London Museums

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London Museums

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  • 1. 
    Whose house in Lincoln's Inn Fields contains paintings by Hogarth and Canaletto, the sarcophagus of Seti I and countless other curiosities?
    • A. 

      Nicholas Soames

    • B. 

      Hans Sloane

    • C. 

      John Soane

    • D. 

      Joss Stone

  • 2. 
    On the other side of Lincoln's Inn, you'll find the Hunterian Museum. What is its focus?
    • A. 

      Surgical history

    • B. 

      Mathematical apparatus

    • C. 

      The history of gamekeeping

    • D. 

      Artefacts from the legal professions

  • 3. 
    London contains any number of small, niche museums. Which of the following is NOT to be found in the capital.
    • A. 

      A dog-collar museum

    • B. 

      A museum of sewing machines

    • C. 

      A fan museum

    • D. 

      A museum of garden history

  • 4. 
    In what year was the Museum of London first opened?
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1938

    • C. 

      1976

    • D. 

      1990

  • 5. 
    Where might you find Napoleon's toothbrush and a lock of George III's hair?
    • A. 

      V&A

    • B. 

      Wellcome Collection

    • C. 

      British Museum

    • D. 

      Cuming Museum

  • 6. 
    The Natural History Museum's spanking new events studio (basically, a theatre with souped-up audio-visuals) is named after whom?
    • A. 

      Charles Darwin

    • B. 

      Noah

    • C. 

      David Attenborough

    • D. 

      Bill Oddie

  • 7. 
    In which museum might you encounter this tempting advert?
    • A. 

      Horniman Museum

    • B. 

      Science Museum

    • C. 

      Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

    • D. 

      London Transport Museum

  • 8. 
    The Grant Museum at UCL prominently displays the world's largest penis bone. From which animal does it derive?
    • A. 

      Gorilla

    • B. 

      Hippo

    • C. 

      Walrus

    • D. 

      Giraffe

  • 9. 
    The Horniman Museum is one of those must-see museums outside the centre of London. But at which new Overground station should you alight for the shortest walk?
    • A. 

      Sydenham

    • B. 

      Forest Hill

    • C. 

      Honor Oak Park

    • D. 

      Brockley

  • 10. 
    Which well-known City landmark also contains a museum of clockmaking?
    • A. 

      Guildhall complex

    • B. 

      St Paul's

    • C. 

      Lloyd's of London

    • D. 

      The Monument