birthday Party (1968),[143], Dance with a Stranger (1985).
Harold PinterHonours and awards to Harold PinterHarold Pinter bibliographyHarold Pinter and politics

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