The Queen became Britain’s longest serving monarch this week, but how much do you know about Her Majesty?
1)The Queen won the 1977 St Leger at Doncaster with which horse?
d Carlton House
2) Which of these world leaders were NOT in power when she ascended to the throne?
a Winston Churchill
b Joseph Stalin
c Harry Truman
d Charles de Gaulle
3) How many US presidents have there been during the Queen’s reign?
4) Which year did the Queen label as her “annus horribilis”?
5) Who is the Queen’s eldest grandchild?
a Peter Philips
b Zara Tindall
c Prince William
d Prince Harry
6) Which railway line did she re-open this week?
a North Yorkshire Moors Railway
b Morayshire Railway
c Saffon Walden Railway
d The Scottish Borders Railway
7) The Queen made her first Christmas broadcast on BBC radio in 1952. But in what year did she make her first televised speech?
8) During her reign, The Queen has made official overseas visits to how many different countries?
9) In Maori language, the Queen is known as ‘kotuku’ which means what in English? a The white heron
b The white owl
c The white queen
d The white rose
10) The imperial state crown that Queen Elizabeth wears at the state opening of Parliament is set with how many diamonds?
11) The world’s longest serving monarch reigned for an incredible 82 years before their death in 1982. But who was it?
a Johannes II - Liechtenstein
b Paku Alam VIII - Pakualaman (Indonesia)
c Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama X - Thailand
d King Sobhuza II of Swaziland
12) Which language can the Queen speak fluently, meaning an interpreter is not required during Royal visits?
1) c- Dunfermline. 2) d- Charles de Gaulle. 3) c- 12. 4) b- 1992. 5) a- Peter Philips. 6) d- The Scottish Borders Railway. 7) b- 1957. 8) c- 129. 9) a- The white heron. 10) a- 2,868. 11) d- King Sobhuza II of Swaziland