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Can you give the answers to the following questions about London?

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Which building in North London was the site of the first BBC Television broadcast?
Which art gallery stands in Trafalgar Square?
Which famous toy shop would you find on Regent Street?
Which Underground line is coloured dark blue on the tube map?
On what street did the Great Fire of London break out?
Which other sport features in the full name of the club that hosts the Wimbledon Championships?
What landmark is featured in Picture C?
How many ceremonial counties border London?
Name the Underground station shown in picture D.
In which cemetery would you find the graves of Karl Marx, Douglas Adams & Michael Faraday?
What is the name of the area where the majority of London's theatres are located?
What was the Roman name for London?
Where is the structure in Picture A located?
What is the easternmost public crossing of the Thames in London?
Which London borough comes first alphabetically?
Which area, northwest of the City and centred on a roundabout, is regarded as London's technological centre?
What is the tallest building in London?
What is the address of the official residence of the Chancellor of the Exchequer?
What structure was opened in 2000 as an exhibition venue in North Greenwich, and has since become an entertainment venue?
Name the bridge shown in Picture B.
Which is the biggest of London's Royal Parks?
What is the second most expensive property on the standard London Monopoly board?
In which American state does one of the old London Bridges now lie?
Which exclusive private school is located in northwest London, in a same-named borough?
In what year did London first host the Olympic Games?
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Where is Picture E taken from?
What is the only airport served by the Underground?
Which football team play their home games at The Valley?
Whose statue surmounts the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain in Piccadilly Circus?
Name either of the two universities that were affiliated with the University of London upon its creation in 1836.
Which long running soap is set in the fictional district of Walford?
What is the busiest railway station in London (and indeed the UK)?
What building houses the Greater London Authority?
Which (now subterranean) river has its source on Hampstead Heath and flows to the Thames at Blackfriars, and was a proposed name for the Jubilee Line?
What is the name of the light rail system primarily serving East London?
What street & area of central London is well known for its high concentration of jewellers?
What is the name of the business district created on the north of the Isle of Dogs in the late 1980s?
Which motorway encircles London?
In 1952, Albert Gunter jumped a 3m gap when Tower Bridge began to raise as he was driving what vehicle?
Which monarch bought Buckingham Palace as a royal residence for his wife?
Which road is considered to be the heart of London's Banglatown and is notable for its high concentraion of curry houses?
What new transport line is due to open in 2018, linking Shenfield/Abbey Wood in the east with Reading in the west?
Where was the site of many hangings and executions, close to modern day Marble Arch?
Who discovered the cause of cholera from an infected water pump in Broad Street, Soho, in 1854?
Where would you find London's Chinatown, an area also notable for moreā€¦ adult entertainment?
Which department store did Mohammed al-Fayed purchase, along with his brother, in 1985?
In which decade did the last execution take place at the Tower of London?
Which two roads intersect at Oxford Circus?
Who is the current mayor of London?
In what year did the Great Plague of London break out?

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