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Comedy 2012 Quiz

How much do you know about comedy and comedians making the news in 2012? 10 Questions.

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What was the title of the BBC4 mock documentaries about the London Olympics?

  • Twenty Twelve
  • London Calling
  • On Message
  • No Panic, No Picnic

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Which Armando Iannucci comedy series starring Peter Capaldi returned for another series in 2012?

  • In The Loop
  • The Thick Of It
  • Veep
  • The Day Today

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Which comedian made many Liverpool fans furious in 2012 with his remarks about the club's refusal to play on the anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy?

  • Dara O'Brien
  • Sean Hughes
  • Alan Davies
  • Steve Coogan

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Which comedian's 2012 tour is called 'Rollercoaster'?

  • Chris Ramsey
  • Mickey Flannagan
  • Michael McIntyre
  • John Bishop

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Why did comedian Jimmy Carr have to apologise for "a terrible error of judgement" in 2012?

  • Offending the Royal Family
  • Involvement in a tax avoidance scheme
  • Cancelling dates at late notice
  • Plagiarism

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What part did comedian Eddie Izzard play in TV Series 'Treasure Island'?

  • Jim Hawkins
  • Squire John Trelawney
  • Captain Smollett
  • Long John Silver

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Which British comedian starred in the 2012 film 'A Fantastic Fear Of Everything'?

  • Ian Hislop
  • Rob Brydon
  • Steve Coogan
  • Simon Pegg

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Steve Coogan appears in which Sky comedy series launched in 2012?

  • Moone Boy
  • The Simpsons
  • The Trip
  • Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge

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Can you name this English comedian, television presenter and actor, a former host of the E4 show Big Brother's Big Mouth and star of 'Fresh Meat'?

  • Jon Richardson
  • Kevin Bridges
  • Jack Whitehall
  • Russell Howard

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What is the title of the spoof crime drama created by Charlie Brooker, starring John Hannah and Suranne Jones?

  • Inspector Force
  • The Bill Bus
  • Hill Street Clues
  • A Touch Of Cloth