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Reign of Queen Victoria

Concerning the reign of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, from 1837 to 1901. Answer the questions based on the hint.
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First submittedMay 24, 2015
Last updatedMay 24, 2015
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Age at which Victoria ascended the throne.
18
The names of the five male monarchs that preceded her.
William IV
George I
George II
George III
George IV
Prime Minister (1834-35) (1841-46) that created the modern police force.
Robert Peel
The first league in the world of this sport is established in 1888.
Football
This event causes 1 million people to die and a further 1 million to emigrate, particularly to the USA.
Great Famine
Victoria becomes the first monarch to live in this royal residence.
Buckingham Palace
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The origins of this political party emerge after the extension of the franchise to working class men.
Labour Party
This unidentified serial killer becomes internationally notorious after extensive newspaper coverage in 1888.
Jack the Ripper
This scientist's book 'On the Origin of Species' is published on 24 November 1859.
Charles Darwin
Organised by Prince Albert and Henry Cole in Hyde Park, the first 'World's Fair' is more commonly known as this.
The Great Exhibition
The first name of Victoria and Albert's second son, and also of the Poet Laureate Tennyson.
Alfred
In 1861, Prince Albert dies of this disease caused by contaminated water or food.
Typhoid fever
This Prime Minister, (1874-1880) (1868) is most associated with one-nation conservatism and to date is the only British Prime Minister of Jewish birth.
Benjamin Disraeli
Four time PM William Gladstone introduces two Home Rule Bills (1886, 1893) for this now independent nation which are both defeated.
Ireland
'British North America' is renamed to become this modern day country in 1867.
Canada
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Mar 11, 2019
Nice quiz!