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  Oranje Legacy: Unraveling Dutch Royal Ties    
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Dive into the rich tapestry of the Dutch monarchy with this engaging quiz. From the vibrant hues of Oranje to regal traditions, uncover the captivating stories and ties that bind the Netherlands to its royal lineage. Ready to embark on a royal journey?
Average, 10 Qns, piet, Oct 26 23
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Oct 26 23
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  The Dutch Royal Family    
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What do you know about the Dutch Royal Family?
Average, 10 Qns, Vermic, May 24 14
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  All Things Orange.    
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Join me as we examine the lives of the Dutch Royal Family.
Average, 10 Qns, irishchic5, Oct 09 13
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  Dutch Queen Beatrix    
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What do you know about the queen of The Netherlands?
Average, 10 Qns, Vermic, Mar 10 14
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  Queen Juliana    
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Queen Juliana was a very popular queen of the Netherlands from 1948 till 1980. She died March, 20 of 2004. Test your knowledge about her.
Average, 10 Qns, StefanL, Mar 07 06
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  Queen Beatrix and Her Sisters    
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Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands has three younger sisters. This is a quiz about the four of them.
Tough, 10 Qns, StefanL, Jul 01 03
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  Dutch Royal House    
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A quiz about the Dutch royal house. Pretty easy if you live in Holland.
Average, 10 Qns, mafkees, Mar 18 16
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trivia question Quick Question
What is the name of the palace the queen lives in?

From Quiz "Dutch Queen Beatrix"

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Dutch Royals Trivia Questions

1. This man was the first King of the Netherlands.

From Quiz
All Things Orange.

Answer: William I

Willem Frederik was born in the Hague in 1772. He proclaimed himself King of the Netherlands and Duke of Luxembourg on March 16, 1815 and abdicated the throne in 1840. In 1815 the title of King of the Netherlands was new. From 1795-1814 the country had been under French rule and before that the head of the Dutch state was the stadtholder.

2. How many brothers and sisters did Juliana have?

From Quiz Queen Juliana

Answer: none

Juliana was the only child of Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry (Hendrik).

3. What's the name of Queen Beatrice's husband?

From Quiz Dutch Royal House

Answer: Prince Claus

He is called prince instead of king because Queen Beatrice was born into the royal family. He's not reigning the country and so he is called prince so people won't get confused.

4. Who was the husband of Queen Beatrix?

From Quiz Oranje Legacy: Unraveling Dutch Royal Ties

Answer: Prince Claus

Prince Claus of the Netherlands was born Claus von Amsberg on September 6, 1926, in Dötzingen, Lower Saxony, Germany. He married Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (then Princess Beatrix) on March 10, 1966. They had three sons: Willem-Alexander, Johan Friso, and Constantijn. Willem-Alexander succeeded his mother as the King of the Netherlands in 2013. Prince Claus was a German diplomat before his marriage, and his engagement to Princess Beatrix initially led to some controversy in the Netherlands due to his German nationality and the recent history of World War II. Over the years, however, he became a much-loved and respected figure in Dutch society, known for his intellect, humility, and commitment to social issues. Prince Claus was heavily involved in various international developmental projects and humanitarian work, particularly in Africa. He was interested in sustainable development, and many initiatives in the Netherlands and abroad bear his influence. He suffered from various health issues later in life, including depression and Parkinson's disease, and passed away on October 6, 2002. His marriage to Queen Beatrix was widely regarded as a strong and supportive partnership. He played a significant role in modernizing the Dutch monarchy and was considered a progressive force within the royal family.

5. The Dutch Royal Family is associated with what color?

From Quiz The Dutch Royal Family

Answer: Orange

Although the Dutch flag contains red-white-blue, the main color in Holland is orange. It refers to the name of the royal family: Van Oranje. Which means as much as: From Orange.

6. On what day was Beatrix born?

From Quiz Dutch Queen Beatrix

Answer: 31 January 1938

The princess was born at Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, as a child of Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard. She lived at Soestdijk until May 1940.

7. Where was Princess Juliana born on April 30th, 1909?

From Quiz Queen Juliana

Answer: The Hague

The Hague was the city where her parents lived and where the Dutch government resides.

8. Beatrix is the oldest of the four, that is a give away. But what is the rest of the chronology?

From Quiz Queen Beatrix and Her Sisters

Answer: Irene - Margriet - Christina

Beatrix was born in 1938, Irene in 1939, Margriet in 1943, Christina in 1947.

9. Who did Prince Constatijn, the youngest son of Queen Beatrix, marry in 2001?

From Quiz Oranje Legacy: Unraveling Dutch Royal Ties

Answer: Laurentien

Prince Constantijn married Laurentien Brinkhorst in 2001. They have three children: Countess Eloise, Count Claus-Casimir, and Countess Leonore. The family leads a relatively private life compared to other members of the Dutch royal family, although they do appear at official functions and significant family events. Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands was born on October 11, 1969, in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He is the youngest son of Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus and is the younger brother of King Willem-Alexander and the late Prince Johan Friso. Unlike his eldest brother, who is the reigning king, Prince Constantijn has generally maintained a lower public profile and has focused his career primarily in the fields of technology, innovation, and the arts. While he undertakes some royal duties and responsibilities, Prince Constantijn has largely focused on his professional career, which differentiates him from royals who serve in a more traditional, ceremonial capacity. Despite this, he remains a member of the Dutch royal family and is in the line of succession, although the likelihood of him ascending to the throne is very low, given that his older brother King Willem-Alexander has three daughters.

10. What is the name of the former queen and also the mother of Dutch Queen Beatrix?

From Quiz The Dutch Royal Family

Answer: Juliana

Emma is the mother of Wilhelmina. Wilhelmina is the mother of Juliana. Juliana gave birth to Beatrix. Marilene is married to Prince Maurits. He is a son of Beatrix's sister Margriet.

11. What country did Beatrix live in most of the time during World War II?

From Quiz Dutch Queen Beatrix

Answer: Canada

In 1940, on the German invasion of The Netherlands, the royal family left for the United Kingdom. From there, Beatrix and her younger sister Irene (who was born in 1939), moved with their mother to Ottawa in Canada. She stayed there till the end of the war and returned to The Netherlands in 1945.

12. Who became King of the Netherlands on April 30, 2013?

From Quiz All Things Orange.

Answer: Willem-Alexander

Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand was born on April 27, 1967. He suceeds his mother, Queen Beatrix. Beatrix abdicated the throne after 33 years.

13. In what city did Princess Juliana study?

From Quiz Queen Juliana

Answer: Leiden

It is a kind of tradition in the Orange Dynasty to study in Leiden. Leiden has the oldest university of the Netherlands.

14. What was the original name of Princess Christina?

From Quiz Queen Beatrix and Her Sisters

Answer: Princess Marijke

Princess Marijke changed her name in 1963, as she thought it to be "childish".

15. Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and his wife Maxima got married on which date?

From Quiz Dutch Royal House

Answer: February 2, 2002

16. Who did King Willem Alexander marry in 2002?

From Quiz Oranje Legacy: Unraveling Dutch Royal Ties

Answer: Maxima

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands was born Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti on May 17, 1971, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. As of this moment (2023) she is still married to King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, who became king on April 30, 2013, succeeding his mother, Queen Beatrix. Máxima has a degree in Economics from the Universidad Católica Argentina, and, before her marriage, she worked in finance and banking, holding positions at international companies like HSBC and Deutsche Bank. She met Willem-Alexander in Seville, Spain, during the Seville Spring Fair in 1999. At the time, she was not aware that he was a prince. They announced their engagement in 2001 and married on February 2, 2002. The marriage was initially subject to some debate and controversy in the Netherlands due to the fact that Máxima's father, Jorge Zorreguieta, had been a minister during Argentina's "Dirty War," a period of state terrorism. Due to the controversy, her father did not attend the wedding. After their marriage, Máxima quickly became a popular figure in the Netherlands. She is noted for her charisma, fashion sense, and efforts to integrate into Dutch culture, including becoming fluent in the Dutch language. She also received Dutch citizenship through royal prerogative. In her role as queen consort, Máxima has been involved in a number of social issues, especially those related to integration, culture, and financial inclusion. She has also represented the Netherlands on the international stage, including at the United Nations, where she has served as a Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. Máxima has been involved in various organizations and foundations and has a particular interest in issues like mental health, education, and the arts.

17. What is the name of the man who became heir apparent to the Dutch throne on his mother, Beatrix's accession in 1980?

From Quiz The Dutch Royal Family

Answer: Willem-Alexander

Prince Willem-Alexander is the oldest son of Queen Beatrix and Claus von Amsberg.

18. In what Dutch city did Beatrix go to university?

From Quiz Dutch Queen Beatrix

Answer: Leiden

In 1956 Beatrix enrolled as a student at Leiden University. In her first years at university, she attented letures in sociology, jurisprudence, economics, parliamentary history and constitutional law. In the course of her studies she also attended lectures of the cultures of Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles, the Charter of the Kingdom Netherlands, international affairs, international law, history and European law.

19. Which son of former Queen Beatrix passed away from injuries sustained in a skiing accident?

From Quiz All Things Orange.

Answer: Johan Friso

Johan Friso Bernhard Christiaan David van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg was the second son of Queen Beatrix. He was buried under an avalanche while skiing in Austria in February of 2012. He was resuscitated and remained in a vegatative state until his death in August of 2013.

20. At a gala shortly before her wedding with the German prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld in January 1937, there was a scandal. Why?

From Quiz Queen Juliana

Answer: A Nazi song was played in the hall in the presence of the Queen

After both anthems the Horst Wessel Lied (a popular Nazi song) was played.

21. During a convention, Queen Beatrice's husband once threw away his...

From Quiz Dutch Royal House

Answer: tie

Prince Claus didn't agree with the custom of wearing a tie and to make a statement he took it off and threw it away in front of the press.

22. With what color is the Dutch royal family associated?

From Quiz Oranje Legacy: Unraveling Dutch Royal Ties

Answer: Orange

The Dutch royal family is closely associated with the color orange. This association stems from the House of Orange-Nassau, from which the current royal family descends. As a result, the color orange symbolizes Dutch royal heritage and national identity. This connection is so strong that the Dutch national teams wear orange, and on national occasions like King's Day, the country is awash in orange, with citizens donning orange attire and participating in "orange-themed" festivities.

23. How many sisters does Queen Beatrix have?

From Quiz The Dutch Royal Family

Answer: Five

Beatrix has three sisters: Margriet, Irene and Christina, however her father Prince Bernhard had two extramarital daughters: Alicia de Bielefeld, born in San Fransisco in 1952 and Alexia Grinda born in France in 1967.

24. In what year did Beatrix marry Claus von Amsberg?

From Quiz Dutch Queen Beatrix

Answer: 1966

The civil marriage ceremony was conducted by mayor Gijsbert van Hall of Amsterdam on 10 March 1966.

25. What is the name of the first child of Juliana and Bernhard?

From Quiz Queen Juliana

Answer: Beatrix

Beatrix was born one year after the wedding. As she only had sisters (three in total), she remained crown princess until her mother's abdication in 1980.

26. What is the last name of the former husband of Princess Christina (they are divorced now)?

From Quiz Queen Beatrix and Her Sisters

Answer: Guillermo

Jorge Guillermo was a refugee from Cuba.

27. What is celebrated annually on April 27 in the Netherlands?

From Quiz Dutch Royal House

Answer: King's Day

27 April 2013 is the date on which King Willem Alexander ascended the throne, becoming the first King of the Netherlands since 1890.

28. Willem-Alexander became King of The Netherlands on April 30, 2013. What was his official residence until 2019?

From Quiz Oranje Legacy: Unraveling Dutch Royal Ties

Answer: Villla Eikenhorst

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, along with their children, lived at Villa Eikenhorst on the De Horsten estate in Wassenaar, near The Hague. Willem-Alexander wasn't yet king for the entirety of this period; he became king on April 30, 2013, upon the abdication of his mother, Queen Beatrix. King Willem-Alexander and his family moved from Villa Eikenhorst to Huis ten Bosch Palace in 2019 after extensive renovations and refurbishments of Huis ten Bosch Palace were completed. The palace had been undergoing renovations since 2014, and once they were complete, it became the official residence of the Dutch royal family. Huis ten Bosch Palace, located in The Hague, is one of the three palaces placed at the disposal of the monarch by the Act of the Royal House, and it has traditionally been the residence of the reigning monarch.

29. On what day do the Dutch celebrate Queens Day?

From Quiz The Dutch Royal Family

Answer: 30 April

30 April is the day that former Queen Juliana celebrated her birthday. And so did the nation. As a sign of respect, Queen Beatrix didn't change this date, although her birthday is 31 January. The other reason is, that at the end of January there is a very big chance that it rains in Holland. Celebrating in sunny April is much more fun.

30. What are the names of the three sons of Beatrix and Claus?

From Quiz Dutch Queen Beatrix

Answer: Willem-Alexander, Johan-Friso and Constantijn

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