Soap trivia is classic territory for a good pub quiz, so we've been scribbling away some questions for you to use. After all, it's not lockdown without a virtual quiz night! Next time you’re hosting on House Party, Google Hangouts, Zoom or Messenger, why not see how much your friends and family really know about Britain's best-loved TV programmes.

Advertisement has created a whole round devoted to Emmerdale to use at your next online gathering – read on for 20 questions! Answers below – no cheating…

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  1. In which year did the show change its name from Emmerdale Farm to Emmerdale?
  2. What is the occupation of Marlon Dingle?
  3. Strictly champion Kelvin Fletcher is best known for playing which Emmerdale character?
  4. Which major storyline killed off four characters in 1993 and gave the show its highest ever ratings?
  5. Which popular British comedy actress played Jackson's mum, Hazel from 2010-2012?
  6. Who is the show's longest serving character?
  7. Zoe Henry, who plays Rhona, is married to one of her co-stars - which one?
  8. Which county is the show set in?
  9. Which character's dog became the first ever animal to win a British soap award?
  10. Who plays Mandy Dingle?
  11. Which Doctor Who companion began her career in Emmerdale?
  12. True or false: the show was originally broadcast in the afternoons.
  13. How many biological children does Charity have?
  14. 'Robron' was the affectionate name fans gave to which on-screen couple?
  15. How many times has Paddy got married?
  16. Which actress played Tricia, before going on to roles in Hollyoaks and Neighbours?
  17. Claire King played which iconic Emmerdale superbitch?
  18. Where was Belle Dingle born?
  19. Stan Richards played which iconic character, known for his moustache?
  20. Which character did Bob Hope marry twice?


  1. 1989
  2. Chef
  3. Andy Sugden
  4. Plane crash
  5. Pauline Quirke
  6. Eric Pollard
  7. Jeff Hordley, who plays Cain.
  8. Yorkshire
  9. Edna - the dog, Batley, won Best Exit in 2002
  10. Lisa Riley
  11. Jenna Coleman
  12. True!
  13. Four - Ryan, Noah, Moses and Debbie
  14. Robert Sugden and Aaron Dingle
  15. Three - to Mandy, Emily and Rhona
  16. Sheree Murphy
  17. Kim Tate
  18. A pig sty
  19. Seth Armstrong
  20. Viv

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