Mar. 16th, 2009

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I was going to write "for the Brighton reisdents" at the top, but anyone can attempt this little quiz about Brighton and Hove.

Very simple, 10 multiple choice questions getting progressively harder. Answers are not screened, so feel free to contribute however you like.

1)The Brighton Buccaneeers play what game?
A - Baseball
B - Basketball
C - Football
D - Cricket

2) In what year did the West Pier burn to it's current state?
A - 2001
B - 2002
C - 2003
D - 2004

3) On which ground did Brighton and Hove Albion play until it's closure in 1997?
A - West Street Stadium
B - Withdean Stadium
C - Goldstone Grounds
D - Corals Grey Hound

4) What was the occupation of Thomas Read Kemp who initiated the building of Kemptown?
A - Doctor
B - MP
C - Banker
D - Entrepreneur

5) What was the original purpose of the Chain Pier, the first of it's kind in Britain?
A - Passenger Facility
B - Pleasure Attraction
C - Freight Terminal
D - Commercial Fishing

6) What is the traditional name of the sets of steps which link many Brighton streets?
A - catnips
B - catnaps
C - cat's creeps
D - cat's crawls

7) What might you have found in the grounds of Withdean Grange up until the 1950's?
A - A maze
B - A roller skating rink
C - A zoo
D - A pet cemetary

8) When did the theatre first open on the Palace Pier? (Now the Brighton Pier)
A - 1871
B - 1901
C - 1911
D - 1899

9) Volk's railway was built in which year?
A - 1883
B - 1893
C - 1903
D - 1913

10) The Theatre Royal opened to what Shakespearian drama in 1806?
A - Macbeth
B - Henry V
C - Hamlet
D - Othello

Answers will follow in a few days.

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