The most difficult London riddles A list of London related questions that are most often answered incorrectly History quiz According to tradition, how many people were killed in the great fire of London in 1666?6. The death toll is traditionally thought to have been small, as only six verified deaths were recorded. This reasoning has recently been challenged on the grounds that the deaths of poor and middle-class people were not recorded.very hard 27% 6627%60060014%60,00060,00045%6,000,0006,000,00011%Created by: Jason Beagley. Statistics based on 4797 answers in 2 languages »disasters riddles » Who was driving the famed zebra carriage in London?Walter Rotschild. The 2nd baron of Rotschild was a keen zoologist. He owned the largest zoological collection ever amassed by a private individual: 2,250,000 butterflies, 300,000 bird skins, 30,000 beetles, as well as thousands of specimens of other animals. He sponsored many explorers and scientists, hence many animals species are today named after him. In his will, he donated the collection to the British Museum. It was the greatest accession which that institution has ever received.hard 47% Queen VictoriaQueen Victoria14%Walter RotschildWalter Rotschild47%Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber30%StingSting7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12913 answers in 2 languages »museums riddles » By what were the first London Underground trains pulled? Steam locomotives. Ventilation shafts at various points on the route allowed the engines to expel steam and bring fresh air into the tunnels. These shafts were sometimes hidden behind false facades, like the one on the photo (Leinster Gardens 23). The right-hand property is a fake.hard 49% steam locomotivessteam locomotives49%diesel locomotivesdiesel locomotives8%electric locomotiveselectric locomotives5%horseshorses36%Created by: Luca Biaggi. Statistics based on 10281 answers in 2 languages »metro riddles » These rusting sea forts were built near a certain capital city. Which one?London. The Thames Estuary Army Forts were constructed in 1942 to a design by Guy Maunsell. Their purpose was to provide anti-aircraft fire within the Thames Estuary area. Each fort consisted of a group of seven towers with a walkway connecting them all to the central control tower.average 61% LondonLondon61%AmsterdamAmsterdam19%RomeRome3%StockholmStockholm16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17630 answers in 2 languages »World War II riddles » Where was the world’s first underground railway system built?London. The Metropolitan Railway opened on 10 January 1863, and was carrying over 26,000 passengers a day within a few months of opening. The early lines were built by various private companies, and became integrated in 1933.average 66% New YorkNew York13%LondonLondon66%ParisParis8%MoscowMoscow10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 20979 answers in 2 languages »history of technics riddles » With whom is this building associated?William Shakespeare. The Globe Theatre was built in 1599 by Shakespeare's playing company. A modern reconstruction of the Globe, named "Shakespeare's Globe" (pictured), opened in 1997 approximately 750 feet (230 m) from the site of the original theatre.easy 70% William the SilentWilliam the Silent11%William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare70%Blaise PascalBlaise Pascal7%Maximilien de RobespierreMaximilien de Robespierre9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13327 answers in 2 languages »tourist attractions riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.