Statistics for England County Quiz - Greater Manchester

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  • This quiz has been taken 175 times
  • The average score is 11 of 15

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
The home stadium of Manchester United Football ClubOld Trafford
91%
The only other official city in the county, aside from ManchesterSalford
87%
Full name of Bolton's professional football club, which was founded in 1874Bolton {Wanderers}
85%
Very long running soap opera set in 'Weatherfield', a fictional town in the countyCoronation Street
83%
The first inter-city railway in the world opened in 1830 between Manchester and this
other place
Liverpool
82%
The longest serving and most decorated manager of the above clubAlex Ferguson
77%
Flaky, buttery puff pastry delicacy filled with currants and dried fruits, and named after a town in Greater Manchester{Eccles} cake
76%
Large town in the west of the county, supposedly with a 'pier'Wigan
76%
Man-made inland waterway which connects Manchester to the Irish SeaManchester {Ship} Canal
70%
Artist, born in Stretford in 1887, who became very well known for his paintings of
industrial scenes and 'matchstick men'
L.S. Lowry
68%
Number of the 36 mile long Manchester orbital motorwayM60
64%
This town, 10 miles to the north east of central Manchester, is considered to be the
birthplace of the worldwide Cooperative Movement
Rochdale
63%
Born in Bury in 1788, this person went on to be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
and founded the Metropolitan Police
Sir Robert Peel
61%
19th century nickname for Manchester, due to its large and productive textile industryCottonopolis
51%
This person was the world’s first test tube baby, born in Oldham General Hospital
in 1978
Louise Brown
24%

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