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BIG London Quiz: 50 Questions + Answers

Who’s up for some London Trivia for today’s lockdown quiz? This London quiz will test your knowledge of everything in the Big Smoke – how well do YOU know London?

This is THE quiz for you if you’ve lived in, visited or just generally love London.

Are you one of those people who loves to flex your London knowledge? Then this is the quiz about London for you. See how high you can score.

The BIG London Quiz has 50 questions and answers, in 5 rounds. Great if you’re looking for unusual London quiz questions!

So, let’s get started!


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London Quiz Round 1: London Landmarks

First up in these London pub quiz questions, how well do you know our London landmarks?

  1. ‘The Mall’, runs from Trafalgar Square, all the way to which London Landmark?
  2. True or False, ‘Madam Tussauds’ Wax Museum is situated on Baker Street?
  3. Which world famous Art Museum is sited in Trafalgar Square?                                      
      a)The Tate Britain  b) The National Portrait Gallery  c) The National Gallery               
  4. Who Lives at Number 11 Downing Street?
  5. Which London Landmark was built between 1675 and 1710 by Christopher Wren?
  6. True or False, ‘Poets Corner’ can be found in Hyde Park?
  7. What is London’s tallest building?
  8. What kind of structure is ‘The London Eye?’
  9. At which London landmark can ‘Traitor’s Gate’ be found?
  10. In which Museum can the ‘Rosetta Stone’ be viewed?
  11. The Imperial War Museum  b) The British Museum  c) The Natural History Museum
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London Quiz Round 2: Areas In London

Right, quiz on London round 2: how well do you know these areas in London?

  1. Which famous street is paired with Covent Garden to create an area of London?
  2. How many London Boroughs are there?
  3. Which area of London is widely regarded as being an area for arts, due to its number of Galleries?
  4. Which area of London is the administrative centre for the Capital?
  5. Which letters begin the postal code for most ‘Central London’ areas?
  6. True or False, Ealing, joins Hammersmith and Fulham to create a London Borough?
  7. Brent, is associated with which sporting venue?
  8. Which area of London did Shakespeare choose to build ‘The Globe Theatre’ in?
  9. Which area plays host to a world famous carnival?
  10. Which part of London pairs with Trafalgar Square to create a recognised area of London?
  11. Soho  b) Bromley  c)  Piccadilly 
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London Quiz Round 3: History of London

We can’t have London trivia questions and answers without a little history – can we!

  1. Which disease is it widely accepted, that was finally stopped by the Great Fire of London?
  2. And where did the Great Fire of London start?
  3. True or False, it was the Romans who formed modern day London, by creating a settlement called ‘Londinium’ ?
  4. And which of these years is London thought to have been formed?
    40 A.D  b) 43 A.D  c) 47 A.D
  5. Which ‘Invader’ is credited with building the Tower of London in 1078?
  6. When is it believed that the Bubonic Plague first hit London?
    1347  b) 1500  c) 1665
  7. How many ‘canonical’ victims is it thought that Jack the Ripper had?
  8. Which two landmarks were built in London to celebrate entering the 2000’s?
  9. In which month of 2005 was London rocked by a series of co-ordinated terror attacks?
    June  b) July  c) August
  10. Which major sporting event was held in London in 2012?
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London Quiz Round 4: London Transport

London pub quiz questions – how well do you know London transport?

  1. What colour are London buses traditionally? 
  2. And what colour are traditional London Taxi’s?
  3. What is the name of the notorious exam cabbies have to pass before they can work in London?
  4. What is the Nickname given to the London Underground, affectionately, by its users?
  5. In which year was the London underground first founded?
    1863  b) 1875  c) 1871
  6. And how many lines does the current Underground system have?
  7. True or False, the Underground services 270 stations, of which the corporation owns 260?
  8. Which Underground line is depicted in GREEN on the Underground map?
    a)Circle Line  b) Jubilee Line  c) District Line
  9. In London, Liverpool Street, is famous for what?
  10. Which London Railway station acts as the main hub for the Euro Star?
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London Quiz Round 5: London Pub Quiz Trivia

London facts quiz, how about some general knowledge?

  1. True or False, Michel Roux’s, ‘Le Gavroche’, was the first restaurant in London to gain a Michelin star?
  2. Which of these famous movies is NOT set in London?
    a) Annie Hall  b) Four Weddings and a Funeral  c) The Long Good Friday
  3. What is London’s Theatre district generally known as?
  4. Who are the only London based football team to have been ‘Champions of Europe’?
  5. What is ‘Jellied’ to create a famous London delicacy? 
  6. Which household fixture is nicknamed ‘Apples & Pears’ according to cockney rhyming slang?
  7. What are London brothers, the Kray’s, famous / infamous for?
  8. Which of these books IS set in London?
    a) Persuasion  b) Middlemarch  c) Brick Lane
  9. True or False, Former British Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, once described London as ‘a modern Babylon’?
  10. Which punk band, considered London ‘Calling’ in the name of both a single and album release?
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London Quiz Round 1: London Landmarks

First up in these London pub quiz questions, how well do you know our London landmarks?

1. ‘The Mall’, runs from Trafalgar Square, all the way to which London Landmark?

Buckingham Palace

2. True or False, ‘Madam Tussauds’ Wax Museum is situated on Baker Street?

True

3. Which world famous Art Museum is sited in Trafalgar Square?                                      

c) The National Gallery               

4. Who Lives at Number 11 Downing Street?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

5. Which London Landmark was built between 1675 and 1710 by Christopher Wren?

St Paul’s Cathedral

6. True or False, ‘Poets Corner’ can be found in Hyde Park?

False, it’s in Westminster Abbey.

7. What is London’s tallest building?

The Shard

8. What kind of structure is ‘The London Eye?’

A Big Wheel

9. At which London landmark can ‘Traitor’s Gate’ be found?

The Tower of London

10. In which Museum can the ‘Rosetta Stone’ be viewed?

b) The British Museum 

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London Quiz Round 2: Areas In London

Right, quiz on London round 2: how well do you know these areas in London?

11. Which famous street is paired with Covent Garden to create an area of London?

The Strand

12. How many London Boroughs are there?

32

13. Which area of London is widely regarded as being an area for arts, due to its number of Galleries?

Chelsea

14. Which area of London is the administrative centre for the Capital?

Westminster

15. Which letters begin the postal code for most ‘Central London’ areas?

W or SW

16. True or False, Ealing, joins Hammersmith and Fulham to create a London Borough?

True

17. Brent, is associated with which sporting venue?

Wembley Stadium

18. Which area of London did Shakespeare choose to build ‘The Globe Theatre’ in?

Southwark

19. Which area plays host to a world famous carnival?

Notting Hill

20. Which part of London pairs with Trafalgar Square to create a recognised area of London?

a) Soho   

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London Quiz Round 3: History of London

We can’t have London trivia questions and answers without a little history – can we!

21. Which disease is it widely accepted, that was finally stopped by the Great Fire of London?

The Black Death

22. Where did the Great Fire of London start?

A Baker’s Shop in Pudding Lane

23. True or False, it was the Romans who formed modern day London, by creating a settlement called ‘Londinium’ ?

True

24. Which of these years is London thought to have been formed?
b) 43 A.D 

25. Which ‘Invader’ is credited with building the Tower of London in 1078?

William the Conqueror

26. When is it believed that the Bubonic Plague first hit London?
a) 1347 

27. How many ‘canonical’ victims is it thought that Jack the Ripper had?

5

28. Which two landmarks were built in London to celebrate entering the 2000s?

The Millennium Bridge & Millennium Dome

29. In which month of 2005 was London rocked by a series of co-ordinated terror attacks?
b) July 

30. Which major sporting event was held in London in 2012?

The 2012 Olympic Games

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London Quiz Round 4: London Transport

London pub quiz questions – how well do you know London transport?

31. What colour are London buses traditionally? 

Red

32. And what colour are traditional London Taxis?

Black

33. What is the name of the notorious exam cabbies have to pass before they can work in London?

The Knowledge

34. What is the Nickname given to the London Underground, affectionately, by its users?

The Tube

35. In which year was the London underground first founded?
b) 1875 

36. How many lines does the current Underground system have?

11

37. True or False, the Underground services 270 stations, of which the corporation owns 260?

True

38. Which Underground line is depicted in GREEN on the Underground map?
c) District Line

39. In London, Liverpool Street, is famous for what?

Railway Station

40. Which London Railway station acts as the main hub for the Euro Star?

St Pancras


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London Quiz Round 5: London Trivia

London facts quiz, how about some general knowledge?

41. True or False, Michel Roux’s, ‘Le Gavroche’, was the first restaurant in London to gain a Michelin star?

True

42. Which of these famous movie’s is NOT set in London?
a) Annie Hall 

43. What is London’s Theatre district generally known as?

The West End

44. Who are the only London based football team to have been ‘Champions of Europe’?

Chelsea

45. What is ‘Jellied’ to create a famous London delicacy? 

Eels

46. Which household fixture is nicknamed ‘Apples & Pears’ according to cockney rhyming slang?

Stairs

47. What are London brothers, the Kray’s, famous / infamous for?

Organised crime / being Gangsters

48. Which of these books IS set in London?
c) Brick Lane

49. True or False, Former British Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, once described London as ‘a modern Babylon’?

True

50. Which punk band, considered London ‘Calling’ in the name of both a single and album release?

The Clash


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