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The O.L.G. Doctor Who Quiz - it's just for fun

By Tim Harris    Twitter: @TimHarris     This page first posted to the internet 30th March 2013. Mildly updated 3rd September 2017.


1) Which Doctor Who story is described in the following synopsis:

The Doctor returns to his home planet Gallifrey where a traitor plots to use the Doctor in an insidious scheme.

Is it:

a) The Deadly Assassin

b) The Invasion of Time

c) Arc of Infinity

d) The Five Doctors

 

  2) There are two parts to this question; a) in which two stories did Peri appear in a bikini top and b) why didn't this happen more often?
3) How long in general can a good DVD player stay in pause mode when paused on Sophie Aldred wearing stockings in the extended version of Curse of Fenric on DVD? Not long enough on mine, that's for sure. 4) Which Doctor Who story is described in the following synopsis:

The Doctor has a weapon hidden away for many years which can defeat any enemy he has ever met many, many times before but never uses.

Is it:

a) Remembrance of the Daleks

b) Silver Nemesis

c) pretty much every story before or ever since those stories described in a) and b) above

 

5) In which story is the mood impressively heightened by use of a melodic vocal for the death of a character we've barely met 15 minutes ago onscreen and couldn't care less about?

Is it:

a) A Town Called Mercy

b) yes it is

6) In which story did a character appear briefly on screen and had a far more touching death that beats the pants off the death of the sheriff in A Town Called Mercy?

Is it:

a) The augmented pig in Aliens of London

b) yes it is

 

7) In The End of Time Part Two Mickey and Martha are revealed to be married; is this more or less believable than:

a) The Doctor allowing merciless mass human murderer Captain Avery to go scot free whilst allowing merciless mass Silurian murderer Solomon to be killed by a missile in space?

b) Peri marrying Yrcanos

c) Anything written by Pip and Jane Baker

d) Kate O'Mara dressing up as Bonnie Langford and convincing the Doctor she's Mel

d) Sylvester McCoy wearing a wig at the behest of a  production production team attempt to convince us that he's playing the 6th Doctor

e) The Davros-spawned Daleks allowing themselves to be killed by hump-backed plastic Daleks in Victory of the Daleks for not being the real thing (?!!!!!)

 

8) When Kylie appeared as Astrid in Voyage of the Damned were you, like me,

a) disappointed

b) that she wasn't kick-ass

c) and was instead a girly-girly character

d) that was out of date in modern Doctor Who

9) What beats Astrid's falling-to-death-by-pushing-the-bad-guy-to-death-with-a-forklift-then-tumbling-over-the-edge-with-the-forklift as the silliest death in Doctor Who ever?

Is it:

a) Solow attempting to kick-box the Myrka in Warriors of the Deep

b) Vogel's lingering look at Kara before he dies in Revelation of the Daleks (this still makes me chuckle to this day)

c) Rory dying by (take your pick)

d) The mighty Cyberleader being taken out by a gold coin and a catapult in Silver Nemesis

e) Lytton turning out to be a good guy in Attack of the Cybermen

f) none of the above, obviously

10) Rearrange these words to form the name of the regular feature in Doctor Who Magazine that has long since passed its point of interest and has never been as good with the latest team anyway:

Team The Time

11) Which is the correct term deriving from the acronym Tardis ?

Is it:

a) Time and Relative Dimension in Space?

b) Time and Relative Dimensions in Space?

c) Who cares?

 

12) Which several-episodes long subplot has the quickest listen-to-a-cat-meowing-and-miss-the-throwaway-explanation resolution in the series following it happening?

Is it:

a) The Tardis exploding / crossing time streams or something

b) Did we ever find out why the Doctor refers to 'Amy's time' in Flesh and Stone?

I've just read Wikipedia and yes we did. Not clear on screen though was it?

 

13) I can't think of a thirteenth question 14) But I can think of a fourteenth one.

Which of these Doctor Who moments confirms the series is aimed at a family audience?

1) Jackie Tyler: "Is there anything else he's got two of?"

2) Martha Jones: "Budge up a bit, then. Sorry, there's not much room. Us two here, same bed. Tongues will wag. "

3) The Doctor (taking the laptop): "Blimey. Get a girlfriend Jeff."

4) Doctor: "Amy, listen to me. I am nine hundred and seven years old. Do you understand what that means?"
Amy: "It's been a while?"

5) Oswin: "Pop your shirt off, quick as you like."
Rory: "Why?
Oswin: "Does there have to be a reason?"

 

15) Which out of the following is the only one not likely to be referred to as 'Doctor-Lite'?

Is it:

a) Mission to the Unknown

b) Love and Monsters

c) Blink

d) Turn Left

e) The Five Doctors

16) Which Doctors say the following final lines as their fondly remembered on-air epitaph?

a) A tear, Sarah Jane? No, don't cry. While there's life there's

b) It's the end. But the moment has been prepared for.

c) Rose, before I go, I just want to tell you, you were fantastic. Absolutely fantastic. And do you know what? So was I.

d) It isn't fair!

e) Carrot juice?! Carrot juice?! CARROT JUICE?!

 

17) Name eleven Doctors who don't play the spoons in their debut stories. 18) Describe the plot of Tom Baker story The Ribos Operation in twelve words or less without using the words 'It's just about a jewel robbery isn't it? Just a jewel robbery?'

 

19) "It's bigger on the inside than out" is a phrase usually associated with:

a) somebody entering the Tardis for the first time

b) River Song making whoopee with The Doctor

20) Name the following stories in which it is proved that there is nothing to fear from The Cybermen:

a) Where they are slaughtered by Daleks as if they are absolutely wet-paper-bag useless (mind out for those Daleks though).

b) Where they are emotionally overloaded by a crying baby

c) Where they are emotionally overloaded by a text message

d) Where they get wiped out when visited by someone dressed as a Roman

e) Where they get wiped out by a flying statue


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