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The Bolton Quiz

A quiz for Boltonians around the world, or for anyone who aspires to be Boltonian! 8 Questions.

 
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1

In what county was Bolton historically? (.ie. before 1970)

  • Cheshire
  • Greater Manchester
  • Lancashire

2

What surname is shared by two famous Bolton celebrities?

  • Greenhalgh
  • Higgenbotham
  • Kay

3

Which of these old manor houses still remains in Bolton?

  • Bolton Hall
  • Longworth Hall
  • Smithills Hall

4

Which of these knights came from Bolton?

  • Sir Henry Trafford
  • Sir Bertine Entwisle
  • Sir Alexander Radcliffe

5

What did the mills in Bolton mainly produce?

  • Cotton
  • Cloth
  • Flour

6

What is the surname of the famous Bolton steeplejack?

  • Weaver
  • Horrocks
  • Dibnah

7

Which famous American had close links with Bolton?

  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Walt Whitman
  • Mark Twain

8

Who officiated at the opening of the Bolton town Hall?

  • Queen Victoria
  • Prince Edward (Edward VII)
  • George V

 

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