Can you match the Doctor Who quote to the correct Doctor?

Doctor Who has been entertaining audiences for six decades since 1963, captivating fans with its mix of adventure, drama, humour, and more than a touch of the unknown. Throughout the years, the Doctor has regenerated into various incarnations, each with their own unique personality, style, and quirks. The Doctor’s many forms have uttered countless memorable lines that have become iconic in the world of Doctor Who and across the science fiction community – indeed some have even made it into common phrases among the general public.

In this quiz, while we wait for the 60th anniversary and season 14 of the show, we challenge you to match the following quotes to the correct Doctor from the show’s incredible 60-year history. Are you ready to test your knowledge of the Doctor’s many incarnations? Allons-y, Geronimo, and let the quiz begin!

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Can you match the Doctor Who quote to the correct Doctor?

Question 1: “Fantastic!” a) First Doctor b) Third Doctor c) Ninth Doctor d) Eleventh Doctor

Question 2: “All of time and space; everywhere and anywhere; every star that ever was. Where do you want to start?” a) Fourth Doctor b) Eighth Doctor c) Tenth Doctor d) Eleventh Doctor

Question 3: “Reverse the polarity of the neutron flow.” a) Third Doctor b) Fourth Doctor c) Sixth Doctor d) Ninth Doctor

Question 4: “A straight line may be the shortest distance between two points, but it is by no means the most interesting.” a) Second Doctor b) Fourth Doctor c) Seventh Doctor d) Tenth Doctor

Question 5: “I’m the Doctor. I’m a Time Lord. I’m from the planet Gallifrey in the constellation of Kasterborous. I’m 903 years old, and I’m the man who’s gonna save your lives and all six billion people on the planet below.” a) Sixth Doctor b) Eighth Doctor c) Tenth Doctor d) Twelfth Doctor

Question 6: “There’s no point in being grown-up if you can’t be childish sometimes.” a) First Doctor b) Fourth Doctor c) Sixth Doctor d) Eleventh Doctor

Question 7: “Courage isn’t just a matter of not being frightened, you know. It’s being afraid and doing what you have to do anyway.” a) Second Doctor b) Third Doctor c) Fifth Doctor d) Ninth Doctor

Question 8: “Anybody remotely interesting is mad in some way.” a) Fourth Doctor b) Seventh Doctor c) Tenth Doctor d) Twelfth Doctor

Question 9: “Never cruel or cowardly. Never give up, never give in.” a) First Doctor b) Fifth Doctor c) Eighth Doctor d) Eleventh Doctor

Question 10: “I am and always will be the optimist. The hoper of far-flung hopes and the dreamer of improbable dreams.” a) Second Doctor b) Sixth Doctor c) Ninth Doctor d) Eleventh Doctor

Answers:

  1. c) Ninth Doctor
  2. d) Eleventh Doctor
  3. a) Third Doctor
  4. a) Second Doctor
  5. c) Tenth Doctor
  6. b) Fourth Doctor
  7. b) Third Doctor
  8. a) Fourth Doctor
  9. c) Eighth Doctor
  10. d) Eleventh Doctor

How did you score?

1-3 Points: Doctor Who Novice – You’re just beginning your journey into the world of Doctor Who. Keep watching and exploring, and soon enough, you’ll become a true Whovian!

4-7 Points: Gallifreyan Apprentice – You’ve got a solid grasp on Doctor Who history, but there’s still more to learn. Keep discovering the many adventures of the Doctor and their various incarnations to become a true expert in all things Whovian!

8-10 Points: Time Lord Extraordinaire Congratulations! – Your knowledge of the Doctor’s many forms and their iconic quotes is exceptional. You have earned the title of Time Lord Extraordinaire, a true testament to your dedication and love for Doctor Who. Well done!

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