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The Queen's House
The Queen's House at Greenwich is now part of the National Maritime Museum. It has an interesting history. Discover the past of the Queen's House by watching the video clips, then try the comprehension questions.

You can see the text and vocabulary of the video clips by clicking the link below.

  Greenwich The Queen's House
Answer the questions     Watch the video
         
1:  When was the building finished?     Video for Question 1play video
1613      
1627  
1637  
1647  
     
2:  The design was based on palaces from which country?     Video for Question 2play video
France      
Germany  
Russia  
Italy  
     
3:  What is the shape of the Great Hall?     Video for Question 3play video
a sphere      
a pyramid  
a square  
a cube  
     
4:  What was between the house and park that caused a problem?     Video for Question 4play video
a river      
a road  
a forest  
a lake  
     
5:  How was the problem solved?     Video for Question 5play video
a bridge      
the first zebra crossing  
a tunnel  
a special train  
     
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