Do this London culture quiz!

May 29, 2012

Hi guys!

This week I thought it might be nice to do a few quizzes on London, so today we're going to do the first one on places in London.

So, here goes... See how many you can get right.

Places in London: Questions.

1. In which area of London can you find the Royal Botanical Gardens?

2. What is the name of the famous lane that serves a lot of Bangladeshi and Indian food, next to Aldgate East tube station?

3. What is the name of London's biggest cinema, located on the south bank?

4. What is the name of London's largest religious building?

5. What impressive academic building can be found next to King's cross st. Pancras?

6. Which form of transport has recently grown in popularity, thanks to the personal recommendation of the mayor?

7. What art form is the Barbican centre famous for?

8. What do The Ritz, The Dorchester and The Hilton all have in common?

9. What important event is taking place near Stratford this year?

10. Who is the Mayor of London?

11. Which sport can be seen at the Lords' ground in near st. John's tube?

12. What is the name of the famous West Indian carnival that happens in west London every August?

13. This year is the diamond jubilee. How many years has the Queen been the monarch?

14. What is the most famous landmark in Trafalgar square?

15. What is the V and A?

Ok. Now it's time to see how you did!

Answers:

1. Kew, near Richmond, south-west London.

2. Brick Lane.

3.The Imax.

4. St. Paul's Cathedral.

5. The British Library.

6.Bicycles, and some can be rented. These are called Boris bikes.

7. Music.

8. They are all famous London hotels.

9. The London Olympics.

10.Boris Johnson.

11. Cricket. Lords' is said to be the home of cricket.

12. The Notting Hill Carnival.

13. 60. She became queen in 1952.

14. Nelson's column.

15. The Victoria and Albert museum.

Hope you did ok. Come back tomorrow for some more questions about London.

Good luck with your English!

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