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The Boris Johnson Quiz

Quiz I

  1. In which city was Boris Johnson born on the 19 June 1964?
  2. Which Labour opponent did he defeat in the 2008 London mayoral election?
  3. In 2018, alongside eight other celebrities, which TV program did Johnson's father, Stanley, appear on?
  4. Which Oxford University drinking society known for vandalism were both Boris Johnson and David Cameron members of?

  5. How many more police offers did Johnson promise in his first Downing Street speach as PM?
  6. In 2015, he was elected MP for which constituency: (a)Bromley and Chislehurst, (b)Uxbridge and South Ruislip, or (c)Old Bexley and Sidcup?
  7. Boris is his middle name, what is his actual given first name?
  8. When asked, Boris said the last time he had cried was when what was stolen?
  9. Can you give the first name of Boris Johnson's girlfriend, Miss Symonds?
  10. What did Boris Johnson study at Balliol College, Oxford?
  11. In 1988 he was fired from which newspaper for "fabricating a quote"?
  12. In a famous controversy, Boris Johnson suggested the wearing of garments such as the burqa made the wearer resemble a 'bank robber' and what else?


  1. New York City
  2. Ken Livingstone
  3. The Real Marigold Hotel
  4. The Bullingdon Club
  5. Twenty thousand
  6. (b)Uxbridge and South Ruislip
  7. Alexander (his full name is Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson)
  8. His bike
  9. Carrie (Symmonds)
  10. Classics
  11. The Times
  12. A letter box

Quiz II

  1. Does Boris Johnson enjoy: (a)playing the piano, (b)playing the organ, (c)table tennis, or (d)writing books?
  2. Can you name his younger sister, a journalist who has appeard on Question Time?
  3. Who was Johnson writing about when he wrote in a 2007 newspaper coumn: "She's got dyed blonde hair and pouty lips, and a steely blue stare, like a sadistic nurse in a mental hospital."?
  4. When Johnson got stuck on a zip wire during a Summer Olympics event in London's Victoria Park what did he have in each hand?
  5. He is well known for being a presenter on which popular British television panel show produced by Hat Trick Productions?
  6. Boris Johnson was editor of which weekly magazine from 1999 to 2005?
  7. In July 2016, to which position was he appointed by Prime Minister Theresa May?
  8. Which team sport did he develop a love for at Oxford university?
  9. How many children does he have?
  10. Boris once said his chances of being PM were about as good as finding who on Mars?


  1. (d)writing books

  2. Rachel
  3. Hilary Clinton
  4. A union jack flag in each hand
  5. Have I Got News for You
  6. The Spectator
  7. Foreign Secretary
  8. Rugby
  9. Five children
  10. Finding Elvis on Mars