How Well Do You Know The Victorian Era?

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How Well Do You Know The Victorian Era?

How much do you know when it comes to the Victorians. Answer the questions and find out. From Queen Victoria to the stinky slums of the poor, test your knowledge and find out your IQ when it comes to History.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How old was Queen Victoria when her husband, Prince Albert died?
    • A. 

      39

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      42

  • 2. 
    How many children did King Edward the 4th, Duke of Kent have?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      5

  • 3. 
    During the early part of the Victorian era, the house of commons was headed by which two parties?
    • A. 

      The Whags and the Taries

    • B. 

      The Whiags and the Turies

    • C. 

      The Whigs and the Tories

  • 4. 
    What sort of chairs, were sometimes designed to disguise a chamber pot?
    • A. 

      Dining chairs

    • B. 

      Living room chairs

    • C. 

      Rocking chairs

  • 5. 
    What did furniture show in Victorian homes?
    • A. 

      The luck of a family

    • B. 

      The wealthiness of a family

    • C. 

      The taste of a family

  • 6. 
    What room was only used for Sunday gatherings with family, and entertaining guests?
    • A. 

      The parlor

    • B. 

      The dining room

    • C. 

      The nursery

  • 7. 
    Who brought the first indoor Christmas tree to England?
    • A. 

      Queen Victoria

    • B. 

      Charles Dickens

    • C. 

      Prince Albert

  • 8. 
    How many years did the Victorian reign last?
    • A. 

      65 years

    • B. 

      64 years

    • C. 

      63 years

  • 9. 
    What year did Queen Victoria become the first empress of India?
    • A. 

      1840

    • B. 

      1876

    • C. 

      1837

  • 10. 
    What was the most famous war in the Victorian era?
    • A. 

      Transvaal rebellion from 1880 to 1881

    • B. 

      Crimean war from 1854 to 1856

    • C. 

      Fist Afghan war from 1839 to 1842

  • 11. 
    Who endorsed the style of forward-thinking style of architecture?
    • A. 

      King Albert

    • B. 

      Charles Darwin

    • C. 

      Florence Nightingale

  • 12. 
    Who was Charles Darwin?
    • A. 

      An author

    • B. 

      An inventor

    • C. 

      A Naturalist

  • 13. 
    What stories did Charles Dickens write?
    • A. 

      A Christmas Carol and Oliver Twist

    • B. 

      Alice in Wonderland and Through the looking Glass

    • C. 

      Book of household management

  • 14. 
    Who was Mrs. Isabella Beeton?
    • A. 

      Nurse

    • B. 

      Author

    • C. 

      Inventor

  • 15. 
    Who was the first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain?
    • A. 

      Mary Seacole

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Garret Anderson

    • C. 

      Florence Nightingale

  • 16. 
    Who was the inventor of the telephone?
    • A. 

      Conan Doyle

    • B. 

      Alexander Graham Bell

    • C. 

      Thomas Edison

  • 17. 
    Who was an all-round cricketer who broke many cricketing records and made the game widely popular?
    • A. 

      David Livingstone

    • B. 

      Mary Kingsley

    • C. 

      W.G Grace

  • 18. 
    Who was the most famous poet in the Victorian era and wrote 'The charge of the Light Brigade'.
    • A. 

      Robert Louis Stevenson

    • B. 

      Alfred Lord Tennyson

    • C. 

      Thomas Hardy

  • 19. 
    Where was Queen Victoria born?
    • A. 

      Kensington Palace, London

    • B. 

      Buckingham Palace, London

    • C. 

      Hampton Court Palace, London

  • 20. 
    What building was built to fulfill the vision of Prince Albert (Queen Victoria's consort) of a 'Central Hall' that would be used to promote understanding and appreciation of the Arts and Sciences?
    • A. 

      The Crystal Palace

    • B. 

      The Albert Hall

    • C. 

      The Albert Bridge

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