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Stand Up! Hook Up! Sound Off!: The 'Band of Brothers' Quiz
by Staff
Doors are open and the lights are green. What do you know about the few, the happy few, the band of brothers? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

"Band of Brothers" dramatizes which World War II campaign?

  • Guadalcanal
  • Normandy
  • Po Valley

How many episodes make up the miniseries?

  • four
  • eight
  • 10

Who produced this HBO series?

  • Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks
  • Steven Spielberg and Brian Grazer
  • Martin Scorsese and George Clooney

Who wrote the book (with the same name) the miniseries is based upon?

  • Stephen E. Ambrose
  • David McCullough
  • Mark Bowden

True or False: Ambrose also wrote the script for the miniseries.

  • true
  • false

Who was the military technical adviser for the series?

  • Dale Dye
  • Jonathan Fleckstein
  • R. Lee Ermey

Of the 20 Emmy Award nominations the series received, how many did it win?

  • six
  • seven
  • 19

What regiment were the men of Easy Company assigned?

  • 501st Parachute Infantry
  • 506th Parachute Infantry
  • 327th Glider Infantry

What were the men of 101st Airborne known as?

  • Golden Talon
  • Hell for Leather
  • Screaming Eagles

Which is the battle cry of the 506th?

  • currahee
  • hooah
  • oorah

Which did Easy Company NOT take part in?

  • Operation Dragoon
  • Operation Market Garden
  • Operation Overlord

Who apologized for getting hit during the Brecourt Manor assault?

  • Bill Guarnere
  • Lynn "Buck" Compton
  • Robert "Popeye" Wynn

Easy Company liberates which concentration camp in episode nine, "Why We Fight"?

  • Kaufering
  • Majdanek
  • Nurnberg

What music plays at the end of "Why We Fight"?

  • Bach’s "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor"
  • Beethoven's string quartet Op. 131, 6th movement
  • Strauss’ "Thus Spoke Zarathustra"

In which episode does Tom Hanks have a cameo as a member of the Red Devils?

  • "Crossroads," episode five
  • "Points," episode 10
  • "Replacements," episode four

Which "Friends" star played the role of Capt. Herbert Sobel?

  • David Schwimmer
  • James Michael Tyler
  • Matt LeBlanc

Who said it? "The only hope you have is to accept the fact that you're already dead."

  • Sgt. Wayne "Skinny" Sisk
  • Maj. Richard Winters
  • Capt. Ronald Speirs

Which star of the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of films played the role of Sobel's assistant?

  • Martin Freeman
  • Nick Frost
  • Simon Pegg

I say "flash," and you say what?

  • bolt
  • strike
  • thunder

What drink does Capt. Lewis Nixon, played by Ron Livingston, have a fondness for?

  • Old Overholt
  • Jagermeister
  • Vat 69

What is the dead German paratrooper carrying in his pocket when Pvt. Blithe finds him before the attack of Carentan?

  • four-leaf clover
  • coal fragment
  • edelweiss

Which Shakespeare play does the phrase "band of brothers" come from?

  • "Julius Caesar"
  • "Henry V"
  • "Richard II"

It's rumored which actor was originally cast to play Richard Winters?

  • Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Mark Wahlberg
  • Michael Rapaport

True or false: "Band of Brothers" is Tom Hardy's first on-screen credit.

  • true
  • false

Which "Saturday Night Live" Weekend Update anchor played a small role in episode five, "Crossroads"?

  • Jimmy Fallon
  • Norm Macdonald
  • Seth Meyers

Is everything in the miniseries true?

  • Everything is true.
  • It's mostly fiction.
  • It's mostly true.

Did Lt. Speirs really shoot a platoon sergeant?

  • yes
  • no
  • No one's talking.

True or false: Colin Hanks, who played 2nd Lt. Henry Jones, is the son of Tom Hanks.

  • true
  • false

What is the name of the follow-up series that followed the 1st Marine Division battling the Japanese in the Pacific theater?

  • "At Dawn We Slept"
  • "Eagle Against the Sun"
  • "The Pacific"

Whose memoirs was "The Pacific" based upon?

  • Robert Leckie and Anton Myrer
  • Robert Leckie and Eugene Sledge
  • Robert Leckie and Gordon William Prange