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The River Thames Quiz

all along the Thames. 20 Questions.

 
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1

What service does British Airways operate on London's south bank?

  • Helicopter port at Battersea
  • London Eye
  • Shuttle from Waterloo to Heathrow
  • DUKW Tours

2

What is the part of the river called by Temple Bar?

  • Thames Reach
  • Temples Reach
  • Kings Reach
  • Queens Reach

3

What is the Thames called at it's southerly point in Oxford?

  • Iffley
  • Isis
  • Isini
  • Ifflette

4

What is the northerly Island in the Thames at Reading called, famed for a having a bowling club on it?

  • Boules Isle
  • Drakes Island
  • Advent Island
  • Fry's Island

5

What is the name of the hostlery at Marlow?

  • The Swan Fayre
  • Anglers Retreat
  • Compleat Angler
  • The Jolly Angler

6

Put these road bridges in order going up stream?

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  • Vauxhall
  • Chelsea
  • Battersea
  • Albert

7

What bridge is down stream from Hampton Court?

  • Horse Fair
  • Hampton Court Bridge
  • Kingston Bridge
  • Cattle Fair

8

What open land is on the Thames at Brentford?

  • Kew Gardens
  • Richmond Park
  • Syon Park
  • Civil Service Sports Ground

9

What was there at Medenham?

  • A Regatta
  • A Ferry
  • Horseracing
  • Boatyard

10

What is the most westerly island on the Thames of these?

  • Isle of Sheppey
  • Foulness Island
  • Mersea Island
  • Canvey Island

11

Where does the River Lea join the River Thames?

  • Limehouse Basin
  • Barking Reach
  • Creek Mouth
  • Leaside Quays

12

East Tilbury Fort became used as what ?

  • Storage for Bata Shoes
  • Storage for Sandermans Port
  • Storage for Ikea
  • Storage for Ffyes imported bananas

13

Limehouse Basin is the entrance to which canal?

  • Regents canal
  • Grand Union canal
  • Lea navigation
  • The Limehouse cut

14

Where are Londons River Police based?

  • London Bridge pier
  • St Katherines Dock
  • Wapping High Street
  • Rotherhythe Gardens

15

Chiswick quay yacht basin is below which bridge?

  • Chiswick bridge
  • Great Chertsey Road bridge
  • Kew bridge
  • Strand on the Green bridge

16

Going down stream from The Hurlingham Club, put the bridges in order?

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  • Wandsworth Bridge
  • Battersea rail bridge
  • Battersea bridge
  • Albert bridge

17

What type of crossing is there at Richmond lock?

  • foot ferry
  • Road bridge
  • foot tunnel
  • foot bridge

18

Looking up stream from Kew bridge you see what?

  • an island
  • Twickenham stadium
  • A paddle boat steamer restaurant
  • Kew gardens

19

Caversham weir is to be found where?

  • Marlow
  • Henley
  • Abingdon
  • Reading

20

Pangbourne does not boast one of what?

  • Wier
  • Marina
  • Bridge
  • Lock

 

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