Quiz Corner

Test yourself on London, the transport network, and general knowledge in these quizzes old and new...

Tube Teasers - Test Your Tube Knowledge With Our Fun Quiz 2019 (2019-09-01)TfL Corporate Archives

From 2019...

Do You Know Your London Quiz 1958 (1958-05-01)TfL Corporate Archives

From 1958...

London Quiz Answers, 1958-05-01, From the collection of: TfL Corporate Archives
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Some updated answers! 6. Tower Hamlets (Stepney stopped being a borough in 1965). 23. Safe in the Parliamentary Archives! 24. As of 2021 it's Croydon by population and Bromley by size. And some elaborations on answers! 20. This is the area known as Spitalfields Market. 22. Hyde Park Pet Cemetery dates back to the 1880s and was the first public pet cemetery in Britain

Quiz Corner 2021 (2021-01-01)TfL Corporate Archives

From 2021 (answers the correct way up appear in next image!)

Quiz Corner 2021 Answers, 2021-01-01, From the collection of: TfL Corporate Archives
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How Many Can You Answer? 1950 Quiz (1950-05-01)TfL Corporate Archives

From 1950...

Quiz Answers, 1950-05-01, From the collection of: TfL Corporate Archives
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We definitely never knew that about our p's and q's!

Are You A Bus Brainiac? 2015 (2015-12-21)TfL Corporate Archives

Here's a bus special from 2015 we're cruelly not giving you the answers for. Get Googling people!!

Testing Time 1953 (1953-05-01)TfL Corporate Archives

From 1953...

Quiz Answers, 1953-05-01, From the collection of: TfL Corporate Archives
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Want some updated answers? There are now 17 bridges available to people walking across the Thames downriver from (and including) Hammersmith: the Millennium Bridge was added in 2000, the Golden Jubilee Bridge was added in 2002. And 'London' Airport was the original name for Heathrow! Northolt is actually an RAF airport but was used for commercial passenger flights whilst London Airport was being built

How Well Do You Know London 1965 (1965-05-01)TfL Corporate Archives

From 1965...

Quiz Answers, 1965-05-01, From the collection of: TfL Corporate Archives
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St. Bartholomew's is the oldest hospital in Britain still providing medical services which occupies the site it was originally built on. As of 2023, it's 700yrs old! Oh, and The Royal Mint moved to Wales in 1968

Transport Trivia - How Well Do You Know The Network? (2019-12-19)TfL Corporate Archives

From 2019...

Bus Quiz 1947, 1947-07-01, From the collection of: TfL Corporate Archives
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Bus Quiz Answers, 1947-07-01, From the collection of: TfL Corporate Archives
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This bus focused quiz is from 1947. We challenged the business to do the same quiz in 2023 and below you can find the answers

If you've enjoyed these quizzes taken from our historic collections, take a look through our staff magazines collection online. Many of the magazines have quizzes, crosswords, chess puzzles, gardening tips, and recipes - as well of course as contemporary news about the organisation.https://tfl-2.access.preservica.com/uncategorized/SO_bbb1d610-60b4-4c03-97dd-eb6f95a26340/

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