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The Ultimate 'Orange is the New Black' Quiz
by Staff
It's the show that put female prisoners on center stage. How much do you know about "Orange is the New Black" and its all-star cast?

In which state is Litchfield Penitentiary set?

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

How episodes are there in the first season?

  • 16
  • 13
  • 10

The actress who plays Alex was first made famous by which show?

  • "How I Met Your Mother"
  • "Two and a Half Men"
  • "That 70's Show"

How does the title of each episode eventually wind up in each show?

  • Someone says it aloud.
  • It is painted somewhere in the prison.
  • It appears in the opening credits.

Which Netflix original series attracts the most viewers?

  • "Orange is the New Black"
  • "House of Cards"
  • "Narcos"

The real-life inspiration for Piper did time in prison for what criminal activity?

  • Money laundering
  • Drug manufacturing
  • Assault

For how long was the real-life Piper in prison?

  • 13 months
  • Two years
  • Five years

In 2016, the show won a People's Choice Award in what category?

  • Favorite Streaming Series
  • Favorite Comedy TV Actress
  • Favorite Cable TV Comedy

Who directed the first episode of the second season?

  • Angelina Jolie
  • Jodie Foster
  • Alec Baldwin

Which character is impregnated by a correctional officer?

  • Black Cindy
  • Poussey
  • Dayanara

Which character was the second person to be cast as part of the show?

  • Larry
  • Sam
  • Taystee

The actress for which character received an NAACP Image Award for her acting in the show?

  • Danielle Brooks
  • Black Cindy
  • Lorna

Who was first offered the role of Maury Kind, a fictional radio show host?

  • Howard Stern
  • Ira Glass
  • Rush Limbaugh

For which role did Laura Prepon originally audition?

  • Alex
  • Piper
  • Red

In 2015, which actress was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series Musical or Comedy?

  • Laura Prepon
  • Tarynn Manning
  • Taylor Shilling

Why did Laura Prepon not regularly appear in season 2?

  • Scheduling conflicts
  • Personality conflicts with other cast members
  • She actually disliked most of the scripts.

In real life, what athletic endeavor did "Crazy Eyes" take seriously at Boston University?

  • Running
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball

What's the birth country of Dascha Polanco, who plays Dayanara?

  • Dominican Republic
  • Honduras
  • Costa Rica

Where did filming for the series commence?

  • An old children's psychiatric facility
  • An outdated insane asylum
  • A hospital

The actresses playing Vee, Taystee and Samira Wiley all went to which school before appearing in the show?

  • New York University
  • Julliard School
  • UCLA

Which character is constantly dropping the name of her supposed fiancé?

  • Daya
  • Lorna
  • Gloria

Which actress plays "Sophia Burset?"

  • Danielle Brooks
  • Laverne Cox
  • Adrienne C. Moore

In what other TV series do "Red" and Piper appear together?

  • "Warehouse 13"
  • "The Black Donnellys"
  • "Mercy"

In which year did the show debut on Netflix?

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014

In which other show did Kate Mulgrew ("Red") have a regular starring role?

  • "I Live With Models"
  • "Star Trek: Voyager"
  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"

What is the nickname of Lea DeLaria's character?

  • Flaca
  • Big Boo
  • Crazy Eyes

Why does Pennsatucky wind up in prison?

  • She assaulted another woman.
  • She beat a boyfriend so badly that he ended up in the hospital.
  • She shot a nurse.

Who sings the song featured in the opening credits?

  • Kate Nash
  • Regina Spektor
  • Fiona Apple

In real life, "Flaca" had which job?

  • model
  • bus driver
  • fast-food cook

How many times did producers ask Taryn Manning to audition before offering her a role as Tiffany Doggett?

  • zero
  • three times
  • four times