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Quiz: Royal Trivia

Test your knowledge of the British Monarchy. Select your answers below then click Submit to see if you were correct.

  1. What is the average number of guests who attend one of the Queen's summer garden parties honoring individuals for their charity and public work?
  2. Each year, the Queen awards around 2,500 honors to individual subjects recognizing their contributions, sacrifice or bravery. What is the highest military honor she can award?
    George Cross
    Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
    Victoria Cross
    Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter
  3. Since the beginning of her reign in 1952, the Queen has met with ten U.S. presidents. Which one did not meet the Queen?
    Bill Clinton
    Gerald Ford
    Jimmy Carter
    Lyndon Johnson
  4. There are fifty people in line to succeed Queen Elizabeth. Who is fifth in line?
    Prince Henry of Wales (Prince Harry)
    The Duke of York (Prince Andrew)
    Princess Beatrice of York
    The Princess Royal (Princess Anne)
  5. Queen Elizabeth rules as Head of State for 16 countries, which are known as Commonwealth realms. Which country does not call her their monarch?
    New Zealand
  6. When the Queen takes trips abroad, she always uses one of her fleet of four custom-built jets.
  7. The Imperial State Crown, worn by Queen Elizabeth during the State Opening of Parliament, contains 2,868 diamonds including one famous jewel weighing 317 carats. What is it called?
    The Crown Jewel
    The Imperial Diamond
    Lesser Star of Africa
    The Black Prince Diamond
  8. Queen Elizabeth served in the military during World War II.
  9. Who was the first Prime Minister to serve under Queen Elizabeth II?
    Margaret Thatcher
    Neville Chamberlain
    Winston Churchill
    Clement Attlee
  10. How many rooms are there in Buckingham Palace?