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TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 29 – Round 4 – TV and Film

Can you identify the sitcom from its main actors (or a selection of!)?

1. Neil Morrissey, Martin Clunes, Leslie Ash and Caroline Quentin.

Men Behaving Badly

2. Kathy Burke and James Dreyfus.

Gimme Gimme Gimme

3. Craig Charles, Chris Barrie, Danny John-Jules and Robert Llewellyn.

Red Dwarf

4. Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles, Angela Thorne and Daphne Heard.

To the Manor Born

5. James Bowlam, Peter Bowles, Christopher Strauli, Richard Wilson and Derrick Branche.

Only When I Laugh

6. Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Gabriel Thomson, Daniela Denby-Ashe.

My Family

7. Stephen Tompkinson, Neil Pearson, Susannah Doyle, Jeff Rawle and Robert Duncan.

Drop the Dead Donkey

8. Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer, Moira Brooker, Jenny Funnell and Philip Bretherton.

As Time Goes By

9. Graham Crowden, Stephanie Cole, Janine Duvitski and Daniel Hill.

Waiting for God

10. Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, John Pickard and Julia Hills.

2Point4 Children





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 28 – Round 4 – TV and Film

Which film are the following quotes from?

1. “There’s no crying in baseball!”

A League of Their Own (1992)

2. “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate”

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

3. “You can’t handle the truth!”

A Few Good Men (1992)

4. “You and I are such similar creatures, Vivian. We both screw people for money.”

Pretty Woman (1990)

5. “You gotta ask yourself a question: Do I feel lucky? Well do ya, punk?”

Dirty Harry (1971)

6. “Only in the mysterious equations of love can any real logic be found”

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

7. “What if Andy gets another dinosaur?”

Toy Story (1995)

8. “You know what they call a Quarter Pounder with cheese in France?”

Pulp Fiction (1994)

9. “Why do you walk the Earth? Why’d you come to persecute me? And what is that great chain you wear?”

Scrooge (1970)

10. “It’s a robot. Ash is a god damn robot.”

Alien (1979)





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 23 – Round 3 – TV and Film

Can you recognize the film from the tagline?

1. ‘There are 3.7 trillion fish in the ocean, they’re looking for one.’

Finding Nemo (2003)

2. ‘In space no-one can hear you scream.’

Alien (1979)

3. ‘His story will touch you, even though he can’t.’

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

4. ‘Houston, we have a problem.’

Apollo 13 (1995)

5. ‘She brought a small town to its feet and a huge corporation to its knees.’

Erin Brockovich (2000)

6. ‘Don’t go in the water.’

Jaws (1975)

7. ‘His whole life was a million-to-one shot’

Rocky (1976)

8. ‘The list is life.’

Schindler’s List (1993)

9. ‘An adventure 65 million years in the making.’

Jurassic Park (1993)

10. ‘Trust a few. Fear the rest.’

X-Men (2000)





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 20 – Round 2 – TV and Film

1. In the film ‘Shirley Valentine’, starring Pauline Collins and Tom Conti, which country did Shirley go on holiday to?


2. In how many James Bond films did Roger Moore play 007?

7; Live and Let Die, The Man with the Golden Gun, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy and A View to a Kill

3. Which 1994 US comedy film had the tag line “What the one doesn’t have, the other is missing”.

Dumb and Dumber

4. The 1987 film ‘The Cure for Insomnia’ holds which world record?

The longest film – at 87 hours long

5. In the 2003 film ’Finding Nemo’, what type of fish is Nemo?


6. What is the name of the film and television production company founded by Adam Sandler?

Happy Madison

7. In the 2000 film ‘Castaway’, what company does Tom Hanks work for before his plane crashes and he is washed up on a desert island?


8. In the film ‘Bambi’, what is the name of Bambi’s childhood friend and future mate?


9. In the film of ‘Groundhog Day’, which song is playing on the radio alarm each morning, waking Phil Connors to the same day over and over again?

‘I Got You Babe’ – Sonny and Cher

10. What was the name of the woodpecker in the children’s television show ‘Bagpuss’?

Professor Yaffle





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 19 – Round 3 – TV and Film

1. Who originally presented the TV talent show ‘Opportunity Knocks’?

Hughie Green

2. Which 1993 romantic film drama sees Jodie Foster struggling on the family farm when her husband, played by Richard Gere, fails to come home after the US Civil war and is presumed dead, until he turns up out the blue years later and seemingly a changed man?


3. Inspector Morse’s first name was famously ‘Endeavour’; but what is the first name of Inspector Lewis?


4. Which actor plays the ‘Cat’ in Red Dwarf?

Danny John-Jules

5. In 2008, Kate Winslet finally won an Oscar for best actress; for which film?

The Reader

6. There were 5 Tracy brothers in Thunderbirds; what were their names?

Scott, Virgil, Alan, Gordon and John

7. Which actor played the Prime Minister in the ‘Little Britain’ sketches where David Walliams plays the PM’s clingy aide, Sebastian?

Anthony Head

8. In ‘The Simpsons’, what is Montgomery Burns’s snivelling personal assistant called?

Waylon Smithers

9. What was the name of Danger Mouse’s nemesis, the recurring villain in the show who was voiced by Edward Kelsey?

Baron Silas Greenback

10. In the ‘Back To The Future’ films, they started in 1985. They also visited 3 other years. Can you name 2 of them?

2015, 1955 and 1885





Quiz 16 – Round 3 – Entertainment

Can you identify the original film in the series, by the title or subtitle of the sequel? For an example of a subtitled film, ‘Dead Man’s Chest’ is the subtitle of the 2nd film in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series, the full title being ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest’. Some films just have a totally different title for the 2nd film.

Remember that the answer is always the first film in the series.

1. Pig In The City


2. Lost In New York

Home Alone

3. The Cradle Of Life

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

4. New Moon


5. The Lost World

Jurassic Park

6. A Shot In The Dark

The Pink Panther

7. Herbie Rides Again

The Love Bug

8. Cruise Control


9. The Meltdown

Ice Age

10. The New Batch






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’)





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 12 – Round 5 – TV and Film

1. What is the profession of Indiana Jones?


2. What was the name of the youngest child in ‘The Sound of Music’?


3. What is the name of the ‘Hotel Inspector’ in the Channel 5 series?

Alex Polizzi

4. Which cartoon character lived at 52 Festive Road?

Mr Benn

5. In ‘To The Manor Born’, what was the name of the manor?


6. Who played Sherlock Holmes in the 2012 BBC TV adaptation ‘Sherlock’?

Benedict Cumberbatch

7. Who was the host of ‘Question of Sport’ before Sue Barker?

David Coleman

8. In which US TV series would you find the characters Blaine Anderson, Rachel Berry, Kurt Hummel and Sue Sylvester?


9. In which film did Kathy Bates befriend Jessica Tandy in a nursing home and hear the tale of her life?

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

10. Which child actor saw ‘dead people’ in the Sixth Sense?

Haley Joel Osment





sitcom quiz questions

Quiz 9 – Round 3 – TV and Film

This week’s TV and film round is a sitcom quiz all about British sitcoms. We are going to give you three characters, you need to tell us which sitcom they are from. Let’s start with an easy one…

1. Norman Stanley Fletcher, Lennie Godber, Mr. Barrowclough


2. Dave Lister, Arnold Rimmer and Kryten

Red Dwarf

3. Terry Collier, Bob Ferris and Susan Chambers

Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads (Not the  original Likely Lads, as Susan Chambers wasn’t in it!)

4. Dave Charnley, George Dent and Henry Davenport

Drop The Dead Donkey

5. Ria Parkinson, Ben Parkinson and Leonard Dunn


6. Sheila Sabatini, Jonathan Haslam and George Hope-Wynne

Surgical Spirit

7. Desmond Ambrose, Shirley Ambrose and Augustus “Porkpie” Grant


8. Henry Willows, Matthew Willows and Enid Thompson

Home To Roost

9. Daisy Steiner, Tim Bisley and Marsha Klein


10. Tim Canterbury, Gareth Keenan and Dawn Tinsley

The Office


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TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 2 – Round 1 – TV and Film

1. Which actor was the first to play Doctor Who?

William Hartnell

2. The Eastenders theme tune was given lyrics and released as a single in 1986 by Anita Dobson – but what was the song called?

Anyone Can Fall In Love

3. Which actor played the original ‘Granddad’ in Only Fools and Horses?

Lennard Pearce

4. In 2008, Kate Winslet finally won an Academy Award for Best Actress – but which film was it for?

The Reader

5. The first three films of which child actress were Tiger Bay (1959), Pollyanna (1960) and The Parent Trap (1961)?

Hayley Mills

6. Which actress links ‘The Darling Buds of May’ and ‘Rosemary and Thyme’?

Pam Ferris

7. What was the name of the sequel to the 1986 film Highlander?

Highlander II: The Quickening

8. And which band recorded the soundtrack to the first Highlander film?


9. In the 1994 Disney film the Lion King, which actor provided the voice of the evil lion ‘Scar’?

Jeremy Irons

10. In the film Mary Poppins, who played Mrs Banks, mother to Jane and Michael?

Glynis Johns


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