- 1: Number of species of sea creature named after her: the Askenasia regina.
- 1: Number of times she survived an assassination attempt. In Australia, 1970 a log was deliberately laid on the track in front of the Queen's train. The detective in charge of the case said if the train had been traveling at its normal speed, 'it would have plunged off the tracks.'
- 2: Number of middle names she has — Alexander after her great-grandmother and Mary after her grandmother.
- 2: Number of years she lived in Malta with Prince Philip when he was an officer in the navy — before she became Queen and they returned to live in London.
- 2 1/4: Height in inches of the heels on her shoes.
- 3: The weight of the Imperial State Crown, in pounds.
- 3: number of carats in the solitaire diamond of her engagement ring.
- 4: Number of children she has; Prince Charles of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex; and Prince Andrew, Duke of York.
- 4: Number of working beehives at Buckingham Palace.
- 4: Number of dogs she currently has — 2 corgis named Willow and Holly, and two 'dorgis' (a dachshund/corgi mix) called Candy and Vulcan.
- 5'4: Her height in feet and inches.
- 6: Her shoe size.
- 7: The number of both archbishops and popes who have been appointed since she first took power on Feb. 6, 1952.
- 8: Number of grandchildren she has; Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips, Prince William of Wales, Prince Henry of Wales, Princess Beatrice of York, Princess Eugenie of York, Lady Louise Windsor, and James, Viscount Severn.
- 8: Number of carriages in the royal train.