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UK Town and City Trivia - Gloucester

Can you guess these facts about the UK city of Gloucester?
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: February 15, 2024
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First submittedFebruary 15, 2024
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Monarch who is interred in Gloucester Cathedral
Edward II
Major river that flows through Gloucester
Severn
Roman name give to what became the city of Gloucester
Glevum
Olympic ski jumper who started skiing at Gloucester's dry ski slope
Eddie the Eagle
Home stadium of Gloucester's professional rugby union team
Kingsholm
Cathedral window that was once the largest in the world and is still a landmark of European medieval stained glass
Great East Window
Popular movie franchise which used the cathedral cloisters as a location
Harry Potter
Canal that connects Gloucester Docks to the above river
Gloucester and Sharpness
US national anthem which is sung to the tune of 'The Anacreontic Song', written by Gloucester born composer John Stafford Smith
The Star-Spangled Banner
Gloucester born philanthropist who promoted the national Sunday school movement
Robert Raikes
Traditional Gloucester pig breed, known for its two tone colouring
Gloucester Old Spot
North-south motorway that passes to the east of Gloucester
M5
Aircraft designed in Gloucester that became the RAF's last biplane fighter
Gloster Gladiator
Beatrix Potter story inspired by an old shop in Gloucester
The Tailor of Gloucester
Star of 'Hot Fuzz' who grew up locally and attended The King's School
Simon Pegg
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