The Quiz: The Queen’s Universities in Canada and Ireland are named for whom?
Queen Elizabeth I
Mary, Queen of Scots
Queen’s University Belfast in Ireland and Queen’s University at Kingston in Ontario, Canada, were both named for England’s Queen Victoria. The former, which received its charter from the queen in 1845, is one of Northern Ireland’s top universities and a member of the Russell Group of research schools. The latter is one of the oldest universities in Canada, and was established in 1841 by the country’s Presbyterian Church.
The correct answer to this quiz is Queen Victoria.