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Are you lost without Jon Stewart as the host of "The Daily Show," or are you learning to love Trevor Noah? Test your knowledge of Comedy Central's long-running late-night news comedy show.

When did "The Daily Show" debut?

  • 1996
  • 1999
  • 2001

Who was the first host?

  • Craig Kilborn
  • Craig Ferguson
  • Norm Macdonald

When did Jon Stewart replace Kilborn?

  • 1999
  • 2001
  • 2004

Which show did Craig Kilborn host after "The Daily Show"?

  • "The Tonight Show"
  • "The Late Late Show"
  • "Last Call"

What segment was always a part of Kilborn's celebrity interviews?

  • "Five Questions"
  • "Truth or Dare"
  • "Never Have I Ever"

When did Jon Stewart leave the show?

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2015

Who replaced Jon Stewart?

  • James Corden
  • Trevor Noah
  • Samantha Bee

This "senior correspondent" title has never been used on the show.

  • climatology
  • online dating
  • fantasy culture
  • youth
  • antiquities
  • Latino
  • casual racism
  • Beyonce

Which correspondent reported from the 2010 World Cup?

  • John Oliver
  • Demetri Martin
  • Samantha Bee

Who was the 2008 Summer Olympics correspondent?

  • Jason Jones
  • Rob Riggle
  • Aasif Mandvi

Where did correspondent Jason Jones go in 2009?

  • Iran
  • Bolivia
  • Kazakhstan

Which former correspondent is married to Jason Jones?

  • Samantha Bee
  • Olivia Munn
  • Kristen Schaal

Jon Stewart went to Capitol Hill twice to help this group get a bill passed.

  • 9/11 first responders
  • illegal migrant workers
  • pro-abortion rights doctors

When does the "Your Moment of Zen" segment happen?

  • before the theme song
  • after the host's monologue
  • at the end of the show

What band played for Jon Stewart's final "Moment of Zen"?

  • Phish
  • Radiohead
  • Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

When did "The Daily Show" start doing its "Indecision" election segments?

  • 2000
  • 2004
  • 2008

"The Daily Show" broadcast from this state during the 2006 midterm elections.

  • Florida
  • Ohio
  • California

In 2012 Stewart gave this presidential candidate his most challenging interview of the campaign.

  • Herman Cain
  • Mitt Romney
  • Barack Obama

What's the name of the segment Trevor Noah did during the 2016 presidential debates?

  • "What the Actual Fact?"
  • "Fact U"
  • "Fact This"

These two former presidents have been interviewed on the show.

  • George H.W. and George W. Bush
  • Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton
  • George W. Bush and Bill Clinton

Who is the only former "Daily Show" correspondent to be nominated for an Oscar?

  • Steve Carell
  • Ed Helms
  • John Hodgman

Which of these countries has NOT had a leader or former leader appear on "The Daily Show"?

  • Mexico
  • Liberia
  • Jordan
  • France
  • Pakistan
  • United Kingdom

This disgraced politician was once roommates with Stewart.

  • Anthony Weiner
  • Eliot Spitzer
  • John Edwards

This former "Daily Show" correspondent does NOT have his or her own news-style show.

  • Samantha Bee
  • Larry Wilmore
  • Stephen Colbert
  • John Oliver
  • John Hodgman

Who was the celebrity interviewee on Jon Stewart's first show?

  • Michael J. Fox
  • Bruce Willis
  • Nicolas Cage

Why did John Oliver replace Stewart as host in 2013?

  • Stewart had pneumonia.
  • Stewart was directing a movie.
  • Stewart was in contract negotiations.

What was the name of the movie Stewart directed?

  • "Children of Heaven"
  • "Since You've Been Gone"
  • "Rosewater"

Who is the longest-serving correspondent?

  • Steve Carell
  • Stephen Colbert
  • Samantha Bee

Former correspondent Wyatt Cenac said he got into a fight with Stewart over this 2012 presidential candidate.

  • Herman Cain
  • Mitt Romney
  • Barack Obama

Whom did Stewart say was his worst celebrity guest?

  • Donald Trump
  • Geraldo Rivera
  • Hugh Grant