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Question 1: To this end, he employed Sir John Soane, the distinguished architect who had designed the ________ and many other famous buildings, to build a State Dining Room for Number 10.
Greater LondonBank of EnglandEuropean Central BankPound sterling

Question 2: Princess Elizabeth lived there from 1604 until 1613 when she married ________ and moved to Hanover.
Thirty Years' WarEighty Years' WarHoly Roman EmpireFrederick V, Elector Palatine

Question 3:
What country is 10 Downing Street based in?
, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
England, United Kingdom
United States of America

Question 4: In 1690, King William III and Queen Mary II, gave the "house at the back" to Hendrik van Nassau-Ouwerkerk, a Dutch ________ who had assisted in securing the Crown for the then-Prince of Orange.
Military rankSecond LieutenantBrigadier GeneralGeneral officer

Question 5: The modern boat-shaped top, introduced by ________ in the late 1950s, is supported by huge original oak legs.
Harold MacmillanMargaret ThatcherJohn MajorWinston Churchill

Question 6:
What was the size of the 10 Downing Street?
Three battalions
728 soldiers
One regiment

Question 7: ________ entertained the England Rugby Union team in the Pillared Room after they won the World Cup in 2003.
Tony BlairHarold WilsonGordon BrownClement Attlee

Question 8: Carved into in the plasterwork above the door leading to the Pillared Room is a tribute to Prime Minister ________: a straw-carrying 'thatcher'.
Winston ChurchillHarold MacmillanMargaret ThatcherRonald Reagan

Question 9: Further extensive repairs and remodelling, commissioned by then-Prime Minister ________, were completed in the 1980s under the direction of Erith's associate, Quinlan Terry.
Margaret ThatcherWinston ChurchillRonald ReaganHarold Macmillan

Question 10: It is a reduced version of the Crimean Memorial in Waterloo Place in London, erected in 1915, commemorating the nurse's heroic work during the British victory in the ________.
Great Northern WarRusso-Turkish War (1877–1878)Crimean WarRussian Civil War


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