50 Doctor Who Quiz Questions and Answers

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Whether you’ve been watching Doctor Who since the 1960s, or your viewing started with the 13th Doctor, this Doctor Who quiz is sure to excite all fans and followers of the historic show!

A staple of British television, Doctor Who has always been considered a pioneer of sci-fi drama. With nail-biting plots, cool visual effects and skilfully crafted costumes, the show still continues to thrill us and keep us on the edge of our living room sofas.

From extra-terrestrial planets to cool companions, these 50 Doctor Who quiz questions and answers will put your knowledge to the test. Daleks, Cybermen, The Ood – we have it all.

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Doctor Who Quiz Questions and Answers


  1. What is the name of the police box which serves as the Doctor’s time machine?
  2. Which fictional race is comprised of cybernetically augmented humanoids?
  3. Who was the first woman to play Doctor Who?
  4. The Weeping Angels can only move when no one’s looking at them. True or False?
  5. What was the name of the Doctor Who spin-off series aimed at older teenagers and adults which aired in 2006?
  6. Which number Doctor was Christopher Ecclestone?
  7. Who was the travelling companion of the 12th Doctor?
  8. Noel Clarke plays which character in Doctor Who?
  9. What is the name of the highly versatile handheld tool frequently used by the Doctor?
  10. Which alien species require a translation sphere to communicate?
  11. Which actor will continue the role of Doctor Who in the years 2023 and 2024?
  12. What kind of mask does the Empty Child wear in the first episode of Series 9?
  13. What did the 5th Doctor wear on his lapel?
  14. Phil Ford and which other writer wrote series eight, episode two ‘Into the Dalek’?
  15. What is the name of the dog-like robot in Doctor Who?
  16. The first ever episode of Doctor Who aired on 1st September 1962. True or False?
  17. Which British comedian joined Doctor Who in Series 13 as the character Dan?
  18. What is the name of the female incarnation of The Master?
  19. Which late celebrity did the 11th Doctor accidentally become engaged to?
  20. What is the name of the Doctor’s home planet?
  21. Which villainous character was played by Peter Kay?
  22. What is the name of the Doctor’s time-traveling granddaughter who appeared in the show’s earlier series?
  23. Who played the 11th Doctor?
  24. Which reptilian humanoids returned for the Easter Special in 2022?
  25. Companion Rose Tyler was played by which English actress?
  26. What was the title of the spin-off series of Doctor Who produced by BBC Wales for CBBC?
  27. Which companion of the Doctor’s lived in Flat 34 of the Park Hill estate in Sheffield?
  28. Which ancient city do the Doctor and Donna visit on the night of a volcanic eruption?
  29. In 2020, Doctor Who was nominated for Best Director and Best Editing at the BAFTA Cymru Awards. Which category did it win?
  30. In 2006, Doctor Who was awarded the record of TV’s longest-running sci-fi show by the Guinness Book of Records. True or False?
  31. Which famous artist do the 11th Doctor and companion Amy meet after visiting the Musée d’Orsay in Paris?
  32. Which Kaled scientist created The Daleks?
  33. Planet Raxacoricofallapatorius is home to which alien species?
  34. Between what years did William Hartnell portray the first Doctor?
  35. In which British city was the Doctor Who Experience exhibit located until 2017?
  36. What was the name of the twin planet of Earth and original home world of the Cybermen?
  37. What are the two known names of Gallifrey’s capital city?
  38. John Simm, Roger Delgado and Eric Roberts all played which villain?
  39. Which humanoid aliens served on the SS Madame de Pompadour and its sister ship, the SS Marie Antoinette?
  40. Javic Piotr Thane is also known as what?
  41. What is the acronym TARDIS stand for?
  42. Which Gallifreyan female society was related to, and affiliated with, the Time Lords?
  43. What is the birth name of Professor River Song?
  44. Which actor portrayed the third Doctor?
  45. Former Doctor Who actor, Peter Capaldi, is related to pop singer Lewis Capaldi. True or False?
  46. What was the title of the 2022 Doctor Who Centenary Special episode?
  47. Which four daleks comprised the Cult of Skaro?
  48. Which character did actress Maisie Williams portray?
  49. Who did Donna Noble eventually marry?
  50. What colour is Ood blood?

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  1. The TARDIS
  2. Cybermen
  3. Jodie Whittaker
  4. True
  5. Torchwood
  6. Ninth
  7. Clara Oswald
  8. Mickey Smith
  9. Sonic Screwdriver
  10. Ood
  11. Ncuti Gatwa
  12. Gas Mask
  13. A stick of celery
  14. Steven Moffat
  15. K9
  16. False – it first aired on the 23rd of November 1963
  17. John Bishop
  18. Missy
  19. Marilyn Monroe
  20. Gallifrey
  21. Abzorbaloff
  22. Susan Foreman
  23. Matt Smith
  24. The Sea Devils
  25. Billie Piper
  26. The Sarah Jane Adventures
  27. Yasmin Khan
  28. Pompeii
  29. Best Editing
  30. True
  31. Vincent van Gogh
  32. Davros
  33. Slitheen
  34. 1963-1966
  35. Cardiff
  36. Mondas
  37. The Capitol & the Citadel
  38. The Master
  39. Clockwork Droids
  40. Captain Jack Harkness
  41. Time and Relative Dimension in Space
  42. The Sisterhood of Karn
  43. Melody Pond
  44. Jon Pertwee
  45. True
  46. The Power of the Doctor
  47. Dalek Sec, Dalek Jast, Dalek Thay, Dalek Caan
  48. Ashildr (also known as Me)
  49. Shaun Temple
  50. Purple

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