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Teachers Quiz

A quiz about teachers in literature, films and on television. 20 Questions.

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In "Goodbye Mr Chips" by James Hilton, what is 'Mr Chip's' real name?

  • Mr Fisher
  • Mr Chipper
  • Mr Fishwick
  • Mr Chipping

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In the book "Tom Brown's Schooldays" what is the name of the Headmaster of Rugby School who existed real life?

  • Dr Arnold
  • Dr Fisher
  • Dr Foster
  • Dr Frobisher

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In the books and ancient television series, what was the name of Billy Bunter's form master in The Remove?

  • Mr Quelch
  • Mr Chalk
  • Mr Pettegrew
  • Mr Pastry

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Who was the Headmistress of "Grange Hill" for many years?

  • Mrs McDonald
  • Mrs McClusky
  • Mrs McTavish
  • Mrs McRae

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At Eton, and other boys' public schools, teachers are often referred to by which term?

  • Magestri
  • Nuts (as in nutcrakers)
  • Beaks
  • Domini

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What is the name of the inspirational teacher who is "in her prime" in the novel by Muriel Spark?

  • Jean Brodie
  • Joan Logie
  • Jane Airdrie
  • Jill Baillie

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Played in drag by Alistair Sim, and later Rupert Everett in the films; who was the head of St Trinians?

  • Miss Frighten
  • Miss Fritten
  • Miss Flitten
  • Miss Fitten

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Who is the headmaster at "Waterloo Road" in the most recent television series?

  • Sean Driscoll
  • Patrick Clancy
  • Seamus Bruce
  • Michael Byrne

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In the comic strip "The Bash Street Kids" what is the form master of 2B called?

  • Beaky
  • Teacher
  • Mr Sir
  • Chalky

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Which 'Professor' is in charge of Gryffindor House in the "Harry Potter" series of books and films?

  • Sprout
  • McGonagall
  • Snape
  • Dumbledore

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Who starred in the television series and films as the long- suffering form master in "Please Sir"?

  • John Alderton
  • Jimmy Edwards
  • Barry Evans
  • Richard O'Sullivan

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"The Blackboard Jungle" was a serious film made in America which featured an English teacher. Who starred as the teacher?

  • Fred McMurray
  • Jack Lemmon
  • John Wayne
  • Glenn Ford

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In the film "Carry on Teacher" who played the headmaster?

  • Eric Barker
  • Ted Ray
  • Peter Butterworth
  • Sid James

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Who wrote the comic novel "Decline and Fall" which was based on his experiences as a 'Prep-School' teacher?

  • Kingsley Amis
  • P G Wodehouse
  • Evelyn Waugh
  • Tom Sharpe

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In the "Mallory Towers" books for 'gels' by Enid Blyton; what is the name of the Headmistress?

  • Miss Gosling
  • Miss Gray
  • Miss Grayling
  • Miss Gosforth

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In the "Worst Witch" books by Jill Murphy, what is the name of the strict teacher who always seems to be there when Mildred is in trouble?

  • Miss Broomstick
  • Miss Coldspell
  • Miss Cauldren
  • Miss Hardbroom

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When "Jane Eyre" is sent away to Lowood, in the novel by Charlotte Bronte, which teacher is kinder than all the rest to Jane and Helen?

  • Miss Chapel
  • Miss Church
  • Miss Temple
  • Miss Mosque

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Which famous 'Russell' taught at Giggleswick School, for a number of years before he found fame and fortune?

  • Russell Brand
  • Russell Grant
  • Russell Crowe
  • Russell Harty

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Which well known comedy performer trained as a teacher at Central School of Speech and Drama and taught drama before her big break came?

  • Dawn French
  • Miranda Hart
  • Julie Walters
  • Jo Brand

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Which song by Madness has the following lines:- 'All the teachers in the pub, passing round the ready rub'?

  • We don't need no Education
  • The Happiest Days of Your Life
  • School's Out
  • Baggy Trousers