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History Of London Trivia Quiz Challenge

Trivia about the city of London

Play the History Of London Trivia Quiz today!

In this quiz, we have compiled 10 questions to challenge your knowledge on London’s mighty past. You can see how much you know about the origins of the city and its milestone ages.

The topics featured in the History Of London Trivia Quiz include ‘London in the 18th century’, ‘Tory rule in the 19th’ and iconic buildings that are still standing in the city today.

In our history books, the City Of London can be traced back thousands of years. Originally built by Romans and named “Londonium” by rulers of the age. The history of the city is a vast and fascinating story.

If you consider yourself a bit of a history buff with interest in London’s history then give the quiz a go to see how your skills really match-up!

  • Question of

    How long does it take for the London Eye to rotate?

    • 30 minutes
    • 60 minutes
  • Question of

    How many people per year visit the London Eye?

    • 3.5 million
    • 0.5 million
    • 7.5 million
  • Question of

    How many times did Ken Livingstone get elected as Mayor of London?

    • 2
    • 1
    • 3
  • Question of

    How many years did it take to build The Shard in London?

    • 5 Years
    • 2 Years
    • 15 Years
  • Question of

    In 18th century London, what were ‘mohocks’?

    • Upper class ruffians
    • Horse-drawn taxis
    • Illicit gambling dens
  • Question of

    In 1936 which organisation established its headquarters at London’s Alexandra Palace?

    • BBC
    • FA
    • RAC
  • Question of

    In 1970s London, Balcombe Street and the Spaghetti House in Knightsbridge, were in the news as locations for what?

    • Sieges
    • Bombings
    • Student sit-ins
  • Question of

    In 1990, which ‘Tory tax’ provoked the worst rioting in London for a century?

    • Poll tax
    • Corporation tax
    • VAT

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