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Nelson's Column: Quiz


Question 1: The four bronze panels around the pedestal were undertaken by the ________ Musgrave Watson, John Ternouth, William F Woodington, and John Edward Carew.
CollageStained glassCeramic artSculpture

Question 2: The 5.5 m (18 ft) statue of Nelson stands on top of a 46 m (151 ft) Foggintor[1] ________ column.
Igneous rockFelsicGraniteBasalt

Question 3: The sandstone statue at the top was sculpted by E.H. Baily, a member of the ________;[3] a small bronze plaque crediting him is at the base of the statue.
British MuseumVictoria and Albert MuseumNational Gallery (London)Royal Academy

Question 4: [3] Railton's original 1:22-scale stone model is exhibited at the National Maritime Museum in ________, London.

Question 5: In ________, Scotland, Nelson's Monument is a tower commemorating Admiral Horatio Nelson, on top of Calton Hill
EdinburghCardiffNew Town, EdinburghGlasgow

Question 6: The top of the Corinthian column (based on one from the Temple of Mars Ultor in ________) is decorated with bronze acanthus leaves cast from British cannon.

Question 7: The square pedestal is decorated with four ________ panels, cast from captured French guns, depicting Nelson's four great victories.

Question 8: Part of the interior base was made from the 29 cannon recovered from ________, HMS Victory's sister ship.
1745 EstablishmentHMS Royal George (1756)HMS Greenwich (1747)HMS Britannia (1762)

Question 9: The Column also had some symbolic importance to ________.
Nazi PartyNazi GermanySchutzstaffelAdolf Hitler

Question 10: Mount Nelson, near ________
Invermere, British ColumbiaCanal Flats, British ColumbiaGolden, British ColumbiaRadium Hot Springs, British Columbia

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