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1. When Princess Elizabeth was 19 she was allowed to join the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Services and was trained to do war work. After she passed the course what job was she qualified to do?
2. On VE day there was great rejoicing all over London. The King, Queen and Princesses were at Buckingham Palace. How did Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret celebrate victory?
3. After the war the King, Queen and the Princesses went abroad on a state visit. While there, Princess Elizabeth broadcast a vow to all her future subjects in Britain and the Commonwealth. From which country was this vow broadcast?
4. Back in London, plans went ahead for the wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Prince Philip of Greece. Where was the wedding to be held and on what date?
5. Who was chosen to design Princess Elizabeth's wedding dress?
6. Upon marriage, Princess Elizabeth acquired an additional title due to the King bestowing a dukedom on Prince Philip. What was that title?
7. After the wedding, where did Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip make their London home?
8. On November 14, 1948, Prince Charles was born. Where did Princess Elizabeth give birth?
9. After the birth of Prince Charles, Princess Elizabeth joined Prince Philip abroad to live as a "navy wife." In what country was he stationed?
10. Princess Elizabeth, on her return to England, gave birth in 1950 to the Princess Royal. What was the full name of her new daughter?
11. Due to the King's illness, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip deputized at a state visit for the King and Queen. While abroad the Princess was told that her father, King George VI had died in his sleep and she was now Queen. In what country was she when she was given the news?
12. Upon the Queen's return to Buckingham Palace who was the first person to bow, kiss her hand, and proclaim "God Save the Queen?"
13. The coronation was scheduled to take place where and on what date?
14. The Queen's train was very heavy and needed young ladies to help carry it while the Queen walked from place to place during the coronation ceremony. How many maids of honor were needed to carry the train?
15. Who was the first person at the coronation to kneel before the Queen and proclaim himself her "liege man of life and limb"?
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