Each question in this quiz is timed.
Which borough is Big Ben and the houses of Parliament located in?
What single point is referred to as the centre of London?
Nelson's Column at Trafalgar Square
Big Ben at the Houses of Parliament
The main gate at Buckingham Palace
The Tower of London
To get to the London Eye, which is the nearest Tube station?
Which of these bridges do NOT cross the River Thames?
A & C
None of the above
Which line of the London Underground can you take from Heathrow Airport into Central London?
What tube line & station would one use to get to Wimbledon?
Northern Line / Arsenal Station
Central Line / Marble Arch Station
Victoria Line / Green Park
District Line / Wimbledon Station
How many stations does the London Underground actively serve?
What colour is the Circle Line on the London Underground network map?
What street is the main entrance to the British Museum located on?
Tottenham Court Road
Great Russell Street
How long approximately does it take to get from central London to Stonehenge by tour bus?
2.5 hours plus a 30 minute hike - motor vehicles are not permitted near the site
What attraction is located right at Trafalgar Square?
The British Museum
The Imperial War Museum
The National Gallery
Which of the following provides the fastest travel time between London's Heathrow Airport and Central London?
The London Underground via Piccadilly Line
The Heathrow Express - rail link
What famous architect is responsible for the design a large amount of London's prominent buildings after the great fire?
James Blair III
Sir Christopher Wren
What church building has a large domed roof that is widely visible on the north bank of the River Thames?
The chapel at the Tower of London
St. Paul's Cathedral
What is the address of the residence of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
15 Whitehall Road
12 Regent Street
48 Oxford Street
10 Downing Street
What is the name of the lake in Hyde Park?
The Round Pond
Which of these London street markets, is, in its full version, held on Sundays only?
Between which two bridges on the Thames is HMS Belfast moored?
London Bridge and Tower Bridge
Southwark Bridge and London Bridge
Blackfriars Bridge and Southwark Bridge
Blackfriars Bridge and Waterloo Bridge
Where in central London would you find the statue of Peter Pan
St. James Park
A bit of London slang for you. What is 'jacks'?
Five hundred pounds
A bit of British slang for you. What does ten quid represent?
£10 (ten pounds stirling)
10p (ten pence)
During what year did the great fire of London occur?
What is the popular name of the statue in the middle of Piccadilly Circus?
After passing through London, the river Thames flows into which body of water?
What is the main activity that takes place in the area known as 'The City'?
What is the main activity that takes place in the area known as 'Westminster'?
Where is the Chamber of Horrors located?
What type of traffic was the Millennium Bridge built for?
Taxis and buses
The Tower of London has been used for many purposes in its history. These include use as a Royal Residence, a fortress and a jail. It is also home to which breed of bird that wanders around the confines of the Tower?
Standing at the western end of the Mall, Buckingham Palace became the official residence of the reigning British monarch in 1837. Who was the first monarch to take up residence there?
Queen Elizabeth I
King William IV
King George V
Shattering all previous theatrical records, which play by Agatha Christie, performed in London's West End, entered its 57th year of production in 2009?
And Then There Were None
Murder on the Orient Express
Peril at End House
Which park is home to the world famous London Zoo?
Which star of silent films was immortalised with a statue in Leicester Square?
Many of the sights in London are well-known worldwide, but if you wanted to walk across the original (1831) London Bridge, where would you need to travel to?
Stay right where you are, in London
Which Underground station is London's busiest?
Which street links Trafalgar Square to Parliament Square?
Which underground line had a branch that was closed during World War II, to stole treasure from the British Museum?
What tube stop is adjacent to Speaker's Corner?
Great Portland Street
What street is Selfridge's department store located on?
What typical stores do you find on Charing Cross Road?
What is the name by which the Royal Opera House is often known?
Covent Garden Theatre
The Fonteyn Theatre
Which of these present-day tourist sites in London is the only one that was never a place of execution?
Speakers' Corner is famous for its 'Freedom of Speech'. Yet that freedom is not unlimited. Which of these is NOT a limitation to it?
speakers cannot insult the Prime Minister
speakers cannot beg for money
speakers cannot insult the Queen
speakers cannot incite to riot
Which of these museums is not in the area near to Exhibition Road that is traditionally called 'Museumland'?
Natural History Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum
Which of these was the first English King who chose NOT to use the Tower as a Royal Palace anymore?
Which of these neighbourhoods is considered by some to be a 'hipster' neighbourhood?
What is the official country residence of the Royal Family?
Hampton Court Palace
At what railways station does the Eurostar terminate in central London?
Which of these cities is NOT served by the Eurostar from London?
What is the total length of the the Channel Tunnel connecting England and France that is used by the Eurostar high-speed rail service?