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From 'SNL' to the Big Screen: The Will Ferrell Quiz
by Staff
Funny man Will Ferrell has brought us to tears in his roles as everything from the Christmas-saving Buddy the Elf to NASCAR-driving Ricky Bobby to the legendary newscaster Ron Burgundy. See how much you know about Ferrell and all his characters.

When was Will Ferrell born?

  • Aug. 19, 1967
  • July 16, 1967
  • Feb. 22, 1967

True or false: While in high school, Will Ferrell set a school record for most field goals.

  • true
  • false

Where did Will Ferrell attend college?

  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Southern California
  • New York University

What popular Los Angeles improv troupe did Will Ferrell work with in the early '90s?

  • the Groundlings
  • Improv-LA
  • ComedySportz Los Angeles

What helped Will Ferrell land a spot on "SNL" during his audition with founder and producer Lorne Michaels?

  • singing
  • impersonations
  • money

When did Will Ferrell join "Saturday Night Live"?

  • 1994
  • 1995
  • 1996

What was Will Ferrell's first big screen movie appearance?

  • "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery"
  • "A Night at the Roxbury"
  • "The Suburbans"

True or false: Will Ferrell starred in a remake of the iconic 1960s sitcom "I Dream of Jeannie."

  • true
  • false

What Will Ferrell movie is based on a sketch he first performed with the Groundlings comedy troupe?

  • "A Night at the Roxbury"
  • "Elf"
  • "Anchorman"

What character did Will Ferrell base on Philadelphia and Detroit news anchor Mort Crim?

  • Ricky Bobby
  • Harold Crick
  • Ron Burgundy

In "Zoolander," what song does Will Ferrell's character, Mugatu, use to hypnotize Ben Stiller's Derek Zoolander?

  • "Rock-a-bye Baby"
  • "Relax" by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
  • "Comfortably Numb" by Pink Floyd

In what film did Will Ferrell play Dr. Rick Marshall?

  • "The Last Man on Earth"
  • "Land of the Lost"
  • "Stranger Than Fiction"

What 2012 film starred Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and Jason Sudeikis?

  • "Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie"
  • "Megamind"
  • "The Campaign"

True or false: Will Ferrell was scheduled to play Ronald Reagan in a film about the president while he suffered from dementia during his second term in office.

  • true
  • false

True or false: "Elf" is considered the movie that catapulted Will Ferrell into stardom

  • true
  • false

What are Ricky Bobby's kids' names in "Talladega Nights The Ballad of Ricky Bobby"?

  • Walker and Texas Ranger
  • Shake and Bake
  • Ricky and Bobby

What news channel does Ron Burgundy work for in "Anchorman"?

  • San Diego Channel 4
  • San Francisco Channel 2
  • Los Angeles Channel 4

True or false: Ron Burgundy ends his newscasts with the signature line "you stay classy, San Diego!"

  • true
  • false

What radio station does Will Ferrell work for as Brad Whitaker in "Daddy's Home"?

  • the Panda
  • the Baxter
  • the Alf

True or false: Will Ferrell signed on for "Elf 2."

  • true
  • false

How many awards was "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" nominated for?

  • 12
  • 17
  • 23

In what animated film did Will Ferrell play Lord Business?

  • "Curious George"
  • "Megamind"
  • "The Lego Movie"

Will Ferrell played Chazz Reinhold in what hilarious film?

  • "Zoolander"
  • "Wedding Crashers"
  • "Old School"

What hysterical Will Ferrell short film went viral online in 2007?

  • "The Landlord"
  • "It's On"
  • "W"

What does Will Ferrell's character Brennan Huff do while sleepwalking in the 2008 comedy "Step Brothers"?

  • watches NASCAR
  • puts his mother's purse in the refrigerator
  • disconnects the toilet

True or false: Will Ferrell collaborated on many movies with producer Adam McKay.

  • true
  • false

True or false: Will Ferrell and Nicole Kidman won a Stinker Award for worst screen couple for "Bewitched."

  • true
  • false

True or false: Will Ferrell has won two Golden Globes for his performances in "Stranger Than Fiction" and "The Producers."

  • true
  • false

What two then-unknown actors were listed as writers in the credits in "Anchorman"?

  • Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell
  • Adam Scott and Jon Hamm
  • Samantha Bee and John Oliver

True or false: Will Ferrell has an uncredited role in "Kingpin"

  • true
  • false