L&RUK Annual Quiz

As in previous years, the 2023 Annual Quiz concerns events in law and religion during the previous 12 months or so, many of which have featured in our posts. The answers and explanations will be posted on Saturday 30 December.

1. Until 2023 who had the honour of finding a glove for the right hand of a new Monarch on the day they are crowned? And why has this changed?

2. Who was the great-great-great-great-great-great grandson of King Henry VI who founded Eton College and died in 1471.

3. Who used his speech to rant against “f***ing careerists who f*** up the lives of others”, and “those who climb to show their a**”?

4. Where might you find: leaves, a sundial, a shrine, a door, an angel, a cloister, a clock, a ceiling, a bible and a masterpiece from the dawn of the Industrial Revolution?

5. What was different about 6 February 2023?

6. Which barrister was featured on a large banner displayed at a football match?

7. Which is the only church in the world to have a ring of ten bells in a harmonic minor key?

8. Which bird went missing on 3 April 2023?

9. What have the Archbishop of Los Angeles and the Archbishop of Edinburgh got in common?

10. Which eminence grise links Milford Haven, Newark, Knightsbridge, and Tyrone?

11. Name the event which took place on the Cosmati Pavement in Westminster Abbey on 5 May 2019?

12. Who walked to the Coronation of King Charles on 6 May 2023, and why?


13. How many “flag days” will HM The King get at at Cambridge University this year?

14. Who, or what are the following and where might they be found? Florence and Cecilia; Dorothy; Sushila and Caroline; Lydia; and Mary Ann

15. PostIt notes were invented to scribble notes in hymnals and religious texts used in church, True or False?

16. Which (current) Church of England parish is perhaps the only parish which has the distinction of having a former Vicar elected to the papacy.

17. What happened on 26 October for the first time in seven decades?

18. Which family provided a link between the flag of Europe and the flag of Greece?

19. How did the Pope confuse coffee drinkers?

20. Where will Pope Francis be buried?

21. What is the link between Re St Andrew Horbling [2022] ECC Lin 2 and the following equation 



22. About what did a member of the House of Bishops said “Thank you, but we should have done more” 

Cite this article as: David Pocklington, "L&RUK Annual Quiz" in Law & Religion UK, 21 December 2023, https://lawandreligionuk.com/2023/12/21/lruk-annual-quiz/




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