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Fathers Quiz


  1. What was the first name of Mr Amis, the father of the novelist Martin Amis?
  2. Whose father was Philip II of Macedon?
  3. Can you name the actor who is also the father of Angelina Jolie?
  4. In the UK, Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of which month?
  5. Cleopatra's four children were fathered by which two men?

  6. Who played the father in the 1991 American comedy film, Father of the Bride?
  7. Ralphe Waite played the family patriarch in which long running series?
  8. Whose memoirs published in 1995 were entitled Dreams from My Father?
  9. Which great mathematician is often called the 'Father of Geometry'?
  10. Which famous dad has a first born daughter named Apple?
  11. Who was the only child of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn?
  12. What was the name of Donald Trumps' father?
  13. Pop Larkin was the father in which well known book by H.E. Bates?
  14. Herodotus is called "The Father of" what?
  15. Jessica Capshaw, the actress who is best known as Arizona Robbins on Grey's Anatomy, has a famous step-father, can you name him?
  16. In science fiction who has a father called Sarek?
  17. In literature and film, whose grandfather was the Earl of Dorincourt?
  18. Who was both Nicollette Sheridan's step-father and Jennifer Anniston's godfather?
  19. Who is the actor father of Emilio Estevez?
  20. Which actor played Indiana Jones's father in the 1989 film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade?
  21. Who is the father of American musician Nora Jones?
  22. Lucy Davis played Dawn Tinsley in the BBC comedy The Office, can you name her real life father?
  23. What was the first name of Sir Winston Churchill's father?
  24. Who had a daughter called Pebbles and an adopted son named Stony?


  1. Kingsley (Amis)
  2. Alexander the Great
  3. Jon Voight
  4. June
  5. Julus Caeser and Mark Antony
  6. Steve Martin
  7. The Waltons
  8. Barack Obama
  9. Euclid
  10. Chris Martin
  11. Queen Victoria
  12. Fred (Trump)
  13. The Darling Buds of May
  14. The Father of History
  15. Steven Spielberg
  16. Spock (Star Trek)
  17. Little Lord Fauntleroy's
  18. Telly Savalas
  19. Martin Sheen
  20. Sean Connery
  21. Ravi Shankar
  22. Jasper Carrot
  23. Randolph (Lord Randolph Churchill)
  24. Fred Flintstone