Geek Quiz ♯18: Doctor Who

Ok  everyone, I hope you have your Space- Time Visualisers tuned and the polarity of the neutron flow has been properly reversed, because this week we are going to be tackling my favourite TV show, Doctor Who. Of course all the answers are going to be wobbly-wobbly timer-whimey so try to keep up.

Oh and for the purposes of this quiz, the word serial is used to describe any episodes that form an overarching storyline (e.g. Genesis of the Daleks is made up of 6 episodes all part of the same story) and this also will apply to multi-episode story lines from the revived series as well (e.g. The last 3 episodes of season 4 would all  be part of the same serial, despite having their own episode titles and numbers). Sorry if this is confusing, but otherwise the maths for some of the answers gets even more confusing.

As per usual, it’s 10 questions with a total of 20 points to get. The answers will be below a jump from the post whilst on the main blog page, so if you don’t want to be spoiled, take a look at the questions on the blog first. And obviously Don’t Post Answers In The Comments.

1. Who is the first person to be seen in the first ever episode of Doctor Who? (1)

Bonus: When was the first episode aired (Month and Year, at the very least) (1)

2. What is the name of the biggest city on Skaro? (1)

3. How many serials has the Master appeared in? (1)

Bonus: In which serial did he debut? (1)

4. Which Doctors had the most encounters with the Daleks? (2)

Bonus: How many serials did they each spend fighting the Daleks? (1)

5. Which of these is not a Time Lord Super-weapon? (1)

a) The De-Mat Gun                b) The Moment

c) The Harp Of Rassilon     d) Validium

Bonus: What is it actually used for? (1)

6. How many companions travelled with the 4th Doctor? (1)

Bonus: Name them (1)

7. In which serial did Colin Baker make his first appearance in Doctor Who? (1)

Bonus: In which serial did he debut as The Doctor? (1)

8. Who is the longest serving companion in terms of appearances? (1)

Bonus: How many appearances did they make as companion? (1)

9. Which of these three Doctors ever used the sonic screwdriver? (1)

a) 6th      b) 7th     c) 8th

Bonus: Who was the first Doctor to use the sonic screwdriver? (1)

10. How many men have portrayed the Doctor in the series? (1)

Bonus: Who played the Doctor in the 1965 and 1966 films Doctor Who and the Daleks and Daleks: Invasion Earth- 2150 A.D? (1)

11. Would anyone like a jelly baby? (some jelly babies)

Answers after the jump.

1. An un-named policeman

Bonus: November 23rd 1963

2. Kaalann

3. 27

Bonus: Terror Of The Autons

4. The 1st (William Hartnell) and the 11th (Matt Smith)

Bonus: 5 (In terms of episodes David Tennant had 7 encounters with the Daleks, but all but one were multi-part stores so count as 3 serials and one episode, making his total tally 4 encounters)

5. c) The Harp Of Rassilon

Bonus: Unlocking the door to the Time Scoop controls

6. 8

Bonus: Sarah Jane Smith, Harry Sullivan, Leela, K-9, Romana, Adric, Tegan Jovanka, Nyssa

7. Arc Of Infinity

Bonus: Caves Of Androzani

8. Amy Pond

Bonus: 31

9. c) 7th (Sylvester McCoy)

Bonus: 2nd (Patrick Troughton)

10. 15 (The 13 numbered Doctors, John Hurt as the War Doctor and Richard Hurdall in The Five Doctors)

Bonus: Peter Cushing

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2 Responses to Geek Quiz ♯18: Doctor Who

  1. Minecrafter911

    love it i’m a Whovian

  2. So, umm….5. I’m disappointed.