Online Quiz No.6: Jimmy Savile & The BBC
Just for fun as the scores are in!
Answers are opposite - under the scoreboard...
9 Martin The Honeymonsters
9 Kate TAPAS
7 Craig Online Quizzer
7 Ian Handsfree Lightsabres
6 Janet Handsfree Lightsabres
5 Ryan Two Pints
5 Brian The OA's
5 Paul TAPAS
4 Graham Zombie Attack Plan
What year was the BBC founded?
It was 1927 - same year as the first Volvo
Which has been on Tv longer?
Panorama was first broadcast in 1953, it is the world's longest-running public affairs television programme.
Who was born earliest?
As you can see - it was Jimmy by a long shot!
When did Jimmy Savile first fix it for someone on his Jim’ll Fix It Tv show?
It was 1975.
According to 2012 news reports Jimmy Saville was a...
How did police investigations progress?
After 1 week; 25 victims. After 3 weeks; 300 victims.
In 2012 which factual programme was criticised for “covering up” their report into Jimmy Savile?
BBC Newsnight for some reason didn't expose Jimmy Savile earlier. Nothing to do with their Jimmy Savile xmas special that year...
T/F - Jimmy Savile was the first Radio 1 DJ to be knighted
True in 1990
T/F - Jimmy Savile had a gravestone that said "it was good while it lasted"
TRUE - before it was ground up