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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  The entrance to the museum
  
  The British Museum, Room 6 - Pair of Human Headed Winged Lions and Reliefs from Nimrud with The Gates of Balawat
  Opening of The White Wing, King Edward VII's Galleries (1914)

Question 2: After the defeat of the French forces under Napoleon at the ________ in 1801, the Egyptian antiquities collected were confiscated by the British army and presented to the British Museum in 1803.
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount NelsonMediterranean campaign of 1798Order of battle at the Battle of the NileBattle of the Nile

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  The entrance to the museum
  Montagu House
  The re-opened Duveen Gallery, (1980)
  The British Museum, Room 21 - Mausoleum of Halikarnassos

Question 4: Overseas excavations continued and John Turtle Wood discovered the remains of the 4th century BC ________ at Ephesos, another Wonder of the Ancient World.
Mausoleum of HalicarnassusGreek templeTemple of ArtemisDidyma

Question 5:
Where is British Museum?
Hoosick
Canaan
Patterson
Great Russell Street, London WC1, England

Question 6: Egyptian antiquities have formed part of the British Museum collection ever since its foundation in 1753 after receiving 160 Egyptian objects[42] from Sir ________.
Hans SloaneJohn PringleJoseph BanksIsaac Newton

Question 7: It ranks as one of the largest and best print room collections in existence alongside the Albertina in ________, the Paris collections and the Hermitage.
BratislavaViennaBelgradeBudapest

Question 8: The British Museum continues to assert that it is an appropriate custodian and has an inalienable right to its disputed artefacts under ________.
Constitution of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomLaw of the United KingdomScots law

Question 9:
When was British Museum established?
1948
1916
1789
1753

Question 10: Aboriginal human remains - returned to ________ by the British museum.
TasmaniaWestern AustraliaAustraliaVictoria (Australia)
















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