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Question 1: Also shown is Lady Curzon's Delhi Durbah ________ dress of 1903.
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Question 2: From the saloon, the atmosphere of the 18th-century ________ continues throughout the remainder of the principal reception rooms on the piano nobile, though on a slightly more modest scale.
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Question 3: The house was designed by the Palladian architects James Paine and Matthew Brettingham and was loosely based on an original plan by ________ for the never-built Villa Mocenigo.
Andrea PalladioVilla Capra "La Rotonda"VicenzaVilla Barbaro

Question 4: The Long Walk was laid out in 1760 and planted with ________ shrubs and ornamental trees.
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Question 5: If the great north front, approximately 107 metres in length, is ________ in character, dominated by the massive, six-columned Corinthian portico, then the south front (illustrated right) is pure Robert Adam.
Richard CasselsGiacomo LeoniAndrea PalladioPalladian architecture

Question 6: Entering the house through the great north portico on the piano nobile, one is confronted by the marble hall designed to suggest the open courtyard or atrium of a Roman ________.
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Question 7: Raj Bhavan — the residence of the Governor-General of India in ________ — was built on the lines of Kedleston Hall.
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Question 8: Adam designed numerous temples and ________, many of which were never built.
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Question 9: Also displayed in the house are many curiosities pertaining to Lord Curzon, Viceroy of ________ at the beginning of the 20th century, including his collection of Far Eastern artifacts.
Research and Analysis WingIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementIndiaLok Sabha

Question 10: The decorative theme is based on the temples of the ________ with more modern inventions: in the four massive, apse-like recesses are stoves disguised as pedestals for classical urns.
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