The Victorians Quiz
The life and times of Queen Victoria including the arts. 10 Questions.
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Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837. How old was she at the time?
Which eminent Victorian was known as the G.O.M. (Grand Old Man) by his supporters?
The Duke of Wellington
John Stuart Mill
Which artist of the Pre-Raphaelite school painted this picture of "The Lady of Shalott" after a poem by Tennyson?
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
John William Waterhouse
William Holman Hunt
Queen Victoria married her Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha, a close relative, in 1840 but sadly he died in 1861 at the age of 42. Which disease did Albert die from?
Following the London International Exhibition in 1862, Japanese art and objects inspired many people. Which operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan reflects this growing interest?
Which famous playwright wrote "The Importance of Being Ernest" which was first performed in 1895?
Arthur Wing Pinaro
How many children did Queen Victoria and Prince Albert have?
During which war was the "Battle of Rorke's Drift" fought in 1879?
The Indian Mutiny
Second Anglo/Afgan War
The Crimean War
Sherlock Holmes first appeared in the story "A Study in Scarlet" in 1887. The writer Arthur Conan Doyle followed which profession before becoming a full-time author?
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee was in 1897 and she died in 1901, making her the longest reigning British Queen to date. How old was Victoria when she died?
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