That was a tricky one, wasn’t it! If you haven’t taken yesterday’s quiz yet, head there quick before you see the answers…
- Who was the Plymouth based MP who became the first female to take her seat in the Houses of Parliament?
- Which famous portrait painter was born in Plympton, set up his first studio in Devonport and later became the first president of the Royal Academy?
- Which famous explorer was born in Stoke Damerel in 1868?
Robert Falcon Scott
- Who stayed in Plymouth for two weeks in 1501 on her journey to become married to Arthur Prince of Wales (clue – she later married Henry VIII)?
Catherine of Aragon
- Which famous military officer and writer was stationed at RAF Mountbatten in the early 1930s?
T E Lawrence
- What is the collective name for the series of forts that surround Plymouth that were built during the 1860s, such as Crownhill Fort?
- In what year did the three towns of Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse unite to become one?
- In what year were the mighty Greens, Plymouth Argyle first formed?
- Which Plymouth born footballer became the country’s first Million Pound Player?
- What year did Plymouth Argyle beat the mighty Brazilian side Santos (including Pele) 3-2?
- Which tennis player, born in Plymouth in 1932 won the Wimbledon Ladies championship in 1961?
- Which Plymouth based cricketer became the England Captain in 2016?
- Which Tavistock born, former England International played for and coached Plymouth Albion to their highest ever league position in 2005?
- Which Plymouth boxer lost to Barry McGuigan in a 1983 British Featherweight title fight?
- Which band played at Woods in 1976 two nights running (after being banned from Torquay)?
- What was the name of the legendary venue in Exmouth Road, Devonport that
hosted bands such as Pink Floyd, Manfred Mann and Roxy Music?
Van Dike Club
- What year did the Beatles first play in Plymouth?
- Which St Budeaux born singer/song writer was the first artist to be signed to Ed Sheeran’s record label?
- Where in Plymouth did David Bowie play in April 1972?
- Which Plymouth born composer has a street named after him in North Prospect?
- What was Devonport formerly known as?
- Who were the co-authors of A Plan for Plymouth, the 1943 plan to rebuild the city?
James Paton Watson and Patrick Abercrombie
- Walls & Pearn, a local architect practice, designed the Pannier Market but which other iconic city centre building did they design?
- What area in Plymouth was previously known as Knackersknowle?
- Phoenix Way was the planned name of a post-war city centre street, what was it eventually named?