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Tom Gates Term-Time Quiz

Tom Gates is one of the bestselling book series out there! But how much do you know about it?

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  January 29th 2023

There are so many Tom Gates books, and only true bookworms will be able to get 100% on this quiz! It takes a very special kind of knowledge to get them all right so let's see how well you know these brilliant books! What are you waiting for? Let’s go!


What is the author’s name?


What school does Tom go to?


Who sits next to Tom and constantly annoys him?


What class is Tom in?


What does Tom call his grandparents?


What does Tom call his parents?!


What instrument does Tom’s bandmate Derek play?


What is the name of their band?


Who plays the drums in the band?


What is the headmaster’s name?

Tom Gates | Liz Pichon

Uh oh! Ok, this perhaps isn’t your best result but you had a good go at it and that’s what counts! Why not have another go and prove to yourself that you’ve got more in the tank!? Tom Gates doesn’t give up after all, despite how silly everything gets!

Tom Gates | Liz Pichon

Nice! Now we’re getting there! Don’t let Marcus Meldrew get you down, you’ve got this! Why not have another go and see if you can score a bit better? Nobody is a quizzing legend straight off the bat, it takes practice, patience and skill - we know you’ve got it you!

Tom Gates | Liz Pichon

Epic! Now we’re really talking! The Dog Zombies are moving into the big leagues now! With knowledge like this there’s not much that can get in your way! Why not have another go and see if you can get 100%?! You’re so close! One last push, the fossils will be very proud of you!

Tom Gates | Liz Pichon

Okay! Now of course impressing the Wrinklies and the Fossils isn’t the whole point of doing these quizzes, but with quiz knowledge like this they’re going to be very proud indeed! Well done, you’re top of the class, soak up the glory! It doesn’t last forever! Nice one!