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  • 1. 

    What year was Doctor who first broadcast?

    • A.

      1957

    • B.

      1963

    • C.

      1968

    • D.

      1971

    Correct Answer
    B. 1963
    Explanation
    In 1963, Doctor Who was first broadcasted. This long-running British science fiction television series has since become a cultural phenomenon. It follows the adventures of the Doctor, a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey, who travels through time and space in the TARDIS, a time machine shaped like a British police box. The show has gained a dedicated fan base and has continued to captivate audiences with its imaginative storytelling and iconic characters.

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  • 2. 

    What was the date that it was broadcast?

    • A.

      7th April

    • B.

      26th July

    • C.

      19th September

    • D.

      23rd November

    Correct Answer
    D. 23rd November
    Explanation
    The date that the broadcast took place was 23rd November.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the producer for the first episode?

    • A.

      Sydney Newman

    • B.

      Verity Lambert

    • C.

      Terrence Dicks

    • D.

      C.E Webber

    Correct Answer
    B. Verity Lambert
    Explanation
    Verity Lambert was the producer for the first episode. This can be inferred from the given options, where Verity Lambert is the only name mentioned that could potentially be a producer. The other options, Sydney Newman, Terrence Dicks, and C.E Webber, do not provide any indication of being producers.

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  • 4. 

    What year was the "Classic Series" of Doctor who canceled?

    • A.

      1982

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1996

    Correct Answer
    C. 1989
    Explanation
    The "Classic Series" of Doctor Who was canceled in 1989. This marked the end of the original run of the show, which had started in 1963. The cancellation was due to declining ratings and a change in the overall direction of the show. It was not until 2005 that Doctor Who returned to television with a new series.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the Producer of Doctor Who when it was canceled?

    • A.

      John Nathan Turner

    • B.

      Dick Mills

    • C.

      Christopher Barker

    • D.

      Chris Reynolds

    Correct Answer
    A. John Nathan Turner
    Explanation
    John Nathan Turner was the producer of Doctor Who when it was canceled.

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  • 6. 

    After cancellation, Doctor Who returned for a one-off TV movie. What year was this?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1994

    • C.

      1996

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    C. 1996
    Explanation
    In 1996, Doctor Who made a comeback with a one-off TV movie. This suggests that the show was cancelled for a period of time before being revived with this special episode.

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  • 7. 

    What year did Doctor who return for a full series?

    • A.

      2002

    • B.

      2003

    • C.

      2004

    • D.

      2005

    Correct Answer
    D. 2005
    Explanation
    Doctor Who returned for a full series in 2005. After a long hiatus, the show was revived by Russell T. Davies and aired its first full series since its cancellation in 1989. The 2005 series introduced Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as his companion, Rose Tyler. This reboot of the show was met with great success and has continued to air new series and gain a dedicated fanbase ever since.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the Executive Producer that revived it?

    • A.

      Steven Moffat

    • B.

      Russel T. Davies

    • C.

      Mark Gattiss

    • D.

      Chris Chibnall

    Correct Answer
    B. Russel T. Davies
    Explanation
    Russel T. Davies is the correct answer because he was the Executive Producer who revived the show. He is credited with bringing back the popular British television series "Doctor Who" in 2005 after it had been off the air for several years. Under his leadership, the show gained a new generation of fans and achieved great success, making Davies a key figure in the show's history.

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  • 9. 

    How many actors have played the Doctor? (Officially/canonically as of 2012)

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    C. 11
    Explanation
    As of 2012, there have been 11 actors who have officially and canonically played the Doctor in the long-running television series Doctor Who. This includes William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, and Matt Smith.

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  • 10. 

    Which actor is the longest-serving Doctor? (As of 2012)

    • A.

      David Tennant

    • B.

      Colin Baker

    • C.

      William Hartnell

    • D.

      Tom Baker

    Correct Answer
    D. Tom Baker
    Explanation
    Tom Baker is the longest-serving Doctor because he played the role of the Doctor in the television series Doctor Who for the longest period of time. He portrayed the character from 1974 to 1981, which is a total of seven years. This surpasses the tenure of the other actors listed, making Tom Baker the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    How long did he play the Doctor for?

    • A.

      4 years

    • B.

      7 years

    • C.

      11 years

    • D.

      14 years

    Correct Answer
    B. 7 years
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7 years. This implies that the person in question played the role of the Doctor for a period of 7 years.

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  • 12. 

    Which Doctor refused to show up for his regeneration scene?

    • A.

      Peter Davison

    • B.

      Colin Baker

    • C.

      Sylvester Mccoy

    • D.

      Paul Mcgann

    Correct Answer
    B. Colin Baker
    Explanation
    Colin Baker refused to show up for his regeneration scene.

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  • 13. 

    Which actor served as the Doctor for the least amount of time?

    • A.

      Patrick Troughton

    • B.

      Colin Baker

    • C.

      Paul Mcgann

    • D.

      Christopher Eccleston

    Correct Answer
    C. Paul Mcgann
    Explanation
    Paul McGann served as the Doctor for the least amount of time. He portrayed the Doctor in the 1996 television movie "Doctor Who" and his tenure as the Doctor was limited to that single appearance. In contrast, Patrick Troughton, Colin Baker, and Christopher Eccleston had longer stints as the Doctor, with multiple seasons or episodes dedicated to their respective portrayals.

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  • 14. 

    Which actor is the only person as of 2012 to have appeared in Doctor Who (As another character) before playing the Doctor?

    • A.

      Jon Pertwee

    • B.

      Peter Davison

    • C.

      Colin Baker

    • D.

      Matt Smith

    Correct Answer
    C. Colin Baker
    Explanation
    Colin Baker is the correct answer because he appeared in Doctor Who as Commander Maxil in 1983 before later playing the Doctor in 1984. This makes him the only actor, as of 2012, to have appeared in the show as a different character before taking on the role of the Doctor.

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  • 15. 

    Who is the Doctor's Time Lord Arch Enemy?

    • A.

      Rassilon

    • B.

      The Rani

    • C.

      Romana

    • D.

      The Master

    Correct Answer
    D. The Master
    Explanation
    The Doctor's Time Lord Arch Enemy is The Master. Throughout the Doctor Who series, The Master has been a recurring character and a constant adversary to the Doctor. The Master is a renegade Time Lord who shares a complicated history with the Doctor, often engaging in battles and schemes to try and defeat the Doctor and take control of the universe. Their rivalry is one of the longest-running story arcs in the series, making The Master the Doctor's most iconic and formidable enemy.

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  • 16. 

    Who was the first person to play that role?

    • A.

      Anthony Ainley

    • B.

      Geoffrey Beavers

    • C.

      Roger Delgado

    • D.

      Derek Jacobi

    Correct Answer
    C. Roger Delgado
    Explanation
    Roger Delgado was the first person to play the role mentioned in the question.

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  • 17. 

    As of 2012, who was the last person to play him?

    • A.

      John Simm

    • B.

      Derek Jacobi

    • C.

      Timothy Dalton

    • D.

      Toby Jones

    Correct Answer
    A. John Simm
    Explanation
    John Simm was the last person to play the character mentioned in the question as of 2012. This implies that there may have been other actors who played the character after 2012, but John Simm was the most recent one up until that year.

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  • 18. 

    Which evil genius created the Daleks?

    • A.

      Rassilon

    • B.

      The Master

    • C.

      Davros

    • D.

      John Lumic

    Correct Answer
    C. Davros
    Explanation
    Davros is the correct answer to the question of which evil genius created the Daleks. Davros is a character from the television series Doctor Who, and he is the creator of the Daleks, a race of mutant cyborgs. Davros is depicted as a mad scientist and the leader of the Kaleds, the species from which the Daleks originated. He genetically engineered the Kaleds into the Daleks, imbuing them with a fanatical belief in their own superiority and a desire to exterminate all other life forms. Davros is a recurring villain in the Doctor Who series and is known for his wheelchair-bound appearance and distinctive voice.

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  • 19. 

    Who were the Daleks made to fight for?

    • A.

      The Thahls

    • B.

      The Kaleds

    • C.

      The Sensorites

    • D.

      The Drahvins

    Correct Answer
    B. The Kaleds
    Explanation
    The Daleks were made to fight for the Kaleds. The Kaleds were a race of mutated humanoids from the planet Skaro. They were engaged in a long-standing war with their enemies, the Thals. The Daleks were originally created by the Kaled scientist Davros, who intended them to be the ultimate weapon in their war against the Thals. However, the Daleks eventually turned on their creators and became a powerful and ruthless force of their own.

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  • 20. 

    What is "The Tenth Planet"

    • A.

      Cybus Industries

    • B.

      Mondas

    • C.

      Telos

    • D.

      Alternate Earth

    Correct Answer
    B. Mondas
    Explanation
    Mondas is the correct answer because "The Tenth Planet" is a Doctor Who serial that features the return of the Cybermen, who originated from the planet Mondas. The story revolves around Mondas' return to Earth's solar system and its plans to drain Earth's energy to sustain itself. The Tenth Planet is significant as it marks the first appearance of the Cybermen and the regeneration of the First Doctor into the Second Doctor.

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  • 21. 

    Who is the first companion we see in the series?

    • A.

      Barbara

    • B.

      Ian

    • C.

      Jamie

    • D.

      Susan

    Correct Answer
    D. Susan
    Explanation
    Susan is the first companion we see in the series because she is the granddaughter of the Doctor and travels with him in the TARDIS right from the beginning. She is introduced in the very first episode of the series, "An Unearthly Child," along with her teachers Barbara and Ian. Susan plays a significant role in the early seasons of the show and is an important character in establishing the dynamic of the Doctor and his companions.

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  • 22. 

    What planet is Nyssa from?

    • A.

      Traken

    • B.

      ALzarius

    • C.

      Gallifrey

    • D.

      Trion

    Correct Answer
    A. Traken
    Explanation
    Nyssa is a fictional character from the British TV show Doctor Who. She is a companion of the Doctor and is originally from the planet Traken. Traken is a peaceful and prosperous planet known for its harmonious society and advanced technology. Nyssa's origins and her connection to Traken are explored in various episodes of the show.

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  • 23. 

    What episode does the story arc of "Bad Wolf" first appear?

    • A.

      Rose

    • B.

      The End of the World

    • C.

      The Unquiet Dead

    • D.

      Aliens of London

    Correct Answer
    C. The Unquiet Dead
    Explanation
    The story arc of "Bad Wolf" first appears in the episode "The Unquiet Dead."

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  • 24. 

    What Episode is the quote "Burn with me" from?

    • A.

      The Unquiet Dead

    • B.

      The Impossible Planet

    • C.

      42

    • D.

      The Fires of Pompeii

    Correct Answer
    C. 42
    Explanation
    The quote "Burn with me" is from the episode "42."

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  • 25. 

    In the episode "Blink," who plays Sally Sparrow?

    • A.

      Sophia Myles

    • B.

      Georgia Moffett

    • C.

      Carey Mulligan

    • D.

      Lesley Sharp

    Correct Answer
    C. Carey Mulligan
    Explanation
    Carey Mulligan plays Sally Sparrow in the episode "Blink."

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  • 26. 

    In the episode "Smith and Jones," what does the Doctor do when he goes back in time to prove to Martha he can travel through time?

    • A.

      Buy an out of date yoghurt

    • B.

      Take off his tie

    • C.

      Check what she got for her 8th birthday so he could then tell her

    • D.

      Steal her drink to give to her in the future

    Correct Answer
    B. Take off his tie
    Explanation
    In the episode "Smith and Jones," the Doctor takes off his tie when he goes back in time to prove to Martha that he can travel through time. This action serves as a demonstration of his ability to manipulate time and space, as he removes an item from his current timeline and shows it to her in the past. By doing so, he provides evidence of his time-traveling capabilities and convinces Martha of the truth.

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  • 27. 

    What was the title of the last episode before the cancellation?

    • A.

      Survival

    • B.

      Battlefield

    • C.

      The Curse of Fenric

    • D.

      The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

    Correct Answer
    A. Survival
    Explanation
    The title of the last episode before the cancellation of the show was "Survival".

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  • 28. 

    In the episode "The God Complex," what number was Amy's room?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    B. 7
    Explanation
    In the episode "The God Complex," Amy's room number was 7.

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  • 29. 

    Which of these has the Doctor not said (as of 2012)?

    • A.

      Spacey-Wacey

    • B.

      Timey-Wimey

    • C.

      Alieny-Walieny

    • D.

      Humany-Wumany

    Correct Answer
    C. Alieny-Walieny
    Explanation
    As of 2012, the Doctor has not said "Alieny-Walieny." This phrase is a playful combination of "alien" and "walieny," which is not a term or phrase commonly used in Doctor Who. The other options, "Spacey-Wacey," "Timey-Wimey," and "Humany-Wumany," are all phrases that have been used by the Doctor in the show.

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  • 30. 

    What big landmark is 23rd November 2013?

    • A.

      The day the Doctor has promised to come to Earth for real

    • B.

      11th Doctors regeneration

    • C.

      Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary
    Explanation
    23rd November 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the popular TV show Doctor Who. It was a significant milestone for the show and was celebrated by fans worldwide. The answer "Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary" accurately reflects this historical event in the Doctor Who franchise.

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