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Plymouth Hoe: Quiz


Question 1: This is the upper portion of John Smeaton's ________, which was originally built on the Eddystone Rocks (22.5 km south) in 1759.
Eddystone LighthousePlymouth HoeCornwallPlymouth

Question 2: Plymouth Hoe, referred to locally as the Hoe, is a large south facing open public space in the English coastal city of ________.

Question 3: [6] A three tier belvedere built in 1891 survives;[7] it was built on the site of a ________, probably built in the 1830s, which showed views of the harbour.
AlhazenOpticsPinhole cameraCamera obscura

Question 4: Until the early 17th century large outline images of the giants ________ (or Goemagot and Corineus) had for a long time been cut into the turf of the Hoe exposing the white limestone beneath.
End timeGog and MagogChristian eschatologyEschatology

Question 5: The Hoe is adjacent to and above the low limestone cliffs that form the seafront and it commands magnificent views of Plymouth Sound, Drake's Island, and across the Hamoaze to Mount Edgcumbe in ________.

Question 6: During 1882, Plymouth Hoe was home to the famous British writer, Sir ________.
Arthur Conan DoyleSpiritualism (beliefs)Sherlock HolmesSpiritualism


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