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'The Colbert Report' Quiz
by Staff
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?

  • 2003
  • 2005
  • 2007

When did it end?

  • 2012
  • 2014
  • 2016

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.

  • Hungary
  • Bangladesh
  • Belize

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
  • Gramps

Colbert coined this term in the first episode, and Merriam-Webster named it word of the year in 2006.

  • truthiness
  • wikiality
  • wordinista

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.

  • long-jump
  • guitar-solo
  • cheese-eating

What was written on the bracelets that Colbert introduced on the show in 2007?

  • wriststrong
  • neckstrong
  • kneestrong

In 2008 Colbert started bashing towns of this name.

  • Lakeview
  • Springfield
  • Canton

Colbert completed Army basic training exercises in 2009, despite claiming to suffer from this condition.

  • pink eye
  • jaundice
  • cowardice

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
  • immigration
  • 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
  • Coldplay

"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
  • Lutherans
  • Dennis Kucinich

These animals were frequently on Colbert's "Threat Down" board, which named the five greatest threats to America every week.

  • hawks
  • sharks
  • bears

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