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Trivia Quizzes in category British TV
1
Grumpy Old Men! 10 questions

The characters in this quiz are not known for their cheerful frame of mind. In fact, they are usually downright grumpy. See how you get on identifying them. Note - UK television shows, which may not all be known elsewhere.
Easy
rossian
525 plays
2
The Great British Quiz Show 10 questions

Quiz and game shows have graced UK television screens for many decades and the appetite for such shows amongst the British public shows no sign of letting up. Enjoy!
Easy
jonnowales
597 plays
3
The Life and Times of Alf Garnett 10 questions

Alf Garnett was a well loved British TV character for many years. See how much you can remember about him.
Average
romeomikegolf
363 plays
4
Dawn French Without Tears 10 questions

Dawn French has played a major role in British television comedy since the 1980s, creating some never to be forgotten characters. This quiz covers some of her comedy contributions where the only tears would be of laughter.
Easy
baldricksmum
1464 plays
5
Take When Needed 10 questions

Take when needed is the instruction given with painkillers, offered by the medical staff in charge of your treatment. Medical dramas have proved a major source of material for television. How many of these British medical dramas can you recognise?
Average
rossian
4119 plays
6
Do You Remember UK TV From The 1980s? 10 questions

Perhaps not quite as good as the 1970s, but the 1980s still produced many classic TV moments. Here is one question about UK TV from each year of the decade.
Average
EnglishJedi
450 plays
7
What's on TV Tonight? 10 questions

The British Film Institute conducted a poll in 2000 to determine the "100 Greatest British Television Programmes". All TV shows referred to in this quiz appear in that list of 100.
Average
EnglishJedi
582 plays
8
Private Dicks, Agents & Spacemen 10 questions

Private detectives, secret agents and spacemen were all the rage on UK TV in the '60s & '70s. Some were great and some were awful but someone has to write these quizzes. See if you can name the show, the actor, the character or the writer good luck.
Average
shipyardbernie
435 plays
9
British Shows that Made it Across the Pond 10 questions

Here we have an assortment of British shows that have appeared on American television over the years. Your challenge is to match the actor/actress with the show in which he/she had a starring role.
Easy
PDAZ
624 plays
10
Soapy Dogs 10 questions

An introduction to the motley collection of dogs that have appeared in the various soap operas seen on British telly...
Tough
Fifiona81
321 plays
11
A Very British Experience 10 questions

The chat show, or celebrity interview segment, has been a staple of British television for many years. Some however have not always gone to plan.
Average
Christinap
453 plays
12
Do You Remember UK TV From The 1970s? 10 questions

Personally, I remember 1970s TV better than what was on yesterday, but that's just because I'm an old fogie! Here is one question from each year of that great decade of TV action in the UK.
Average
EnglishJedi
402 plays
13
My Commanding Wife 10 questions

Television has always featured the domineering woman. Here is a selection of questions about some of the battleaxes who have appeared on British television. Note - in case you didn't notice - UK specific.
Average
rossian
999 plays
14
The Dead Horse-- Beaten Again! 10 questions

Talk about flogging a dead horse! With all the talent shows there have been on television, it's hard to believe that there's anyone left worth discovering. This quiz covers some of the British shows.
Average
rossian
495 plays
15
British Quiz Shows By Haiku 10 questions

Here are ten Haikus/Which describe TV quizzes/ Shown in the UK. Just follow the clues/And identify the show/I hope you have fun!
Easy
candy-pop
228 plays
16
British Television 10 questions

We have some great programmes on British television, I thought it was about time we celebrated that fact.
Average
booboo11
3387 plays
17
British TV Game Shows by Catchphrase 10 questions

I supply a catchphrase from the show and your task is to choose the correct show from the list that matches the catchphrase. These shows were shown in Britain from the 1960s onwards.
Easy
suomy
450 plays
18
British TV through the '70s 10 questions

One question about something significant that happened on British TV event in each year of the 1970s.
Average
EnglishJedi
456 plays
19
British TV Duos 10 questions

See if you can identify the duo of actors with the TV series in which they appeared.
Very Easy
zambesi
Sep 13 16
336 plays
20
It Was Called What? 10 questions

Not all game shows on British TV were originally British ideas. So what were the origins of these British game shows and what did they become?
Average
pmarney
393 plays
21
British Panel Shows 10 questions

Akin to quiz or game shows, panel shows are those where the competitors are one or more teams of celebrities and there is seldom anything to win except a little self-esteem. Here's 10 questions on some British examples spanning a few decades.
Average
DragonLadyBlue
492 plays
22
Catchprases 10 questions

Who made these phrases famous as their own catchphrase?
Average
awkins
4818 plays
23
Take the Risk and the Reward 10 questions

Many UK shows push contestants into making high risk decisions, some based on money and some based on emotional risk. Will you take the risk of playing this quiz for its rewards?
Average
malik24
264 plays
24
British Laughter Makers and their TV Comedy 10 questions

Some of my favourite laughter makers feature in this little quiz. I'm sure that you will recall some rib-tickling moments as you take this quiz.
Average
bracklaman
1467 plays
25
Name the Original British Show 10 questions

All these American shows originated in Britain. What were they known as in the UK. Verified by the IMDb
Tough
awkins
4578 plays
26
British TV Protagonists 10 questions

Match the actor with the show he/she was in. All the shows are British TV productions.
Easy
gme24
558 plays
27
Cook, Build, Ask, Sell: British TV Genres 10 questions

There are so many types of programmes on our televisions. The challenge is to identify the genre in which the named presenters were involved.
Easy
darksplash
540 plays
28
Another Night in Front of the TV 10 questions

Various TV programmes that are screened on the UK, am sure I could find something more constructive to do. Read a book, clean, no will go with you, and watch some Television.
Average
Leeasa
552 plays
29
Is There a Doctor In The House? 10 questions

Quite a simple treatment required for this quiz. I tell you the name of the Doctor and you diagnose which British TV series he/she appeared in.
Tough
bracklaman
1467 plays
30
From Britain with laughs and a few scares 10 questions

The second "British Invasion" has happened to television. Many British shows have been remade in the US but the original UK versions are shows we Americans love as well. I hope you can name some of them.
Easy
cathyR88
735 plays
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