How well do you know Grantham?

There are many smart people, but few true Grantham geniuses. Genius is, after all, quite exceptional. What is a Grantham genius? A Grantham genius is someone who has a clever mind, is able to complete this quiz without resorting to drink and truly knows their stuff."

Do you know your town, do you have the brains and stamina to complete this quiz? Up until now you could only wonder but thanks to this great quiz, in just a few minutes you will find out!

Created by: Helen Anderson of Gravity FM
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  1. The most famous former pupil of the Kings School?
  2. How tall is (as of 2013) St. Wulfram's Church Spire?
  3. In what year was Grantham granted the status of a town through a Royal Charter?
  4. In what year was Grantham House built?
  5. What was the name of the legendary Dambusters command centre building in Grantham?
  6. Where is Grantham's only community radio station?
  7. The world's longest embroidery is coming/came to Grantham, but where in Grantham could you see it draped?
  8. Which historic Hotel has been preserved as a shopping mall?
  9. Which shopping centre houses a former coaching inn, mentioned in Charles Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby?
  10. Which Famous former quiz presenter was born at 1 Castlegate, Grantham, Lincolnshire?
  11. What is the nickname given to Grantham Town Football Club?
  12. Grantham gave us the first female police officer but what was her name?
  13. A former Grantham Company gave us what is regarded as the world's first "ňúdiesel' engine', what were they called?
  14. Grantham has the country's only 'living' public house sign but where is this?
  15. Which Grantham Park recently won a green flag award?

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