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The History of Buckingham Palace Quiz

How much do you know about the official royal palace of the British monarch? 8 questions 8 Questions.

 
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The core of Buckingham Palace was a large town house built in 1705. What was this town house called?

  • Goring House
  • Buckingham House
  • Arlington House
  • Charlotte House

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This town house was acquired in 1761 as a private residence for Queen Charlotte - by who?

  • George I
  • George II
  • George III
  • George IV

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Under whose reign did Buckingham Palace finally become the official royal palace of the British monarch?

  • George III
  • George IV
  • Queen Victoria
  • George V

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And in what year?

  • 1827
  • 1837
  • 1847
  • 1857

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When were the last major structural additions made to the palace?

  • late 18th - early 19th century
  • late 19th - early 20th century
  • mid 18th - early 19th century
  • mid 19th - early 20th century

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The palace chapel was destroyed by a German bomb in WW2, and the Queen's Gallery was built on the site. In what year did it open?

  • 1942
  • 1952
  • 1962
  • 1972

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The Buckingham Palace garden is the largest private garden in London?

  • True
  • False
  • ---
  • ---

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The interior dimensions of the palace are 108m x 120m x 24m high. How much overall floorspace is there?

  • Over 50,000 square metres
  • Over 65,000 square metres
  • Over 70,000 square metres
  • Over 77,000 square metres

 

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