The Ultimate 'Orange is the New Black' Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

In which state is Litchfield Penitentiary set?

The prison in the show is entirely fictional.

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How episodes are there in the first season?

All of the episodes were streamed via Netflix.

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

Her role as Donna propelled her to celebrity status.

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

It's one of the quirks of the writers.

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Which Netflix original series attracts the most viewers?

Years after its first season, the show is still topping other big hits.

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

She pleaded guilty to drug trafficking, too.

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

She spent 13 months (of an original 15-month sentence) in a minimum-security prison.

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

The show is Netflix's biggest hit.

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Who directed the first episode of the second season?

Foster became interested in the show after reading the book.

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Which character is impregnated by a correctional officer?

Their illicit affair is a constant storyline in the show.

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

His fiancée, Piper, was the first.

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

Her strong character is an anchor for many episodes.

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

Glass turned down the part and it went instead to Robert Stanton.

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For which role did Laura Prepon originally audition?

Unfortunately for Prepon, she was deemed just not right for the part.

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

However, she did not win.

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Why did Laura Prepon not regularly appear in season 2?

Prepon has kept busy with other projects in addition to "Orange is the New Black."

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

She was a sprinter on the track team.

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

In the show she carries her first baby; in real life she has two children.

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Where did filming for the series commence?

The center was built in 1927 and eventually abandoned.

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

They knew each other during their school years.

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

She drones on and on about "Christopher."

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Which actress plays "Sophia Burset?"

Her character is transgender and works as the prison's hairdresser.

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

Fittingly, she plays an authority figure, mother to Taylor Shilling's character.

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In which year did the show debut on Netflix?

Considering its popularity, the show is likely to continue for several more seasons.

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

She was Captain Janeway, the first female captain in the "Star Trek" franchise.

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What is the nickname of Lea DeLaria's character?

In real life she is also a touring jazz musician.

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Why does Pennsatucky wind up in prison?

The nurse taunted Doggett for having so many (five) abortions.

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Who sings the song featured in the opening credits?

The name of the song is "You've Got Time."

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In real life, "Flaca" had which job?

She's also been a waitress and used to be friends with Kourtney Kardashian.

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

She was so perfect for the part that she didn't even have to try out.

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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?

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