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Yeadon, West Yorkshire: Quiz


Question 1: 'Haw' in this sense is derived from the ________ word haugr which also means hill.
Old NorseNorth Germanic languagesGermanic languagesOld Norse morphology

Question 2: Yeadon falls into two constituencies, the majority falls into Leeds North West which is held by the Liberal Democrats and is represented by ________, whilst some falls into Pudsey which is held by Labour and represented by Paul Truswell.
Nick CleggGreg MulhollandChris HuhneMenzies Campbell

Question 3: Later ________ settlers called the highest point in the area Yeadon Haw.
ScandinaviaViking AgeDenmarkViking

Question 4: Slightly further afield, ________ has a larger town centre with more amenities.

Question 5: It is represented by three ________ Councillors, Ryk Downes, Colin Campbell and Graham Kirkland.
Liberal DemocratsDemocrats 66Liberal International British GroupEuropean Liberal Democrat and Reform Party

Question 6: The town still has strong links with ________, with a considerable percentage of the local population employed there.
Newcastle AirportManchester AirportLeeds Bradford International AirportGlasgow International Airport

Question 7: At the time of the ________ in the early 7th century AD much of the Aire valley was still heavily wooded, although perhaps Yeadon itself stood out above the tree line.
AnglesGermanic peoplesAnglo-SaxonsFrisians

Question 8: During the ________ it was drained to prevent enemy aircraft using its reflection as a landmark to identify the nearby Avro factory.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War IISoviet occupations

Question 9: The building was used as a registrars office in the ________ programme, The Beiderbecke Tapes.
Yorkshire TelevisionGranada ProductionsITVGranada Television

Question 10: Yeadon is the location of one of the oldest ________ shops in the world,[3] established in the 1870s.
Fish and chipsLondonUnited KingdomEngland

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