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Globe weekend quiz: Are you a Wirral Mastermind?
7:00am Saturday 28th September 2013 in News
IT'S been a tough week, as usual, and some of us may have overdone things a little on Friday night.
So just for fun, and to provide a brain-teaser to gently wake us up on a Saturday morning, we're launching a new weekend quiz.
The questions have been set by our new online quizmaster, the renowned Merseyside journalist and author, Peter Grant, who presents ten puzzlers to try to stimulate those little grey cells.
The answers, and your Wirral Mastermind Ratings, are at the end.
1) Which Wirral location was used to represent Paris in the film Chariots of Fire?
2) In which century was Leasowe Lighthouse built?
3) Which of these celebrities is not from Wirral: a) Patricia Routledge; b) Pete Price; c) Simon Rimmer?
4 Which Wirral museum was constructed in the 1820s?
5) Where in Wirral is celebrity chef Marco Pierre White's restaurant located?
6) What area of West Wirral was recorded in the Domesday book as 'Eswelle'?
7) Birkenhead Park inspired which other famous piece of public-space greenery?
8) Where is Mockbeggar Wharf?
9) Which famous Liverpool arty pop band, celebrating 40 years, recorded a song called 'Rock Ferry'?
10) Which of the world-famous Mersey Poets was born in Birkenhead?
Answers: 1 Bebington Oval; 2 (1763) 18th century; 3 b Pete Price; 4 Fort Perch Rock; 5 Hoylake; 6 Heswall; 7 Central Park; 8 Moreton; 9 Deaf School; 10 Adrian Henri.
0-3: You're not from round here, are you?
4-7: Not bad, you can hold your own in the local pub quiz.
8-10: Congratulations! You're a Wirral Mastermind.