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Doctor Who is a British science-fiction TV series produced by the BBC since 1963. It depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called 'the Doctor', an extraterrestrial being exploring the universe with a companion in a time-travelling space ship (resembling a blue British police box) and battling a variety of foes.


  1. Name the actress who will be the first female to play Doctor Who (starting in the 2017 Christmas Special)?
  2. Who was companion of Matt Smith's Doctor Who (give both the character and actress names)?

  3. What does the acronym TARDIS stand for? And what is the name of the component which changes the TARDIS's appearance to a shape which blends in with its surroundings?
  4. The Fourth Doctor, portrayed by Tom Baker, had a fondness for which sweets?
  5. Doctor Who is an extraterrestrial being from which planet?
  6. Which scientist is the creator of the Daleks? And which planet do the Daleks come from?
  7. What relation was the first ever companion to the first Doctor Who?
  8. Which actor appeared in 117 episodes as a companion — that's more episodes than any other 'companion' in the history of Doctor Who?
  9. What was the name of the small disc that the Doctor was trapped in for four and a half billion years?
  10. Which Game of Thrones actress played Ashildr (also known as Me), who was introduced in the ninth series episode 'The Girl Who Died'?
  11. Who played the first Doctor Who? And what about the second and third?
  12. What same word can come after the following two incomplete episode titles: 'Revenge of the...' and 'Tomb of the...'?


  1. Jodie Whittaker
  2. Amy Pond portrayed by actress Karen Gillan
  3. Time And Relative Dimension In Space. The chameleon circuit.
  4. Jelly Babies
  5. Gallifrey
  6. Davros. The planet Skaro.
  7. Granddaughter (Susan Foreman was the name of the first ever companion)
  8. Frazer Hines (he played Jamie McCrimmon)
  9. The confession dial
  10. Maisie Williams
  11. William Hartnel. Patrick Troughton (second) and Jon Pertwee (third).
  12. Cybermen

Quiz II

  1. Ian McNeice appeared as which person in four episodes of Doctor Who in 2010 and 2011?
  2. Which race of reptile-like humanoids share their name with an ancient Welsh tribe?
  3. Complete the catchphrase used during the Third Doctor's era: 'reverse the polarity of the...'?
  4. What was the everyday occupation of Rose Tyler?
  5. Which chemical element chokes the respiratory systems of Cybermen?
  6. Which renegade alien Time Lord is an archenemy of Doctor Who?
  7. What sort of screwdriver is often used by the Doctor?
  8. Which race of predatory creatures resemble stone statues?
  9. In which year did Doctor Who return to BBC One after more than a decade away from our screens? And what was the four letter name of the first episode of the return series?
  10. Which actress played a computer programmer from the 20th Century called Mel, who was companion of the Sixth and Seventh Doctors?
  11. How many hearts does Doctor Who have?
  12. In 2011, David Tennant married actress Georgia Moffett who played Tennant's daughter in the Doctor Who episode ‘The Doctor’s Daughter’; who is Georgia Moffett's actor father?
  13. Who was the youngest actor to play the Doctor?
  14. Which actor appeared as Jackson Lake alongside David Tennat in the 2008 Christmas Special?
  15. What was the name of the leather-clad barbarian warrior companion of the fourth Doctor Who?
  16. Which singer starred as waitress Astrid Peth in the 2007 Christmas special called 'Voyage of the Damned'?


  1. Winston Churchill
  2. The Silurians
  3. Neutron Flow
  4. Shop assistant
  5. Gold
  6. The Master
  7. A sonic screwdriver
  8. The Weeping Angels
  9. 2005. Rose.
  10. Bonnie Langford
  11. Two
  12. Peter Davison (who played the fifth Doctor from 1981 to 1984)
  13. Matt Smith (aged 27)

  14. Neil Morrissey
  15. Leela
  16. Kylie Minogue

List of Actors who have played Doctor Who

  1. William Hartnell (1963–66)
  2. Patrick Troughton (1966–69)
  3. Jon Pertwee (1970–74)
  4. Tom Baker (1974–81)
  5. Peter Davison (1982–84)
  6. Colin Baker (1984–86)
  7. Sylvester McCoy (1987–89)
  8. Paul McGann (1996)
  9. Christopher Eccleston (2005)
  10. David Tennant (2005-10)
  11. Matt Smith (2010-13)
  12. Peter Capaldi (2013-17)
  13. Jodie Whittaker (2017-present)

Peter Cushing also famously played the Doctor in two films: Dr. Who and the Daleks(1965) and Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. (1966).

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