Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Twenty Questions

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Twenty Questions

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THE Remember When Christmas Quiz has become quite a tradition in Teesside households... stretching all the way back to at least 2008.

And this year the choice of prizes is even better! First off is a Best Of Remember When book, or a copy of Eric Paylor's A Life With The Boro, a Remember When bone china trinket box, or a Captain Cook bone china plate.

All the questions are based on features published this year. So if you can't help yourself and look back at them on line to get the answers, we won't tell anyone... promise.

1) Which famous chain of high street stores closed in January 2009? a) Lilly and Skinner's b) Woolworths c) Timothy Whites 2) What year did Tyne Tees Television first broadcast? a) 1936 b) 1949 c) 1959 3) What famous Middlesbrough Hospital made way for an Aldi supermarket? a) The Carter Bequest b) North Riding Infirmary c) North Ormesby Hospital 4) What was the name of the sailing ship that was marooned on Teesside in the 1990s? a) Tovarishch b) HMS Victory c) Cutty Sark 5) Which famous River Tees Bridge celebrated its 75th birthday in 2009? a) The Transporter b) The Victoria Bridge c) The Tees (Newport) Bridge 6) The Black Lion Hotel once stood on the High Street of which Teesside town until demolition in 1969? a) Yarm b) Stockton c) Billingham 7) Ayresome Park Stadium once appeared in the Guinness Book of Records. Why? a) Because it had the largest advertising hoarding b) Because there were the most silver cups in the trophy cabinet in the FA c) Because the ground was the only one visible from space 8) Where did the major Corpus Christi processions always terminate in Middlesbrough? a) Newlands Convent b) St Mary's Cathedral c) Stewart Park 9) The Victorian masterpiece that was Thornaby Station was built in which year? a) 1826 b) 1882 c) 1903 10) Who were the runners up in the 1964 Evening Gazette Rhythm Group Championship? The Corpus Christi girls know where they're going... do you? See question 8. …

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