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Quiz Questions

  1. Tom Brown's School Days is an 1857 novel by Thomas Hughes set in the 1830s in which real public school?
  2. Eton College, founded in 1440 by Henry VI, is in which English county?

  3. Old Carthusians are former pupils of which public school founded in 1611?
  4. Which school for boarding and day pupils is located in Moray, Scotland?
  5. What game was invented around 1830 in Harrow School out of the game of rackets?
  6. Billy Bunter attended which fictional English public school?
  7. A former pupil of Harrow School is called an 'old' what?
  8. Catherine, the Princess of Wales, attended which public school in Wiltshire, England?
  9. Fettes College is a boarding and day school in which British city?
  10. Which school situated on the south bank of the River Severn was founded in 1552 by Edward VI?
  11. Which novel is set in the fictional British boys' public boarding school, Brookfield School?
  12. Former pupils of which school are known as Old Wykehamists?


  1. Rugby School
  2. Berkshire
  3. Charterhouse
  4. Gordonstoun School
  5. Squash
  6. Greyfriars School
  7. Old Harrovian
  8. Marlborough College
  9. Edinburgh (former school of Tony Blair)
  10. Shrewsbury School
  11. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (by writer James Hilton)
  12. Winchester College