The Tower Of London

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The Tower Of London - Quiz

The Quiz checks listening comprehension of the youtube video spot "The Tower of London".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Tower of London was originally a prison.

    • A.

      The video doesn't say

    • B.

      True

    • C.

      False

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. False
    Explanation
    False. The Tower of London was built to keep the English out by William the Conqueror, after he became king in 1066. It was originally a fortress and it wasn't used as a prison until later on.

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  • 2. 

    King Richard the Third was responsible for imprisoning the tragic Princes in the tower.

    • A.

      We don't know

    • B.

      True

    • C.

      False

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. We don't know
    Explanation
    We don't know. He is alleged to have done so, but we don't know for sure as proof was never found.

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  • 3. 

    The gate that leads from the River Thames into the Tower of London is called?

    • A.

      Traitor's Gate

    • B.

      Water Gate

    • C.

      Tower Gate

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Traitor's Gate
    Explanation
    Traitor's Gate. Prisoners entered the Tower of London via Traitor's Gate. For many prisoners it was a one way ticket and they never saw daylight again.

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  • 4. 

    The wardens responsible for guarding the Tower of London are called:

    • A.

      Meateaters

    • B.

      Beefeaters

    • C.

      Guards

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Beefeaters
    Explanation
    Beefeaters. Officially their job is to guard the Crown Jewels but nowadays they mostly act as tour guides and perform ceremonial duties.

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  • 5. 

    The original tower built in Norman times is called...

    • A.

      The White Tower

    • B.

      The Grey Tower

    • C.

      The Elizabeth Tower

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. The White Tower
    Explanation
    The White Tower is the original and most famous tower. It is surrounded by other nineteen towers that were added at a later date.

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  • 6. 

    How many resident ravens does the fortress have at any one time?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      At least six.

    • C.

      We don't know.

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. At least six.
    Explanation
    At least six. The tower maintains at least six ravens; sometimes more. They are looked after by the resident raven master.

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