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Test yourself with this quiz based on The Chase

Teatime quiz The Chase is one of ITV’s biggest hits, hosted by Bradley Walsh and featuring Chasers Anne ‘The Governess’ Hegerty and quiz show veteran and general know-it-all Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett. Now pit your wits against him in our quiz – and see if you can survive a head-to-head round with The Beast…

1) What building is home to the London Philharmonic Orchestra?

a. Barbican Centre

b. Royal College of Music

c. Royal Festival Hall

Teatime quiz The Chase is one of ITV’s biggest hits, hosted by Bradley Walsh and featuring Chasers Anne ‘The Governess’ Hegerty

2) Which South American country has won the most Miss World titles?

a. Brazil

b. Peru

c. Venezuela

3) Complete the saying:

‘As rich as…’?

a. Midas

b. Croesus

c. Tantalus

Mark 'The Beast' Labbett on The Chase

Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett on The Chase

4) In The Six Million Dollar Man, which of these parts of Steve Austin was NOT replaced by bionics?

a. His left eye

b. His legs

c. His right ear

5) The composer Berlioz (above) was commonly known by what first name?

a. Harold

b. Hector

c. Horace

6) British Summer Time begins on the last Sunday in which month?

a. March

b. April

c. May

7) Which of these Bond films was released first?

a. Die Another Day

b. Live And Let Die

c. Tomorrow Never Dies

8) Which Prime Minister did Anthony Andrews play in The King’s Speech?

a. Herbert Asquith

b. Stanley Baldwin

c. Winston Churchill

9) Which of these painters had a notorious lifelong feud with Sir Joshua Reynolds?

a. John Constable

b. Anthony van Dyck

c. Thomas Gainsborough

10) According to the TV theme song, which superhero was in ‘satin tights, fighting for your rights’?

a. Captain America

b. Wonder Woman

c. Superman

11) Which of these elements is a solid at room temperature?

a. Boron

b. Radon

c. Xenon

12) What kind of foodstuff is a clingstone?

a. Cheese

b. Fruit

c. Nut

13. The lovers in which EM Forster novel first meet in a Florence guest house?

a. A Room With A View

b. Howards End

c. The Longest Journey

14. Which infamous ruler was known as the ‘Scourge of God’?

a. Ivan the Terrible

b. Genghis Khan

c. Attila the Hun

15. Impressionist Mike Yarwood (below) created what catchphrase for Labour politician Denis Healey?

a. Tricky Dicky

b. Busy Lizzie

c. Silly Billy

16. Which of these is the name of a professional football player?

a. Patrick Darby b. Liam Oakes

c. Sean St Ledger

17. According to Billboard magazine, who was the highest-earning ‘music money maker’ during the year 2013?

a. Beyoncé

b. Madonna

c. Taylor Swift

18. Which of these superheroes was told, ‘kneel before Zod’?

a. Batman

b. Spider-Man

c. Superman

19. What did the initial ‘M’ in JMW Turner stand for?

a. Malachi

b. Mycroft

c. Mallord

20. In what language was the novel One Hundred Years Of Solitude first published?

a. Spanish

b. Russian

c. Mandarin

21. Which fashion designer was first to release a perfume?

a. Giorgio Armani

b. Donna Karan

c. Coco Chanel

22. Which actress won two Golden Globes in 2007 for playing Elizabeth I and II?

a. Cate Blanchett

b. Helen Mirren

c. Miranda Richardson

23. What name is given to the medieval Danish confederation of Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Nottingham and Stamford?

a. The Five Cities

b. The Five Towns

c. The Five Boroughs

The Six Million Dollar Man 1974, starring Lee Majors

The Six Million Dollar Man 1974, starring Lee Majors

24. In the words of a 1978 UK No 1 single, which artist ‘painted Salford’s smoky tops’?

a. John Constable

b. LS Lowry

c. Joshua Reynolds 

‘The Chase Quizbook: Volume 1’ (Hamlyn) is out now, priced £8.99. ‘The Chase’ is on weekdays on ITV at 5pm



Answers : 1 C. 2 C. 3 B. 4 C. 5 B. 6 A. 7 B. 8 B. 9 C. 10 B. 11 A. 12 B. 13 A. 14 C. 15 C. 16 C. 17 C. 18 C. 19 C. 20 A. 21 C. 22 B. 23 C. 24