'The Colbert Report' Quiz
Stephen Colbert killed it for nine years as the pompous host of "The Colbert Report." Let's see how well you know your Colbert.
When did "The Colbert Report" first air?
When did it end?
Stephen Colbert ended "The Colbert Report" to replace which late-night host?
- David Letterman
- Jay Leno
- Conan O'Brien
In 2006 Colbert won an online contest to have his name put on a bridge in this country.
After hosting this event in 2006, Colbert said, "When it was over, no one was even making eye contact with me."
- the Miss Universe pageant
- the Oscars
- White House Correspondents' Association Dinner
What was the longest running segment on "The Colbert Report"?
- "The Sport Report"
- "Yahweh or No Way"
- "The Word"
What was the name of "The Colbert Report" set?
- the Stars 'n' Stripes Stage
- the Eagle's Nest
- Patriot Landing
Which show now tapes at the same studio?
- "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee"
- "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver"
- "The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore"
Which band performed "The Colbert Report" theme song?
- Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
- Cheap Trick
- The Allman Brothers Band
Which TV personality was Colbert's main inspiration for his character?
- Glenn Beck
- Bill Maher
- Bill O'Reilly
What is his nickname for O'Reilly?
- Papa Bear
- Big Papi
Colbert coined this term in the first episode, and Merriam-Webster named it word of the year in 2006.
Who was Colbert's first guest?
- Stone Phillips
- Brian Williams
- Matt Lauer
Colbert staged a rally with this former presidential candidate in 2012.
- Hillary Clinton
- Herman Cain
- John McCain
Colbert has said that this contest was the craziest "The Colbert Report" moment.
What was written on the bracelets that Colbert introduced on the show in 2007?
In 2008 Colbert started bashing towns of this name.
Colbert completed Army basic training exercises in 2009, despite claiming to suffer from this condition.
- pink eye
Who ordered Colbert's head to be shaved?
- Donald Rumsfeld
- Dick Cheney
- Barack Obama
In 2010 Colbert (in character) testified before a judiciary subcommittee on this issue.
- higher education
- campaign finance
This children's author was the only guest to get Colbert to break character.
- J.K. Rowling
- Dr. Seuss
- Maurice Sendak
This band canceled on Colbert in 2013, so he made his own video of their hit song.
- Kings of Leon
- Daft Punk
"The Colbert Report" won a Peabody Award for its reporting on this subject.
- super political action committees
- migrant workers
- anti-abortion groups
What was the name of the show's super PAC?
- Voodoo Economics
- Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow
- No Billionaire Left Behind
Things that offended or angered Colbert were put on the "On Notice" board. What was the next board for those who failed to get back into his good graces?
- Six Feet Under
- Bear Bait
- Dead to Me
Which of these items ended up on the "Dead to Me" board?
- the Toronto Raptors
- Dennis Kucinich
These animals were frequently on Colbert's "Threat Down" board, which named the five greatest threats to America every week.
In 2010 Colbert joined forces with Jon Stewart on the National Mall in Washington. Stewart led the Rally to Restore Sanity. What was the name of Colbert's event?
- Pep Rally for Pot
- Million Moron March
- March to Keep Fear Alive
Nancy Pelosi warned freshmen Congress members to avoid appearing on this "The Colbert Report" segment.
- "Better Know Your District"
- "Democralypse Now!"
- "The Enemy Within"
Colbert made a push to get on the ballot for the 2008 Democratic primary in this state.
- South Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island