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Quiz: London landmarks

Think you know London? Think again – and test your knowledge of these little-known landmarks

Wat Buddhapadipa (Shutterstock)

1. What is the name of the UK’s tallest sculpture, which is home to the world’s longest tunnel slide?

Glencore Spiral

Canonical Corkscrew

ArcelorMittal Orbit

UBS Spin

2. What is this art gallery called?

Tate Britain

Somerset House

National Gallery

Saatchi Gallery

3. What is the name of this Stuart home, which was built for the Duke and Duchess of Lauderdale?

Forty Hall

Lauderdale House

Ham House

Banqueting House

4. What is the name of this modern building?

The Design Museum

The Crystal

One New Change

W Hotel London

5. Where would you find this grand conservatory?

Kew Gardens

Horniman Museum & Gardens

Syon House

Eltham Palace

6. The Thai temple Wat Buddhapadipa is closest to which green space?


Dulwich Park

Wimbledon Common

Wanstead Flats

7. Which spectacular London palace opened in 1873?

Crystal Palace

Lambeth Palace

Eltham Palace

Alexandra Palace

8. This 16th century former manor house in Haringey is now a museum. What’s its name?

Robert Palace

Normandy House

Bruce Castle

Scotland Manor

9. What is the nickname of The Leadenhall Building?

The Wedge

The Doorstop

The Scalene Triangle

The Cheesegrater

10. What is the name of this Victorian building?

Tobacco Dock

V&A Museum

V&A Museum of Childhood

Battersea Arts Centre

11. This historic building is now a cultural venue known as…?

The Household Cavalry Museum

Churchill War Rooms

The Queen’s Gallery

Banqueting House

12. In which borough will you find Leighton House Museum?

City of Westminster

Kensington & Chelsea

Hammersmith & Fulham

Richmond upon Thames

13. BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, is also known as...?

Shri Sanatan Hindu Mandir

London Sri Murugan Temple

Neasden Temple

Neasden Shrine

14. This Grade I-listed Georgian house was originally known as Stone Lodge. What is it called now?

Keats House

Morden Hall

White Lodge

Chiswick House & Gardens

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