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  British TV News Readers British TV News Readers great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about some interesting news readers over seven decades of British TV news. There are some oblique picture clues that may help.
Easier, 10 Qns, Upstart3, Aug 30 22
Easier
Upstart3 gold member
Aug 30 22
284 plays
2.
  Take When Needed great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, rossian, May 21 16
Average
rossian editor
May 21 16
4701 plays
3.
  Joan Trotter's Boys - 12 questions - 3 mins
"Only Fools and Horses" is beloved in the UK, making stars of its two leads, David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst. But can you put the other sitcom characters they played when they weren't Del and Rodney Trotter with the right actor?
Average, 12 Qns, Red_John, Jul 04 22
Average
Red_John
Jul 04 22
122 plays
4.
  British Television 'T'easers popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are ten questions about British television programmes which are linked by having titles starting with the letter T. Try this test.
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Jan 20 21
Easier
rossian editor
Jan 20 21
782 plays
5.
  British Shows that Made it Across the Pond popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, PDAZ, May 19 16
Easier
PDAZ gold member
May 19 16
1247 plays
6.
  Grumpy Old Men! top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Sep 24 20
Easier
rossian editor
Sep 24 20
809 plays
7.
  My Commanding Wife great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, 10 Qns, rossian, Aug 21 16
Average
rossian editor
Aug 21 16
1507 plays
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  UK TV B - 10 questions - 3 mins
Simply match the characters to the correct UK TV show. For this edition, all shows begin with the letter B.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, May 31 20
Easier
480154st gold member
May 31 20
276 plays
9.
  UK TV C - 10 questions - 3 mins
Continuing the theme, here is the "C" episode of this programme. Simply match the characters to the show, which starts with the letter C.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, Jun 09 20
Easier
480154st gold member
Jun 09 20
247 plays
10.
  British Quiz Shows By Haiku great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
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!
Easier, 10 Qns, candy-pop, Jun 13 16
Easier
candy-pop
Jun 13 16
401 plays
trivia question Quick Question
The Sex Pistols finished the career of Bill Grundy during a 1976 interview. What did they do that was so terrible?

From Quiz "A Very British Experience"




11.
  Occupations on Vintage British TV - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a list of characters from vintage British television shows. Can you sort them to match their on screen professions.
Average, 10 Qns, Serenesh, Jul 01 21
Average
Serenesh gold member
Jul 01 21
339 plays
12.
  The Great British Quiz Show top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Dec 31 14
Easier
jonnowales
797 plays
13.
  UK TV A - 10 questions - 3 mins
Simply match the characters to the correct UK TV show. All titles begin with A, so, away we go.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, May 30 20
Easier
480154st gold member
May 30 20
300 plays
14.
  Eclectic Pubs of the World - 10 questions - 4 mins
UK life for some people involves regular visits to the pub and television reflects this. Can you match the show to the place where the characters took their alcoholic refreshment? Note: not all of these are pubs in the accepted sense.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Jun 20 20
Average
rossian editor
Jun 20 20
395 plays
15.
  UK TV D - 10 questions - 3 mins
The D edition of this series where you simply match the characters to the show in which they appeared.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, Jun 21 20
Easier
480154st gold member
Jun 21 20
247 plays
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  British TV Game Shows by Catchphrase popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, suomy, Sep 04 16
Easier
suomy
Sep 04 16
611 plays
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  Where in the UK? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
In the left-hand column are the titles of ten UK television shows. Match these to the places in the right-hand column, where these shows are set. In some cases the show is set in a specific fictional community within a real larger area.
Easier, 10 Qns, Ampelos, Dec 13 18
Easier
Ampelos gold member
Dec 13 18
394 plays
18.
  Do You Remember UK TV From The 1980s? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jan 30 16
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
588 plays
19.
  Read the Book? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
While it's often argued that television discourages people from reading, some popular British TV series have had viewers searching for the books on which they were based. How many of these do you remember?
Average, 10 Qns, baldricksmum, Sep 13 19
Average
baldricksmum gold member
Sep 13 19
1662 plays
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  UK TV G - 10 questions - 3 mins
The "G" edition of this series. Simply match the characters to the UK TV show in which they appeared.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, Aug 16 20
Easier
480154st gold member
Aug 16 20
238 plays
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  The Dead Horse-- Beaten Again! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, 10 Qns, rossian, Jun 24 12
Average
rossian editor
715 plays
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  A Very British Experience popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, Christinap, Mar 31 20
Average
Christinap
Mar 31 20
560 plays
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  UK TV F - 10 questions - 3 mins
Hopefully you've played UK TV A through E, so you know what to do. Just match the TV show characters to the show in which they appeared.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, Jul 26 20
Easier
480154st gold member
Jul 26 20
207 plays
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  British Television popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
We have some great programmes on British television, I thought it was about time we celebrated that fact.
Average, 10 Qns, booboo11, Jun 20 18
Average
booboo11
Jun 20 18
3537 plays
25.
  Take the Risk and the Reward - 10 questions - 4 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, malik24, Dec 31 14
Easier
malik24
369 plays
26.
  Dawn French Without Tears top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, baldricksmum, Mar 28 16
Easier
baldricksmum gold member
Mar 28 16
1554 plays
27.
  British TV Protagonists - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the actor with the show he/she was in. All the shows are British TV productions.
Easier, 10 Qns, gme24, Apr 25 16
Easier
gme24 gold member
Apr 25 16
652 plays
28.
  UK TV H - 10 questions - 3 mins
The "H" edition of this series. Simply match the characters to UK TV show in which they appeared.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, Sep 09 20
Easier
480154st gold member
Sep 09 20
176 plays
29.
  British Laughter Makers and their TV Comedy - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, bracklaman, Jun 15 16
Average
bracklaman
Jun 15 16
1539 plays
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  UK TV J - 10 questions - 3 mins
Time for the "J" edition of our look at UK TV shows. Same format as before. I give you the characters and the shows, you just have to match them together correctly.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, Dec 09 20
Easier
480154st gold member
Dec 09 20
156 plays
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  Do You Remember UK TV From The 1970s? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jul 06 19
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Jul 06 19
511 plays
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  Cook, Build, Ask, Sell: British TV Genres - 10 questions - 3 mins
There are so many types of programmes on our televisions. The challenge is to identify the genre in which the named presenters were involved.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Apr 19 15
Easier
darksplash gold member
629 plays
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  UK TV E - 10 questions - 4 mins
All the characters are from UK TV shows that begin with the letter E. Simply match them up.
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Jul 03 20
Average
480154st gold member
Jul 03 20
168 plays
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  British TV Duos - 10 questions - 3 mins
See if you can identify the duo of actors with the TV series in which they appeared.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zambesi, Sep 14 16
Very Easy
zambesi
Sep 14 16
499 plays
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  Private Dicks, Agents & Spacemen popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Apr 24 12
Average
shipyardbernie gold member
500 plays
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  It Was Called What? - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, pmarney, Dec 31 14
Average
pmarney gold member
702 plays
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  British TV through the '70s - 10 questions - 4 mins
One question about something significant that happened on British TV event in each year of the 1970s.
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Sep 25 13
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
562 plays
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  British Panel Shows - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, DragonLadyBlue, Dec 31 14
Average
DragonLadyBlue
570 plays
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  Experts on British Television - 10 questions - 3 mins
There are many experts of television telling us about various subjects. Can you match each person to their subject?
Easier, 10 Qns, Serenesh, May 06 19
Easier
Serenesh gold member
May 06 19
361 plays
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  Soapy Dogs popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
An introduction to the motley collection of dogs that have appeared in the various soap operas seen on British telly...
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jan 05 15
Average
Fifiona81 editor
415 plays
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  Another Night in Front of the TV - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, 10 Qns, Leeasa, Oct 01 13
Average
Leeasa
632 plays
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  UK TV I - 10 questions - 4 mins
Ten UK TV shows that start with the letter I. Simply match the characters to the correct show.
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Nov 18 20
Average
480154st gold member
Nov 18 20
181 plays
43.
  And, Here's Your Host - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the original host of these UK TV quiz and game shows to the correct show. I'll even give you the year that the show debuted to make it easier.
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Jul 15 22
Average
480154st gold member
Jul 15 22
201 plays
44.
  What's on TV Tonight? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Mar 15 20
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Mar 15 20
667 plays
45.
  Show British County or County British Show - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the British county with the television series that takes place there. This quiz includes multiple decades and various television stations.
Average, 10 Qns, gme24, Dec 15 20
Average
gme24 gold member
Dec 15 20
214 plays
46.
  The Flower Of Scottish Television - 15 questions - 5 mins
You take the high road and I'll take the low road and together we'll explore some popular Scottish TV shows and stars.
Average, 15 Qns, darksplash, Dec 28 19
Average
darksplash gold member
Dec 28 19
159 plays
47.
  Name the Original British Show - 10 questions - 5 mins
All these American shows originated in Britain. What were they known as in the UK. Verified by the IMDb
Tough, 10 Qns, awkins, Apr 25 15
Tough
awkins
4647 plays
48.
  The Life and Times of Alf Garnett great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Alf Garnett was a well loved British TV character for many years. See how much you can remember about him.
Average, 10 Qns, romeomikegolf, Dec 21 15
Average
romeomikegolf gold member
422 plays
49.
  David Jason on TV popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz about one of my favourite actors, David Jason. The programmes mentioned are all British. Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, Serenesh, Jun 04 18
Average
Serenesh gold member
Jun 04 18
239 plays
50.
  From Britain with laughs and a few scares - 10 questions - 5 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, cathyR88, Aug 03 13
Easier
cathyR88
797 plays
51.
  Is There a Doctor In The House? - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, bracklaman, Dec 31 14
Tough
bracklaman
1508 plays
52.
  ClarkyB's British TV Quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some not-too-difficult questions about popular British TV shows past and present.
Average, 10 Qns, ClarkyB, Sep 19 19
Average
ClarkyB gold member
Sep 19 19
385 plays
53.
  Catchprases - 10 questions - 4 mins
Who made these phrases famous as their own catchphrase?
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Dec 02 15
Average
awkins
4875 plays
54.
  Simply Genius British Television - 10 questions - 4 mins
There are many brilliant British television programs, and some terrible ones too. Programs listed in the quiz are what I consider to be works of a genius!
Average, 10 Qns, Lagunathemoron, Jan 25 16
Average
Lagunathemoron
1774 plays
55.
  UK Television - 10 questions - 5 mins
A mish mash of questions that I hope you enjoy.
Tough, 10 Qns, andyme, Sep 22 15
Tough
andyme
3143 plays
56.
  Pubs on English TV - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about the public houses and clubs featured in English television programmes. They are often the setting for the most dramatic storylines. See if you can complete the ultimate pub crawl!
Average, 10 Qns, crazycat1974, Oct 12 12
Average
crazycat1974
3338 plays
57.
  UK Game Shows - 10 questions - 5 mins
I thought it about time to make a quiz about UK game shows. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, MrHippo, Aug 21 05
Tough
MrHippo
2240 plays
58.
  Exported British Television - 10 questions - 3 mins
Growing up in America, I was sorely deprived of the wonderful shows that Great Britain had to offer. These questions deal with some of my favorites (in no particular order, of course).
Average, 10 Qns, mos623, Jul 27 19
Average
mos623
Jul 27 19
2071 plays
59.
  Questions Regarding Puppets - 5 questions - 3 mins
Some puppets are more memorable than their partners. Can you identify them?
Average, 5 Qns, awkins, Jul 25 01
Average
awkins
1795 plays
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  Who Was That - 5 questions - 3 mins
Who portrayed these characters?
Average, 5 Qns, awkins, Feb 02 20
Average
awkins
Feb 02 20
3083 plays
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