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London Quiz

A quiz about London 8 Questions.

 
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The first mobile phone call in Britain was made from the middle of London's St Katharines Dock 0n 1 Jan 1985, who made it?

  • Les Dawson
  • Maureen Lipman
  • Ernie Wise
  • Dom Jolley

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Which London street became the first to be lit by gaslights on 28 January 1807?

  • Kings Road
  • Fleet Street
  • Shaftsbury Avenue
  • Pall Mall

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The Great Fire of London destroyed 13,000 houses and left up to 200,000 people destitute, however there were only how many documented deaths?

  • 5
  • 2
  • 9
  • 0

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Which sponsor of the 1908 London Olympic games provided their product to the Marathon runners to help keep up their energy levels?

  • Cadbury
  • Fry's
  • Oxo
  • Bovril

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When is it illegal to flag down a cab in London?

  • On Christmas and New Year's Day
  • If you belong to an ethnic minority
  • If you have the plague
  • All of the above

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Why are there no roads in the City of London?

  • It's pedestrianised
  • They have an excellent undergound
  • Traditionally all roads turn into streets when entering the City
  • It is full of interlocking squares

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London Cabdrivers are required to pass The Knowledge exam before they can sit behind the wheel. Approximately how many streets do they need to memorise?

  • 250
  • 2,500
  • 25,000
  • 250,000

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The Great Bell known colloquially as Big Ben weighs how much?

  • 12.2 Tons
  • 13.3 tons
  • 14.4 tons
  • 15.5 tons

 

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