Quiz 160 – Round 2 – Monarchs

This week’s history round is all about preceding monarchs. We will give you the name of a king or queen of England/Great Britain/United Kingdom and all you need to do is tell us who reigned immediately before them.

1. Elizabeth II

George VI

2. Queen Victoria

William IV

3. Henry VIII

Henry VII

4. George V

Edward VII

5. Edward I

Henry III

6. Edmund II/Edmund Ironside

Ethelred II (Ethelred the Unready)

7. George I


8. Richard I/Richard the Lionheart

Henry II

9. Charles I

James I (of England and VI of Scotland)

10. William IV

George IV


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Monarchs Quiz

Quiz 155 – Round 2 – Monarchs

Monarchs Quiz – In this round contestants are given the names of both parents plus the date of the coronation of a monarch. Which monarch is being described?

1. Son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, he was crowned on 9th August 1902.

Edward VII

2. Daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, she was crowned on 1st October 1553.

Mary I

3. Son of James VI of Scotland and I of England and Anne of Denmark, he was crowned on 2nd February 1626.

Charles I

4. Son of George V and Mary of Teck, he was never crowned.

Edward VIII

5. Daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, she was crowned on 15th January 1559.

Elizabeth I

6. Son of Edward I and Eleanor, Countess of Ponthieu, he was crowned on 25th February 1308.

Edward II

7. Son of Richard, 3rd Duke of York and Cecily Neville, he was crowned on 6th July 1484.

Richard III

8. Daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, she was crowned on 28th June 1838.

Queen Victoria

9. Son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, he was crowned on 3rd September 1189.

Richard I (Richard the Lionheart)

10. Son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, he was crowned on 24th June 1509.

Henry VIII


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Quiz 110 – Round 6 – Kings

Famous kings, both real and imaginary

1. Which King William of England was known as ‘William of Orange’?

William III

2. Which ‘King’ has been the eponymous creature in films released in 1933, 1976 and 2005 as well as featuring in numerous spin-offs?

King Kong

3. Who played King Arthur in the 1967 musical drama film version of ‘Camelot’?

Richard Harris

4. Umberto II was the last king of which country?


5. Aragorn II is the name of a fictional king created by which writer?

J.R.R. Tolkien

6. What is the name of the current King of Belgium?

King Philippe/Filip

7. What is the name of Simba’s father in Disney’s ‘The Lion King’?


8. Which King of England was the father of Mary I?

Henry VIII

9. What is the name of the King of ‘Far Far Away’ in the Shrek films and whose voice was provided by John Cleese?

King Harold

10. Who sang about the ‘King of Rock and Roll’ in 1988?

Prefab Sprout