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1. I am a unique, 18th century, 16-sided house in Exmouth, England. My walls are almost a metre thick and my staircase is lined with shells. Other materials used for my interior decoration are feathers, stones and seaweed. What is my name?
2. New Zealand's seat of government is located in Wellington. There are four buildings that comprise various components of parliament, the most famous being "The Beehive" so named for its distinctive style of architecture. Which of the following buildings is known as The Beehive?
3. A building was built in Newark, Ohio in an interesting shape. What is this shape and what is the purpose of the building?
4. What was unusual about work carried out by the 5th Duke of Portland at Welbeck Abbey in Nottinghamshire?
5. Augustus Woodward, the Chief Justice of the Michigan Territory, proposed a plan by which the streets of Detroit would be laid out in a pattern reminiscent of spokes on a wheel. This plan was inspired by what already existing major metropolis:
6. Rushton Lodge, situated in Northamptonshire, England, was constructed in the form of which geometric shape?
7. The Sydney Opera House is one of the most readily identifiable buildings in the world. With its imagery of white sails on the Sydney Harbour and World Heritage listing in November 2007, architect Jorn Utzon has much to be proud of. What was his nationality?
8. At Cottonwood, Idaho you can enjoy bed and breakfast in an animal shaped lodging, but which one?
9. There are plenty of odd shaped houses in the world but this one takes some beating. In South Korea, in October 2007, what organisation held their first meeting as part of an active campaign to improve sanitation across the globe, unveiling a house in the shape of a toilet?
10. In 1761, the 4th Earl of Dunmore built a 45 ft pavilion in the shape of which fruit?
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