The Ultimate Manchester Quiz: 32 Questions & Answers about Manchester

Looking for a fun Manchester Quiz to test your knowledge? You’ve come to the right place!

Manchester is a very interesting city. There are loads to do and the history is pretty fascinating. Whether you are a born and bred Manc’, moved to Manchester or just visited and fell in love with the city, this Manchester quiz will be the ideal thing to do!

Everything about Manchester, local slang, Manchester foods… is just here! So, are you ready? Let’s get started!

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Best Trivia Quiz about Manchester UK

Manchester Quiz Questions

Round 1: Manchester General Knowledge Quiz Questions

  1. Which civilisation established the first settlement in Manchester?
  2. How are people living in Manchester called?
  3. Which scientist (from Manchester) decrypted Enigma?
  4. What is the symbol of Manchester?
  5. What was Manchester’s nickname during the industrial revolution?
  6. What famous British newspaper was founded in Manchester in 1821?
  7. The first statue of a woman in Manchester (except for Queen Victoria) was unveiled in 2018. Who is it of?
  8. Manchester was home to the first industrial estate in the world. Which one was it?
  9. What is the name of the biggest prison in Manchester?
  10. Which soft drink was invented in Manchester in 1908?

Round 2: Manchester Quiz Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Which band is not from Manchester?
    1. Oasis
    2. Bee Gees
    3. Joy Division
  2. Which festival takes place in Heaton Park?
    1. Park Life
    2. British Summer Time
    3. Glastonbury
  3. Which item of a full English breakfast originated in Manchester?
    1. Baked Beans
    2. Sausages
    3. Black Pudding
  4. Which station is not located in Manchester?
    1. Piccadilly
    2. Victoria
    3. Oxford Road
    4. Lime Street
  5. Where is Manchester Central Library located?
    1. Albert Square
    2. St Peter’s Square
    3. Picadilly Gardens
    4. Stevenson Square
  6. What will you find on Canal Street?
    1. China Town
    2. Gay Village
    3. Curry Mile
    4. Arndale
  7. Where are you more likely to find street art?
    1. Northern Quarter
    2. Salford
    3. Spinningfields
    4. Deansgate
  8. Where are the BBC studios located?
    1. Media City
    2. Deansgate
    3. Oxford Road
    4. Greengate
  9. Which political movement started in Manchester?
    1. The Suffragette
    2. Anarchism
    3. Nationalism
    4. Socialism
  10. How many Nobel prizes does Manchester University boast?
    1. 10
    2. 15
    3. 20
    4. 25
  11. Which technology device was invented in Manchester?
    1. iPod
    2. Tablet
    3. Computer
    4. Smartphone
  12. Who carried out the attack of the 1996 Manchester bombings?
    1. IRA
    2. Al Qaeda
    3. Islamic State
    4. The Taliban

Manchester Picture Quiz

In this picture round, you will see 10 photos of famous landmarks in Manchester. Identify them. You get one point per right answer.

Manchester Picture Quiz

Manchester Quiz Answers

Round 1: Manchester General Knowledge Quiz Answers

  1. Romans
  2. Mancunians
  3. Alan Turing
  4. Bee
  5. Cottonopolis
  6. The Guardian
  7. Emmeline Pankhurst
  8. Trafford Park
  9. Strangeways
  10. Vimto

Round 2: Manchester Quiz Multiple Choice Answers

  1. Oasis
  2. Park Life
  3. Black Pudding
  4. Lime Street (it’s in Liverpool)
  5. St Peter’s Square
  6. Gay Village
  7. Northern Quarter
  8. Media City
  9. The Suffragette
  10. 25
  11. Computer
  12. IRA

Manchester Picture Quiz Answers

  1. Manchester Museum
  2. Manchester Town Hall
  3. The Whitworth
  4. Vimto Monument
  5. Alan Turing Statue, Sackville Gardens
  6. Central Library, St Peter’s square
  7. Midland Hotel
  8. John Rylands Library
  9. LGBTQ Bee, Sackville Gardens
  10. Beetham Tower

 

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