The Fred Dibnah Quiz

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The Fred Dibnah Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many chimneys did Fred fell during his lifetime?

    • A.

      55

    • B.

      90

    • C.

      121

    • D.

      76

    Correct Answer
    B. 90
    Explanation
    The given question asks about the number of chimneys that Fred fell during his lifetime. Out of the four options provided, the correct answer is 90. This implies that Fred fell a total of 90 chimneys throughout his life.

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  • 2. 

    What was the registration number of Fred's AJS motorbike?

    • A.

      DW 3079

    • B.

      TA 2436

    • C.

      FD 1934

    • D.

      JS 3014

    Correct Answer
    D. JS 3014
    Explanation
    The correct answer is JS 3014. This is the registration number of Fred's AJS motorbike.

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  • 3. 

    How tall was The Canvey Island Chimney?

    • A.

      123ft

    • B.

      450ft

    • C.

      238ft

    • D.

      325ft

    Correct Answer
    B. 450ft
    Explanation
    The Canvey Island Chimney was 450ft tall.

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  • 4. 

    What was the name of Fred's assistant in the 1980s?

    • A.

      Donald Paiton

    • B.

      Niel Carney

    • C.

      Simon Warner

    • D.

      Alan McEwen

    Correct Answer
    A. Donald Paiton
    Explanation
    The question asks for the name of Fred's assistant in the 1980s. The correct answer is Donald Paiton.

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  • 5. 

    What was the luxury item Fred asked for on Desert Island Discs?

    • A.

      Encyclopedia of Steam

    • B.

      A New Flat Cap

    • C.

      New false teeth

    • D.

      Steam Roller

    Correct Answer
    D. Steam Roller
    Explanation
    Fred asked for a luxury item on Desert Island Discs, and out of the given options, a steam roller is the most extravagant and luxurious item. It is unlikely for someone to ask for an encyclopedia, a flat cap, or false teeth as a luxury item, but a steam roller is a unique and extravagant choice.

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  • 6. 

    What was the name of Fred's theme tune?

    • A.

      Carnival of Venice

    • B.

      Oh Fred Dibnah

    • C.

      Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67

    • D.

      Piano Quartet No. 1, Op. 25

    Correct Answer
    A. Carnival of Venice
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Carnival of Venice." This is the name of Fred's theme tune.

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  • 7. 

    What reason did Fred's give for naming his steam roller after his mother Betsy?

    • A.

      To bring him good luck

    • B.

      You can only trust your Mother

    • C.

      Mothers are constant and reliable

    • D.

      In memory of his Mother

    Correct Answer
    C. Mothers are constant and reliable
    Explanation
    Fred named his steam roller after his mother Betsy because mothers are constant and reliable. This suggests that Fred views his mother as someone who is always there for him and can be trusted. Naming his steam roller after his mother is a way for Fred to honor and remember her, symbolizing the qualities of constancy and reliability that he associates with her.

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  • 8. 

    What year did Fred become an apprentice joiner?

    • A.

      1954

    • B.

      1956

    • C.

      1957

    • D.

      1959

    Correct Answer
    A. 1954
    Explanation
    Fred became an apprentice joiner in 1954.

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  • 9. 

    Which telephone company did Fred make a TV advert for?

    • A.

      British Telecom

    • B.

      O2

    • C.

      Vodaphone

    • D.

      Orange

    Correct Answer
    C. Vodaphone
    Explanation
    Fred made a TV advert for Vodaphone.

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  • 10. 

    What was the name of Fred's father?

    • A.

      Robert

    • B.

      Frank

    • C.

      Jack

    • D.

      Roger

    Correct Answer
    B. Frank
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Frank because it is stated in the question that Frank is the name of Fred's father.

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