THE MORRIS OXFORD NEW YEAR QUIZ 2021

THE MORRIS OXFORD NEW YEAR QUIZ 2021

Happy New Year – and Welcome to the Morris Oxford Quiz 2021.
It’s time to dust off the cobwebs and reactivate the neurones!
How well do you know Oxford?
Here are a dozen questions to test your local knowledge.

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#1. Which celebrated duo were born in Beaumont Palace, Oxford?

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#2. Which of the following cars was NOT built by a William Morris company?

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#3. Who lamented the loss of their 'aspens dear'?

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#4. Oxford's patron saint is St Frideswide (c.650-727). What does Frideswide mean?

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#5. Oxford and district has 36 allotment sites. Which of these is the biggest?

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#6. Which medieval monastic polymath once lived on the site of what is now Westgate?

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#7. What was Queen Matilda's clothing colour of choice in the winter of 1142?

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#8. Which of these boats is NOT currently moored on the Oxford Canal?

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#9. Which Oxford college owned the land on which Park Town is built?

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#10. The transit of what was observed in 1769?

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#11. Which of these life-saving scientists discovered the crystalline structure of penicillin?

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#12. It is 56 miles from Oxford to London by road. How many miles is it by boat?

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