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London

3.4
(77 votes)
10 questions
English
1

Where is London?

63% got this right

2

In 1666, the Great Fire of London erupted on Pudding Lane and quickly spread. What building did the fire begin in?

A bakery

A bank

A brothel

A pub

51% got this right

Although the owner claimed to have extinguished the fire, three hours later, his shop was a blazing inferno
3

It is illegal to die in The Houses of Parliament. True or False?

False

True

39% got this right

While the law against dying in Parliament is a myth, there is a law that prohibits wearing armor suits in Parliament.
4

Where is the Royal Observatory?

Hard  4% got this right

5

Representing Longitude 0, the Royal Observatory divides the world into which two hemispheres?

Eastern & Western

Northern & Sothern

Western

48% got this right

Every place on earth can be measured in terms of its distance east or west from the Longitude 0 mark, the Prime Meridian
6

Thanks to the use of a standard longitudinal point, the world was finally able to use a universal measure of what?

Time

60% got this right

Finally the timings of journeys, transactions and production periods could be standardized across the whole planet.
7

Where is one of England’s most iconic structures, the Tower of London?

Hard  11% got this right

8

Due to superstition, Charles II ordered to have which type of bird placed in the Tower of London to protect it?

Raven

Eagle

Falcon

Robin

53% got this right

To this day, six ravens can be found in the tower. There is even have a spare raven handy in case one flies away.
9

Although it is most often known as the Tower of London, what is the official name of this historic monument?

Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London

Elizabeth's Tower

London Mithraeum

Monument to the Great Fire of London

45% got this right

Built around the White Tower, it is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.
10

The tallest building in London is made of 11,000 Panels of Glass, what is this building called?

Shard

The Shard

74% got this right

Built in 2012, the Shard stands almost 310 meters high and has exactly 72 habitable floors.