Birmingham City Trivia

Can you answer these questions about the English city of Birmingham?
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Last updated: October 12, 2021
First submittedFebruary 27, 2020
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What urban street gang was founded in Birmingham in the early 1890s?
Peaky Blinders
What term was originally used to refer to Birmingham's Gravelly Hill Interchange?
Spaghetti Junction
What is the most successful football club that is based in Birmingham metropolitan area?
Aston Villa
What British confectionery company was founded in Birmingham in 1824 and has
a visitor attraction in the city as well?
Cadbury
What is the British word for someone from the city of Birmingham?
Brummie
Who invented his type of steam engine in Birmingham during the 18th century?
James Watt
By what nickname was Birmingham hailed for being known as the first
manufacturing town in the world?
City of a
Thousand Trades
What New wave band, who sang "Come Undone", was formed in Birmingham in 1978?
Duran Duran
What type of curry seems to have arrived in Birmingham first in 1971?
Balti
What does the O in CBSO stand for?
Orchestra
What is the largest shopping centre in the UK if you combine it with the Grand Central?
Bull Ring
In which county is Birmingham located?
West Midlands
What is the old name of Birmingham?
Brummagem
What was the name of Germany's bombing campaign against
Birmingham during 1940 and 1943?
Birmingham Blitz
The most populous city of which U.S. state is also called "Birmingham"?
Alabama
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Level 52
Sep 13, 2021
Good quiz! Did you know Birmingham has more canals than Venice?
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Level 69
Oct 12, 2021
With considerably more shopping trolleys dumped in them.
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Level 81
Oct 12, 2021
I think that you'll find that James Watt developed his steam engine in the 18th century, 1770's or thereabouts.
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Level 68
Oct 12, 2021
Fixed that.