Are You The Ultimate Londoner? Test Your Knowledge With This Quiz

The ‘Ultimate Londoner’ live-streamed quiz on Sunday 6 September 2020 delves into the city’s history and culture – from its weird museum objects to its late-night cabarets – inspiring you to get back out safely to see the city and also to help raise funds for businesses as they reopen their doors.

Sign-up is free, with the option to donate to the Mayor of London’s ‘Pay it Forward’ campaign to help raise vital funds to rebuild, and recover from the impact of COVID-19.

Sign up via ​ to take part in the live quiz which will be streamed on YouTube at 19:00 on Sunday 6 September.


Prizes include an overnight stay and afternoon tea at 5* hotel The Ned, as well as an official certificate acknowledging the winner as ‘The Ultimate Londoner’.

The Ultimate Londoner Quiz forms part of the City of London Corporation’s ‘Our City Together’ collaborative initiative and runs in partnership with London & Partners, Londonist, and the Mayor of London’s office to celebrate the capital’s culture and show that London Is Open.

Did you know?

Henry III received ‘a white bear’ (believed to be a polar bear) from King Haakon of Norway in 1252. The bear was kept at the Tower of London on a long leash so it could swim in the river Thames and catch fish.

The Great Fire of London swept through the city 354 years ago from 2-6 September 1666. On 6 September the very last fire was extinguished early in the morning by a crew led by Samuel Pepys. A devastating and transformative moment for London, the fire was a catalyst for change which, according to many historians, created lasting improvements that ultimately benefited the city and its inhabitants.

In its 600 years of serving punters, The George Inn near London Bridge has welcomed both Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare amongst its regulars. Not at the same time though obviously…