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Question 1: Many restored two and three-storey shophouses and ________ still exist on Duxton Road and Duxton Hill.
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Question 2: The road was also known colloquially as kampong kia nai in Hokkien, meaning "within a small ________".

Question 3: These places were patronised by the rickshaw ________ who lived in Duxton Road and Duxton Hill.
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Question 4: ________ and gambling dens, as well as cheap brothels, used to flourish on Duxton Road, and one writer describes it as a slum area and a notoriously vice-ridden environment.

Question 5: Duxton Hill (Chinese: 达士敦山; ________: Dáshìdūnshān) is a small hill, as well as the name of a road, located in Tanjong Pagar within the Outram Planning Area of Singapore.
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Question 6: Many of the rickshaw pullers came from Hui Ann county, in ________, and they bore surnames such as Teo, Ho and Chng.
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Question 7: Fourteen acres also went to ________ Syed Abdullah bin Omar Aljunied, who divided them into four lots which were leased to wealthy Chinese developers.
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Question 8: After Montgomerie's death, the property was ________ to Ker, Rawson and Company in 1856 and fragmented into building lots.
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Question 9: The road leads from ________ to the peak of the hill, and is intersected by Duxton Road (达士敦路; Dáshìdūnlù).
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Question 10: To make matters worse, the slums were home to ________ elements.

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