Platinum Jubilee Quiz - Answers

Published: Monday 30th May 2022A free quiz to help celebrate the 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign.
  1. How many years of the Queen's reign does the Platinum Jubilee celebrate? Seventy.
  2. Which African country was Princess Elizabeth visiting when her father died and she became Queen? Kenya.
  3. The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, how many others have celebrated a Diamond Jubilee? One (Queen Victoria).
  4. What is the special commemorative Platinum Jubilee medal made from? Nickel-silver.
  5. What annual event that takes place on the Queen's official birthday will launch the Jubilee weekend celebrations? Trooping of the colour.
  6. What colour represents the Jubilee Line on a standard London underground map? Grey (Silver).
  7. Which was the first African Commonwealth country to be visited by the Queen after her Coronation? Uganda.
  8. How many towns applied for city status in the Platinum Jubilee Competition? Thirty-nine.
  9. Who was the first British Prime Minister to be born during Queen Elizabeth II's reign? Tony Blair.
  10. Which team won the first FA Cup Final to be attended by the Queen? Blackpool.
  11. Who played "God Save the Queen" from the roof of Buckingham Palace in 2002 to celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee? Brian May.
  12. How many stations are there on the Elizabeth Line officially opened as part of the Jubilee celebrations? 41
  13. What was designed by 19 year old Edward Robson for the Jubilee? The official emblem.
  14. To mark her Silver Jubilee which of the Queen's residences was opened to the public? Sandringham.
  15. What pudding won the competition to become the official Jubilee pudding? Lemon swiss roll and amaretti trifle.
  16. Where will the principle beacon be lit to mark the Jubilee? Buckingham Palace.
  17. As at 2022, how many member states of the Commonwealth are there? Fifty-four.
  18. What is the Atomic number of Platinum? 78
  19. Which Welsh town was awarded city status as part of the Jubilee celebrations? Wrexham.
  20. Which coach will lead the Platinum Jubilee pageant? The Gold State Coach.

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