A Royal Round of Queenly Quizzes

For the past week and a half, the world’s attention has been on the events leading up to the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. In her honor, we present this queenly quiz. Each of these questions about queens was inspired by a Commonplace Fun Facts article. Links to the articles for each correct answer can be found at the end of the quiz.

For The Articles That Give More Information About Each Correct Answer, Click on the Links Below

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The Famous Ship That Was Named By Mistake

One of the most magnificent passenger liners of the 20th century was the RMS Queen Mary. Its name became synonymous with luxury travel. Its name was also a mistake.

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Mary Stuart, the Queen of Golf

Unless you are a true golf aficionado, you may not recognize Mary Stuart’s name. If this is the first you are hearing about her, that’s unfortunate. As far as the sport concerned, she is a legend and truly earned a place among golfing royalty.

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The Christmas When Charlie Got Stuck in the Snow

It’s funny how things that seem so ordinary to us can be extraordinary for others. For most of us, having a car ride end with being stuck in the snow would register as an inconvenience. For Charlie, it is one of his fondest Christmas memories.

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