Children's Authors

Quiz 124 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Children’s authors picture round. Can you identify the following children’s writers?

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1. Lewis Carroll

By Oscar Gustave Rejlander – Unknown, Public Domain,

2. Michael Morpurgo

By Georges Seguin (Okki) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Roald Dahl

By Carl Van Vechten – Public Domain,

4. Michael Rosen

‘Michael Rosen recording Listening Lions’ by Historyworks – Used under a Creative Commons 2.0 Generic license, via

5. Philip Pulllman

By Photographed by Adrian Hon, [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)

By Al Ravenna [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Jacqueline Wilson

By Rodw  Illustrator: nick sharrat (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Beatrix Potter

By Potter’s father Rupert Potter, died 1914 – Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller and Countrywoman ISBN 0-7232-4175-9, Public Domain,

9. David Walliams

By Ana maria wiggins [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

10. J.M. Barrie

By George Charles Beresford – The National Portrait Gallery, London, Public Domain,



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Quiz 112 – Round 2 – Super Heroes

In this superhero quiz all your contestants need to do is identify these superheroes from the name of the alter-ego.

1. Bruce Wayne


2. Tony Stark


3. Bruce Banner

The Incredible Hulk

4. Peter Parker


5. Hal Jordan

Green Lantern

6. Matt Murdock


7. Clark Kent


8. Barry Allen

The Flash

9. Diana Prince

Wonder Woman

10. Reed Richards

Mister Fantastic


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Quiz 109 – Round 2 – Children’s Television

1. What colour is Henry in the ‘Thomas the Tank Engine’ stories?


2.  What is the name of the nursery school teacher in ‘Balamory’?

Miss Hoolie

3.Which ‘Tot’ from ‘Tots TV’ had blue hair?


4. Which green ‘Sesame Street’ character lives in a ‘trash can’?

Oscar the Grouch

5. Who was the original presenter of ‘Art Attack’?

Neil Buchanan

6. In which CBeebies programme would you find the character ‘Captain Adorable’?


7. Which late Eighties and early Nineties cartoon character had a butler called Igor?

Count Duckula

8. What are the first names of the ‘Chuckle Brothers’?

Barry and Paul

9. Which 1972 children’s television programme was presented by Rick Jones?


10. Which famous British actor narrates ‘In the Night Garden’?

Sir Derek Jacobi

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Quiz 107 – Round 2 – Nursery Rhymes

1. How many men did the ‘Grand Old Duke of York’ have?

Ten thousand

2. Where was I on my way to when I met a man with seven wives?

St. Ives

3. Who had silver buckles on his knee, yellow hair and was bright and fair?

Bobby Shafto

4. In the rhyme ‘One, Two, Buckle My Shoe’, what follows the numbers nine and ten?

A big, fat hen

5. Who stole the tarts that the Queen of Hearts made?

The Knave of Hearts

6. Rub-a-dub-dub, three men in a tub… Who were they?

The butcher, the baker and the candlestick-maker

7. Who killed Cock Robin?

The sparrow

8. Where did the crooked man find a crooked sixpence?

Upon a crooked stile

9. What was Little Miss Muffet eating?

Curds and Whey

10. If Monday’s child is ‘fair of face’, how is Friday’s child described?

Loving and giving





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Quiz 45 – Round 3 – Cartoons

1. Which actress provides the voice of Meg Griffin in Family Guy?

Mila Kunis

2. Which musical piece by Modest Mussorgsky features in Disney’s animated film ‘Fantasia’, accompanied by images of the demon ‘Chernabog’ summoning evil spirits from their graves?

Night on Bald Mountain

3. In the Flintstones, what decoration does the baby Pebbles wear in her hair?

A bone

4. Matt Groening found fame with ‘The Simpsons’ – but which other animated television series did he create?


5. ‘Mammy Two Shoes’ was a character whose head was only once seen on screen – which two characters did she tend to have to clear up after?

Tom and Jerry

6. In the ‘Peanuts’ cartoons, what is the name of the small, yellow bird who is Snoopy’s best friend?


7. Which animated family first appeared on U.S. television in 1962, but lived in the futuristic ‘Orbit City’ in the year 2062?

The Jetsons

8. Jaga, Lion-O, Tygra and Panthro were characters appearing in which series?


9. On which street in Springfield do the Simpsons live?

Evergreen Terrace

10. Carl Fredricksen is the main character in which 2009 Disney Pixar film?






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Quiz 36 – Round 4 – Children’s Entertainment

1. What type of animal is Beatrix Potter’s ‘Miss Moppet’?


2. Who lived at 29 Acacia Road, Nuttytown?


3. Gudrun Ure played which television character with super powers in the 80s?


4. Lyra, Brendan, Red and Kris are characters from which television and game series?


5. In a traditional ‘Punch and Judy’ show, what is the name of Mr Punch’s dog?


6. Which of the Teletubbies was green?


7. Keith Harris had a top ten hit in 1982 – what was the song called?

Orville’s Song

8. Who wrote the original series of ‘Young Bond’ spy novels for teens?

Charlie Higson

9. The CBeebies show about a small girl who lives with her family on the fictitious and remote Scottish island of Struay is known as Katie… what?


10. Who was the first female presenter of Blue Peter?

Leila Williams





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Quiz 31 – Round 5 – Cartoons

Can you name the cartoon from its characters?

1. Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty and Linus Van Pelt


2. Philip J. Fry, Bender Bending Rodriguez and Amy Wong


3. Ned Flanders, Selma Bouvier and Charles Montgomery Burns


4. Ernest Penfold, Colonel K and Baron Silas Greenback

Danger Mouse

5. Choo-Choo, Brain and Officer Charlie Dibble

Top Cat

6. Quinn Morgendorffer, Jane Lane and Trent Lane


7. Peter Griffin, Carter Pewterschmidt and Glenn Quagmire

Family Guy

8. Phineas Flynn, Perry the Platypus and Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz

Phineas and Ferb

9. Master Mate, Tom the Cabin Boy and Cut-Throat Jake

Captain Pugwash

10. Posie, Perkin and Pootle

The Flumps





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Quiz 29 – Round 5 – Children’s Entertainment

1. Who narrated ‘Mr Benn’ in the 1970s cartoon series?

Ray Brooks

2. Name the 4 ‘Teletubbies’.

Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po

3. In which year was Blue Peter first broadcast?


4. In the nursery rhyme ‘Jack and Jill’, what did Jack mend his head with?

Vinegar and brown paper

5. Who wrote the Tracey Beaker books?

Jacqueline Wilson

6. In which children’s TV programme would you find the character ‘Igglepiggle’?

In the Night Garden

7. Which 1998 children’s book by David Almond was turned into a film, released in 2009?


8. Bagpuss became famous in the 70s, but what was the name of the girl who owned the shop?


9. Which Disney – Pixar film tells the tale of the elderly widower Carl Fredrickson?


10. Can you name all of Snow White’s seven dwarfs?

Doc, Happy, Sleepy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey and Bashful





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