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Living North’s Big New Year Quiz: The Answers
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December 2021
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Read on for the answers to our Big New Year Quiz!

The quiz was featured in our January issue for the North East (234).

If you haven’t seen it yet, and want to have a go, you can find the full quiz here.

Read on to discover the answers below.

SECTION ONE

1. Victoria

2. James (VI of Scotland and I of England)

3. Lights

4. River Phoenix

The connection is… Football Stadiums in the North East

Victoria Park (home of Hartlepool United), St James’ Park (home of Newcastle United), The Stadium Of Light (home of Sunderland AFC), The Riverside Stadium (home of Middlesbrough FC). 


SECTION TWO

1. Rough Collie

2. A Shearer

3. Cramming

4. A Tailor

5. Bronze

The connection is…North East Sports Stars

Paul Collingwood, Alan Shearer,  Steve Cram, Tamara Taylor, Lucy Bronze.


SECTION THREE

1. Millennium 

2. Matthew Hayden

3. Swing

4. Edward VII

The connection is… Bridges over the Tyne 

Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Haydon Bridge, The Swing Bridge, The King Edward VII Bridge.


SECTION FOUR

1. Parma (Parmesan, Parma ham)

2. Peas

3.  Stott

The connection is… North East Food

Parmo, Pease Pudding, Stottie. 


SECTION FIVE: PICTURE ROUND

1. Fabrizio Ravanelli

2. Brancepeth Castle

3. Jarrow March (or Jarrow Crusade)

4. Sam Fender

5. Panackelty

6. Lord Cuthbert Collingwood

7. Lewis Caroll


SECTION SIX: ARTS & CULTURE

1. House of Gucci

2. The Tube

3. The Likely Lads

4. It was an indication that the theatre held a Royal Patent without which, at one time, performances of serious drama would be illegal.

5. The Temple of Hephaestus in Athens

6. The Sanctuary Knocker

7. AC/DC

8. Hexham

9. 2.4 miles (3.9km)


SECTION SEVEN: WHO AM I?

1. Jeff Stelling

2. Sir George Biddell Airy

3. Sir Thomas Allen

4. Tommy Armstrong

5. LJ Ross

6. Perrie Edwards

7. Tim Healy


SECTION EIGHT: PUBLIC ART

1. Silvas Capitalis, Kielder

2. Terris Novalis sculpture (theodolite and engineer’s level), on the site of former Consett Steelworks

3. River God Tyne, Newcastle Civic Centre

4. The Journey, Millennium Square, Durham

5. Conversation Piece, Littlehaven, South Shields

6. The Apollo Pavillion (also known as The Pasmore Pavilion, now has listed status) Peterlee

7. Ladle of Steel, South Tees Business Park


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