The 9 Worst Quiz Answers of All Time

We’ve all been there, shouting at the TV while watching some fool stumble over the simplest of quiz show questions – you would have to be an idiot not to know that Titanic came out in 1997! See how you shape up against some of the most ridiculous answers ever given on a TV quiz show.

1. Family Fortunes

Q: A vocalist known by only one name?

A: Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson moonwalk


2. The Weakest Link

Q: In the Lord's Prayer, what word beginning with 'H' meaning 'blessed' comes before 'be thy name'?

A: Howard

The Simpsons Jesus clap


3. Are You Smarter Than A 10-Year-Old?

Q: Was the Tyrannosaurus rex a carnivore or a herbivore?

A: No, it was a dinosaur

Richard Attenborough in Jurassic Park


4. Tipping Point

Q: What day is Christmas Day traditionally celebrated in the UK?

A: Wednesday

Man sarcastically clapping


5. Beg, Borrow or Steal

Q: Where do you think Cambridge University is?

A: Geography isn't my strong point

Q: There's a clue in the title

A: Leicester

Cat using a computer


6. Radio 1 Breakfast Show

Q: Which 'S' is a kind of whale that can grow up to 80 tonnes? It begins with 'S' and rhymes with 'perm'?

A: Shark

Jonah Hill shaking head


7. Pointless

Q: Name a country with two consonants at the end of its name

A: Paris

Trevor Noah disappearing into the background


8. The Chase

Q: The Statute of Liberty is a pale shade of what colour?

A: Pink

Donald Trump saying someone is wrong in debate


9. University Challenge

Q: What was Ghandi’s first name?

A: Goosey

Woman grimacing


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