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People and Places Quiz

Famous people and their connection to various places. 10 Questions.

 
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1

It is said that J.K.Rowling first had the idea for the Harry Potter books while living in this city.

  • Birmingham
  • Chester
  • Edinburgh

2

P.M.Gordon Brown attended School in this Scottish town.

  • Cowdenbeath
  • Cupar
  • Kirkcaldy

3

Where a certain Mr Hood was believed to have robbed the rich to give to the poor!

  • Newark
  • Nottingham
  • Newcastle

4

During the Second World War, Lady Godiva's home city was heavily bombed but which was it?

  • Coventry
  • Clydebank
  • Chesterfield

5

Andrew Carnegie emigrated from the U.K. in the late 1840s to later become recognised as the world's richest man and the father of Philanthropy, but where was he born?

  • Edinburgh
  • Dunfermline
  • Stirling

6

Born in Hope, Arkansas in 1946 this politician became President of the United States of America. Who is he?

  • George W. Bush
  • Bill Clinton
  • Barack Obama.

7

This city hosts a world famous International Festival, a famed New Year party and has a gun fired at one o' clock every day. Which is it?

  • London
  • New York
  • Edinburgh

8

Born in Ilford, Essex in 1945, this actress is an Oscar winner and a Dame of the British Empire. Who is your prime suspect?

  • Glenda Jackson
  • Judi Dench
  • Helen Mirren

9

Glasgow Celtic were the first British club to win the European Cup but where did they win it?

  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Italy

10

Margaret Thatcher was Britain's first female Prime Minister but where was she born?

  • Nottingham
  • Grantham
  • Lincoln

 

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