Royal Baby Quiz - Answers

Published: Wednesday 25th April 2018With the birth this week of a new member of the Royal Family, it seemed a good time to have a Royal Baby quiz.
  1. Traditionally how is the birth of a Royal baby announced? On an easel at the gates of Buckingham Palace.
  2. Who was the first direct heir to the throne to be born in a hospital? Prince William.
  3. Which THREE monarchs were children of Henry VIII? Edward VI, Elizabeth I & Mary I.
  4. Who is the Queen's oldest Great Grand Child? Savannah Phillips (Daughter of Peter and Autumn Phillips).
  5. What do Elvis Costello and Keifer Sutherland have in common with the new Prince? They were born at the same hospital.
  6. Which Royal baby was the first to use disposable nappies? Prince William.
  7. How many Royal babies have worn the christening robes that were worn by Princess Charlotte? Sixty-two.
  8. What are the names of Denise and Dave's two children in TV's "The Royle Family"? (Baby) David and Norma.
  9. Prince Charles was born in Buckingham Palace but in which Royal residence was his sister Anne born? Clarence House.
  10. What was Prince William's nickname as a child? Wombat.
  11. What type of establishment now occupies the site of 17 Bruton Street, the birthplace of the Queen? Chinese restaurant.
  12. Queen Victoria was the first Queen to use an anaesthetic during childbirth, which anaesthetic was it? Chloroform.
  13. Which future King of England was born at Pembroke Castle in 1457? Henry VII.
  14. Royal births are traditionally celebrated by what kind of salute? 41 gun salute in a Royal park.
  15. Who was the designer of the red dress worn by the Duchess of Cambridge as she introduced her third child to the World? Jenny Packham.
  16. Until 1936 which officer of the State had to attend any birth of a Queen's child? The Home Secretary.
  17. What do actor Dev Patel and triathlete Alistair Brownlee have in common with the new Prince? They share his birthday.
  18. What was the name of the governess who was banished from court after publishing a book of her reminiscences in 1950? Marion Crawford (Crawfie).
  19. How many children did Queen Victoria have? Nine.
  20. What was Prince Phillip allegedly doing as the Queen gave birth to Prince Charles? Playing squash.

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