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Secrets Of Stockport Quiz

Stockport has a great hidden history. How much do you know? 12 Questions.

 
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1

Which guitar legend appeared at Stockport's Tabernacle in 1967?

  • Jimmy Page
  • Jimmy Hendrix
  • Eddie Van Halen
  • Eric Clapton

2

How many bricks are in Stockport's iconic viaduct?

  • 9 million
  • 11 million
  • 13 million
  • 15 million

3

Which Hollywood star filmed scenes for a movie at Stockport Market Place in 1978?

  • Harrison Ford
  • Dudley Moore
  • Michael Douglas
  • Richard Gere

4

Which pub on the A6 gave its name to an indie-pop band?

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5

What is the name of the brewery in central Stockport?

  • Sam Smith's
  • The Tap
  • Robinsons
  • Joseph Holt

6

What is the nickname of Stockport County Football Club?

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7

How many people could the air raid shelters carved into Stockport's sandstone cliffs hold?

  • 4500
  • 5500
  • 6500
  • 7500

8

What brought trains and traffic to a standstill by getting stuck on top of the viaduct in 2013?

  • A drunken man
  • A cat
  • A pheasant
  • A hot-air balloon

9

How many games did George Best play for Stockport County?

  • None
  • One
  • Three
  • Five

10

In what year did Stockport Plaza open?

  • 1928
  • 1930
  • 1932
  • 1935

11

Which park is home to a thirteen-arch viaduct designed by the Victorian railway engineer, Edgar Ferguson?

  • Vernon Park
  • Bruntwood Park
  • Woodbank Park
  • Reddish Vale Country Park

12

Which Stockport hospital became the scene of a murder investigation in 2011 after three diabetic patients were given saline?

  • Princess Alexandra
  • Stepping Hill
  • The Christie
  • The Devonshire

 

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