50 TV Quiz Questions and Answers

Nearly 1/3 of waking hours are spent watching TV, according to Ofcom.

That must mean you’re pretty good with TV trivia, or you need practice. Either way, these TV quiz questions and answers will put your knowledge to the test.

So, prepare yourself for an epic journey through the telly box. This entertainment quiz will challenge your brain on everything from classic gameshows to iconic soaps, side-splitting sitcoms to edge-of-your-seat dramas, and the best of everything in-between from the UK and across the pond.

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In the meantime, cue the Eastenders theme tune. Because you’re going to have your hands full with these 50 TV quiz questions and answers.

How many can you get right?

TV Quiz Questions and Answers

Questions

  1. What was Ross’s pet monkey called in ‘Friends’?
  2. Who was the first act to ever appear on ‘Top Of The Pops’?
  3. In what year was ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here’ first broadcast?
  4. How many true-born children did Eddard and Catelyn Stark have in ‘Game of Thrones’?
  5. Who is the writer and creator of the BBC drama series, ‘Line Of Duty’?
  6. In which UK city was Bruce Forsyth’s incarnation of ‘The Price Is Right’ recorded?
  7. How much did Mark “The Beast” Labbett win as a contestant on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ in 2006?
  8. What does Walter White teach in ‘Breaking Bad’?
  9. Amy Poehler plays which character in ‘Parks and Recreation’?
  10. What is the name of the youngest Crawley daughter in ‘Downton Abbey’?
  11. Which member of the Shelby family becomes an MP in ‘Peaky Blinders’?
  12. What is the name of the deprived London district in which ‘Call The Midwife’ is set?
  13. What type of animal was Blue Peter’s first pet called Jason?
  14. Which of the Wombles was named after a Scottish town?
  15. Which sports quiz show was presented by Sue Barker from 1997 to 2021?
  16. Michael Scott works as a Regional Manager for which company in ‘The Office’?
  17. Which football ground did Radio 1 presenter Jordan North say was his happy place when he was on ‘I’m a Celebrity…’?
  18. What is the pub called in ‘Hollyoaks’?
  19. Who played Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of ‘The Crown’?
  20. Who was the first host of ‘Stars in their Eyes’?
  21. What was the name of the tower block where Del Boy and Rodney Trotter lived in ‘Only Fools and Horses’?
  22. In which BBC drama did Miranda Hart play Matron Camilla Fortescue-Cholmondeley-Browne?
  23. What is the name of Postman Pat’s pet cat?
  24. Which member of the Spice Girls once guest-starred in Sex and The City?
  25. What did Barack Obama reveal as his favourite TV series of 2019?
  26. William Shatner played a cop in which 80s police-action series?
  27. Who provides the voice of Danger Mouse in the CBBC series?
  28. In Series 1 of Jack Whitehall’s ‘Travels with My Father’, where do the pair travel to?
  29. In which city did Eve almost fatally stab Villanelle in ‘Killing Eve’?
  30. Who played barmaid Michelle Connor in the soap ‘Coronation Street’?
  31. Mickey Murphy was the baker in which British children’s television programme?
  32. Where is ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ filmed?
  33. Which member of The Beatles appeared in the Liverpool-based sitcom ‘Bread’?
  34. Who took over from Phillip Schofield as presenter of ‘Children’s BBC’?
  35. What is the name of the fictitious TV news company in ‘Drop the Dead Donkey’?
  36. In ‘Peaky Blinders’ what is the name of the only Shelby sister?
  37. Who is the longtime presenter of ‘Dragons’ Den’?
  38. Who does the voiceover on ‘Love Island’?
  39. Which TV theme begins with the words: “You know we belong together…”?
  40. In what fictional UK town is ‘Dad’s Army’ set?
  41. ‘The Wire’ is set in which US city?
  42. Who has presented Eggheads since 2008?
  43. What did Jeremy Clarkson name his 1,000-acre Cotswolds estate in ‘Clarkson’s Farm’?
  44. In ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’, what is  Mrs Brown’s next-door neighbour and best friend’s first name?
  45. The first episode of ‘Downton Abbey’ begins on the same day as which real historic event?
  46. Who hosted ‘All Star Family Fortunes’ from 2006 to 2015?
  47. What is the name of Negan’s bat in ‘The Walking Dead’?
  48. Who plays Mr. Gilbert in ‘The Inbetweeners’?
  49. In which fictional city is ‘Family Guy’ set in?
  50. What does the sign above the locker room doorway say in ‘Ted Lasso’?

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Answers

  1. Marcel
  2. Dusty Springfield
  3. 2002
  4. 5; Robb, Sansa, Arya, Bran & Rickon.
  5. Jed Mercurio
  6. Leeds
  7. £32,000
  8. Chemistry
  9. Leslie Knope
  10. Lady Sybil
  11. Tommy
  12. Poplar
  13. Cat
  14. Tobermory
  15. A Question of Sport
  16. Dunder Mifflin Paper Company
  17. Turf Moor
  18. The Dog in the Pond
  19. Claire Foy
  20. Leslie Crowther
  21. Nelson Mandela House
  22. Call the Midwife
  23. Jess
  24. Geri Halliwell
  25. Fleabag
  26. T. J. Hooker
  27. Alexander Armstrong
  28. Asia
  29. Paris
  30. Kym Marsh
  31. Camberwick Green
  32. Elstree Studios
  33. Paul McCartney
  34. Andy Crane
  35. GlobeLink News
  36. Ada Thorne
  37. Evan Davis
  38. Iain Stirling
  39. Home and Away
  40. Walmington-on-Sea
  41. Baltimore
  42. Jeremy Vine
  43. Diddly Squat
  44. Winnie McGoogan
  45. The sinking of the Titanic
  46. Vernon Kay
  47. Lucille
  48. Greg Davies
  49. Quahog
  50. Believe

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