London360: Do You Know Your Discovery Channel Facts? Quiz


Hi Everyone! 🙂

Here is the London360 Quiz I did in October 2015:

I visited the Discovery Channel UK in West London on the 9th October 2015. I was also with the London360 Multimedia Genius Trainee Journalists and had a lot fun learning about the Channel.

There are 10 Questions to answer:

Q1) When was the Discovery Channel founded in the USA and who is their founder?

  1. A) 1965 – Jimmy Kimmel
  2. B) 1985 – John Hendricks
  3. C) 1995 – Jon Snow
  4. D) 1975 – John Agnew

Q2) The Discovery Channel aims to “satisfy curiosity with” what five things?

  1. A) Storytelling, Entertainment, Creativity, Inspiration, Mediocre Characters
  2. B) Science, Environmental Issues, Myth Busting Facts, Hilarious Characters, Local Lives
  3. C) Immersive Storytelling, Intelligent Entertainment, Innovation, Inspiration, Irresistible Characters
  4. D) Animals, Scientific Discoveries, Geography, History, Fun

Q3) When did the Channel acquire Eurosport?

  1. A) 2002
  2. B) 1995
  3. C) 2011
  4. D) 2014

Q4) What is the number of Countries that the Channel broadcast in?

  1. A) 225
  2. B) 200
  3. C) 210
  4. D) 110

Q5) The Channel have acquired the rights to broadcast the Olympic Games. Which years are they allowed to broadcast from?

  1. A) 2024-2032
  2. B) 2018-2024
  3. C) 2032-2040
  4.  D)2020-2042

Q6) How many Languages does the Channel broadcast in?

  1. A) 45
  2. B) 15
  3. C) 25
  4. D) 35

Q7) The London Media Centre is Discovery Channel UK’s Transmission Hub. They monitor how many Channels across Africa, Europe, Middle East and Russia?

  1. A) 150
  2. B) 140
  3. C) 109
  4. D) 111

Q8) There are 1.8 Million Assets on archive at the London Media Centre. How many DVDs and Floppy Disks would that take to be backed up on?

  1. A) 15 Million & 12 Billion
  2. B) 2 Million & 3 Billion
  3. C) 12 Million & 5 Billion
  4. D) 3 Million & 17 Billion

Q9) How much content does the UK Channel receive from the USA every year?

  1. A) 50%
  2. B) 60%
  3. C) 10%
  4. D) 90%

Q10) How many minutes of adverts do they play in 60 minutes at Discovery in the UK?

  1. A) 13
  2. B) 15
  3. C) 12
  4. D) 11

The Answers are down below.

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The Answers:

Q1) B) 1985 – John Hendricks

Q2) C) Immersive Storytelling, Intelligent Entertainment, Innovation, Inspiration, Irresistible Characters

Q3) D) 2014

Q4) A) 225

Q5) B) 2018-2024

Q6) A) 45

Q7) C) 109

Q8) D) 3 Million & 17 Billion

Q9) B) 60%

Q10) C) 12

 Your Rank:

0-1: Need to Discover more.

2-4: The Bloodhound Gang.

5-7: Out of the Door ready to Explore.

8-9: An Explorer.

10: The Bear Grylls of Explorers.

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