10 Downing Street Quiz

10 Downing Street

10 Downing Street (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Front door of Number 10 Downing Street.

Image of the front door of Number 10 Downing Street. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

10 Downing Street Quiz Questions

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1. Whose official residence is 10 Downing Street? (Prime Minister of UK holds that post.)
a) First Lord of the Admiralty
b) Lord High Chancellor
c) First Lord of the Treasury
d) Lord High Chamberlain

2. When was the House at the Back that became part of 10 Downing Street constructed?
a) 1530
b) 1642
c) 1483
d) 1680

3. Who built the townhouse from which present 10 Downing Street got its name?
a) Christopher Wren
b) George Downing
c) William Shepherd
d) George Villiers

4. Who gifted 10 Downing Street to Robert Walpole?
a) James II
b) Charlotte Fitzroy
c) Edward Lee
d) George II

5. Who joined the three houses to form present 10 Downing Street?
a) Raymond Erith
b) William Kent
c) John Mowlem
d) William Holder

6. Who of the following Prime Ministers lived for 20 years at 10 Downing Street?
a) Benjamin Disraeli
b) Stanley Baldwin
c) William Pitt the Elder
d) William Pitt the Younger

7. Who became First Lord of the Treasury in 1895 and Prime Minister in 1902?
a) Frederick North
b) Robert Jenkinson
c) Arthur James Balfour
d) James Ramsay MacDonald

8. When was the celebration of 250th anniversary of 10 Downing Street?
a) 2000
b) 1985
c) 1965
d) 2010

9. When did Provisional IRA attack 10 Downing Street?
a) 7 February 1991
b) 24 April 1982
c) 18 August 1992
d) 22 November 1975

10. Which is the official country residence of the Prime Minister of UK?
a) Richmond Palace
b) Windsor Castle
c) Chequers
d) Chevening

10 Downing Street Quiz Questions with Answers

1. Whose official residence is 10 Downing Street? (Prime Minister of UK holds that post.)
c) First Lord of the Treasury

2. When was the House at the Back that became part of 10 Downing Street constructed?
a) 1530

3. Who built the townhouse from which present 10 Downing Street got its name?
b) George Downing

4. Who gifted 10 Downing Street to Robert Walpole?
d) George II

5. Who joined the three houses to form present 10 Downing Street?
b) William Kent

6. Who of the following Prime Ministers lived for 20 years at 10 Downing Street?
d) William Pitt the Younger

7. Who became First Lord of the Treasury in 1895 and Prime Minister in 1902?
c) Arthur James Balfour

8. When was the celebration of 250th anniversary of 10 Downing Street?
b) 1985

9. When did Provisional IRA attack 10 Downing Street?
a) 7 February 1991

10. Which is the official country residence of the Prime Minister of UK?
c) Chequers

Originally posted 2015-04-27 10:13:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: July 1, 2016 — 9:57 pm

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  1. This quiz tested my Intelligence to quite a high standard. Even though my IQ is over 160, and have a masters in Computer Engineering and Algorithmic AI. I did come across some challenges.

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