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Question 1: Indeed, in The Canterbury Tales, ________ uses the windows as a metaphor in "The Miller's Tale":[9]
The Legend of Good WomenTroilus and CriseydeGeoffrey ChaucerThe Knight's Tale

Question 2: Old St. Paul's is a name used to refer to the Gothic cathedral in the ________ built between 1087 and 1314.
City of WestminsterBristolCity of LondonGreater London

Question 3: Wren initially utilised the then-new technique of using ________ to bring down the surviving stone walls.
CannonEarly Modern warfareEnglandGunpowder

Question 4: Restoration of old St Paul's finally began in the 1660s but only had time to be sheathed in wooden scaffolding before being completely gutted in the ________ of 1666.
City of LondonHistory of LondonGreat Fire of LondonTower of London

Question 5: According to Harvey (1978), the octagonal chapter house (built circa 1332 by William Ramsey), was the earliest example of ________[10].
English Gothic architectureGothic architectureWestminster AbbeyYork Minster

Question 6: Buildings that were razed often supplied ready-dressed building material for construction projects, such as the Lord Protector's city palace, ________.
Victoria and Albert MuseumSomerset HouseBritish MuseumRoyal Academy

Question 7: Under Henry VIII and Edward VI, the Dissolution of the Monasteries and Chantries Acts led to the destruction of interior ornamentation and the cloisters, charnels, crypts, ________, shrines, chantries and other buildings in the churchyard.
ChapelAltarCatholic ChurchPalermo

Question 8: ________ recalls the building in flames in his diary:[15]
Christopher WrenCyril WycheLondonSamuel Pepys


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