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Only A "Doctor Who" Genius Can Score More Than 12 In This Trivia Quiz

Doctor Who was once a specialist subject on the British gameshow Mastermind. Can you get every single question right just like the contestant?

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In October 2017, Ben Holmes appeared on a British quiz show called Mastermind and got EVERY goddamn question on Doctor Who from 2005 to present correct.

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So can you beat him? Here's every question he was asked.

  1. 1. "Doctor Who reappeared on BBC television in 2005 after a gap of nearly 19 years. Who played the Doctor in the first new series?"

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was...Christopher Eccleston

    "Before I go, I just want to tell you, you were fantastic. Absolutely fantastic. And do you know what? So was I."

    It was...Christopher Eccleston
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  2. 2. "What two-word phrase occurs repeatedly throughout the episodes of Series 1 and is the title of the penultimate episode?"

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...Bad Wolf!

    "I am the bad wolf. I create myself. I take the words. I scatter them in time and space. A message to lead myself here." Oh, Billie.

    It's...Bad Wolf!
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  3. 3. "Who played the Doctor's companion Amy Pond when Matt Smith became the Eleventh Doctor?"

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    (Note: not the name of the young actor who meets him first.)

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...Karen Gillan.

    The Girl Who Waited???

    It's...Karen Gillan.
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  4. 4. "Who plays the waitress Astrid Peth, who worked with the Doctor to help prevent the interstellar liner Titanic from crashing into the Earth, in the Christmas special 'Voyage of the Damned'?"

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    Yes, the person in that photo was the Queen.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...Kylie Minogue!

    No, it wasn't the Queen.

    It's...Kylie Minogue!
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  5. 5. "In the episode 'Daleks of Manhattan', the Tardis lands next to a New York landmark in November 1930. Which landmark is it?"

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...the Statue of Liberty!

    She was introduced to Martha with the line: "Martha, have you met my friend?"

    It's...the Statue of Liberty!
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  6. 6. "Under what ancient monument did the Doctor and Amy Pond discover the Pandorica, a prison that featured the most feared thing in all the universe?"

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    Yes, this quiz is going to get harder.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...Stonehenge.

    Unbelievably, this episode is eight years old.

    It's...Stonehenge.
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  7. 7. "With what weapon does the Doctor fight Robin Hood on a narrow bridge across a stream in the episode 'Robot of Sherwood'?"

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    Clue: It isn't a sword.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was...a spoon!

    Nope, no idea.

    It was...a spoon!
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  8. 8. "The Doctor and his companions wake up from amnesia into various reality television and game shows. In which gameshow does Rose appear, where those eliminated are disintegrated by the Anne Droid?"

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    IMHO the greatest episode that has ever existed.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's..The Weakest Link.

    "You are The Weakest Link... goodbye." *SHOOTS LASERS FROM MOUTH*

    It's..The Weakest Link.
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  9. 9. "Which character welcomes the newly dead to the Promised Land throughout Series 8? She is later revealed to be the female incarnation of the Doctor's old adversary, the Master."

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...Missy.

    It's...Missy. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  10. 10. "In 'Human Nature', the Doctor takes on the persona of John Smith, a teacher at a boys' school in 1913. He gives the boy a lesson at the start of the episode. Which battle was it about?"

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...Waterloo!

    The episode starred the boy from Love Actually!

    It's...Waterloo!
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  11. 11. "What is the title of the Series 4 episode in which the Doctor and his companion Donna find themselves at a dinner party, where one of the guests is Agatha Christie?"

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's..."The Unicorn and the Wasp".

    Remember, it featured this terrifying wasp.

    It's..."The Unicorn and the Wasp".
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  12. 12. "What is the name of the creature who searches the universe for the Doctor on behalf of Davros, the creator of the Daleks, who is dying?"

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...Colony Sarff!

    This was from the first episode of the post-2005 ninth season.

    It's...Colony Sarff!
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  13. 13. "In a Series 7 episode, what is the name of the town in the American West where the Tardis accidentally lands in the 19th century?"

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...Mercy.

    The episode was called "A Town Called Mercy."

    It's...Mercy.
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  14. 14. "Which diamond plays a crucial part in the Series 2 episode 'Tooth and Claw'?"

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    I'm dyslexic but I know spelling this out is a nightmare. Good luck.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...Koh-i-Noor

    Congratulations if you managed to spell this correctly. This is also the episode where we heard about a little thing called Torchwood from Queen Victoria.

    It's...Koh-i-Noor
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
  15. 15. And finally... "What is the name of the paradox that the Doctor explains to the audience by referring to the question of Beethoven's existence in the Series 9 episode 'Before the Flood'."

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's...the Bootstrap Paradox.

    Well done if you got that one right. Well done.

    It's...the Bootstrap Paradox.
    Via BBC / Doctor Who
 
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