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Question 1: The book Neverwhere by ________ has a character named Old Bailey.
Neil GaimanAmerican GodsThe Sandman (Vertigo)Neil Gaiman bibliography

Question 2: In 1734 it was refronted, enclosing the court and reducing the influence of spectators: this led to outbreaks of ________, notably in 1750 when sixty people died, including the Lord Mayor and two judges.
Epidemic typhusPlague (disease)CholeraTyphus

Question 3: Her Majesty's Courts Service manages the courts and administers the trials but the building is owned and run by the ________, who finance the building, the running of it, the staff and the maintenance out of their own resources.
City of WestminsterLord Mayor of LondonGreater LondonCity of London Corporation

Question 4: It was designed by E. W. Mountford and built on the site of the infamous ________, which was demolished to allow the court buildings to be constructed.
MarshalseaNewgate PrisonFleet PrisonHorsemonger Lane Gaol

Question 5: The Old Bailey is destroyed with explosives by the vigilante V in the graphic novel ________ and its film adaptation.
WatchmenV for VendettaAlan MooreAlan Moore bibliography

Question 6: The Crown Court sitting at the Central Criminal Court deals with major criminal cases from Greater London and, in exceptional cases, from other parts of ________.
ScotlandEnglandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 7: From Rumpole to the Ripper, Crippen to the Krays: The Old Bailey turns 100, Duncan Campbell, ________, 27 February 2007
The ObserverThe GuardianThe IndependentThe Times

Question 8: The television series ________ concerns a defence lawyer who works at the Bailey.
Irene ShubikJohn MortimerLondonRumpole of the Bailey

Question 9: It lies between ________ Circus and St Paul's Cathedral.
BloomsburyHampsteadCamden TownHolborn

Question 10: The court originated as the sessions house of the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs of the City of London and of ________.
London Government Act 1963MiddlesexGreater LondonLondon borough







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