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(Mainly) Children's TV Programmes of the 1970's

25 multiple choice questions testing your knowledge and memory of what we watched way back then! 25 Questions.

 
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What was the name of the hero in “Ace of Wands”?

  • Tarot
  • Lulli
  • Ozymandias
  • Sam

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Who narrated Bod?

  • Arthur Lowe
  • John Le Mesurier
  • Ian Lavender
  • Clive Dunn

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What, apart from Green Soup, did the Clangers eat for nourishment?

  • Red Rubber Band Rice
  • Yellow Sticky Tape Tapioca
  • Blue String Pudding
  • Purple Parcelwrap Pie

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In “Dastardly and Muttley” what was the collective name given to Dastardly, Muttley, Zilly and Klunk?

  • The Wacky Racers
  • The Pigeon Stoppers
  • The Magnificent Flying Aces
  • The Vulture Squadron

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Which British comedian played Rod Hull and Emu’s assistant in “Emu’s Broadcasting Company”?

  • Billy Dainty
  • Bruce Forsyth
  • Ronnie Corbett
  • Eric Sykes

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What was the name of the seagull in “Fingerbobs”?

  • Flash
  • Gulliver
  • Scampi
  • Yoffy

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The original theme tune for “Grange Hill”, “Chicken Man” by Alan Hawkshaw, was used for which other popular tv show?

  • Ask Aspel
  • Tucker's Luck
  • Give Us a Clue
  • Brookside

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What was the name of the original female presenter of “How?”

  • Valerie Singleton
  • Susan Stranks
  • Marian Foster
  • Bunty James

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What is the name of the station master in “Ivor the Engine”?

  • Dai
  • Idris
  • Jones
  • Evans

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What is the surname of Josie in the cartoon “Josie and the Pussycats”?

  • Valentine
  • McCoy
  • Cabot
  • Mayberry

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How many Gathercole children were there in “The Kids from 47A”?

  • 3
  • 5
  • 6
  • 4

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Which pop group featured in “Little Big Time”?

  • Freddy & the Dreamers
  • Peter Noone & Herman’s Hermits
  • Russ Abbott & the Black Abotts
  • The Grumbleweeds

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What enabled “Marine Boy” to breathe underwater?

  • Sonic boomerang
  • Propeller boots
  • Oxy Gum chewing gum
  • A magic pearl

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In what year was “John Craven’s Newsround” first broadcast?

  • 1970
  • 1971
  • 1972
  • 1973

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Not strictly a children’s programme I know but what was the name of Arkwright’s love interest in “Open All Hours”?

  • Sister Mary Adrian
  • Nurse Gladys Emannuel
  • Mrs Delphine Featherstone
  • Mrs Parslow

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What accent did Topov the monkey have in “Pipkins”?

  • Black Country
  • Scouse
  • West Country
  • Cockney

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What were the first names of the Beaudine brothers in “The Quest”?

  • Morgan and Quentin
  • Mitchell and Quigley
  • Martin and Quincy
  • Michael and Quinlan

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Whose voiceover talents were used in “Roobarb?

  • Michael Williams
  • Paul Eddington
  • Michael Crawford
  • Richard Briers

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Who took over from Michael Rodd as presenter of “Screen Test” in 1979?

  • Brian Trueman
  • Mark Curry
  • Michael Aspel
  • Robert Robinson

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What was the name of the only other human, apart from Tony Hart, who appeared on a regular basis on “Take Hart”?

  • Mr Carpenter
  • Mr Bennett
  • Mr Drummond
  • Mr Edwards

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What was the name of the character played by Jeanne Mockford on “Up Pompeii”?

  • Senator’s wife, Ammonia
  • Servant, Nauseous
  • Senator’s daughter, Erotica
  • Soothsayer, Senna

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What is the name of the American science teacher who, on an Amazon river rafting trip with his family, finds himself in a prehistoric “Valley of the Dinosaurs”?

  • John Butler
  • Jeff Border
  • Jim Beecher
  • Josh Bader

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Who presented “We Are the Champions” when it first aired in 1973?

  • David Coleman
  • Ron Pickering
  • David Vine
  • Peter Purves

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What was the name of the resident band on the comedy show “You Must Be Joking”?

  • Racey
  • Flintlock
  • Kenny
  • Pilot

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Stehanie Turner played WPC Howarth in Z Cars until 1975 but which police drama did she appear in the 1980’s?

  • The Bill
  • Juliet Bravo
  • The Gentle Touch
  • Rockliffe's Babies

 

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