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A Londinium Quiz!

London Pride has been handed down to us.... 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which 'hall of arts and sciences' was built with the profits from the Great Exhibition of 1851?

  • The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • The Royal Albert Hall
  • The Commonwealth Institute
  • The National Gallery

2

Which famous London landmark did Sir Edwin Landseer design?

  • Eros
  • Nelson's Column
  • The Monument
  • The lions in Trafalgar Square

3

What did Baedeker describe as 'the first hotel in London' in 1860?

  • Claridges
  • The Savoy
  • The Ritz
  • The Grosvenor House

4

London's first playhouse was built by James Burbage in 1576. What was it called?

  • The Playhouse
  • The Globe
  • The Theatre
  • The Auditorium

5

Which London landmark was designed by Sir Norman Foster?

  • The Gherkin
  • The Shard
  • The London Eye
  • The Millennium Bridge

6

Where did the Queen Mother reside?

  • Lambeth Palace
  • Clarence House
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Kensington Palace

7

The first permanent London gallows, Tyburn, is now known as what?

  • Ludgate Circus
  • Marble Arch
  • High Holborn
  • Chancery Lane

8

Which playwright was both a shareholder and a player at the Globe Theatre?

  • Congreve
  • Sheridan
  • Bacon
  • Shakespeare

9

In which London cemetery is Karl Marx buried?

  • Highgate Cemetery
  • Bunhill Fields
  • Kensal Green Cemetery
  • Abney Park

10

Which was the first suspension bridge in London?

  • Blackfriars
  • Waterloo
  • Battersea
  • Hammersmith

 

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