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UK Town and City Trivia - Oxford

Can you guess these facts about the UK city of Oxford?
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: March 19, 2024
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First submittedMarch 19, 2024
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Main research library of the University of Oxford, one of the oldest in Europe
Bodleian
12th century tower at the ancient heart of Oxford
Carfax
Oxford's principal hospital and cardiothoracic centre of excellence
John Radcliffe
Fellow at Magdalen College who wrote 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'
C.S. Lewis
Oxford's other university, with a campus at Headington
Oxford Brookes
Art and Archaeology museum on Beaumont Street
Ashmolean
Two rivers that flow through and around Oxford (one is known by two names!)
Thames (or Isis)
Cherwell
Professor of Anglo-Saxon who wrote 'The Hobbit' while at Pembroke College
J.R.R. Tolkien
Motor vehicle manufacturing company that was formed in Cowley in 1919
Morris Motors
Names used by the University of Oxford for the three, eight-week long, academic periods used for teaching undergraduates
Michaelmas
Hilary
Trinity
Author of 'The Hunting of the Snark', who achieved First Class Honours in Mathematics while studying at Christchurch College.
Lewis Carroll
Major trunk road between London and Fishguard that lies on Oxford's northern boundary
A40
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