Daily Cuppa and Quiz: February 6, 2022 – Platinum Jubilee Edition
#On this day – In 1952, the Queen acceded to the throne, on the death of her father King George VI.
In honor of 70 years of service to her country, reigning longer than any other British monarch in history, today’s quiz is all about Her Majesty.
- Ever since she was a child, Elizabeth has been very fond of animals. The Crown effectively asserts ownership of a species of bird. Which?
- The Queen never attended school, but Elizabeth obtained professional qualifications in a sector. Which?
- What other language besides English does the Queen speak fluently?
- Which of these actresses won an Oscar for her portrayal of the Queen? Kate Winslett, Helen Mirren or Emma Thompson?
- What was the main course served to guests at the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s wedding breakfast in 1947? Kedgeree, souvlaki or partridge stew?
- What does the Orb of the Sovereign, held in the right hand of the monarch during the coronation ceremony, represent?
- Launer of London provides Her Majesty under Royal Warrant which essential items?
- The Queen was born at her parents’ home, 17 Bruton Street in Mayfair, London. What is the current use of the premises? Casino, Chinese restaurant or shop?
- Princess Elizabeth started learning to ride a horse when she was three and a half years old. At the age of four, she received her first pony, a Shetland named…? Puggy, Piggy or Peggy?
- What did young Elizabeth call her grandfather, King George V? Grandpa Five, Grandpa King or Grandpa England?
Answers for February 5:
Questions: 1. Which astronomer was named “Astronomer Royal” in 1995? Sir Martin Rees, Sir Arnold Wolfendale or Roger Blandford? 2. ANZAC was a First World War army corps made up of soldiers from which two countries? 3. Based on the following advertising slogan, can you name this company? “Because you are worth it” 4.Brudenell to ward off intense cold during the Crimean War? 5.How many Premier League titles has Rio Ferdinand won with Manchester United? Four, five or six? 6.John Travolta topped the UK music charts in 1978. In addition to Grease, another Travolta film soundtrack sold well. What movie was it? 7. Billionaire businessman Trevor Hemmings was best known for his association with which club? Preston North End, West Ham United or Swansea City? 8. Which Labor MP lost the 2015 general election seat in Morley and Outwood to Conservative candidate Andrea Jenkyns? 9. Which “JB” who lived between 1748 and 1832 was a London-born philosopher, best known as a proponent of utilitarianism? 10.Students who misbehaved in early British universities had their names written in black books, the inspiration for what modern popular expression?
Answers: 1. Sir Martin Rees 2.Australia and New Zealand 3.L’Oreal 4.Cardigan (he was the 7th Earl of Cardigan) 5.Six 6.Saturday Night Fever 7.Preston North End 8.Ed Balls 9.Jeremy Bentham 10. Blacklist
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