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Obscure and Not So Obscure Quiz of London Town

A fun quiz on weird and wonderful fact about London. 10 Questions.

 
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1

What river flows through a conduit above the tracks at Sloane Square tube station?

  • Walbrook
  • Effra
  • Westbourne

2

What dish was allegedly invented in London in the 1970's?

  • Deep Fried Mars Bars
  • Chicken Tikka Masala
  • Bubble and Squeak

3

What was the original name of the 60's band The Kinks?

  • The Primrose Hillbillies
  • The Notting Hillbillies
  • The Muswell Hillbillies

4

Ranulf Flambard was famous because?

  • He was the first person to escape from the Tower of London
  • He was the first streaker at Wimbledon
  • He opened the first pie and mash shop

5

What part of London was named after the material used in parts of Tudor costumes?

  • Aldwych
  • Piccadilly
  • Putney

6

What hospital did Alexander Fleming discover penicillin?

  • St. Thomas'
  • Charing Cross
  • St. Mary's

7

What famous landmark was the Tyburn Hanging Tree?

  • Marble Arch
  • Oxford Circus
  • Trafalgar Square

8

Where was the first coin operated laundry?

  • Camden Town
  • Queensway
  • Bethnal Green

9

Portobello Market is famous for it's antiques. What was it's primary use 200 years ago?

  • An abbey
  • A pig farm
  • A prison

10

Match the year with the event or subject.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • 1666
  • 1663
  • 1829
  • 1834

Right

  • The building of a theatre in Drury Lane
  • Metropolitan Police Force founded
  • The Great Fire of London
  • Houses of Parliament destroyed by fire

 

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