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Crowns Quiz

Crowns of all shapes and sizes 8 Questions.

 
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1

The crown of England, made for Charles II's coronation, is also known as?

  • St. Edward's Crown
  • St. Andrew's Crown
  • St. Patrick's Crown

2

Money: before decimalisation, what was a crown worth?

  • One pound and one shilling
  • Ten shillings
  • Five shillings

3

In medical terms, what is 'crowning'?

  • Surgically removing the top of the skull
  • The top of a baby's head appearing just before it is born
  • Putting on a surgical cap before entering the operating theatre

4

If your dentist talked to you about 'crowns', what would he be talking about?

  • A system of rewards for regular attendance
  • A method of repairing a badly-damaged tooth
  • His bill

5

Pub signs: what does 'The three crowns' refer to?

  • The three Magi, or Wise Men of the Christmas story
  • The heraldic livery of the Worshipful Company of Drapers
  • Either of the above

6

What is thought to be the oldest crown in Europe?

  • The Iron Crown of Lombardy
  • The Golden Crown of Scotland
  • The Silver Crown of the German Empire

7

What kind of creature is a crown-of-thorns?

  • A coral
  • A bird
  • A starfish

8

The crowned crane is the national bird of which country?

  • Angola
  • Nigeria
  • Madagascar

 

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