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The British Museum was established in

1655
1705
1753
1865

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Although it was  established in 1753, the museum first opened to the public on 15 January 1759 in Montagu House in Bloomsbury.

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Who is the director of the British museum ?

John Mc Thomas
Thomas John
Neil MacGregor
Mike David Thomas

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He is the director since 2002. He was the Editor of the Burlington Magazine from 1981 to 1987, the Director of the National Gallery, London, from 1987 to 2002.

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Who gave the Old Royal Library to museum and the right to a copy of every book published in the country in 1757 ?

King George I
King George II
King George III
King George IV

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He ensured that the Museum's library would expand indefinitely.

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The Elgin Marbles in British Museum are claimed by which country ?

Hungary
Austria
Greece
China

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The Department of Asia of the British Museum has collections of

25,000 objects
35,000 objects
55,000 objects
75,000 objects

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All the ancient sculptures in Elgin Marbles in British Museum are

Australian
Chinese
French
Greek

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Which part of British museum has a reading room, which is in the middle of the courtyard ?

Great Court
Fan Court
Sink Court
Shine Court

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 It looks more like an old fashion library that has high ceilings ad long tables. 

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The British Museum was the most popular attraction in the UK in 2010. How many people visited this site in same year ?

3.8 million
4.8 million
5.8 million
6.8 million

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Who designed the Queen Elizabeth II Great Court ?

Robert Smirke
John Taylor
David Boon
Norman Foster

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It is two-acre square (8000 sq m), enclosed by a glass roof, creates an indoor courtyard with the museum's famed circular reading room in the center.

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The Queen Elizabeth II Great Court of British Museum opened in year

2000
2002
2004
2006

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It is two-acre square (8000 sq m), enclosed by a glass roof, creates an indoor courtyard with the museum's famed circular reading room in the center.

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