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The Ultimate Jon Stewart Quiz
by Staff
Jon Stewart was epic as the host of "The Daily Show," and his departure was mourned. See how much you know about this comedian, his legendary show and careers he helped launch over the years.

Where did Jon Stewart grow up?

  • Washington
  • New Jersey
  • New York City

True or false: Jon Stewart was born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz.

  • true
  • false

Where did Jon Stewart attend college?

  • Northwestern University
  • College of William & Mary
  • New York University

What Comedy Central show did Jon Stewart begin hosting in 1989?

  • "Short Attention Span Theater"
  • "The Daily Show"
  • "The Jon Stewart Show"

What was the name of Jon Stewart's talk show on MTV?

  • "MTV Raps"
  • "The Jon Stewart Show"
  • "Stewart Nation"

What HBO show did Jon Stewart appear on regularly as himself?

  • "Real Time With Bill Maher"
  • "The Larry Sanders Show"
  • "Mr. Show With Bob and David"

Who was the first host of "The Daily Show" before Jon Stewart took over?

  • Craig Kilborn
  • Craig Ferguson
  • Stephen Colbert

True or false: Stephen Colbert made Jon Stewart cry on his final episode of "The Daily Show."

  • true
  • false

When did Jon Stewart take over for Craig Kilborn on "The Daily Show"?

  • Feb. 21, 1999
  • Feb. 9, 1999
  • Jan. 11, 1999

Jon Stewart went to Capitol Hill twice to help what group get a bill passed?

  • women's rights activists
  • fast food workers
  • 9/11 first responders

What Washington event did Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert coordinate just before the 2010 midterm elections?

  • Indecision 2010
  • Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear
  • Rockstar the Vote 2010

What 2001 award show did Jon Stewart host?

  • Emmys
  • Grammys
  • Oscars

What 2012 presidential candidate's press secretary said Jon Stewart's interview was the candidate's toughest?

  • Hillary Clinton
  • Mitt Romney
  • Barack Obama

True or false: Stewart is a talented writer and has works published in The New Yorker and Esquire.

  • true
  • false

True or false: Jon Stewart's first book is titled "Naked Pictures of Famous People."

  • true
  • false

What is the name of Jon Stewart's directorial debut film?

  • "Rosewater"
  • "Waterlily"
  • "Rosehip"

Who replaced Jon Stewart as host on "The Daily Show" while he was directing "Rosewater"?

  • Stephen Colbert
  • John Oliver
  • Trevor Noah

True or false: Rosewater, which Jon Stewart wrote and directed, is based on the true story of an Iranian-Canadian journalist who is detained and brutally interrogated by Iranian forces who believe he is a spy.

  • true
  • false

When was Jon Stewart's final day as host of "The Daily Show"?

  • Aug. 6, 2015
  • Aug. 18, 2015
  • Aug. 29, 2015

True or false: Hillary Clinton, Bill O'Reilly, John Kerry, Lindsey Graham, Wolf Blitzer and Rahm Emanuel were just a few of the guests who appeared on the final episode of "The Daily Show."

  • true
  • false

Who replaced Jon Stewart as host of "The Daily Show"?

  • Trevor Noah
  • John Oliver
  • Stephen Colbert

How many awards was "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" nominated for?

  • 92
  • 103
  • 125

What animal sanctuary did Jon Stewart and his wife Tracey partner with to open an animal rescue/sanctuary in New Jersey?

  • Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary
  • Farm Sanctuary
  • Best Friends Animal Society

What cable network did Jon Stewart sign a four-year deal with?

  • HBO
  • CNN
  • Showtime

What did Jon Stewart call Donald Trump on David Axelrod's podcast, "The Axe Files With David Axelrod"?

  • man-baby
  • crybaby
  • whiner

True or false: "The Daily Show" set a record by winning the Emmy for outstanding variety, music or comedy series for nine straight years.

  • true
  • false

True or false: George W. Bush was the first sitting president to appear on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart."

  • true
  • false

True or false: Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly had an epic debate Oct. 6, 2012, in Washington that was live streamed. It was dubbed "The Rumble Across the Beltway: O'Reilly vs. Stewart."

  • true
  • false

Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" have helped launch the careers of what successful actors and comedians?

  • Lewis Black and James Franco
  • James Franco and Kristen Schaal
  • Samantha Bee and John Oliver

True or false: A 2009 poll conducted by Time magazine named Jon Stewart America’s most trusted newscaster.

  • true
  • false