History of London Quiz
Facts about London from the earliest settlement to modern times. 10 Questions.
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The first London Police were called Bobbies. Why was this?
After founder Robert Peel
They always bobbed up when a crime was committed
First police pay was a bob (one shilling) a day
2009 is an anniversary for Big Ben. Which?
Why did Christopher Wren re-design St Paul's Cathedral?
It had been destroyed by aerial bombardment in the Blitz
It had been burnt down in the Great Fire of London
The proximity to the Thames had caused subsidence
The original settlement Londinium was set up around which date?
London replaced which city as Capital of England?
London Bridge started to be constructed in which year?
18th Century London people gathered where to debate events?
Put the following London events in the order that they occured.
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The Great Plague
The Building of the Monument
The Great Fire
Raw sewage was pumped into the Thames until an event in 1858 which was called
The Great Stink
The Pollution Act
The London Sewerage Foundation
The gallows built at Tyburn in 1571 could hang how many people simultaneously?
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