Fancy yourself as a London tour guide? Think you can compete with London’s Blue Badge experts? Get yourself a copy of the Blue Badge Guide’s London Quiz Book and find out!
By which name is the Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie commonly known today?
Over 22 tours, with 10 questions in each, author Mark King will take you right across London, showing you the capital’s immense variety and extraordinariness.
Where in London did the first ever General Assembly of the United Nations take place in 1946?
You’ll discover little-known facts and quirky secrets about all aspects of London – writers and artists, ceremony and pageantry, food and drink, Royalty, parks, sport, music, theatre… The questions are as diverse as the city itself.
True or False: Hackney carriages are names after the London suburb of Hackney?
Blue Badge guides are professionally qualified experts, who love helping visitors discover wonderful places, and this Quiz Book lets you explore the city with your very own London tour guide on hand.
This is the first in a series of regional quiz books written exclusively by Blue Badge Guides – local, professional guides rigorously examined by the Institute of Tourist Guiding, and world-renowned for their knowledge, interpretation skills and enthusiasm. Look out for the next books in the series later this year.
[and the answers to the questions: Southwark Cathedral, Methodist Central Hall and ‘false’ – it comes from the old French word hacquenee]