Coronation Street 50 Years - The Weatherfield Gazette Quiz

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Coronation Street 50 Years - The Weatherfield Gazette Quiz

Test your knowledge of 50 years of Coronation Street.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the original occupant of No 1 Coronation Street?
    • A. 

      Ken Barlow

    • B. 

      Albert Tatlock

    • C. 

      Esther Hayes

    • D. 

      Harry Hewitt

  • 2. 
    Who said the following (to Deirdre)? 'Good looks are a curse, you and Ken should think yourselves lucky'
    • A. 

      Hilda Ogden

    • B. 

      Annie Walker

    • C. 

      Blanche Hunt

    • D. 

      Vera Duckworth

  • 3. 
    Which of these street character has not been a binman?
    • A. 

      Curly Watts

    • B. 

      Trevor Dean

    • C. 

      Eddie Yeats

    • D. 

      Kevin Webster

  • 4. 
    Who filmed Carla and Liam Connor kissing on her mobile phone?
    • A. 

      Rosie Webster

    • B. 

      Leanne Battersby

    • C. 

      Maria Connor

    • D. 

      Tina McIntyre

  • 5. 
    Which Friends character did Tyrone name his dog after?
    • A. 

      Chandler

    • B. 

      Joey

    • C. 

      Monica

    • D. 

      Rachel

  • 6. 
    Who composed the Coronation Street theme tune?
    • A. 

      Simon May

    • B. 

      Tony Hatch

    • C. 

      Eric Spear

    • D. 

      Michael Kamen

  • 7. 
    Which Salford street inspired the original Coronation Street set?
    • A. 

      Archie Street

    • B. 

      Laburnum Street

    • C. 

      Duchy Street

    • D. 

      Deyne Street

  • 8. 
    Which episode gave Coronation Street its highest ever viewing figure of 26.6 million?
    • A. 

      Deirdre Barlow decides to stay with Ken

    • B. 

      Richard Hillman murdering Maxine Peacock

    • C. 

      Hilda Ogden leaves the Street

    • D. 

      Steve McDonald marries Karen

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the actor, who was also a comedian in real life, who played Mike Baldwin's son?
    • A. 

      Bradley Walsh

    • B. 

      John Thomson

    • C. 

      Craig Charles

    • D. 

      Roy Hudd

  • 10. 
    Coronation Street creator Tony Warren met Ena Sharples actress Violet Carson when he was 12 and they both appeared in a radio show. What was it called?
    • A. 

      Junior Choice

    • B. 

      Children's Hour

    • C. 

      Family Favourites

    • D. 

      Pick of the Pops

  • 11. 
    Who did 'Killer Katy' Harris murder with a wrench?
    • A. 

      Ronnie Clayton

    • B. 

      Chesney Brown

    • C. 

      Ray Langton

    • D. 

      Tommy Harris

  • 12. 
    Who came to an unfortunate end in a supermarket freezer in a bungled attempt at framing Curly Watts?
    • A. 

      Anne Malone

    • B. 

      Raquel Watts

    • C. 

      Reg Holdsworth

    • D. 

      Ron Firman

  • 13. 
    Who did Kevin Webster live with when he first came to Coronation Street?
    • A. 

      Deirdre and Ken Barlow

    • B. 

      Jack and Vera Duckworth

    • C. 

      Hilda and Stan Ogden

    • D. 

      Lived on his own

  • 14. 
    What was the name of Minnie Caldwell's cat?
    • A. 

      Billy

    • B. 

      Bobby

    • C. 

      Pipkin

    • D. 

      Mimi

  • 15. 
    Which one of these was not married to Steve McDonald?
    • A. 

      Vicky

    • B. 

      Nicky

    • C. 

      Karen

    • D. 

      Becky

  • 16. 
    Which feisty redhead was great friends with Gail but later fell out over her first husband Brian Tilsley?
    • A. 

      Sue Clayton

    • B. 

      Susan Barlow

    • C. 

      Susan Boyle

    • D. 

      Suzie Birchall

  • 17. 
    What type of cancer did Alma Halliwell die of?
    • A. 

      Breast

    • B. 

      Cervical

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      Lung

  • 18. 
    Vera Duckworth's ghost recently appeared but which other street battleaxe returned to haunt her neighbours?
    • A. 

      Blanche Hunt

    • B. 

      Hilda Ogden

    • C. 

      Alma Halliwell

    • D. 

      Ivy Brennan

  • 19. 
    Whose dog is called Schmeichel?
    • A. 

      Ken's

    • B. 

      Chesney's

    • C. 

      Kevin's

    • D. 

      Tyrone's

  • 20. 
    The opening scene of the first episode of Coronation Street shows two girls playing with a ball, one of them went on to worldwide pop fame - who was she?
    • A. 

      Lyn Hall

    • B. 

      Cilla Black

    • C. 

      Sandie Shaw

    • D. 

      Petula Clark

  • 21. 
    Who did Linda Baldwin (nee Sykes) have an affair with?
    • A. 

      Mark Baldwin

    • B. 

      Ken Barlow

    • C. 

      Reg Holdsworth

    • D. 

      Curly Watts

  • 22. 
    Which company was the first to sponsor Coronation Street?
    • A. 

      Newton and Ridley

    • B. 

      Cadbury's

    • C. 

      Harveys

    • D. 

      Bettabuys

  • 23. 
    Which Shakespearean actor played dodgy author Mel Hutchwright?
    • A. 

      Brian Cox

    • B. 

      Kenneth Branagh

    • C. 

      Ian McKellen

    • D. 

      Richard Attenborough

  • 24. 
    What was Raquel Watts's maiden name?
    • A. 

      Wolstenhulme

    • B. 

      Higginbottom

    • C. 

      Sattherthwaite

    • D. 

      Gillespie

  • 25. 
    What was Curly Watts's hobby?
    • A. 

      Trainspotting

    • B. 

      Astronomy

    • C. 

      Angling

    • D. 

      Origami

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