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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?
Sir Christopher Wren
Sir Joseph Bazalgette
Thomas Cubitt
Sir Aston Webb


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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 bones of Gwerthefyr the Blessed
The head of Bran the Blessed
The Dragons
Stone of Destiny

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 Thames
River Rhodda
River Avon (Shakespeare's Avon)
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?
John Doubleday
Joseph Edgar Boehm
Sir George Frampton
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
Westminster Abbey
Tate Gallery
Buckingham Palace

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

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.'
Tomas John Dibdin
Dr Samuel Johnson
Thomas Chestre
Charles Dickens

 


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