A Platinum Jubilee question to begin with: How old was the Queen when she acceded to the throne in 1952?

The Question: A Platinum Jubilee question to begin with: How old was the Queen when she acceded to the throne in 1952?

A 21
B 23
C 25

It was Prince Philip who broke the news to the 25-year-old Princess Elizabeth that her father had died and she had acceded to the throne as Queen while they were away in Kenya on a tour in 1952.

The correct answer is 25.

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