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Kew Palace: Quiz


Question 1: The restoration not only included physical restoration to the building, but also weaving of period draperies and other fabric d├ęcor carried out by master weaver Ian Dale of ________.
EnglandScotlandUnited KingdomWales

Question 2: Innumerable are the instances of princes having sought to perpetuate their memories by the building of palaces, from the ________, or golden house of Nero, to the comparatively puny structures of our own times.
Ancient RomeDomus AureaPantheon, RomeRoman Empire

Question 3: [9] In 1735 the architect William Kent produced a grandiose plan for a large ________ palace at Kew, very much in the style of Stowe but this was never executed.
Giacomo LeoniRichard CasselsPalladian architectureAndrea Palladio

Question 4: The house contained some good pictures, among which were a set of ________'s works; the celebrated picture of the Florence gallery, by Zoffany, (who resided in the neighbourhood).
CanalettoBucentaurBernardo BellottoVeduta

Question 5: This second structure was designed in part by King George III, and otherwise by ________.
EnglandLevettJames WyattGothic Revival architecture

Question 6: [3] The staircase was in fact later used at ________.
Clarence HouseWindsor CastleBuckingham PalaceBalmoral Castle

Question 7: On ascending the throne in 1837 ________ gave most of Kew Gardens to the nation, retaining only a small summer house once belonging to Queen Charlotte for her own use.
Edward VII of the United KingdomGeorge V of the United KingdomElizabeth II of the United KingdomVictoria of the United Kingdom

Question 8: It is located in ________ and despite its name it is the size of a manor house.
Richmond GreenRoyal Botanic Gardens, KewWWT London Wetland CentreBushy Park

Question 9: As a record of this degeneracy, near the western corner of Kew Green stands the palace, commenced for George III, under the direction of the late ________, Esq.
Gothic Revival architectureEnglandJames WyattLevett

Question 10: Kew Palace was used to hold a dinner hosted by ________ to celebrate the 80th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II on April 21, 2006.
Prince William of WalesPrince Philip, Duke of EdinburghPrince Harry of WalesCharles, Prince of Wales


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