Can you score purrfect marks in our Cats Quiz?

Are you a Cat God of the Heavy Side Layer, educating felines ready to be born into a new Jellicle Life or a new kitten playfully discovering the joy of Cats?

As Cats continues its tour around Australia, try our Cats Quiz.


Cats Australian Tour

Currently playing at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne until the 24th January. Cats then tours  to Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.  Tickets available through Cats the Musical website.


Q 1. Cats first premiered in Australia in ...





Q 2. Which Australian actress has not played Grizabella the Glamour Cat?

Caroline O'Connor

Delta Goodrem

Marina Prior

Debra Byrne

Q 3. Cats is based on the collection of poems, "Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats" by

T S Eliot

John Keats

William Blake

R J Eliot

Q 4. The Broadway production of Cats is currently the ...

third longest running show in Broadway history

eighth longest running show in Broadway history

longest running show in Broadway history

fourth longest running show in Broadway history

Q 5. Which actress was replaced by Elaine Paige in the role of Grizabella, after snapping her Achilles tendon during rehearsals prior to the London opening?

Shirley Bassey

Sophia Loren

Judi Dench

Maggie Smith

Q 6. Where are old cats sent to be reborn to a "different Jellicle life"?


The Other Side

Cat Heaven

The Heavy Side Layer

Q 7. Which cat "sits and sits and sits" all day?





Q 8. Which of the following is not the name of a cats character?





Q 9. Skimbleshanks is the ...

Show's villan

Theatre Cat

Railway Cat

Show's main narrator

Q 10. Complete the next line from Memory. “Burnt out ends of smoky days …. "

Touch me, it's so easy to leave me

The stale, cold smell of morning

Soon it will be morning

And the wind begins to moan

Q 11. Which of the following Tony Awards has Cats not won?

Best Musical

Best Book of a Musical

Best Original Score

Best Choreography

Q 12. The female half of the pair of notorious cat burglars. Mungojerrie and ...





Q 13. Which musical number in the show opens act two?

The Moments of Happiness

Old Deuteronomy

Grizabella: The Glamour Cat


Q 14. Cats first premiered on ...

The West End in 1981

Broadway in 1982

The West End in 1985

The West End in 1979

Q 15. What junkyard item assists in ascending Grizabella to the Heavy Side Layer?

old barbecue

old fridge

old tyre

old FJ Holden

The Purrfect Cat

You're one of the Cat God's in the Heavy Side Layer, ready to educate the old felines before they are reborn to their new Jellicle life.

The Cats Meow

Like a cat playing with a mouse, you are a definite fan on your way to making the Great kill.

Moments of Happiness

There were definite "Moments of Happiness" as with great excitement you were rewarded with choosing the right answer.

And the wind begins to moan

You're a kitten in the Cat world. As with all young kittens keep exploring and learning. By the time you reach Grizabelle's age you'll be ready for the Heavy Side Layer.

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