Miscellaneous Quiz / The A's in England

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QUIZ: Can you name the people, places and events of England that begin with the letter 'A'?

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Which 18th century figure is often credited with inventing the spinning frame, later renamed the water frame
Which university in Birmingham with a background in technology, business, sciences and engineering focuses on industry and commerce?
Which town in Hampshire is known as the 'Home of the British Army'?
On which river do Bath and Bristol stand?
The Spencer family of the late Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, live in which stately home in Northamptonshire?
On which island is King Arthur said to live ready to return in his country's hour of need?
What was the name of Henry VIIIs elder brother who died 1502?
The Duke of Wellington lived in which house on Hyde Park Corner nicknamed Number One, London?
Which group from Newcastle had their first hit 'The House of the Rising Sun' in 1964?
Leeds, Keighley and Bingley in West Yorkshire stand on which river?
The seat of the Duke of Norfolk lies in which market town in West Sussex?
Who wrote the novels 'Lucky Jim', 'Take a Girl Like You' and 'The Green Man'?
Who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908-16?
The Grand National Steeplechase is run annually at which racecourse?
The maiden name of the former 'Spice' girl nicknamed 'Posh' since married to David Beckham was Victoria ......?
Which acadamy award winning director and actor directed 'Gandhi' in 1982 and played John Hammond, the curator in 'Jurassic Park'?
The common slang for a soldier in the British Army, particularly associated with World War I, was 'Tommy .....'?
Which comedian has played the roles of 'Edmund Blackadder', 'Mr Bean' and 'Johnny English'?
Who is the only Anglo-Saxon king to be called 'the Great'?
Which authoress wrote 'Sense and Sensibility', 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Mansfield Park'?

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