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The Benedict Cumberbatch Quiz
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Are you a Benedict Cumberbatch super-fan? Take this Cumberquiz and test your skills.

What year was actor Benedict Cumberbatch born?

  • 1974
  • 1976
  • 1978

Which British independent school did Benedict Cumberbatch attend?

  • Bedford School
  • Eton College
  • Harrow School

Benedict Cumberbatch's parents, Timothy Carlton and Wandan Ventham, are both veteran actors.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Where did Benedict Cumberbatch spend a year volunteering as an English teacher?

  • India
  • South Africa
  • Thailand

Which character from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" did Benedict Cumberbatch play as one of his first acting roles?

  • Puck
  • Demetrius
  • Titania

Which British physicist did Benedict Cumberbatch play in a 2004 television movie produced by the BBC?

  • Freeman Dyson
  • Stephen Hawking
  • Peter Higgs

What is the first feature film Benedict Cumberbatch appears in?

  • "Starter for 10"
  • "Atonement"
  • "The Other Boleyn Girl"

On Nov. 10, 2015, Benedict Cumberbatch was honored with the title CBE, which is an acronym for what term?

  • Community of British Entertainers
  • Cooperative of Bold Englishmen
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Benedict Cumberbatch was once abducted by armed gunmen.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Which character does Benedict Cumberbatch play in the British television series "Fortysomething?"

  • Paul Slippery
  • Rory Slippery
  • Daniel Slippery

Benedict Cumberbatch appeared in which 2007 film co-starring James McAvoy and Keira Knightley?

  • "Atonement"
  • "Amazing Grace"
  • "Inseparable"

Where did Benedict Cumberbatch attend college?

  • Oxford University
  • Cambridge University
  • Manchester University

In the comedy radio series "Cabin Pressure," Benedict Cumberbatch plays Martin Crieff. What is Crieff's profession?

  • Flight attendant
  • Aircraft mechanic
  • Pilot

Benedict Cumberbatch plays the voice of which dragon in "The Hobbit" trilogy?

  • Smaug
  • Draco
  • Saphira

Benedict Cumberbatch plays real-life cryptanalyst and mathematician Alan Turing in which feature film?

  • "The Theory of Everything"
  • "Enigma"
  • "The Imitation Game"

In a stage production of "Frankenstein," Benedict Cumberbatch played Victor Frankenstein and his monster on alternating nights.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Which Impressionist artist did Benedict Cumberbatch play in a 2010 BBC television movie?

  • Paul Cézanne
  • Edgar Degas
  • Vincent van Gogh

Which award-winning television series stars Benedict Cumberbatch as an eccentric detective?

  • "Elementary"
  • "Sherlock"
  • "Poirot"

Benedict Cumberbatch earned a Master of Arts degree in which field of study?

  • Classical acting
  • Theatre directing
  • Musical directing

Which 2013 film featured Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange?

  • "Underground: The Julian Assange Story"
  • "We Steal Secrets"
  • "The Fifth Estate"

Benedict Cumberbatch plays the spy Peter Guillam in "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy," which is based on a book by which author?

  • Robert Ludlum
  • John le Carré
  • Ian Fleming

Which character does Benedict Cumberbatch voice in the 2014 animated feature film "Penguins of Madagascar?"

  • Agent Classified
  • Rico
  • Dave

Which 2011 Steven Spielberg movie featured Benedict Cumberbatch as Maj. Jamie Stewart?

  • "Tintin"
  • "War Horse"
  • "Hugo"

When did Benedict Cumberbatch marry theater director Sophie Hunter?

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015

Which film does Benedict Cumberbatch appear in opposite Chris Pine, Karl Urban and Zoe Saldana?

  • "Star Trek Into Darkness"
  • "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit"
  • "This Means War"

Which character does Benedict Cumberbatch play in the Academy Award-winning film "12 Years a Slave?"

  • Judge Turner
  • Mr. Moon
  • William Ford

In the 2015 film "Black Mass," Benedict Cumberbatch plays the brother of which real-life organized crime boss?

  • Meyer Lansky
  • James Bulger
  • John Gotti

How many feature films did Benedict Cumberbatch appear in during 2013?

  • three
  • four
  • five

Benedict Cumberbatch's grandfather was a decorated officer of the Royal Air Force.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Which Marvel Comics hero is Benedict Cumberbatch scheduled to play in a 2016 feature film?

  • Dr. Doom
  • Dr. Strange
  • Dr. Fate