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Victoria and Albert Museum: Quiz


Question 1: One of the more unusual collections is that of ________'s photographs of Animal Locomotion of 1887, this consists of 781 plates.
Eadweard MuybridgeThe PhotographerSacramento, CaliforniaFilm

Question 2: Himalayan items include important early Nepalese bronze sculptures, repoussé work and ________.
SewingNeedlepointCanvas workEmbroidery

Question 3: It is now used to house the joint V&A and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) ________ library and the Sackler education centre to open in 2008.
Technical drawingArchitectural drawingFloor planMultiview orthographic projection

Question 4:
When was Victoria and Albert Museum established?

Question 5: [20] During the war some of the galleries were used between 1941 and 1944 as a school for children evacuated from ________.
Turks and Caicos IslandsCayman IslandsGibraltarSaint Helena

Question 6: There is an extensive collection of sculpture, mainly of a religious nature, ________, Buddhist and Jain.

Question 7: It includes ________'s The Three Graces, which the museum jointly owns with National Galleries of Scotland.
RomeFlorenceNaplesAntonio Canova

Question 8:
Who of the following was a direct of Victoria and Albert Museum?

Question 9: An ambitious scheme of decoration was developed for these new areas: a series of ________ figures depicting famous European artists of the Medieval and Renaissance period were produced.
CollageCeramic artMosaicStained glass

Question 10: One of the oldest clocks in the collection is an astronomical clock of 1588 by Francis Nowe, one of the largest is James Markwick the youngers ________ of 1725 nearly 3 metres in height and japanned.
LondonLiverpoolEnglandLongcase clock


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