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Question 1: Rocks from the nearby Fort Canning Hill were used to create two sculptures commissioned from Cultural Medallion-winner ________.
Kuala LumpurSingaporeHan Sai PorSuntec City Mall

Question 2: Modern ________ have been installed in the building to contrast the old and new.
United KingdomCambodiaStairwayHawaii

Question 3: A ________ ceremony was held on 25 November 2004 and it was then the museum publicly announced the name change.
AltarCatholic ChurchCornerstoneOrthodox Church

Question 4: The museum occupied a section of the library of the Singapore Institution, later became the ________.
Raffles Girls' School (Secondary)Raffles Institution (Junior College)Raffles Institution (Secondary)Millennia Institute

Question 5: Skilled artisans from ________ were brought in to recreate the plaster works which include restoring many of the windows, doors and cornices.
Research and Analysis WingLok SabhaIndiaIndia and the Non-Aligned Movement

Question 6: It was called the Raffles Library and Museum and it exhibited items of historical and archeaological value in Singapore and ________.
Middle EastEuropeContinentAsia

Question 7: The balustrades on the second floor of the old rotunda were patterned after those in ________'s Royal Albert Hall.

Question 8: Its new wing is partially built on ground hollowed out from nearby ________, and a 30-metre deep diaphragm wall was built to prevent the earth from sinking.
Orchard RoadFort CanningArmenian Church, SingaporeSingapore

Question 9: An ornate ________ timber ceiling rose in the original galleries were hidden by false ceilings constructed for air-conditioning in the 1980s.
RoseCitrusRosa caninaEngland

Question 10: The revamped National Museum was officially opened by ________ S R Nathan and Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts Lee Boon Yang on 7 December 2006.
President of SingaporeParliament of SingaporePrime Minister of SingaporeMonarchy of Papua New Guinea


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