Manchester Quiz Questions (Round 1)

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2020 Geography England

There are three visible rivers that run through Manchester city centre. Two of them are the Medlock and the Irwell, which is the third which disappears beneath Victoria Station?

The Irk


Manchester was the original Cottonopolis. The number of city cotton mills peaked at 108 in which year?

a) 1853 b) 1893 c) 1933

a) 1853


The Metrolink has been part of city life for years now but in which year did it first operate?

a) 1972 b) 1982 c) 1992

c) 1992


True or false; boxing heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury was born and raised in Manchester.



What is the name of the neo-Gothic library situated on Deansgate which opened in 1900?

a) Ernest Rutherford Library b) John Rylands Library c) Steven Morrissey Library

b) John Rylands Library


Which politician became the first Mayor of Greater Manchester in 2017?

Andy Burnham


True or false; Manchester is further north than Liverpool?



The first computer to have stored memory was developed in Manchester. What was it's nickname?

a) Alfred b) Baby c) Charlie

b) Baby