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Famous Brits Quiz

Ten Britons to identify. The answers are in the pictures. Have a go you know you want to. Good luck. 10 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

Mark McManus (TV's Taggart) was a half brother to which of the following?

  • Brian Connolly (The Sweet)
  • Sir Alex Ferguson
  • Denis Law
  • Tommy Cooper

Question 2 Photo

Who was known as "The poor mans Elizabeth Taylor"?

  • Diana Dors
  • Diana Copeland
  • Joan Collins
  • Joan Sims

Question 3 Photo

Which British celebrity has children named Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, Petal Blossom Rainbow, and Buddy Bear Maurice?

  • Dale Winton
  • Bob Geldof
  • Jonathon Ross
  • Jamie Oliver

Question 4 Photo

Which of the following icons of British music has a dinosaur named after them?

  • David Bowie
  • Ozzie Osbourne
  • Mick Jagger
  • Robert Plant

Question 5 Photo

In 1978 whose coffin was stolen from its' burial site and held for ransom?

  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Stan Laurel
  • Arthur Askey
  • Bob Monkhouse

Question 6 Photo

Which comedian wrote under the pseudonym Gerald Wiley when submitting scripts to TV shows?

  • Russ Abbot
  • Ronnie Barker
  • Tony Hancock
  • Les Dennis

Question 7 Photo

Which of the following "British" sportsmen was actually born in Britain?

  • Greg Rusedski (tennis)
  • Terry Butcher (football)
  • Ravi Bopara (cricket)
  • Joe Bugner (boxing)

Question 8 Photo

Which Briton born in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland founded the U.S. Navy?

  • John Paul Jones
  • Chester Nimitz
  • Paul Bunyan
  • Connor McLeod

Question 9 Photo

Which late British comedian has had statues of him erected in Albania?

  • Tommy Cooper
  • Leonard Rossiter
  • Eric Morcambe
  • Norman Wisdom

Question 10 Photo

What was the name of The Duke of Wellingtons Horse?

  • Bucephalus
  • Copenhagen
  • The Corporal
  • Marengo