The Great Fire of London in 1666 was a terrible disaster that destroyed most of the City of London. As one of the most significant milestones in the history of the City, the Great Fire has been a favourite topic for generations of primary school students across the UK. Here is a quiz with 15 questions great for kids in primary school (KS1, KS2) as well as for older kids and adults in need of a refresher.
We can also recommend this free Great Fire of London Game where you meet Tom (a fictional character) and Jane (Samuel Pepys’s maid) and hear their stories of the fire. The Museum of London is an incredible resource to learn more about the Great Fire with its many interactive areas. Or why not visit the City and see if you can locate the city churches that survived the fire?
Here are some of our other London quizzes for kids:
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