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Ellesmere Port Old & New Quiz Of The Week - Quiz

Hi Guys just thought id put this little Quiz together for you all to try and have a bit of fun with.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year did Rivacre baths open?

    • A.

      1929

    • B.

      1931

    • C.

      1934

    • D.

      1937

    Correct Answer
    C. 1934
    Explanation
    In this question, the correct answer is 1934. This means that Rivacre baths opened in the year 1934.

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  • 2. 

     When did the flour mills burn down?

    • A.

      1965

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1970

    • D.

      1973

    Correct Answer
    C. 1970
    Explanation
    The flour mills burned down in 1970.

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  • 3. 

     What was the name of the sweet shop at the corner of Enfield Road and Oldfield Road?

    • A.

      Mrs Robertson

    • B.

      Mrs Dobbins

    • C.

      Mrs Tillston

    • D.

      Edie Shones

    Correct Answer
    D. Edie Shones
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Edie Shones. This suggests that the sweet shop at the corner of Enfield Road and Oldfield Road was named Edie Shones.

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  • 4. 

    What year did the first Bus service between Ellesmere Port and Chester start?

    • A.

      1908

    • B.

      1911

    • C.

      1919

    • D.

      1923

    Correct Answer
    C. 1919
    Explanation
    The first bus service between Ellesmere Port and Chester started in 1919.

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  • 5. 

    Other than Ellesmere port where are the pillars that were salvaged from Hooton Hall?

    • A.

      Portmeirion

    • B.

      Porthcawl

    • C.

      Porthmadog

    • D.

      Pwllheli

    Correct Answer
    A. Portmeirion
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Portmeirion. Portmeirion is the location where the pillars salvaged from Hooton Hall can be found.

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  • 6. 

     All the Ellesmere Port Mayors have there photo taken for display inside the Civic Hall. One Mayor's photo wasnt taken,Why?

    • A.

      He died before it was taken

    • B.

      He hadnt had a shave

    • C.

      He wore an earring

    • D.

      He lost his teeth

    Correct Answer
    C. He wore an earring
    Explanation
    The reason why one Mayor's photo wasn't taken is because he wore an earring. It is likely that there was a requirement or tradition for the Mayors to not wear any jewelry or accessories, and this particular Mayor violated that rule by wearing an earring. As a result, his photo was not taken and displayed inside the Civic Hall like the other Mayors.

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  • 7. 

     Whitby Road was once called something else, what was it?

    • A.

      Yewerley Lane

    • B.

      Arrowe Lane

    • C.

      Marsh Lane

    • D.

      Lees Lane

    Correct Answer
    C. Marsh Lane
    Explanation
    Whitby Road was once called Marsh Lane.

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  • 8. 

     What year did the construction of Bowaters begin?

    • A.

      1927

    • B.

      1929

    • C.

      1931

    • D.

      1933

    Correct Answer
    A. 1927
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1927. This means that the construction of Bowaters began in the year 1927.

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  • 9. 

    In the 1950's/60's the Ellesmere Port Council had plans to build how many multi-storey carparks

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    B. Two
    Explanation
    In the 1950s/60s, the Ellesmere Port Council had plans to build two multi-storey car parks.

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  • 10. 

    What year did the Luftwaffe drop bombs on the William Stockton School

    • A.

      5th September 1940

    • B.

      5th September 1941

    • C.

      5th September 1943

    • D.

      5th September 1944

    Correct Answer
    A. 5th September 1940
    Explanation
    On 5th September 1940, the Luftwaffe dropped bombs on the William Stockton School. This date is significant because it marks the day when the school was targeted and attacked during World War II.

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  • 11. 

     What was the Sportsmans pub first called?

    • A.

      Dog and Bone

    • B.

      Dog and Pheasant

    • C.

      Dog and Gun

    • D.

      Dog and Partridge

    Correct Answer
    D. Dog and Partridge
    Explanation
    The Sportsmans pub was originally called Dog and Partridge.

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  • 12. 

    What or who were the Wirral Harriers?

    • A.

      Football team

    • B.

      A flying club

    • C.

      A Hunting group

    • D.

      A darts team

    Correct Answer
    C. A Hunting group
    Explanation
    The Wirral Harriers were a hunting group. Hunting groups, like the Wirral Harriers, typically consist of individuals who engage in the activity of hunting animals, usually with the assistance of trained hunting dogs. These groups often follow a set of rules and regulations to ensure ethical and responsible hunting practices.

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