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Grandparents Quiz


  1. Queen Elizabeth II was born during the reign of her paternal grandfather, who was which king?
  2. Who said in 1989: "We have become a grandmother"?
  3. Which Russian word for "grandmother" is also the title of a Kate Bush song?
  4. In The Simpsons, what is the first name of Grandpa Simpson?
  5. Which popular American artist did not began painting in earnest until the age of 78?
  6. Who is the famous grandmother of actress Dakota Johnson?

  7. Celebrated on the first Sunday of October, which charity introduced Grandparents' Day to the UK in 1990?
  8. Will Geer is best known for his role as Grandpa in which TV series?
  9. Which school choir had a UK Christmas number one with a song entitled "There's No One Quite Like Grandma"?
  10. In the story Gangsta Granny by David Walliams, what was granny attempting to steal?
  11. In which tale does the grandaughter exclaim about the strange appearance of her grandmother: "What a deep voice you have!"?
  12. How many genetic great-great-great-great grandparents does one have?
  13. The grandfather paradox is a problem arising from what sort of travel?
  14. Count Dracula, commonly known as Grandpa, is a fictional character from which American sitcom?
  15. Whose the famous paternal grandfather of former model Sophie, who married singer Jamie Cullum in 2010?


  1. King George V
  2. Margaret Thatcher
  3. Babushka or babooshka
  4. Abraham
  5. Grandma Moses
  6. Tippi Hedren
  7. Age Concern
  8. The Waltons
  9. St Winifred's School Choir
  10. The Crown Jewels
  11. Little Red Riding Hood
  12. 64
  13. Time travel
  14. The Munsters
  15. Roald Dahl