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Queen Elizabeth II Quiz


  1. The Queen was born in a private house, in which London street?
  2. The Queen is fluent in which foreign language?
  3. How old was the Queen when she was crowned?
  4. The Queen has held regular meetings with over a dozen British prime ministers, but who was her first PM?
  5. In which year was the Queen born? Can you give us the exact birthdate?

  6. Can you name the Archbishop of Canterbury who officiated the Queen and Prince Philip's wedding ceremony?
  7. It's been long rumored that the queen hates which food and has banned palace chefs from cooking with it?
  8. When the Queen was born, was she first, second, third, or fourth in line to the throne?
  9. What was the name of the hotel in the Aberdare National Park in Kenya where Princess Elizabeth was staying when she learned of her father's death in 1952?
  10. The queen has met every American president since Harry Truman, with the exception of which president?
  11. Who designed the Queen's wedding dress?
  12. Where did the Queen's coronation take place? And in which year?
  13. Which of the Queen's children was the first child born to a reigning monarch since Queen Victoria’s youngest child, Princess Beatrice, in 1857?
  14. In which year was the Queen’s Silver Jubilee – marking 25 years on the throne?
  15. When she turned 18, Princess Elizabeth joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) to train in which job?
  16. In 1992, a fire wrecked part of which of the Queen’s homes?
  17. When the Queen was 18, who was Susan?
  18. From 1964 to 1974, Elizabeth II was Queen of which European country?
  19. In March, 2002, the Queen Mother died - how old was she?
  20. What was the name of the royal yacht which was decommissioned in 1997?
  21. Where is Queen Elizabeth II often referred to as "Brenda", and the Prince of Wales as "Brian"?
  22. In 1969 Elizabeth II invested her son, Charles, as Prince of Wales at which castle?
  23. What time is the Queen's Christmas speech to the nation on a Christmas day?
  24. What did Queen Elizabeth famously call the year 1992?
  25. Which British painter completed a portrait of The Queen in 2001, which met with some criticism in the British media?
  26. The day before Good Friday the British monarch distributes small silver coins known as what?
  27. Who in 1982 broke into the Queen’s home, Buckingham Palace and entered her bedroom?
  28. In June 2015, a visit to which country marked the Queen and Philip's last-ever state visit?
  29. What two word term means when the Queen formally agrees to make a bill into an Act of Parliament?
  30. Only four other monarchs in British history have reigned for 50 years or more, can you name them?


  1. Bruton Street (17 Bruton Street) (the home of her maternal grandparents, and which is now apparently a Chinese restaurant)
  2. French
  3. 27 (although Elizabeth II acceded to the throne at the age of 25)
  4. Winston Churchill
  5. 1926. The date was 21 April.
  6. Geoffrey Fisher
  7. Garlic
  8. Third in line
  9. Treetops Hotel
  10. Lyndon Johnson
  11. Norman Hartnell
  12. Westminster Abbey. 1953.
  13. Prince Andrew (1960)
  14. 1977
  15. Mechanic and/or truck driver
  16. Windsor
  17. The Queen's first corgi - given to her as an 18th-birthday present in 1944
  18. Malta
  19. 101
  20. Britannia
  21. Private Eye Magazine
  22. Caernarfon Castle
  23. 3 pm
  24. Her annus horribilis
  25. Lucian Freud
  26. Maundy money
  27. Michael Fagan
  28. Germany
  29. Royal Assent
  30. Victoria (63 years), George III (59 years), Henry III (56 years), and Edward III (50 years)