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Time Team Quiz

Basic trivia about the team's history and original members - not the programmes or digs and no tap-ins! 10 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

Who is this with your very own Praggy?

  • Tim Taylor
  • Professor Mick Aston
  • Phil Harding
  • Stuart Ainsworth

Question 2 Photo

Based on an idea of Mick's, and together with Producer Tim Taylor, where was the format for "Time Team" crystallized?

  • BBC Bristol Meeting Room
  • Tim’s Back Garden
  • Little Chef On The Okehampton By-Pass
  • On The Banks Of The River Avon

Question 3 Photo

The programme format was tested in a new Channel 4 pilot series under what title?

  • Time Signs
  • Time Symbols
  • Time Being
  • Time Out

Question 4 Photo

In which year was the first series televised under the name "Time Team"?

  • 1991
  • 1992
  • 1993
  • 1994

Question 5 Photo

What is the name of the Team's first historian, who sadly died in 2010 and was affectionately known as "The Raider Of The Lost Archives"?

  • Robin Hood
  • Robin Williams
  • Robin Bush
  • Robin Redbreast

Question 6 Photo

'Mick The Dig' suffered badly with his knees and was renamed 'Mick The Twig' when he retrained in what field?

  • Dendrochronology
  • Paleantology
  • Astrology
  • Osteology

Question 7 Photo

Who was the team's original female field archaeologist?

  • Helen Geake
  • Carenza Lewis
  • Margaret Cox
  • Jenni Butterworth

Question 8 Photo

What is the name of the Team's brilliant illustrator?

  • Victor Meldrew
  • John Gater
  • Stuart Ainsworth
  • Victor Ambrus

Question 9 Photo

Famously known as Black Adder's 'Baldrick', who is Time Team's long standing presenter?

  • Rowan Atkinson
  • Hugh Laurie
  • Tony Robinson
  • Tim McInnerny

Question 10 Photo

He's been with the Team since the start, but who is this long serving field archaeologist?

  • Matt Williams
  • Guy de la Bédoyère
  • Phil Harding
  • Francis Pryor