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Question 1: The Strand is the subject of a famous ________ song Let's All Go Down the Strand (words and music by Harry Castling and C.
Music hallIslingtonMusic hall songsLondon

Question 2: [12] ________ also writes about the Strand in several of her essays, including "Street Haunting: A London Adventure." T.S.
Mrs DallowayThe WavesTo the LighthouseVirginia Woolf

Question 3: In the ________ much of Strand was rebuilt and the houses to the south no longer backed onto the Thames, separated from the river by the Victoria Embankment constructed 1865-70.
19th centuryEugène DelacroixRomanticism18th century

Question 4: Essex House, built around 1575 for ________ and originally called Leicester House.
Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of LeicesterElizabeth I of EnglandEnglandJohn Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland

Question 5: The Strand is a street in the ________, London, England.
City of LondonLondon County CouncilCity of WestminsterGreater London

Question 6: Surviving theatres include the ________, the Savoy Theatre and Vaudeville Theatre and, closely adjacent in Wellington Street, the Lyceum Theatre.
Garrick TheatreAdelphi TheatreWest End theatreAldwych Theatre

Question 7: ________ (at Somerset House)
London School of EconomicsKing's College LondonCourtauld Institute of ArtUniversity College London

Question 8: The modern Strand follows the course of Akeman Street, a Roman road running parallel to the river, towards ________ from Roman London.

Question 9: "Strand Bridge" was also the name given to ________ during construction, it was renamed for its official opening on the second anniversary of the victory.
LondonWaterloo BridgeVauxhall BridgeHungerford Bridge and Golden Jubilee Bridges

Question 10: A ________ arts and culture radio series is called The Strand.
BBC World ServiceFox News ChannelCNNNational Public Radio


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