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The City of London

written by: silveto
 
"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford."

Question 1:

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Which of these four architects took part in the rebuilding of London after the Great FirŠµ in 1666?
Thomas Cubitt
Sir Christopher Wren
Sir Aston Webb
Sir Joseph Bazalgette


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Question 2:


According to the legend, which of these is a part of the Three Fortunate Concealments that protect Britain from any danger coming from the sea?
The head of Bran the Blessed
The bones of Gwerthefyr the Blessed
Stone of Destiny
The Dragons

Question 3:


While driving or walking down King's Cross Road and Farringdon Road in London few people are aware that unseen beneath them runs which river?
River Avon (Shakespeare's Avon)
River Rhodda
River Thames
River Fleet

Question 4:

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In the Middle Ages, the land of Hyde Park in London was a part of the manor of Hyde and belonged to the Westminster Abbey.
True
False


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Question 5:


Who made the statue of King Richard I outside the Houses of Parliament in Old Palace Yard in London?
Sir George Frampton
Joseph Edgar Boehm
John Doubleday
Baron Carlo Marochetti

Question 6:


The Great Pavement, a hidden, unknown to most tourists and seldom-displayed treasure, is located in which building in London?
St James's Palace
Tate Gallery
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey

Question 7:


The Jewel Tower, built in 1366, is physically separated from the Palace of Westminster in London.
True
False

Question 8:


The famous department store Harrods that occupies an entire block is located on which road in London?
Fleet Street
Abbey Road
Threadneedle Street
Brompton Road

Question 9:


The Old Royal Observatory, which is a part of the National Maritime Museum in London, was built in what year?
1765
1675
1657
1567

Question 10:


This famous writer, whose house was at 17 Gough Square in London, said: 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life, for there is in London all life can afford.'
Thomas Chestre
Tomas John Dibdin
Charles Dickens
Dr Samuel Johnson

 


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