Doctor Who Trivia Quiz with Questions and Answers

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Do you think you know everything about the beloved British science fiction show Doctor Who? The show was produced by the BBC and followed the adventures of a Time Lord called “the Doctor,” an alien from the planet Gallifrey who travels through time and space in the TARDIS. Doctor Who has been on screen since 1963 and has a big fan base throughout the world. Challenge yourself or play with friends! Prove you are a true fan with this 20-question Doctor Who quiz!

1. Which Doctor actually owned the tweed jacket he wore throughout his time in the series?
Matt Smith.
Matt Smith portrayed the eleventh Doctor in the series and was seen wearing a tweed jacket in most episodes of the show. This jacket actually belonged to Matt Smith, and they thought it would suit his character nicely.
2. Which two actors from the show had appeared as a different character before being re-cast to play the Doctor?
Peter Capaldi and Colin Baker.
Before playing the lead role of “The Doctor,” these two actors had previously been seen in the show as different characters of minor importance. Coincidentally, Capaldi appeared in the episode where Karen Gillan had also performed a different role before being cast as a companion.
3. Who was the first Oscar-winning actor to play 'The Doctor.'
Peter Capaldi.
When his agent called Peter to inform him that he got the part, he started with “Hello Doctor” and asked him to keep it a secret even from his family before the official announcement.
4. In which city does the crew do most of its filming?
Cardiff.
Cardiff is one of the biggest cities in Wales, and it is the ground setting for most of the show’s locations. The only exception is one episode called “Doctor Who: The Unquiet Dead(2005)” because no building currently in Cardiff was built at that time.
5. How much did the T.A.R.D.I.S from the first season sell for in the auction it was sold?
Ten thousand eight hundred pounds.
After the prop used for season 1 was no longer in service, they decided to sell it in an auction. I guess that some lucky fan can now brag about where he spends most of his time!
6. How many years did the Eleventh Doctor spent on Trenzalore before his regeneration?
900 years.
This amounts for over half of his lifespan as depicted on the shows 50-year run. This also makes the Cyberman head that keeps him company the Doctor’s longest-serving companion after T.A.R.D.I.S.
7. Which are the only Doctors to have never encountered 'the Master' on-screen?
The ninth (Christopher Eccleston) and the Eleventh (Matt Smith).
Even though the Master wasn’t introduced until the third season of the original installation, the first and second Doctors encountered the Master in the 20th Anniversary Special.
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8. What is Chen-7?
A pathogen.
Chen-7 is a pathogen that only affects beings with binary vascular systems. It is capable of killing a being within the space of a single day!
9. What were the Tenth Doctor's last words?
I don't want to go.'
David Tennant was perceived as one of the favorite and most iconic Doctors of all time. His last words in “End of Time-Part 2” during his regeneration were “I don’t want to go” which he repeated on a later episode in “The Day of the Doctor.”
10. How did Henry Van Slatten name his prize-captured alien?
Metaltron.
Henry Van Slatten was the multibillionaire CEO of GeoComTex and was a collector and exploiter of alien technology. Sometime before 2012 he acquired a living, but unresponsive Dalek which he named Metaltron. Henry tried to make the Dalek talk through torture, but all it did was scream.
11. Which Doctor Who villain uses the aliases 'Professor Yana' and 'Thascalos.'
The Master.
Professor Yana was introduced in “Utopia” in Season 3. He was allegedly he was a man who was trying to save the remainder of the people left in the Galaxy. However, when the Doctor arrives, it sets off some memories that were previously locked away in his fog watch, which reveals to him his true identity.
12. What is the most invaded planet in the Dr. Who universe?
Tivoli.
Tivoli was occupied by a rodent-like humanoid species that is one of the oldest civilizations in the galaxy. They let invaders do as they wish and have modified their cities to be easily accessible and comfortable for invading armies. They even had a sign saying, “If you occupied us, you’d be home by now.”
13. Which fruit does the Tenth Doctor absolutely despise?
Pears.
The tenth Doctor, portrayed by David Tennant despises pears as he says so in the episode “Human Nature.”
14. According to the Doctor, what is the most important thing you need to travel across the universe?
A hand to hold.
While the T.A.R.D.I.S and the Doctor’s immense intelligence definitely helps, the Doctor considers his companions his most prized asset!
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15. In what episode do we get introduced to River Song?
Silence in the Library.
During this episode, the Doctor was trapped in a library with Donna, and when a group of archeologists walks in one of them introduces herself as Professor River Song.
16. Which alien race is given the nickname 'Potato Heads'?
Sontarans.
Sontarans are humanoid with large bulbous heads and short, stocky bodies. Humans such as Sarah Jane Smith refer to them as “Huge potatoes with Ray guns.”
17. What is the name given to the leader of the Daleks?
Emperor Dalek.
Drawing inspiration from the Nazis, the Daleks are ruthless and violent genetically engineered mutants originating from the planet Skaro. They acknowledge the Doctor as their archnemesis and are known by their catchphrase “Exterminate!”
18. Who was the prime minister during 'The Christmas Invasion' when the Doctor and Rose return to London?
Harriet Jones.
The Christmas Invasion was the 2005 Christmas Special of Dr. Who, and it was the first episode to air on Christmas Day ever since the show’s revival.
19. Where did the Doctor and Rose first meet Captain Jack?
World War II.
Captain Jack Harkness was the alias adopted by Javic Piotr Thane, a con man from the 51st century. He was a companion of the Ninth and Tenth Doctors.
20. What was the name of the small disc that the Doctor was trapped in for four and a half billion years?
The Confession Dial.
The confession dial was a small, circular disk used as part of a ritual act in Gallifrey. It allowed a dying Time Lord to face their demons and make their peace before their mind was uploaded to the Matrix. After being summoned by Davros, the Twelfth Doctor’s confession dial was used in this manner by the Time Lords. However, the Doctor was able to escape.

 

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