The Victorian Age - 1

Published: Sunday 27th August 2017
  1. What is the name of the Royal residence on the Isle of Wight built as a summer retreat for Queen Victoria?
  2. Who was Prime Minister when Victoria came to the throne?
  3. Which scientist published "On the Origin of Species" in 1859?
  4. Which monarch preceded Victoria on the British throne?
  5. In which year did Victoria marry Prince Albert?
  6. Which famous event in the Crimean War was poetically recorded by Tennyson?
  7. In which northern English town was the first electric tram service opened in 1885?
  8. Prior to their marriage what relation was Prince Albert to Queen Victoria?
  9. Designed by Brunel what was the name of the transatlantic steamer launched in 1843?
  10. The Elementary Education Act of 1870 gave free education for every child under what age?
  11. Who was Prime Minister when Victoria was given the title Empress of India?
  12. Where in London did the Great Exhibition of 1851 take place?
  13. What communication device was patented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876?
  14. The Irish Famine that took place between 1846 and 1852 was due to a failure of which crop?
  15. Which Victorian author often wrote under the pen-name Boz?
  16. How old was Victoria when she became Queen?
  17. What was the name of the servant with whom Victoria had a close relationship following Albert's death?
  18. How many children did Queen Victoria and Prince Albert have?
  19. The repeal of which laws in 1846 was seen as Britain moving towards free trade?
  20. Who was known as "The Lady of the Lamp"?
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