Did you know – Leicester

Leicester has been in the news in the UK recently due to the amazing exploits of their football team, going from near relegation to winning the Premier League title in one season.

How much do you know about Leicester?

Try your hand at our quiz to find out.

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Welcome to Did you know - Leicester?

 

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People say that Leicester's football team has put the city of Leicester on the map, but where is Leicester exactly?

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What is the nearest pronunciation of the name of the city?

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Apart from football, which other sport is Leicester famous for?

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Leicester was in the news in 2015 because a famous person was buried there. Who was it?

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What is the correct name of the football team in Leicester?

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Which instrument is played as the players of the Leicester football team come out onto the pitch at the start of each match?

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A wealthy businessman bought the football club in 2011, which country is he from?

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Did you know – Leicester

Following the buyout, the stadium was renamed from The Walker's Stadium to what new name?

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When was the last time the Leicester football team won the Premiership (or as it was formerly known, Division 1)?

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What were the opening odds given by the bookmakers, for Leicester football team becoming league champions at the beginning of the 2015 / 2016 season?

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If you had placed a bet of a fiver on The Leicester Football team winning the League at the beginning of the 2015 / 2016 season, how much would you have won?

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In the 2015 / 2016 season, Manchester United's 18-man squad cost £328,5 million. How much did the Leicester football team's 18-man squad cost?

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Which Leicester football player was voted 'player's player of the year' in 2016?

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Leicester is also top of the league for something else. What is it?

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How well do you know English accents?

In terms of the Language, what is said to have began in Leicester?

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What large festival is hosted in Leicester every year?

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