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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many house were in the Hamlet of Collier Row in 1670?

    • A.

      256

    • B.

      56

    • C.

      1056

    • D.

      500

    Correct Answer
    B. 56
    Explanation
    In 1670, there were 56 houses in the Hamlet of Collier Row.

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  • 2. 

    Collier Row gets its name from what?

    • A.

      Charcoal Burners

    • B.

      Colley Rowe

    • C.

      Housing Estate

    • D.

      French Necklace

    Correct Answer
    A. Charcoal Burners
    Explanation
    Collier Row gets its name from charcoal burners. This suggests that in the past, the area was known for its production of charcoal. Charcoal burners were individuals who would burn wood in a controlled manner to produce charcoal, which was used as fuel. This explanation aligns with the historical significance of the name and provides a logical reason for its origin.

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  • 3. 

    Eva Hart, survivor of titanic lived in which road in Chadwell Heath?

    • A.

      Chadwell Heath Lane

    • B.

      Cecil Road

    • C.

      Japan Road

    • D.

      Back Lane

    Correct Answer
    C. Japan Road
  • 4. 

    What was the name of the cinema in Collier Row (now a Tesco)?

    • A.

      Rox

    • B.

      Hux

    • C.

      Fox

    • D.

      Rex

    Correct Answer
    D. Rex
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rex. The question asks for the name of the cinema in Collier Row, which is now a Tesco. Among the given options, Rex is the most suitable answer as it is a commonly used name for cinemas.

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  • 5. 

    Which Henry granted Romford the right to hold a market in 1247?

    • A.

      Henry VIII

    • B.

      Henry III

    • C.

      Henry I

    • D.

      Henry Hoover

    Correct Answer
    B. Henry III
    Explanation
    Henry III granted Romford the right to hold a market in 1247.

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  • 6. 

    What was the name of the Romford Swimming Centre that closed in 1995?

    • A.

      Liberty

    • B.

      Bells

    • C.

      Bedrock

    • D.

      Dolphin

    Correct Answer
    D. Dolphin
    Explanation
    The Romford Swimming Centre that closed in 1995 was named Dolphin.

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  • 7. 

    Who was the first royal to take interest in Havering-Atte-Bower as he established a hunting lodge here?

    • A.

      Edward the Confessor

    • B.

      Henry VIII

    • C.

      Lord Burghley

    • D.

      Henry III

    Correct Answer
    A. Edward the Confessor
    Explanation
    Edward the Confessor was the first royal to take interest in Havering-Atte-Bower and establish a hunting lodge there.

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  • 8. 

    Much of Collier Row was built in the 1930’s, two builders seem to have built much of the area, one is Jackson and the other is?

    • A.

      Thomas

    • B.

      Pollock

    • C.

      Nash

    • D.

      Rex

    Correct Answer
    C. Nash
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that two builders, Jackson and Nash, were responsible for building much of Collier Row in the 1930s. The question asks for the name of the other builder besides Jackson, and the correct answer is Nash.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of the local hospital radio station which serves Queens, King Georges and Goodmayes Hospitals?

    • A.

      Rom Valley

    • B.

      Time

    • C.

      Rom Radio

    • D.

      Bedrock

    Correct Answer
    D. Bedrock
    Explanation
    Bedrock is the correct answer because it is the name of the local hospital radio station that serves Queens, King Georges, and Goodmayes Hospitals.

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  • 10. 

    Located in the River Thames at Rainham is a sculpture by John Kaufman whats it called?

    • A.

      The Heron

    • B.

      The Vole

    • C.

      The Diver

    • D.

      The Barge

    Correct Answer
    C. The Diver
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Diver. This is because the question asks for the name of a sculpture located in the River Thames at Rainham, and the sculpture is called The Diver.

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