Funny man Stephen Colbert not only makes us laugh, but he also makes us think with his political commentary and hilarious antics. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the TV host and comedian.
Where did Stephen Colbert grow up?
Charleston, South Carolina
New York City
True or false: Stephen Colbert's father and two brothers died in a plane crash when Colbert was just 10 years old.
Where did Stephen Colbert attend college?
New York University
College of Charleston
What two Comedy Central shows did Stephen Colbert create with fellow comedians Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello?
"Exit 57" and "Strangers With Candy"
"Strangers With Candy" and "The Colbert Report"
"Exit 57" and "Random Play"
What was Stephen Colbert's character's name on "Strangers With Candy"?
When did Stephen Colbert start appearing on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart"?
True or false: The San Francisco Zoo named a bald eagle after Colbert.
True or false: Stephen Colbert made Jon Stewart cry on Stewart's final episode of "The Daily Show."
When did "The Colbert Report" begin airing on Comedy Central?
What sitting president did Stephen Colbert (in character) skewer as the host of the White House Correspondents' Dinner?
George W. Bush
What Washington event did Stephen Colbert coordinate with Jon Stewart just before the 2010 midterm elections?
Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear
StePhest Colbchella: Rockaugustfest
What magazine named Stephen Colbert as one of its 100 most influential people in 2006?
What book did Stephen Colbert publish in 2007?
"America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't"
"I Am America (And So Can You!)"
"I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)"
True or false: Stephen Colbert had a recurring character on "Saturday Night Live."
True or false: Stephen Colbert campaigned to have his portrait hung in the "Treasures of American History" exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History in Washington.
What was the name of "The Daily Show" segment that included Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell?
How many seasons was "The Colbert Report" on the air?
How many awards was "The Colbert Report" nominated for?
Who was the final musical act on the series finale of "The Colbert Report"?
True or false: The grim reaper was Stephen Colbert's featured guest on the final episode of "The Colbert Show."
What was the name of the super PAC Stephen Colbert created during the 2012 presidential election cycle?
Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow
I Am America (And So Can You!)
What prestigious award did "The Colbert Show" win for its segments poking fun at super PACs?
Edward R. Murrow Award
When did the first episode of "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" air?
Sept. 8, 2015
Sept. 13, 2015
Sept. 17, 2015
Who were Stephen Colbert's first guests on "The Late Show"?
George Clooney and Jeb Bush
Elon Musk and Scarlett Johansson
Vice President Joe Biden and Amy Schumer
What is the name of the "Late Show" house band?
Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Jon Batiste and the Late Show Ride Arounds
Jon Batiste and the Human Factors
True or false: "Late Show" band leader Jon Batiste has both undergraduate and graduate degrees from Juilliard.
True or false: "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" is filmed in the Ed Sullivan Theater.
True or false: Stephen Colbert has a cameo in "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King."
What actor finally stumped Stephen Colbert on "The Lord of the Rings" trivia?
True or false: On the first episode of "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert," David Letterman congratulates Colbert in the locker room at the very end of the show.