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There's nowt like Leeds Folk! Quiz

Some famous folk born in Leeds. 10 Questions.

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Which of these authors were born in Leeds?

  • Barbara Taylor Bradford
  • Micky Spillane
  • CS Lewis
  • Edgar Allan Poe


A larger than life character whose opening line to his audience was" Now then guys and gals"?

  • Jimmy Tarbuck
  • Jimmy Saville
  • Jimmy Nail
  • Jimmy Riddle


The author of "Bridget Jones" was a Leeds lass. Do you know her name?

  • Helena Bonham-Carter
  • Helen Keller
  • Helen Fielding
  • Helen of Troy


Eeh bah Gum....... The band that wrote and sang "Ruby" and "I Predict a Riot " are Leeds born and bred too.What is their name?

  • Kaiser Chiefs
  • Snow Patrol
  • Cold Play
  • The Killers


Name the famous model and a former contestant on "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here!" who also hails from Leeds?

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This "Melanie" started out in Leeds then became a "Spice Girl". What's her surname?

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Keith Lemon is a popular comedian who hails from Leeds but what is his real name?

  • Leaf Selecta
  • Leigh Francis
  • Lee Chapman
  • Lee Marvin


Leeds born daughter of famous ex footballer Terry Yorath.Can you name her?

  • Gabby Logan
  • Gabby Neeson
  • Gabby Yorath
  • Gabby Young


Comedian Vic Reeves started his life in Leeds too but what is his real name?

  • Victor Meldrew
  • Victory Vee
  • Victor Maturi
  • James Roderick Moir


This Leeds born TV presenter is famous for his rather abrupt interviewing style. He also has a problem with his M&S underpants! What is his name?

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