Quiz: How Much Attention Do You Pay To Tube Station Names?

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 38 months ago
Quiz: How Much Attention Do You Pay To Tube Station Names?

For our latest quiz about the tube, we're paying attention to the names give to London Underground stations. Without further ado:

1. Which station was called Gillespie Road when it first opened?

2. How many tube stations have the letter 'x' in their name?

3. Name the two tube stations which contain all five vowels.

4. Which tube station has the shortest name?

5. How many stations have '&' in their name (as it's written on the official tube map)?

6. How many tube station names have the word 'Hill' in them

7. How many tube stations have the word 'Square' in their name?

8. How many stations have three or more words in their name? ('&' or 'and' doesn't count as a word).

9. Can you name the one tube station with the letter 'z' in its name?


1.  Arsenal

2. Five: Brixton, Croxley, Oxford Circus, Uxbridge, Vauxhall

Special shoutout to anyone who managed to get Croxley.

3. Mansion House and South Ealing

4. Bit of a trick question: Bank and Oval are equals.

5. Five: Chalfont & Latimer, Elephant & Castle, Harrow & Wealdstone, Highbury & Islington, Totteridge & Whetstone

6. Nine: Buckhurst Hill, Dollis Hill, Gants Hill, Grange Hill, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Mill Hill East, Notting Hill Gate, Sudbury Hill, Tower Hill. Ten if you count Northwood Hills, or 11 if you want to count Hillingdon as well.

7. Four: Euston Square, Leicester Square, Russell Square, Sloane Square.

8. 15: Bromley-by-Bow, Great Portland Street, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Heathrow Terminals 1,2,3, Heathrow Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 5, High Street Kensington, Hyde Park Corner, King's Cross St Pancras, Mill Hill East, Notting Hill Gate, St James's Park, St John's Wood, Shepherd's Bush Market, Tottenham Court Road

9. Belsize Park

If that's got your little grey cells fired up, take a look at our collection of quizzes about London, including general knowledge, anagrams, and plenty of tube trivia.

Last Updated 11 April 2018