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Question 1: An unlikely entrant went under the pseudonym "John Morvo", the name of the medieval architect of ________.
Kinloss AbbeyCulross AbbeyDundrennan AbbeyMelrose Abbey

Question 2: Following an ________ permitting it (the Monument to Sir Walter Scott Act 1841 (4 & 5 Vict.) C A P.
Legal systems of the worldCommon lawAct of ParliamentLaw

Question 3: Morvo was in fact George Meikle Kemp, forty-five year old joiner, draftsman, and self-taught ________.
ConstructionArchitectural engineeringArchitectDesign-bid-build

Question 4: It stands in Princes Street Gardens in ________, opposite the Jenners department store on Princes Street and near to Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station.
New Town, EdinburghEdinburghGlasgowScotland

Question 5: Steell's statue, made from white Carrara ________, shows Scott seated, resting from writing one of his works with a quill pen and his dog Maida by his side.
CalciteMarbleCalciumSedimentary rock

Question 6: ________ has described it as looking like a "gothic rocket ship".
Bill BrysonDown Under (book)Notes from a Small IslandI'm a Stranger Here Myself (book)


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