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The Ultimate Noughts and Crosses Quiz!

How much do you know about this epic series? Take the quiz to find out!

Beano Team
Last Updated:  August 20th 2021

The YA novel Noughts and Crosses has fascinated readers for over 20 years but how well do you know the world where Callum and Sephy live? Looking for more TV-tastic quizzes? Check out this Guess the TV Show quiz, or have a bash at this extra-daft Who's The Masked Singer game!


Before Noughts and Crosses was a hit TV show, it was a... what?


Which of these things is a big theme in Noughts and Crosses?

Noughts and Crosses | Malorie Blackman | Random House

How many Noughts and Crosses books are there?

Noughts and Crosses | BBC

In the books, are darker-skinned people the Noughts or the Crosses?


Where and when are the books set?


What is Sephy short for?

Noughts and Crosses | BBC

Which of these is NOT a character in Noughts and Crosses?

@elizabethwarren | giphy

What offensive word do Crosses call Noughts?

@malorie_blackman | instagram

Who wrote Noughts and Crosses?

@warcraft | giphy

When she's not writing, Malorie Blackman likes playing World of Warcraft. True or false?


What group does Callum join?

@teddysphotos | instagram

Which of these musicians star in the BBC version of Noughts and Crosses?

Malorie Blackman | Random House

Which of these is NOT a novel in the Noughts and Crosses series?


Noughts and Crosses was made into a play. What was the play called?

@Patersondjoseph | instagram

What's Sephy's Dad's name?

Oh no. Have you seen the tv show? Read the books? Never mind. Try a different quiz?

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