Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Time to Test Yourself

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Time to Test Yourself

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Byline: quizmaster With Don Robson

Q1. Redcar promenade was home to the famous Titty Bottle park, so called after the Victorian nannies would gather there and feed their charges, but where on Teesside was their another Titty Bottle park, now known as Memorial Park, home to the town's cenotaph and once on the route of the first Stockton and Darlington Railway Line? Q2. Which pub in Eaglescliffe has pledged its allegiance to Teesside's signature dish and declared itself The Home of the Parmo? Q3. England beat Scotland 3-0 at Wembley in the World Cup qualifier, in which month in which year did Scotland Manager Gordon Strachan replace interim England Manager Gareth Southgate as the Boro boss? Q4. Who presented the Boro chairman Steve Gibson with his OBE for services to sport, the economy and the community? Q5. Boro legends were at the official opening of the Python Gallery's new exhibition from former Boro Artist in Residence Richard Piers Rayner. As well as building up an illustrated history of the club, Richard has produced a Middlesbrough based adventure for Marvel UK bringing which Sci-Fi hero to Teesside? Q6. Following a rather worrying encounter at Ayresome Park, a guitar legend ended up in an alley swapping his Man City scarf for a silk Boro scarf. In his autobiography, which Indie icon explains why he still wears the scarf remembering his remarkable meeting with a true Boro fan? Q7. Pudsey has been on Teesside! On Monday he was selling the Look North Children in Need 2017 Calendar in Middlesbrough, he must have hitched a lift with which other fundraisers passing through early Sunday morning? Q8. Which primary school has become the first Teesside School of Sanctuary, many of its pupils becoming Sanctuary Buddies to help new students feel at home in this inclusive environment, a safe place for children from 32 nationalities? Q9. Muriel's Murals tell the story of a witch who brings her wall art to life to protect schools. The latest book by Teesside author Dean Wilkinson is based in his old school and celebrates Thornaby's military heritage, which is very fitting as the this particular school was opened and named by which Second World War RAF hero? …

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