Are You Smart Enough To Be A Mastermind?

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Are You Smart Enough To Be A Mastermind?

Mastermind is a British game show, well known for its challenging questions, intimidating setting, and air of seriousness. The basic format of the game has never changed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year was the show first aired?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1982

    • C. 

      1985

    • D. 

      1980

  • 2. 
    Which individual devised the Mastermind format?
    • A. 

      Richard Dawson

    • B. 

      Bill Wright

    • C. 

      Clive Anderson

    • D. 

      Les Dennis

  • 3. 
    What interrogation experience of World War II gave inspiration to the game show?
    • A. 

      Potsdam

    • B. 

      Wiesbaden

    • C. 

      Gestapo

    • D. 

      Waffen-SS

  • 4. 
    What theme music is used on the game show?
    • A. 

      Mushroom Compost

    • B. 

      Catkin and Teasel

    • C. 

      Midwinter Log

    • D. 

      Approaching Menace

  • 5. 
    Which is a famous catchphrase used on the show?
    • A. 

      I've started so I'll finish

    • B. 

      Deal or no deal

    • C. 

      Is that your final answer

    • D. 

      You are the weakest link

  • 6. 
    Where do contestants sit to answer specialized questions in the first round?
    • A. 

      The blue chair

    • B. 

      The black chair

    • C. 

      The yellow chair

    • D. 

      The red chair

  • 7. 
    How is the winner determined if two or more contestants have an identical number of points in the end?
    • A. 

      Another round

    • B. 

      Spin a wheel

    • C. 

      The one with the fewest passes

    • D. 

      Crowd vote

  • 8. 
    Who has hosted the show from 2003 till date?
    • A. 

      Hughie Green

    • B. 

      Craig Ferguson

    • C. 

      Clive Anderson

    • D. 

      John Humphrys

  • 9. 
    Who was the first host of Mastermind?
    • A. 

      Magnus Magnusson

    • B. 

      Jonathan Ross

    • C. 

      Paul O'Grady

    • D. 

      Jeremy Clarkson

  • 10. 
    Who hosted the show on BBC Radio 4?
    • A. 

      John Oliver

    • B. 

      David Williams

    • C. 

      Peter Snow

    • D. 

      Trisha Goddard

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