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Could you hold your own on 'University Challenge'?

Can you beat Paxman and get more than 50%?

Could you hold your own on 'University Challenge'?
Tom Victor
29 August 2017

University Challenge is back on our screens, and it continues to make us all look stupid in comparison to students.

Rarely does another show throw up as many examples where you can’t even make sense of the question, let alone come up with an idea of what the answer might be.

Left to our own devices, most of us would struggle to get even a couple of right answers over the course of a half-hour programme, so we’ve decided to give you a helping hand with this quiz.

All the questions below genuinely appeared on the show, but we’ve given you one thing the real contestants have never had – the luxury of multiple-choice answers.

Even so, a score of 50% or more would be impressive. Good luck!


(Main image: BBC)