The Big Fat Quiz of The Year 2023

2023 was a year with highs and lows, from big sporting events and historical moments to shocking deaths and celebrity mishaps. Think breaking news and reflect on the big events of 2023 for inspiration to ace our free Big Fat Quiz of the year.

You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather around for some nostalgic quizzing from the past year, how many can you get right?

Round 1 – 2023 Sports

1 – In February 2023, which football team were charged by the Premier League for numerous breaches of financial rules?

2 – Who were the team captains at Soccer Aid 2023?

3 – Which team won Soccer Aid 2023?

4 – Who beat Michael van Gerwen 7-4 to win his first PDC World Darts Championship in 2023?

5 – Name the horse that won the Grand National in 2023?

6 – Which Spanish Football Federation President was fired for kissing a female player on the lips, live on TV without consent?

7 – EA Sports rebranded their FIFA Football Video Game to what name for 2023?

8 – The tragic Death of Adam Johnson in October 2023 prompted the use of compulsory neck guards in which sport?

9 – Who beat Casper Ruud to win the 2023 French Open title?

10 – Which football team won the 2023 UEFA Champions League final?

Round 2 – Music 2023

1 – Which artist released the song ‘Flowers’ in January 2023 which was rumoured to be about her ex?

2 – Which artist lost ‘Best R&B album’ at the Grammys to Robert Glasper and was NOT happy about it?

3 – Sam Smith and Kim Petras won a Grammy for ‘best pop duo’ for which song?

4 – What was crowned song of the year at the 2023 Brit awards?

5 – Who released a Post-Divorce Song entitled ‘Red Flag Collector’ in June 2023?

6 – Who won ‘International Artist Of The Year’ at the 2023 Brit Awards?

7 – In June 2023, which band that they will be releasing their first album in 13 years?

8 – Which singer was carried by the audience after he lost his voice on stage at Glastonbury?

9 – Which JLS Member starred in ‘I’m a Celebrity’ 2023?

10 – Which singer wore an inflatable, latex suit to the 2023 Brit Awards?

Round 3 – Celebrity

1 – Prince Harry released a bombshell tell-all book in January 2023 entitled what?

2 – Molly Mae Hague and Tommy Fury had their first child in January 2023, after which Disney character did they name her?

3 – Who stepped down from ITVs ‘This Morning’ in June 2023 after a huge scandal involving a young colleague?

4 – Who did Bianca Censori marry in January 2023?

5 – Which Legendary singer died at the age of 83 in May 2023?

6 – Which Disgraced former pop star was recalled to prison after breaching his licence conditions in March 2023?

7 – In September of 2023, Joe Jonas filed for divorce from which actress?

8 – Which American Chat Show Host died at the age of 79 in April 2023?

9 – Which 90s Child actor was finally honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in December 2023?

10 – Which socialite and Heiress became a mother via a surrogate twice in 2023?

Round 4 – TV & Film

1 – Netflix announced a ban on what by the end of March 2023?

2 – Halle Bailey caused controversy in 2023 by playing the live action version of which Disney Princess?

3 – Lola Pearce-Brown made a tear jerking exit from which soap in June 2023?

4 – TV series ‘The Last of Us’ aired in January 2023 starring which Chilean actor as Joel?

5 – Name the TV series starring Tom Holland as a murder suspect with dissociative identity disorder?

6 – Which program won ‘Best Serial Drama’ at the 2023 NTAs?

7 – Which program won ‘Best Quiz Show’ at the 2023 NTAs?

8 – Who was the first Celeb to be voted out of ‘I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here’ 2023′?

9 – Which Celebrity Power Couple released a Behind the Scenes documentary into their family life on Netflix in September 2023?

10 – Who won ”TV Presenter(s) of the Year’ at the 2023 NTAs?

Round 5 – World Events & Politics

1 – On February 6th, which Turkish province was the epicentre of a 7.6 magnitude earthquake?

2 – Which Tory MP claimed he was “forced out of Parliament” in June 2023?

3 – What huge event happened in London on May 6th 2023?

4 – Which Former Scottish first minister was arrested over allegations of financial misconduct in June 2023?

5 – Which airline cancelled all UK flights after going into administration in 2023?

6 – In April 2023, which UK city became the first to launch a tourist tax?

7 – Which social media network was fined £12.7m by the ICO for failing to protect the privacy of children?

8 – Where was Charles III first official overseas trip as monarch?

9 – Who succeeded Nicola Sturgeon as Leader of the SNP?

10 – In January 2023 Rishi Sunak had to apologise for doing what in a moving car to film a social media clip?




If you liked this 2023 quiz of the year, have any quiz requests, spotted a mistake, or would like to let us know how you got on, please let us know in the comments below…

Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!

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