Victorian Era Quiz – 15 Questions

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    The Victorian Era began in 1837 under the rule of Queen Victoria of England. It gave rise to sweeping progress and countless inventions that changed society forever.  The age represents a growing economy, social and political reforms and the Industrial Revolution. Here is a little Victorian Era Quiz for you to crack! 

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    Women of the Victorian Era

    • Question of

      What did the Victorian era’s swimsuits look like?

      • Women could show their legs but their arms and backs had to be covered.
      • Men wore full bodysuits.
      • Men could show their shins and women had to cover their entire body. They could bare their arms from the elbows down.
      • Speedos and two pieces.
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      Who was the Queen of England during the Victorian Era?

      • Alexandria Victoria
      • Elizabeth Alexandra
      • Anne Victoria
      • Mary Louise
    • Question of

      When did the Victorian era come to an end?

      • 1899
      • 1901
      • 1920
      • 1892
    • Question of

      What strange photography was popular during this time?

      • Poltergeist photography
      • Photographs of fairies
      • Death photography
      • Mirror photography
    • Question of

      What did the Victorian Era mark the end of?

      • The Romantic period in Britain
      • The Renaissance in Britain
      • The Enlightenment in Britain
      • The Humanistic Era in Britain
    • Question of

      Who was Queen Victoria?

      • A distant relation of Anne Boleyn.
      • A German Princess.
      • Daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of George III.
      • Great grand-daughter of Henry VIII.
    • Question of

      What kind of books rose during this period?

      • Romance
      • Gothic
      • Horror
      • Scientific fiction
    • Question of

      What were the values of the Victorian Era?

      • Victorian morality which included sexual restraint, zero tolerance of criminal conduct, honesty, hard work, and thrift.
      • Lavishness, sexual promiscuity, and romance.
      • Greed, power, and lust.
      • Charity, modesty, and living below one’s means.
    • Question of

      What revolution was Queen Victoria’s grandfather, George III, famous for?

      • The Scottish Revolution
      • The American Revolution
      • The Haitian Revolution
      • The French Revolution
    • Question of

      What disease hit Britain during the Victorian Era?

      • The Plague
      • Swine flu
      • Zika Virus
      • Cholera
    • Question of

      What was the Great Exhibition?

      • Queen Victoria went on a Great Exhibition of the entire British empire.
      • The first world’s fair.
      • The Great Exhibition was the grand opening of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
      • An exhibition of all the royal jewels.
    • Question of

      What significant scientific discovery occurred​ during the Victorian era?

      • Dinosaurs
      • The planet Neptune
      • Electromagnetic waves
      • All of the above
    • Question of

      What odd event did the Victorians get great joy out of?

      • Mourning the dead
      • Going to the doctor.
      • The birth of royal babies.
    • Question of

      What famous unidentified murderer roamed the streets of Victorian London?

      • William Palmer
      • Eleanor Pearcey
      • Jack the Ripper
      • Madeleine Smith
    • Question of

      How long were women expected to mourn after the death of their husband?

      • Two months
      • Six months
      • 12 months
      • 12 to 24 months

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