London360: The Royal Albert Hall Quiz


Hi Everyone! 🙂

Here is the Quiz I did for London 360 in October 2015:

I visited the Royal Albert Hall as part of a talk and tour with London360 Multimedia Genius Trainee Journalists on the 16th October 2015. We were given a talk and tour of the Venue.

Here are ten questions to test your knowledge on the Venue:

Q1) The Royal Albert Hall can fit up to how many people?

  1. A) 1,000
  2. B) 6,000
  3. C) 11,000
  4. D) 16,000

Q2) When was the Venue officially open to the Public?

  1. A) 1871
  2. B) 1971
  3. C)1771
  4. D) 2071

Q3) How many times has rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter Eric Clapton performed at the Venue to date?

  1. A) 105
  2. B) 115
  3. C) 205
  4. D) 1015

Q4) In which year did the official Grand Sumo Tournament take place at the Venue? Also which festival was it a part of?

  1. A) 1981 – Korean
  2. B) 2001 – Vietnam
  3. C) 1971 – China
  4. D) 1991 – Japan

Q5) When did the BBC Proms start at the Venue?

  1. A) 1921
  2. B) 1941
  3. C) 1841
  4. D) 1991

Q6) The Venue has the largest cinema in which continent?

  1. A) America
  2. B) Africa
  3. C) Europe
  4. D) Antarctica

Q7) Which year were films featured at the Venue?

  1. A) 1995
  2. B) 1915
  3. C) 1815
  4. D) 1905

Q8) How many bars and restaurants does the venue has at the moment?

  1. A) 13 bars & 3 restaurants
  2. B) 3 bars & 13 restaurants
  3. C) 10 bars & 2 restaurants
  4. D) 11 bars & 1 restaurant

Q9) Comedian Billy Connolly has performed at the Venue. How long did it last for?

  1. A) 10 weeks
  2. B) 15 weeks
  3. C) 12 weeks
  4. D) 2 weeks

Q10) Building the basement of the Venue took around 7 years. How much did it cost to build?

  1. A) £20 million
  2. B) £20 billion
  3. C) £70 million
  4. D) £10 million

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The Answers:

Q1) B) 6,000

Q2) A) 1871

Q3) C) 205

Q4) D) 1991 – Japan

Q5) B) 1941

Q6) C) Europe

Q7) D) 1905

Q8) A) 13 bars & 3 restaurants

Q9) D) 2 weeks

Q10) C) £70 million

Your Rank:

0-3: The Basement

4-5: Just Standing

6-7: Sitting on the Seats

8-9: Have a Box of your own

10: Sitting in the Royal Box

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