British Comedy Quiz
Monty Python's Flying Circus. Image shows from L to R: Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, John Cleese, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam. Copyright: BBC.

Monty Python quiz

Monty Python's Flying Circus was first broadcast on 5th October 1969. Here's our quiz to mark 50 years of the sketch group...

1: How many series did they make of Monty Python's Flying Circus?

2: Which of the five surviving members of Monty Python is the youngest?

Monty Python Live (Mostly). Image shows from L to R: John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam. Copyright: Phil McIntyre Entertainment / Hipgnosis.

3: What colour suit was Eric Idle wearing to perform The Galaxy Song in Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life?

4: Name the obsese character in The Meaning Of Life.

Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life. Image shows from L to R: Terry Jones, John Cleese.

5: The group made two episode for a foreign broadcaster, speaking in the native language. Which country?

6: What is the name that Monty Python gave to their middle-aged characters, who were often women.

Monty Python's Flying Circus. Image shows from L to R: John Cleese, Graham Chapman. Copyright: BBC.

7: What is the correct name of the political group Brian asks to join in The Life Of Brian.

8: Who setup HandMade Films, to ensure that Monty Python's Life Of Brian was made?

Monty Python's Life Of Brian.

9: Which of these was NOT a working title for Monty Python's Flying Circus?

10: Who delivered the line "Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries!" in Monty Python And The Holy Grail?

Monty Python And The Holy Grail. Copyright: Hand Made Films.

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