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Approx how many items(objects or works) are in British Museum ?

4 million
8 million
12 million
16 million

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The British Museum was first opened to the public in

1655
1705
1753
1759

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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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Until which year, the British Museum and a national library were in the same building ?

1995
1997
1999
2001

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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 provided the foundation of the British Museum ?

John Mc Thomas
Thomas John
Neil MacGregor
Hans Sloane

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He was an Irish physician and collector

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In17th-century ,Montagu House, as a location for the museum bought from the Montagu family for _______________.Fill in this blank.

£5,000
£10,000
£15,000
£20,000

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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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What is the height of masterpiece Rosetta Stone in British Museum ?

1 feet
10 feet
1 meter
10 meter

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The Rosetta Stone is more than 2,200 years old and stands one meter high. It was discovered in the year 1799 which led the Hieroglyphics Decoder. The same message was written on the Rosetta Stone in three different languages.

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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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Which collection features relief carvings from the palaces of the Assyrian kings at Nimrud, Khorsabad and Nineveh in British Museum ?

Egyptian Collection
Assyrian collection
Lord Elgins collection
Elgin Marble collection

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