A Right Royal Quiz: Spring 2016 Newsletter

Who is the Chancellor of UCL?

Answer: The Princess Royal, HRH Princess Anne

Queen Victoria was the first monarch to speak on the telephone. In what year?
Answer: 1878 – She tried it out under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell, its inventor. ‘A Professor Bell explained the whole process, which is most extraordinary’, the Queen wrote in her diary.

How many rooms are there at Buckingham Palace?
Answer: 775 – These include 19 state rooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms.

What is Prince Harry’s official first name?
Answer: Henry

In what year did Philip and Elizabeth first meet?
Answer: 1934 – At the wedding of Philip’s cousin, Princess Marina of Greece, to The Duke of Kent, Elizabeth’s uncle. They met again in 1939, which is when Elizabeth took notice of him.



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