10 November 2020

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE CATHAY

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW
ABOUT THE CATHAY

Well, you may visit The Cathay often to satisfy your cravings or
retail therapy, catch a movie, or hit the gym, but do you know the
the building and its rich history?

Take the quiz to find out!

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HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE CATHAY

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Q1. Currently known as The Cathay, what was the name of the building when it first opened?

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Q2. Where is Cathay Building located?

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Q3. Cathay Building opened in 1939 with Singapore’s first air-conditioned cinema. What was the name of the cinema?

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Q4. What was the name of the restaurant owned by Cathay?

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Q5. Which film was made in celebration of Cathay's 80th Anniversary?

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Q6. Housed within Cathay Building, Cathay Hotel opens with 60 rooms occupying 3 levels. Which year did it open?

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Q7. Why was Cathay Building closed to public from 1942 to 1945?

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Q8. The Cathay’s iconic façade was gazetted as a national monument. It was designed by the same designer behind the Pavilion. Who is he?

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The average score is 57%

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Discover the history behind The Cathay
at The Cathay Gallery, Level 2! Admission is free.

Opening Hours:
Mondays to Fridays, 2pm to 6pm
Saturdays, 12pm to 6pm (Excluding Sundays & PH)

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