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Published March 29th 2015
How well do you know young children's television?
Children's Television Show Quiz
Whether you babysit young children or keep up with current trends so as not to seem ancient when you visit your nieces and nephews, put your knowledge to the test. In the following five descriptions, try and guess the TV show with the least number of clues possible. This article was inspired by the meme where someone describes the events of Finding Nemo in a completely unobvious way. The less clues you use, the higher your score. Cover the screen if this helps you. The answers are provided at the end.



Kids watching TV
Kids watching TV


1.

The main character has to use her intelligence as she goes on quests around the world. Accompanied only by her backpack and companion, she is often the target of thieves and adversaries. (5 points)

Her map reading skills are often congratulated by her own cheer squad, who often appear out of nowhere. (4 points)

The thief is a fox. (3 points)

Her companion is a talking monkey with a fondness for human footwear. (2 points)

The main character has a four letter name and a title (1 point)



2.

In an economy powered by one person, the disparity between the rich and the poor are at extremes. The wealthy live in houses and do not work. The almost non-existing working class live in caves. The poor have no jobs and live without shelter. A bed or blanket may be all they own. (5 points).

The wealthy class is ruled by bratty triplets. Their wealth is displayed by their massive house/mansion. They sometimes play tricks on the housekeeper/only person in the working class. (4 points)

Public transport is completely roboticised. They consist of two oddly named vehicles. (3 points)

-The main character is a refugee who sails to this community. (2 points)

- It is set in a beautiful garden community. (1 point)


3.

The main character and her family live in a very multicultural community. It is so multicultural that each family is often the sole representation of their race. The story is concerned with the often humourous trials and tribulations of the main character. She lives with her parents and little brother. (5 points)

-Her mother often saves the day, while her father is often clueless. (4 points)

-One character is the backbone of the economy. It's possible that many people of her race make up most of the economy. However this character's hard work has received royal recognition. (3 points)

-The last name of every character is related to their race. (2 points)

-Everyone has a fondness for jumping in muddy puddles. (1 point)


4.

This show follows the lives of five characters, who live in a largely amazonian society. Male characters are instantly recognisiable as they have a distinct body shape from female ones. Male characters are few and far between. There are a few characters of an ethnic minority. The population is polymorphous and have individualised tattoos. Royal politics and supernatural powers are an important part of the overarching storyline. (5 points)

-The art of this series is more stylised when compared to earlier series which had more realistic looking characters. (4 points)

-The friendship of the main 5 characters is integral to solving problems. (3 points)

-Although intended for young children, there is a large adult fanbase. (2 points)

-The characters are not horses. (1 point)


5.

This story has a feudal society as the back drop. The ruling aristocracy and the peasants are two distinct races. Their cultures often clash to produce interesting or disastrous results. Life is generally harmonius and orderly, until one of the ruling class abuses their power and creates a mess. The leader of the peasant workers usually cleans up the mess with the help of the royal family. (5 points)

-Humans are made to believe these races don't exist. A priviledged few are allowed to converse with them. (4 points)

-A funny love-hate relationship exists between the royal nanny and the leader of the peasant workers. It is a source of comic relief. (3 points)

-A friendship between the princess and a peasant boy is the main focus of the story. (2 points)

- The Kingdom is not big. (1 point)

Scoring

25 - 19 Expert
There's no generation gap when you chat to young children. You are the cool aunty/uncle/babysitter.

18 -10 Knowledgible
Children enjoy letting you know, 'it's not like this". You know enough to survive their conversations.

9 - 0 Novice
Time to update yourself by watching ABC 4 Kids. Otherwise find yourself utterly confused when it's your turn to babysit and the kids aren't even speaking in babylese.

Answers

1 Dora the Explorer.

Dora The Explorer
Dora The Explorer


2 In the Night Garden.

In the Night Garden
In the Night Garden


3 Peppa Pig.

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig


4 My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic


5 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom.

Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom
Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom
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