The 'Empire' TV Show Quiz
by Staff
Hip-hop, fame, conflict — it's all in the drama series "Empire." Are you a fan of the Lyon family? Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the star-studded TV show.

When did the television series "Empire" debut?

  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016

Which network airs the television series "Empire"?

  • Fox
  • USA
  • HBO

Which industry is featured in the television series "Empire"?

  • movie
  • fashion
  • music

What city is the setting for the television show "Empire"?

  • Minneapolis
  • New York
  • Philadelphia

True or false: "Empire" is set in the 1980s.

  • true
  • false

Which actor plays the "Empire" character Lucious Lyon?

  • Terrence Howard
  • Mike Epps
  • Don Cheadle

What is the parental guideline rating for the television series "Empire"?

  • TV-PG
  • TV-14
  • TV-G

Which "Empire" character is the CEO of Empire Entertainment?

  • Jamal Lyon
  • Andre Lyon
  • Lucious Lyon

Which city is the television series "Empire" filmed in?

  • Chicago
  • Detroit
  • Baltimore

Tim Mosley produces the music for the television series "Empire." What is Mosley's stage name?

  • Pitbull
  • The Game
  • Timbaland

What terminal illness is the "Empire" character Lucious Lyon diagnosed with?

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Lou Gehrig's disease
  • lung cancer

Which actress plays the "Empire" character Cookie Lyon?

  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Grace Gealey
  • Ta'Rhonda Jones

How many sons does the "Empire" character Lucious Lyon have?

  • one
  • two
  • three

In which season one episode did the rapper Snoop Dogg appear as himself?

  • episode five
  • episode 11
  • episode 17

Which "Empire" character is the oldest son of Lucious Lyon?

  • Andre
  • Hakeem
  • Jamal

True or false: The season one tagline for the television series "Empire" is "Music. Family. Power. The battle begins."

  • true
  • false

In the television series "Empire," what is the character Cookie's real name?

  • Loretta
  • Leanne
  • Loretha

Which actor from the movie "The Butler" co-created the series "Empire" with Lee Daniels?

  • Forest Whitaker
  • Danny Strong
  • Oprah Winfrey

Which "Empire" character is the youngest Lyon son?

  • Vernon
  • Jamal
  • Hakeem

In which episode of season one does Jamal Lyon publicly reveal his sexual orientation?

  • episode eight
  • episode six
  • episode four

Which actor won a Golden Globe for his or her performance in the series "Empire"?

  • Terrence Howard
  • Trai Byers
  • Taraji P. Henson

What is the runtime for episodes of "Empire"?

  • 22 minutes
  • 42 minutes
  • 52 minutes

Which "Empire" character does the actress Grace Gealey play in the television series?

  • Anika Calhoun
  • Rhonda Lyon
  • Tiana Brown

In season one, "Empire" set a record for most consecutive weeks of increased viewership. How many weeks was this?

  • eight
  • 10
  • 12

How many viewers watched the premiere episode of the series "Empire"?

  • 9.8 million
  • 7.8 million
  • 5.8 million

Which feature film director served as a guest director for the "Empire" episode titled "Dangerous Bonds"?

  • Tyler Perry
  • John Singleton
  • Spike Lee

Which "Empire" actor earned his role on the series with a FaceTime audition?

  • Trai Byers
  • Jussie Smollett
  • Bryshere Gray

Which "Empire" character is Andre Lyon's wife?

  • Porsha
  • Rhonda
  • Tiana

True or false: Terrence Howard was Lee Daniels' first choice to play the "Empire" lead character Lucious Lyon.

  • true
  • false

Which actress plays Lucious Lyon's secretary, Becky Williams, in the series "Empire"?

  • Gabourey Sidibe
  • Ta'Rhonda Jones
  • Jamila Velazquez