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Big Ben

You've surely heard of it, but how much do you know about it?


 

Quiz ID:#7401
Fun:*** (2.19)
Difficulty:*** (2.46)
Category:Other
Created By:zigthepigAen****!

 

 

 



#1   Big Ben is the world's largest, four-faced, chiming clock tower.




#2   Below each of the four clock faces, the Latin inscription "DOMINE SALVAM FAC REGINAM NOSTRAM VICTORIAM PRIMAM" is present. What does it mean?







#3   When did the clock start working?







#4   There are two important events which put the focus onto Big Ben. What are they?







#5   In which Supertramp song are the chimes of Big Ben heard?

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#6   Who is Big Ben named after?

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#7   There are cells within the tower where Members of Parliament can be imprisoned. When was the last recorded case of this?







#8   In 1956, radio listeners heard something out of the ordinary on the time signal. The microphone inside the tower did pick up the chimes, but also picked up workmen's conversations.




#9   What caused Big Ben to chime in the New Year 10 minutes late in 1962?







#10   The largest bell is in perfect condition.




 

 


   



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