North east
1 Who was the first person to both invent, and patent (in the UK,) the light bulb?
Sir Joseph Wilson Swan
Edison was only the first to patent a copy of Swan's design in the US
2 The Cathedral Church in Newcastle is dedicated to St. Nicholas, but to whom is the Cathedral Chruch in Durham dedicated to?
(3)The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin, and St. Cuthbert
3 When was construction of The Angel of the North completed?
16th Feb 1998
4 To whom is Penshaw Monument dedicated to?
John George Lambton, (the First Earl of Durham, and First Governor of the Province of Canada)
5 The Sage on the south bank of the Tyne in Gateshead was designed by which architect?
Norman Foster - Baron Foster of Thames Bank
6 The Tyne Bridge was opened by whom in 1928?
King George V, and Queen Mary
7 What is the name of the first private residence in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity?
8 What was built at the Forth Street Works in Newcastle, and won the Rainhill Trials in 1929?
Stephenson's Rocket
9 Who financed, and originally owned, the Metrocentre in Gateshead when it opened in October 1986?
The Church of England Commissioners
It was designed by Sir John Hall
10 After it opened in 1849, the first road and rail bridge in the world, the High Level Bridge connecting Gateshead and Newcastle over the Tyne, was plagued by late night illegal gambling. What sport was taking place?
Greyhound racing.
The lower road deck is perfectly straight, and exactly a quarter mile long, making an ideal dog track