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Question 1: Princes Street is one of the major thoroughfares in central ________, Scotland, and its main shopping street.
GlasgowCardiffEdinburghNew Town, Edinburgh

Question 2: However, King George III knew of a ________ neighbourhood called St.
SquattingShanty townPovertySlum

Question 3: Princes Street remains popular, although it has now fallen from its status as the most expensive place to rent shop space in Britain outside ________[5].
LondonBerlinStockholmMoscow

Question 4: During 2009 parts of the street were closed to all traffic as part of the ________ construction works.
Transport in EdinburghEdinburgh Corporation TramwaysEdinburgh Suburban and Southside Junction RailwayEdinburgh Trams

Question 5: It was subsequently named Princes Street after his sons, the ________ (later King George IV) and Frederick, Duke of York.
Duke of EdinburghDuke of CornwallDuke of RothesayCharles, Prince of Wales

Question 6: A stone run on East Falkland in the Falkland Islands was named "Princes Street" by ________, who studied at the University of Edinburgh.
Charles Darwin's religious viewsCharles Darwin's educationEvolutionCharles Darwin

Question 7: The street has virtually no buildings on the south side, allowing views of the Old Town, ________, and the valley between.
Holyrood PalaceStirling CastleWindsor CastleEdinburgh Castle

Question 8: The hotel has a counterpart, the Caledonian Hotel, across Lothian Road from the west end of the street; this was built by the ________ for their Princes Street Station which closed in the 1960s along with the suburban line it served.
Caledonian RailwayCaledonian Main LineGlasgow and South Western RailwayNorth British Railway

Question 9: The street is mostly closed to private cars, with ________ given priority.
Public transportTaxicabTramRapid transit

Question 10: Princes Street was originally to be named ________ Street after the patron saint of the City of Edinburgh.
Saint PantaleonSaint BarbaraSaint GeorgeSaint Giles







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