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Question 1: During the ________, the statue atop the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain was removed, and was replaced by advertising hoardings.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IIWorld War IISoviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 2: Stormbreaker, the first novel in the bestselling ________ series by Anthony Horowitz, featured many major landmarks in London, one of them Piccadilly Circus.
Snakehead (novel)Alex RiderArk AngelSkeleton Key (novel)

Question 3: Samsung replaced a sign for ________ in November 1994 [3], and the sign was upgraded from neon to LED in 2005.
Panasonic CorporationSharp CorporationSonyHitachi Ltd.

Question 4: The statue was the first in the world to be cast in ________ and is set on a bronze fountain, which itself inspired the marine motifs that Gilbert carved on the statue.

Question 5: Probably because of this connection, during World War II, "Piccadilly Circus" was the code name given to the Allies' ________ invasion fleet's assembly location in the English Channel.
Normandy LandingsBattle for CaenOperation PerchOperation Overlord

Question 6: Sculptor ________ also has a 320-page two-volume edition of video stills by the name of Piccadilly Circus.
HappeningPaul McCarthyLos AngelesAllan Kaprow

Question 7: Piccadilly Circus (1912) is the name and subject of a painting by British artist Charles Ginner, part of the ________ collection.
National Gallery (London)Tate ModernVictoria and Albert MuseumTate Britain

Question 8: In ________ episodes, Rose and Last of the Time Lords, Piccadilly Circus is seen.
Companion (Doctor Who)TorchwoodDoctor WhoThe Sarah Jane Adventures

Question 9: The sign dates from September 2003, when the previous digital projector board and the site formerly occupied by Nescafé was replaced with a state-of-the-art ________ video display that curves round with the building.
Light-emitting diodeGas-discharge lampLED lampFluorescent lamp

Question 10: The ________, a Grade II* listed building, stands on the south side of Piccadilly Circus.
Apollo TheatreCriterion TheatreGarrick TheatreHaymarket Theatre


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