London (part 2) - UNESCO World Heritage Quiz

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Part of the etwinning project Culture Compass - quiz questions and solutions prepared by Secondary l school students from Germany and made for partners in Spain, Finland and Bulgaria

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Question 1

Question
In which location were all kings crowned - since the 11th century?
Answer
  • Parliament Hall
  • Westminster Abbey
  • St. Paul´s Cathedral
  • St. Martin-in-the fields

Question 2

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When was the Palace of Westminster destroyed by fire?
Answer
  • 1934
  • 1944
  • 1897
  • 1834

Question 3

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How many documents does the Victoria Tower contain?
Answer
  • more than 1 million
  • less than 2.5 million
  • more than 3 million
  • none - all burnt in the fire of 1834

Question 4

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What is the nickname of the famous clock tower in London? (In fact, it is the name of the heaviest bell.)
Answer
  • Big Eye
  • Big Clock
  • Big Bell
  • Big Ben

Question 5

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What is the Gunpowder Plot?
Answer
  • a company that produces fireworks
  • a historic theatre play
  • a historical event
  • an old-fashioned children´s book

Question 6

Question
What do the buildings and the park in Greenwich represent?
Answer
  • Art and science in the 17th and 18th century
  • Art and science during the Industrial Revolution
  • Art and science of the 20th century
  • Art and science of the Millenium

Question 7

Question
The most popular thing to do in Greenwich is
Answer
  • to play hide and seek in Greenwich Park.
  • to take a selfie with Lord Nelson.
  • to stand in the western and the eastern hemisphere at the same time.
  • to stand in the northern and the southern hemisphere at the same time.

Question 8

Question
What is the meaning of GMT?
Answer
  • General Motors Truck
  • Greenwich Middle Time
  • Greenwich Mean Time
  • General Mean Time

Question 9

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Today, the Greenwich Observatory is used
Answer
  • as a museum and a planetarium
  • as the BBC weather studio
  • as an expensive penthouse rented by a millionaire
  • as a library with documents on UFO sightings

Question 10

Question
What can you find in the National Maritime Museum?
Answer
  • An aquarium with endangered fish species
  • Important nautical instruments and artifacts
  • A shop for nautical equipment
  • A Yellow Submarine
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