TV Doctor Who Trivia Quiz

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by Steerpike, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. Steerpike

    Steerpike Registered Member

    This quiz is for fun and to test your knowledge of the BBC series, Doctor Who.

    Rules:

    1. Participants may copy and paste the questions into their posts to facilitate answering them.
    2. Use spoilers so no one else sees your answers.
    3. You may edit your post to add or change answers anytime before the answers are posted.
    4. No cheating.

    Questions:

    1. What was the first surname that the Doctor was addressed by? (2 points)
    2. What does TARDIS stand for? (1 point)
    3. Who claims to have created the acronym “TARDIS?” (2 points)
    4. Which character first refers to the Doctor as “Doctor Who?” (2 points)
    5. What is the home planet of the Daleks? (2 points)
    6. What is the name of people who were originally fighting the people who created the Daleks? (1 point)
    7. What watershed historic event was the Meddling Monk trying to change? (3 points)
    8. Who (character name) created the Daleks? (2 points)
    9. What planet had the first segment of the Key to Time when the Doctor retrieved it? (2 points)
    10. What or who was the sixth segment of the Key to Time disguised as? (2 points)
    11. What historic event did the Doctor and his companions play a role in in “The Visitation?” (3 points)
    12. What is the name of the guard that Leela stayed on Gallifrey with? (2 points)
    13. What is the name of the school that the Doctor’s granddaughter went to? (3 points)
    14. There is a mainstream Gallifreyan choice for first (or greatest) Time Lord and a rebel choice, who are they? (4 points, 2 points each)
    15. What does UNIT stand for? (1 point)
    16. Who has a badge for mathematical excellence? (2 points)
    17. Who was the last Keeper of Traken? (3 points)
    18. What kept the Sisterhood of Karn from aging normally? (3 points)
    19. What was the name of the station that was “The Ark in Space?” (3 points)
    20. What was the name of the book the Doctor reads while pinned under a fallen support beam in “Destiny of the Daleks?” (5 points)
    21. Who was the author of the book referred to in question 20? (5 points)
    22. Who referred to the third and second doctor’s respectively as “A dandy and a clown?” (2 points)
    23. What masterpiece of art were there multiple copies of in “The City of Death?” (2 points)
    24. What substance is lethal to Cybermen? (2 points)
    25. What illegal drug is being smuggled in “The Nightmare of Eden?” (5 points)
    26. Who or what inhabits Tegan in “Kinda?” (4 points)
    27. Who was going to give Tegan a lift to her new job when the character is introduced? (4 points)
    28. What was the title of the most important arachnid on the “Planet of the Spiders?” (4 points)
    29. Who accepts a commission to kill the Doctor to get to his home planet? (3 points)
    30. What complex scientific principle does the randomizer operate by? (4 points)


    The total points of the quiz are 83.

    Points Rating
    0-1 Kaled Mutant
    2-5 Ogron
    6-10 Dalek
    11-20 Cyberman
    21-30 UNIT Member
    31-40 Human Companion
    41-50 Alien Companion
    51-60 Patrexes
    61-70 Archalian
    71-79 Prydonian
    80-82 Time Lord Council
    83 President of the Supreme Council of the Time Lords of Gallifrey


    Participants may discuss what they thought of the quiz. But do not share answers before they are posted. If there is participation in this quiz, then I will post the answers no sooner than 15 November 2008.

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    So those of you who consider yourselves fans of Doctor Who are welcome to participate and test your knowledge. Enjoy the quiz. :D
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2008

  2. Saucepan

    Saucepan Registered Member

    I'm not sure how to place spoilers in my posts so I'm going to PM you the answers...
     
  3. Steerpike

    Steerpike Registered Member

    You can use spoilers by surrounding your text using the brown symbol with the squiggly lines. You may have to switch editor mode. The symbol UI for it is 3rd from the right.

    Post your answers like this.
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    If you wish to come back and change any of your answers *cough *they aren't all correct *cough*, then you can copy and paste into another post and make any additions or changes you like.

    Any other Doctor Who fans who would like to participate in the quiz are welcome to do so. :)
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    Here are the answers to the quiz:

    1. What was the first surname that the Doctor was addressed by? (2 points) : Foreman
    2. What does TARDIS stand for? (1 point): Time and Relative Dimensions in Space
    3. Who claims to have created the acronym “TARDIS?” (2 points) : Susan Foreman
    4. Which character first refers to the Doctor as “Doctor Who?” (2 points): The First Doctor
    5. What is the home planet of the Daleks? (2 points): Skaro
    6. What is the name of people who were originally fighting the people who created the Daleks? (1 point): Thals
    7. What watershed historic event was the Meddling Monk trying to change? (3 points) : Battle of Hastings
    8. Who (character name) created the Daleks? (2 points) : Davros
    9. What planet had the first segment of the Key to Time when the Doctor retrieved it? (2 points) : Ribos
    10. What or who was the sixth segment of the Key to Time disguised as? (2 points) : Princess Astra
    11. What historic event did the Doctor and his companions play a role in in “The Visitation?” (3 points) : Fire of London
    12. What is the name of the guard that Leela stayed on Gallifrey with? (2 points) : Andred
    13. What is the name of the school that the Doctor’s granddaughter went to? (3 points) : Coal Hill
    14. There is a mainstream Gallifreyan choice for first (or greatest) Time Lord and a rebel choice, who are they? (4 points, 2 points each) : Rassillon and Omega
    15. What does UNIT stand for? (1 point): United Nations Intelligence Taskforce
    16. Who has a badge for mathematical excellence? (2 points) : Adric
    17. Who was the last Keeper of Traken? (3 points) : Luvic
    18. What kept the Sisterhood of Karn from aging normally? (3 points) : Elixir of Life
    19. What was the name of the station that was “The Ark in Space?” (3 points) : Nerva
    20. What was the name of the book the Doctor reads while pinned under a fallen support beam in “Destiny of the Daleks?” (5 points) : “Origins of the Universe”
    21. Who was the author of the book referred to in question 20? (5 points) : Oolon Coluphid
    22. Who referred to the third and second doctor’s respectively as “A dandy and a clown?” (2 points) : First Doctor
    23. What masterpiece of art were there multiple copies of in “The City of Death?” (2 points) : Mona Lisa
    24. What substance is lethal to Cybermen? (2 points) : Gold
    25. What illegal drug is being smuggled in “The Nightmare of Eden?” (5 points) : Vraxoin (or “Vrax”)
    26. Who or what inhabits Tegan in “Kinda?” (4 points): Mara (or "Amara")
    27. Who was going to give Tegan a lift to her new job when the character is introduced? (4 points) : "Auntie Vanessa"
    28. What was the title of the most important arachnid on the “Planet of the Spiders?” (4 points) : "The Great One"
    29. Who accepts a commission to kill the Doctor to get to his home planet? (3 points) : Turlough
    30. What complex scientific principle does the randomizer operate by? (4 points) : Pot Luck

    For those who have not yet taken the quiz and would like to, you may still do so. Once you have taken the quiz, then you can grade yourself. :D
     
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2008

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