Royal Residences - Answers

Published: Monday 30th May 2022A free quiz about the houses and palaces associated with the British Royal family.
  1. Which two Royal residences does the Queen own in her own right? Balmoral & Sandringham.
  2. Which King acquired Buckingham Palace in 1761? George III.
  3. In which year was almost 20% of Windsor Castle destroyed by a fire? 1992
  4. Where do the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall live whilst in London? Clarence House.
  5. Where did Princess Elizabeth and her sister live during much of the second World War? Windsor Castle.
  6. What is the Queen's official residence in Scotland? Palace of Holyrood House.
  7. In what year did the Queen first open the State rooms of Buckingham Palace to the public? 1993
  8. What is the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge? Kensington Palace.
  9. In which Royal palace did Queen Victoria marry Prince Albert? St. James' Palace.
  10. Where was Princess Margaret, the Queen's sister born? Glamis Castle.
  11. Which monarch was responsible for building the original Windsor Castle? William I.
  12. In which room does the Queen confer knighthoods at Buckingham Palace? Ballroom.
  13. What is the name of the farmhouse on the Sandringham estate where the Duke of Edinburgh spent his latter years? Wood Farm.
  14. Where did both the Queen's father and grandfather die? Sandringham.
  15. In which Scottish county is Balmoral Castle? Aberdeenshire.
  16. What is the Queen's official residence in Northern Ireland? Hillsborough Castle.
  17. In total how many rooms are there in Buckingham Palace? 775
  18. In which Royal palace was Queen Victoria born? Kensington Palace.
  19. Anmer Hall on the Sandringham estate is the country home of which royal couple? Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
  20. In which county is Highgrove House located? Gloucestershire.

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