Durham Quiz (Round 1)

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What is name name of the open air museum in County Durham that reflects the lives of ordinary working people in the North East of England. 
Beamish Museum


Tony Blair was the MP for this town between 1983 and 2007.


The closure of Palmers Shipyard was one of the events that sparked the Jarrow March, in which year? a) 1930 b) 1933 c) 1936
c) 1936


In 2014 there was another March from Jarrow to London when between 3,000 and 5,000 people took part, what was the subject of their protest?
The privatisation of the NHS.


Locomotion 1 was the first steam locomotive to carry passengers on which early railway line?
Stockton and Darlington


This cathedral featured in Harry Potter’s Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Durham Cathedral

In 2002 the first mayoral election in Hartlepool was famously won by who? a) Screaming Lord Sutch b) Jeff Stelling c) H’angus the Monkey
c) H’angus the Monkey – the Hartlepool F. C. Mascot.


Name the detective series set in North East England starring Martin Shaw and Lee Ingleby?
Inspector George Gently