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Question 1: The dinosaur quickly became an iconic representation of the museum, and has featured in many cartoons and other media, including the 1975 ________ comedy One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing.
Disneyland ResortWalt DisneyWalt Disney Animation StudiosThe Walt Disney Company

Question 2:
Where is Natural History Museum?

Question 3: (Study of 18th Century Natural History — includes Charles Waterton, ________, Henry Seebohm and Mary Kingsley).
John Hanning SpekeSamuel BakerRichard Francis BurtonNile

Question 4: It was designed by Danish architecture practice C. F. Møller Architects in the shape of a giant, eight-story cocoon and houses the entomology and ________ collections — the 'dry collections'.
EcologyBotanyPlantBiology

Question 5:
When was Natural History Museum established?
1948
1881
1945
1924

Question 6: The central axis of the museum is aligned with the tower of Imperial College London (formerly the Imperial Institute) and the Royal Albert Hall and ________ further north.
EuropeAlbert MemorialEnglandAlbert Square, Manchester

Question 7: The foundation of the collection was that of the Ulster doctor Sir ________ (1660–1753), who allowed his significant collections to be purchased by the British Government at a price well below their market value at the time.
John PringleJoseph BanksIsaac NewtonHans Sloane

Question 8: His changes led ________ to write that "by making the Natural History Museum an institution for everyone, Owen transformed our expectations of what museums are for".
Bill BrysonI'm a Stranger Here Myself (book)Down Under (book)Notes from a Small Island

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Question 10: Many of these faults were corrected by ________, appointed Superintendent of the natural history departments of the British Museum in 1856.
IguanodonThomas Henry HuxleyCharles DarwinRichard Owen







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