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Soap Opera Trivia

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Easy
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In what year did Channel 5 decide to cancel Family Affairs?

2005 Click to see the answer

Which channel aired to soap opera Crossroads?

ITV

When did Brookside first broadcast?

1982

When did Hayley, the first Transsexual Character in soap history, make her TV debut in Coronation Street?

1998

Max Brannings affair which his sons wife was revealed on Xmas day in what year in Eastenders?

2007

In what year did the last ever episode of Brookside air?

2003

Questions: 9
Difficulty: Easy
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In what year was Hollyoaks first aired?

1995 Click to see the answer

What year saw the famous Emmerdale plane crash?

1993

What kind of establishment is the Woolpack in Emmerdale?

Pub

Which character did John Clarke kill in the gun siege in Brookside in 1985?

Kate

Terry Sullivan's long suffering wife died in a 1991 episode of Brookside. What was her name?

Sue

The Dingle family made their debut in Emmerdale in which year?

1994

What is the postcode of Albert Square, also the name of an Eastenders spin off?

E20

In what year was Coronation Street first broadcast?

1960

In what year did Alan Turner first appear in Emmerdale?

1982

Questions: 25
Difficulty: Easy
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Which vehicle was the center of a crash in a 2010 Emmerdale storyline?

2010 Click to see the answer

In what year was Dirty Den brought back to life in Eastenders?

2003

The character of Bianca Jackson first appeared in Eastenders in what year?

1993

Phil Mitchell first appeared in Eastenders in which year?

1989

What kind of establishment is Roys Rolls in Coronation Street?

Café

In which year did the Millennium Club explode in Brookside?

1999

In what year did Eastenders have the storyline of 'Who Shot Phil Mitchell?'

2001

Ken Barlow first appeared in Coronation Street in what year?

1960

The character Dot Cotton first appeared in Eastenders in what year?

1985

In what year did Brookside broadcast the first ever pre-watershed Lesbian kiss?

1994

Eastenders produced its first Live Broadcast for which anniversary?

25th

In which year did Barry Grant push Sue from scaffolding in Brookside?

1991

In what year did Crossroads first air?

1964

In what year was 'The Bloody Purge' in Coronation Street?

1964

In what year did an explosion occur on the Parade in Brookside?

1998

The character Sonia Fowler first appeared in Eastenders in what year?

1993

In what year was Emmerdale first broadcast?

1972

The character Ian Beale first appeared in Eastenders in which year?

1985

Which Channel has aired Coronation Street since its debut in 1960?

ITV

Which member of the Sugden family married Christine Sharp in Emmerdale in 1974?

Joe

Deidre Rachid was jailed in what year in Coronation Street leading to a newspaper campaign to free her?

1998

Which channel airs the soap Emmerdale?

ITV

What kind of establishment is The Kabin in Coronation Street?

Shop

Alan Bradley was killed by what mode of transport in a 1980s episode of Coronation Street?

Team

Originally Granada TV commissioned how many episodes of Coronation Street?

13

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Medium
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Barry Grant pushed Sue from the scaffolding in Brookside. What was the name of her son she was carrying?

Daniel Click to see the answer

What character did Hayley, Britain's first Transsexual soap character, marry in Coronation Street in 1999?

Roy

What was the first name of Mr. Gordon, married to Carla Connor, in Coronation Street?

Tony

What channel aired the failed Soap 'Triangle'?

BBC 1

What kind of establishment provided the setting for Crossroads?

Motel

Conning character Jon Lindsay told Deirdre Rachid that he had what occupation in Coronation Street?

Pilot

Questions: 9
Difficulty: Medium
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What was Hayley Croppers name before her sex change in Coronation Street?

Harold Click to see the answer

What nickname is given to the Eastenders character Den Watts?

Dirty

Eastenders was first screened in what year?

1985

What is the surname of Eastenders character Dirty Den?

Watts

What was the name of the girlfriend who was proved to have 'Shot Phil Mitchell' in 2001?

Lisa

Which episode did Brookside broadcast in 1991?

1000th

In what year did Phil Pearce cause a fire at Crossgill Farm in Emmerdale?

1988

Which member of the dingles was killed in the 'freak storm' in 2003 in Emmerdale?

Tricia

What was the first name of Mr Collins, the first openly gay soap character who appeared in Brookside?

Gordon

Questions: 20
Difficulty: Medium
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Which Sugden family member was being buried in the first episode of Emmerdale?

Jacob Click to see the answer

Which of the following is the first name of one of Sally's children in Coronation Street?

Rosie

What was the name of Duncans twin sister in Family Affairs?

Holly

Tony Gordon ordered a henchman to kill which member of the Connor family in Coronation Street?

Liam

Which of the following is the first name of one of Eileen's children in Coronation Street?

Jason

Which Coronation Street character was jailed in 1998 leading to national outrage in the UK?

Deidre

Coronation Street was first Broadcast in which decade?

1960s

What word followed Emmerdale in the title of the show until 1989?

Farm

Which Channel has aired Eastenders since its debut in 1985?

BBC 1

Where was Zoe heading off to in Eastenders leading to Kat confessing to be here mother?

Spain

What is the surname of long running Coronation Street Character, Tyrone?

Dobbs

What crashed into the village in Emmerdale in a major 1993 storyline?

Plane

What role did Carlos Raphael have in the Crossroads Motel?

Chef

What was the name of the mad cult member who moved to Brookside close and took half the street hostage in 1995?

Simon

What was the name of Mandy Jordaches husband, whom she murdered in a famous Brookside storyline?

Trevor

Which member of the Sugden family was trapped inside Crossgill Farm when it burned to the ground in Emmerdale?

Annie

In what year was Family Affairs first Broadcast?

1997

What did Carmel McQueen cut into a see an image of Jesus in Hollyoaks?

Potato

What is the name of Pauline's Twin Brother in Eastenders?

Pete

Which city is the setting for Eastenders?

London

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Hard
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Nat Simpson was found in bed with his sister in a controversial Brookside storyline. What was her name?

Georgia Click to see the answer

What channel Broadcast the long running series Brookside?

Channel 4

Which of the following is the first name of one of Gail's children in Coronation Street?

David

Which of the following is the first name of one of Liz's children in Coronation Street?

Steve

Which fictional suburb was the setting of Family Affairs?

Charnham

What was the name of the main bar in Family Affairs?

The Lock

Questions: 19
Difficulty: Hard
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What is the occupation of long running Coronation Street character Tyrone?

Mechanic Click to see the answer

Which popular character was accused of child abuse in Brookside in 2000?

Sinbad

In what month was the first episode of Coronation Street aired in 1960?

December

What relation are Joe and Jack Sugden in Emmerdale?

Brothers

Eastenders is set in which fictional town?

Walford

What is the profession of Phil Mitchell in Eastenders?

Mechanic

What was the surname of Matthew and Emily who were killed in a car crash in Brookside in 1997?

Franham

What was David Burkes nickname in Hollyoaks?

Bombhead

On which Channel has Hollyoaks been broadcast since debut?

Channel 4

Hollyoaks is set in which city?

Chester

What is the name of the Newsagents in Coronation Street?

The Kabin

Rosie Banks became addicted to what in Brookside in the mid 1990s?

Gambling

Vince Early played which long running character in Brookside?

Ron Dixon

Jimmy Corkhill took up which profession after 'going straight'?

Teacher

What was the name of Mr.Stubbs, the lover Tracey Barlow murdered in 2009 in Coronation Street?

Charlie

Michael Starke played which famous character in Brookside?

Sinbad

What is the occupation of Kevin Webster in Coronation Street?

Mechanic

What is the name of the garage in Eastenders?

Archers

What was the surname of Nat and Georgia, the brother/sister romance couple in Brookside?

Simpson

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