Georgian Days

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Georgia Quizzes & Trivia

How much do you know about the Georgians? Answer these 24 questions to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long was George IV a regent king?
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      37 years

    • C. 

      60 years

    • D. 

      96 years

  • 2. 
    Which of the following buildings did George IV design?
    • A. 

      Westminster Abbey

    • B. 

      Tower of London

    • C. 

      St. James's Palace

    • D. 

      Buckingham Palace

  • 3. 
    Why did George IV marry Caroline?
    • A. 

      Because it would pay off his debts

    • B. 

      Because he loved her

    • C. 

      Because someone dared him

    • D. 

      Because she was beautiful

  • 4. 
    Who did George IV ban from his Coronation?
    • A. 

      The priest

    • B. 

      His wife

    • C. 

      His family

    • D. 

      His friends

  • 5. 
    Once George's wife found out George hated her she died
    • A. 

      1 year later

    • B. 

      1 day later

    • C. 

      3 weeks later

    • D. 

      5 days later

  • 6. 
    After George's wife died how long later did George die?
    • A. 

      7 weeks later

    • B. 

      1 year later

    • C. 

      10 years later

    • D. 

      3 days later

  • 7. 
    Which of the following did Georgians invent?
    • A. 

      Shoes

    • B. 

      Chairs

    • C. 

      Computers

    • D. 

      Fans

  • 8. 
    What did Georgians use to make their skin look paler?
    • A. 

      Leeches and toxic lead paint

    • B. 

      Cream

    • C. 

      Flour

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 9. 
    What did Georgian men use to keep their wig on?
    • A. 

      Super Glue

    • B. 

      Flour, starch, nutmeg and gold dust

    • C. 

      Tape

    • D. 

      Pins

  • 10. 
    People who dressed like that were called?
    • A. 

      Pastarians

    • B. 

      Fusillians

    • C. 

      Spagettians

    • D. 

      Macaronis'

  • 11. 
    Who created sandwiches?
    • A. 

      James Food

    • B. 

      Earl Sandwich

    • C. 

      Thomas Snacks

    • D. 

      Kyle Bread

  • 12. 
    At a fair in County Durham one of the sideshows was a man eating what?
    • A. 

      Worms

    • B. 

      Snails

    • C. 

      Live cockrel

    • D. 

      Ladybugs

  • 13. 
    Why did Georgians brick up their windows?
    • A. 

      So that they didn't have to pay the window taxes

    • B. 

      To keep out the sun

    • C. 

      To stop thiefs

    • D. 

      So they wouldn't fall out of them

  • 14. 
    Which of the following were allowed to vote for a politician?
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      People who didn't own property

    • C. 

      None of these options

  • 15. 
    How many candidates were the in a politician election?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      65

  • 16. 
    All 4 Georges from the Georgian times came from?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      France

  • 17. 
    The Georgian Navy did what to people?
    • A. 

      Protected people

    • B. 

      Kidnapped people

    • C. 

      Stole from people

    • D. 

      Gave people weapons

  • 18. 
    Which of the following did Georgians not use to change their teeth?
    • A. 

      Clay

    • B. 

      Walrus' tusks

    • C. 

      Dead mens teeth

    • D. 

      Living childrens teeth

    • E. 

      They used all of them

  • 19. 
    Georgian ladies smeared what on their faces?
    • A. 

      Lead

    • B. 

      Urine

    • C. 

      Sun cream

    • D. 

      Powder

  • 20. 
    What did Georgian women use to cover smallpox scars?
    • A. 

      Paper

    • B. 

      Red and black silk

    • C. 

      Plasters

    • D. 

      Make- up

  • 21. 
    What did Georgian women use to make false eyebrows?
    • A. 

      Rat skin

    • B. 

      Dog skin

    • C. 

      Mouse skin

    • D. 

      Ant skin

  • 22. 
    Common land was given to what kind of people?
    • A. 

      Rich people

    • B. 

      Poor people

    • C. 

      Posh people

    • D. 

      Kings and Queens

  • 23. 
    When Georgians boxed (the sport) how did they play it?
    • A. 

      They'd take it in turns

    • B. 

      They were only allowed to move one step

    • C. 

      They were only allowed to to punch in the stomach

    • D. 

      There were no rules

  • 24. 
    Solidiers were called to Winchester in what year?
    • A. 

      1814

    • B. 

      1805

    • C. 

      1818

    • D. 

      1829