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The Legend of Robin Hood

Questions relating to Robin Hood and his band of merry men, as portrayed in film, TV, and literature. 10 Questions.

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In the TV series "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (1955-1960), which actor played the part of Robin?

  • Alexander Gauge
  • Richard Greene
  • Victor Woolf
  • Archie Duncan

Question 2 Photo

The Robin Hood saga is said to have evolved from which medieval group?

  • Travelling minstrels
  • The Knights Templar
  • Dominican Friars
  • Crusaders

Question 3 Photo

Robin is often portrayed as an aristocrat, wrongfully dispossessed of his lands, but how is he portrayed in earlier sources?

  • A Knight
  • A woodsman
  • A Yeoman
  • A Fletcher

Question 4 Photo

Which of the following was not one of Robin's band of "merry men"?

  • Little John
  • Edward Longshanks
  • Will Scarlett
  • Friar Tuck

Question 5 Photo

In popular culture Robin is seen as a contemporary of which 12th-century monarch?

  • Henry II
  • Queen Matilda
  • Henry 1
  • Richard I

Question 6 Photo

"Robin Hood Tree" aka "Sycamore Gap" at Hadrian's wall is the location for which Robin Hood movie?

  • "Robin and Marian"
  • "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves"
  • "Robin Hood: Prince of Sherwood"
  • "Robin Hood: Men in Tights"

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The Elizabethan playwright Anthony Munday chose the name "Maid Marian" as a psuedonym for which historical character?

  • Matilda Fitzwalter
  • Margaret Fitzwalter
  • Mary Fitzwalter
  • Anne Fitzwalter


Can you match the actors to their respective roles as "Robin Hood"?

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  • "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves"
  • "Robin Hood: Men in Tights"
  • "Robin Hood" (2010 film)
  • "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (1938)


  • Kevin Costner
  • Russell Crowe
  • Cary Elwes
  • Errol Flynn

Question 9 Photo

In which English city would you find this Robin Hood memorial?

  • Calverton
  • Worksop
  • Mansfield
  • Nottingham

Question 10 Photo

Robin first encountered which of his merry men on a bridge, and was knocked into the river by him?

  • "Will Scarlett"
  • "Little John"
  • "Friar Tuck"
  • "Alan-a-Dale"