Quiz: How Well Do You Know London?

From Boris to burgers, how well do you know the city?

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  1. 1. Let's start: What's the average cost of a pint?

    £3.03
    £3.31
    £3.53
    £3.93
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    According to Camra (April 2013) the average London pint is £3.31.

  2. 2. Still warming up. How long did it take to build the Shard?

    2008-2012
    2009-2013
    2007-2012
    2008-2011
  3. 3. And here we go. What bridge is this?

    Blackfriars Bridge
    Tower Bridge
    Southwark Bridge
    Millenium Bridge
  4. 4. What year were the Boris Bikes launched?

    2008
    2009
    2010
    2011
  5. 5. It's commuter time! Which freesheets are available?

    Evening Standard, Metro, City AM, London Lite
    Metro, Evening Standard, TimeOut, City AM
    London Paper, TimeOut, Evening Standard, City AM
    London Lite, Metro, TimeOut, London Paper,
  6. 6. A tourist needs help. What is the correct stop for Abbey Road?

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    Baker Street
    St John's Wood
    Maida Vale
    Abbey Road
  7. 7. You're cornered in Soho by a pair of lost Spaniards. What's the quickest route between Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus?

    Piccadilly Line
    Walk
    Taxi
  8. 8. It's the weekend! What time does Billingsgate Fish Market Open?

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    3 AM
    4 AM
    5 AM
    6 AM
  9. 9. Which of these is not a burger restaurant?

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    Patty and Bun
    Meat Market
    Sloppy Joe's
    Tommi's
  10. 10. Let's talk history. Where did the Great Fire of London begin?

    Drury Lane
    Fishamble Street
    Pudding Lane
    Lime Street
  11. 11. The profits from 'Peter Pan' fund which London hospital?

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    Homerton Hospital
    Moorfields Eye Hospital
    Great Ormond Street Hospital
    St. Thomas' Hospital
  12. 12. Pop culture time. What hotel is shown in the opening of 'Wannabe'?

    The Ritz
    The Wolseley
    St Pancras Hotel
    Holiday Inn, Camden
  13. 13. Which market inspired this Harry Potter scene?

    Spitafields Market
    Leadenhall Market
    Maltby Street Market
    Portobello Market
  14. 14. Where can you find a TARDIS?

    Hammersmith
    Earl's Court
    Shepherd's Bush
    Lancaster Gate
  15. 15. And finally. What is the etiquette for getting a seat?

    Elbows out. Winner takes all.
    Divide the carriage into three zones and lurk patiently.
    Get on at Cockfosters.
    Stare your fellow commuters down, until the sorrow in your eyes moves them to pity.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know London?