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Quiz about Dearest Loveliest Elizabeth
Quiz about Dearest Loveliest Elizabeth

Dearest, Loveliest, Elizabeth Trivia Quiz


This quiz is all about a wonderful collection of women called Elizabeth.

A multiple-choice quiz by Plodd. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
Plodd
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
319,358
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
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736
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. In 2002, a British Bank of England five pound note was issued with Queen Elizabeth II depicted on the front. Which famous Elizabeth could be found on the reverse of the same note? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Elizabeth Taylor is well known as being one of Hollywood's greatest actresses. Her private life did not go unmissed either, especially her multiple marriages. Who was her second husband? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Elizabeth Blackwell was born in England, 1821. Her family moved to the United States in 1832 and she later became a teacher. Teaching was not her greatest love. After further studies, she became famous in which profession? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Elizabeth Perkins is an American film actress known for the part she played as Wilma Flintstone in 'The Flintstones' (1994). Actor Anthony Perkins played creepy Norman Bates in Psycho (1960). Are they related to each other?


Question 5 of 10
5. Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, was married to King George VI of England and mother to the royal princesses, Elizabeth and Margaret. She was the last Empress of India. She was also the last Queen of which country, before it became a republic in 1949? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Born on 30th June, 1768, Elizabeth Kortright became the wife of which President of the United States? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Elizabeth Gaskell was an English novelist who often portrayed different levels of society, including the poor. Which of the following is not one of her novels? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Elizabeth Jagger is the oldest daughter of singer Mick Jagger, and model Jerry Hall. What high profile profession does she have? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Elizabeth Arden is a worldwide company which has been selling cosmetics since the late 19th century. What is the name of the Canadian businesswoman who founded the company? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. "Such I was, from eight to eight and twenty; and such I might still have been but for you, dearest, loveliest Elizabeth!" Who wrote these words? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. In 2002, a British Bank of England five pound note was issued with Queen Elizabeth II depicted on the front. Which famous Elizabeth could be found on the reverse of the same note?

Answer: Elizabeth Fry

Elizabeth Fry lived from 1780 to 1845. She was an English prison and social reformer who made pioneering history by making the treatment of prisoners more humane. Her interest started when she visited Newgate prison in London. She saw children and women in overcrowded cells, some of which had not even been for trial.

She was assisted by Sir William Peel when he became Home Secretary, and several prison reforms were introduced, which included the Gaols Act 1823. Over one thousand people attended her burial when she died of a stroke.
2. Elizabeth Taylor is well known as being one of Hollywood's greatest actresses. Her private life did not go unmissed either, especially her multiple marriages. Who was her second husband?

Answer: Michael Wilding

Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Wilding were married between 1952 and 1957. They had two sons together, Michael Howard Wilding and Christopher Edward Wilding. Although both famous for acting, they never starred in the same film together. Wilding suffered with epilepsy and he eventually died in 1979 after suffering a fall.
3. Elizabeth Blackwell was born in England, 1821. Her family moved to the United States in 1832 and she later became a teacher. Teaching was not her greatest love. After further studies, she became famous in which profession?

Answer: Medicine

Elizabeth studied medicine privately at the same time as teaching, always looking for a medical school which would accept her. Her application to study at Geneva Medical College in New York was successful, even though students thought it was a practical joke.

She graduated top in her class in 1849. She became the first woman to graduate from medical school in America, thereby becoming the first recognised female doctor in the United States. During her life, she became friends with Florence Nightingale.
4. Elizabeth Perkins is an American film actress known for the part she played as Wilma Flintstone in 'The Flintstones' (1994). Actor Anthony Perkins played creepy Norman Bates in Psycho (1960). Are they related to each other?

Answer: No

Elizabeth Perkins was born on November 18th, 1960, in New York City. She studied acting at the Goodman School of Drama in Chicago. After leaving drama school, she spent time on Broadway and since became more prominent as a film actress. Her films included 'Miracle on 34th Street' (1994), 'Cats & Dogs' (2001) and she was also in the voice cast of 'Finding Nemo' (2003). Elizabeth was diagnosed with 'latent autoimmune diabetes' when she was 44 years old.
5. Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, was married to King George VI of England and mother to the royal princesses, Elizabeth and Margaret. She was the last Empress of India. She was also the last Queen of which country, before it became a republic in 1949?

Answer: Ireland

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was born in 1900 and married Albert, Duke of York in 1923. She suddenly became Queen in 1936 when her brother-in-law, Edward VIII, abdicated the throne in order to be with American divorcee Wallis Simpson. The British empire started breaking up in 1947 with the independence of Pakistan and India. This was followed in 1949 when Ireland became a republic.
6. Born on 30th June, 1768, Elizabeth Kortright became the wife of which President of the United States?

Answer: James Monroe

Elizabeth Kortright was born in New York and married James Monroe on February 16th, 1786, when she was just 17 years old. The couple had two daughters and a son, who died when he was a child. When Monroe was appointed United States Minister, the family travelled to France and it was here that Elizabeth aided the release of French writer and author, Madame Lafayette.

Another 17 years of travelling would take place before Monroe took the Presidential oath in 1817. After leaving the White House, Elizabeth collapsed near a fireplace and suffered with severe burns.

She died three years later at the age of 62, and was followed ten months later by her husband.
7. Elizabeth Gaskell was an English novelist who often portrayed different levels of society, including the poor. Which of the following is not one of her novels?

Answer: The Mill on the Floss

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell was born on 29th September, 1810. She married a Unitarian minister in 1832 and they settled down to married life just outside Manchester. She wrote 'Mary Barton' (1848) followed by 'Cranford' (1853) and then 'North and South' (1854-1855).

She became good friends with Charlotte Bronte, and when Charlotte died in 1855, Elizabeth wrote her biography 'Life of Charlotte Brontė' (1857). 'Sylvia's Lovers' was written in 1863. Elizabeth died in 1865, leaving her final novel, 'Wives and Daughters', incomplete.
8. Elizabeth Jagger is the oldest daughter of singer Mick Jagger, and model Jerry Hall. What high profile profession does she have?

Answer: Fashion model

Elizabeth Scarlett Jagger was born on March 2nd, 1984, in New York. Her first performance as a runway model came in 1998. In 2002, she signed a two year contract to become the face for Lancome, for an estimated $1.38 million. In 2002, she also had a part in the film 'Igby Goes Down', starring Kieran Culkin, Claire Danes and Jeff Goldblum.

She appeared on television adverts to promote 'Marks & Spencer', which also featured 1960's model 'Twiggy'.
9. Elizabeth Arden is a worldwide company which has been selling cosmetics since the late 19th century. What is the name of the Canadian businesswoman who founded the company?

Answer: Florence Nightingale Graham

Florence Nightingale Graham was born in Ontario, Canada on 31st December, 1878. She moved to New York when she was 24 years old and went into partnership with culturist, Elizabeth Hubbard. Together they formed 'Elizabeth Arden', named from the poem "Enoch Arden" by Tennyson.

She brought a scientific approach to cosmetic formulations and introduced pioneering concepts such as foundations that matched a person's skin tone. At the peak of her career she owned salons all across the globe, including Sydney, Hong Kong, Milan and Johannesburg.
10. "Such I was, from eight to eight and twenty; and such I might still have been but for you, dearest, loveliest Elizabeth!" Who wrote these words?

Answer: Jane Austen

'Pride and Prejudice' was written by Jane Austen and first published in 1813. The original version was written in 1796-1797, with the working title, 'First Impressions'. Elizabeth Bennet is considered one of the most well loved heroines in British literature, and Darcy, the most haughty, and dare I say 'sexiest' of heroes.

The story tells of the initial misjudgement between these two characters and ends with a second proposal in which Darcy quotes the words "dearest, loveliest, Elizabeth"
Source: Author Plodd

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