Pitt Rivers Museum
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1 - When was the Pitt Rivers Museum opened?
(A) 1801 (B) 1845 (C) 1884 (D) 1914
2 - Where was Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt Rivers born?
(A) Yorkshire (B) Somerset (C) Kent (D) Oxfordshire
3 - What is the largest object on display in the Museum?
(A) A Mammoth's skull (B) A Totem Pole (C) A model of a fishing boat
4 - Where do Noh (Nogaku) masks come from originally?
(A) China (B) Japan (C) Burma (D) Indonesia
5 - Where were the shrunken heads in the museum's collection collected?
(A) Ecuador and Peru (B) Brazil (C) Mexico (D) Belize
6 - What is the 'slug on a thorn' meant to cure?
(A) Worms (B) Warts (C) Allergies (D) Earaches
7 - When was the witch in a bottle presented to the museum?
(A) 1865 (B) 1914 (C) 1926 (D) 1939
8 - Who collected many of the Pacific island objects the museum has?
(A) Captain Cook (B) Sir Francis Drake (C) Captain Kidd
9 - The Mummy from Thebes 'discovered' in Egypt in 1864 is .... ....
10 - Where were most of the feather cloaks on display made?
(A) Hawaii (B) Siberia (C) Finland (D) Brunei
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