‘I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service’ – Queen Elizabeth II, on her 21st birthday. Queen Elizabeth turned 94 this year, but just how much do you know about Her Majesty the Queen?
Queen Elizabeth is the oldest and longest-reigning monarch in the world, with decades of experience overseeing Great Britain and the Commonwealth nations. She was the first female member of the royal family to serve in a war, working as a mechanic and driver during World War II. On her 21st birthday, she dedicated her life to the service of the Commonwealth; but do you know how many years the Queen has reigned? Or why she celebrates her birthday twice?
Test your royal knowledge with the Trafalgar queenly quiz, full of interesting facts about Queen Elizabeth herself.
The Queen rarely lets her personal views be known by the wider public, which makes it all the more interesting when she does. Do you know which year she called her ‘horrible year’ or which destination was her favourite holiday abroad? Find out what the Queen always carries in her handbag and who her favourite Prime Minister was!
And don’t forget the cake – which royal dessert can you bet on Queen Elizabeth enjoying on her birthday, according to her former chef?
Remember to tally up your quiz scores at the end and let us know your results in the comments below. Who will be the first to score a majestic 10 out of 10?