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Mad King George

Quiz about mad King George III. 11 Questions.

 
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1

What disorder is now thought to have caused George III's 'madness'?

  • Alzheimers
  • Porphyria
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

2

In which year did George III begin his reign?

  • 1660
  • 1760
  • 1860

3

How old was George III when he came to the throne?

  • 22
  • 32
  • 42

4

Based on that, what year was George III born?

  • 1738
  • 1748
  • 1758

5

George III's title changed in 1801, why?

  • England and Scotland united
  • England and Ireland united
  • England and Wales united

6

How many children did George III have?

  • 10
  • 15
  • 20

7

Who was George III's wife?

  • Duchess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
  • Princess Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
  • Sophia Albertine of Erbach-Erbach

8

Where is George III buried?

  • Windsor Castle
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Lincoln Cathedral

9

During the 1790s, George III vacationed in an English seaside town, making it very popular. Which one?

  • Weymouth
  • Blackpool
  • Brighton

10

How old was George III when he died?

  • 71
  • 81
  • 91

11

What did satirists call George III because of his interest in mundane issues?

  • Milkmaid George
  • Shepherd George
  • Farmer George

 

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