Queen Elizabeth II Facts Quiz

When did Elizabeth II become the Queen?
(a) 1952
(b) 1969
(c) 1977
(d) 1984

Answer. (a)

What was the nature of her training during WW2?
(a) Military tactics and strategy
(b) Nursing and medical care
(c) Cryptography and code-breaking
(d) Diplomacy and foreign affairs

Answer. (c)

What was Prince Philip’s official title within the British royal family?
(a) King Consort
(b) Prince Consort
(c) Duke Consort
(d) Lord Consort

Answer. (b)

What controversial event involving Queen Elizabeth II and her family occurred in 1992, leading to public scrutiny and criticism?
(a) Her decision to abdicate the throne
(b) A financial scandal known as the “Annus Horribilis” speech
(c) Her involvement in a political scandal
(d) A dispute with a foreign head of state

Answer. (b)

How was Queen Elizabeth II criticized following the tragic death of Princess Diana?
(a) She was criticized for her emotional response and public grieving.
(b) She was accused of being involved in a conspiracy to harm Princess Diana.
(c) She was praised for her handling of the situation.
(d) She was criticized for not addressing the nation during the crisis.

Answer. (a)

What was the name of the controversial 2006 film that depicted the fictional assassination of Queen Elizabeth II?
(a) “The Crown Affair”
(b) “The Queen’s Gambit”
(c) “The Assassination of Queen Elizabeth”
(d) “The Queen”

Answer. (d)

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Who was Queen Elizabeth II’s younger sister?
(a) Princess Diana
(b) Princess Margaret
(c) Princess Anne
(d) Princess Beatrice

Answer. (b)

What is the full name of Queen Elizabeth II?
(a) Elizabeth Mary Windsor
(b) Elizabeth Victoria Windsor
(c) Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor
(d) Elizabeth Margaret Windsor

Answer. (c)

What significant milestone did Queen Elizabeth II achieve in 2015?
(a) She became the longest-reigning British monarch in history.
(b) She celebrated her diamond jubilee.
(c) She was married for 50 years.
(d) She became the oldest British monarch.

Answer. (a)

She made a historic visit to a country, which marked the first time a British monarch had visited in over a century. Which country was it?
(a) India
(b) Australia
(c) Ireland
(d) Canada

Answer. (c)

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In what year did she make her first state visit to the United States as queen?
(a) 1952
(b) 1961
(c) 1976
(d) 1983

Answer. (b)

To which country did Queen Elizabeth II make her first state visit as queen in 1954, shortly after her accession to the throne?
(a) Canada
(b) Australia
(c) New Zealand
(d) South Africa

Answer. (b)

What was Prince Philip original title and nationality at birth?
(a) Prince of Wales, British
(b) Prince of Greece and Denmark, Greek and Danish
(c) Prince of Scotland, Scottish
(d) Prince of Cambridge, British

Answer. (b)

During her childhood, what nickname was Queen Elizabeth II affectionately known by within her family?
(a) Lilibet
(b) Betty
(c) Lizzy
(d) Beth

Answer. (a)

What was the name of the crown worn by Queen Elizabeth II during her coronation ceremony?
(a) The Imperial Crown
(b) The Queen’s Crown
(c) The St. Edward’s Crown
(d) The Royal Crown

Answer. (c)

Where are the UK Royal Crown Jewels usually kept when they are not in use?
(a) Buckingham Palace
(b) Tower of London
(c) Windsor Castle
(d) Westminster Abbey

Answer. (b)

What is the name of the diamond, which is part of the British Crown Jewels?
(a) The Koh-i-Noor Diamond
(b) The Hope Diamond
(c) The Cullinan Diamond
(d) The Regent Diamond

Answer. (a)

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Where was Queen Elizabeth II born?
(a) Buckingham Palace, London
(b) Windsor Castle, Berkshire
(c) Sandringham House, Norfolk
(d) Glamis Castle, Scotland

Answer. (a)

Who was the father of Queen Elizabeth II?
(a) King Edward VII
(b) King George V
(c) King George VI
(d) King George IV

Answer. (c)

What is the significance of Queen Elizabeth II’s Sapphire Jubilee?
(a) It marks her 40th year on the throne.
(b) It celebrates her 50th year on the throne.
(c) It commemorates her 60th year on the throne.
(d) It marks her 70th year on the throne.

Answer. (d)

In the modern monarchy, what role does Queen Elizabeth II primarily play in the governance of the United Kingdom?
(a) She holds significant political power and makes legislative decisions.
(b) She serves as the ceremonial head of state with limited political authority.
(c) She actively participates in political campaigns and advocacy.
(d) She is an elected representative in the British Parliament.

Answer. (b)

What title did Queen Elizabeth II hold before becoming queen following the death of her father, King George VI?
(a) Duchess of Cambridge
(b) Princess of Wales
(c) Countess of Edinburgh
(d) Queen Consort

Answer. (c)

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What was King George VI’s birth name before he became king?
(a) Albert Frederick Arthur George
(b) Edward Albert Frederick George
(c) William Henry George Arthur
(d) Charles Philip Edward George

Answer. (a)

How many children does Queen Elizabeth II have?
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Five

Answer. (a)

Queen Elizabeth II held another prominent position within the Church of England. What was this position?
(a) Archbishop of Canterbury
(b) Bishop of London
(c) Defender of the Faith
(d) Pope

Answer. (c)

Which dog breed is closely associated with her and her family?
(a) Labrador Retriever
(b) Beagle
(c) Corgi
(d) Dachshund

Answer. (c)

In what year was Queen Elizabeth II born?
(a) 1926
(b) 1936
(c) 1946
(d) 1956

Answer. (a)

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Approximately how many countries and territories have Queen Elizabeth II as their reigning monarch?
(a) 15
(b) 30
(c) 50
(d) 70

Answer. (c)

Who is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II?
(a) Prince Andrew
(b) Prince Charles
(c) Prince Edward
(d) Prince William

Answer. (b)

What was the full name of Queen Elizabeth II’s husband?
(a) Prince Philip of Greece
(b) Prince Philip of Denmark
(c) Prince Philip of Edinburgh
(d) Prince Philip of Wales

Answer. (a)

Where did Queen Elizabeth II spend much of her childhood before becoming queen?
(a) Buckingham Palace, London
(b) Windsor Castle, Berkshire
(c) Balmoral Castle, Scotland
(d) Sandringham House, Norfolk

Answer. (b)

Where did Queen Elizabeth II receive her formal education during her early years?
(a) Eton College
(b) Harrow School
(c) Buckingham Palace
(d) Private tutors at home

Answer. (d)

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Which of the following statements about his title is true about Prince Philip?
(a) He was born with the title Duke of Edinburgh.
(b) He received the title Duke of Edinburgh upon marriage to Queen Elizabeth II.
(c) He was given the title Duke of Edinburgh by Queen Elizabeth II upon her accession to the throne.
(d) He never held the title Duke of Edinburgh.

Answer. (c)

When did Queen Elizabeth II die?
(a) 2019
(b) 2020
(c) 2021
(d) 2022

Answer. (d)

Where did she receive her higher education?
(a) University of Oxford
(b) University of Cambridge
(c) Harvard University
(d) University of Edinburgh

Answer. (b)

When did King George VI become king?
(a) 1901
(b) 1910
(c) 1936
(d) 1937

Answer. (d)

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