Famous Prizes

Famous Prize Quizzes – Our bank of ready-made pub quizzes on the topic of famous prizes and awards.

2015 Quiz – Round 3 – Awards and Winners

2015 Awards and Winners – Who or what were the winners of the following in 2015?

1. BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Andy Murray

2. Academy Award for Best Picture

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

3. BAFTA for leading actor

Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)

4. Winners of Strictly Come Dancing (both celebrity and professional)

Jay McGuiness and Aliona Vilani

5. Winner of the Man Booker Prize

A Brief History of Seven Killings – Marlon James

6. Winner of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here

Vicky Pattison

7. The Turner Prize (name of artists)


8. Winner of the British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton

9. Winner of the Wimbledon Men’s Singles

Novak Djokovic

10. Winner of the X Factor

Louisa Johnson





Quiz 15 – Round 2 – Famous prizes

This quiz is all about the consolation prizes for UK TV game shows. Some shows used to give out very distinctive consolation prizes to their runners up. Can you tell the game show from the consolation prize?

1 Cheque book and pen

Blankety Blank

2. An engraved crystal

The Crystal Maze

3. A carriage clock

Mr and Mrs

4. A trophy and a cue – and sometimes a waistcoat.

Big Break

5. His and Hers watches and a wall clock

Every Second Counts

6. A watch and an electronic game

Wheel Of Fortune

7. A ceramic dusty bin


8. A teapot (but only for returning champions!)


9. A copy of a newspaper from the day you were born.

Today’s The Day

10. A toy, a tankard or a BFH.

Bullseye (and if you can’t remember, BFH stood for ‘Bus fare home’)