How Much Do You Know About Bill O'reilly?

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How Much Do You Know About Bill Oreilly? - Quiz

When you think about American journalists and news show anchors, many of you will instantly think of Bill O’Reilly, a man who held the same position with Fox News for over two decades and broke numerous stories throughout history. Do you think you know enough about Bill O’Reilly and his huge body of work to pass this quiz? Let’s find out if you can do it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In August 2002, Bill O'Reilly called for all Americans to boycott a certain company's products because of Ludacris' song lyrics featuring in ads for the product apparently glamorizing a "life of guns, violence, drugs, and disrespect of women". What was the company in question?

    • A.

      Coca-Cola

    • B.

      Mountain Dew

    • C.

      Arizona

    • D.

      Pepsi

    • E.

      Red Bull

    Correct Answer
    D. Pepsi
    Explanation
    In August 2002, Bill O'Reilly called for a boycott of Pepsi's products due to Ludacris' song lyrics being featured in ads. The lyrics were believed to glamorize a "life of guns, violence, drugs, and disrespect of women." This suggests that the company in question is Pepsi.

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  • 2. 

    By roughly what percentage did 21st Century Fox's stock rise the day after Bill O'Reilly lost his job at Fox News?

    • A.

      0.7%

    • B.

      2%

    • C.

      3.4%

    • D.

      6.2%

    Correct Answer
    B. 2%
    Explanation
    The given answer, 2%, suggests that 21st Century Fox's stock rose by approximately 2% the day after Bill O'Reilly lost his job at Fox News. This implies that investors reacted positively to the news of O'Reilly's departure, leading to an increase in the company's stock price.

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  • 3. 

    In his infamous "we'll do it live" meltdown at CBS, what music artist was Bill O'Reilly attempting to segue to in order to close the show?

    • A.

      Queen

    • B.

      The Stone Roses

    • C.

      Sting

    • D.

      Genesis

    • E.

      The Bee Gees

    Correct Answer
    C. Sting
    Explanation
    During his meltdown, Bill O'Reilly was attempting to segue to the music artist Sting in order to close the show.

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  • 4. 

    While making a name for himself as a broadcaster, Bill O'Reilly won a local Emmy award for his work at KMGH-TV in Denver, Colorado, for his coverage of a news story in which what kind of vehicle was stolen?

    • A.

      Boat

    • B.

      Car

    • C.

      Aircraft

    • D.

      Motorcycle

    Correct Answer
    C. Aircraft
    Explanation
    Bill O'Reilly won a local Emmy award for his coverage of a news story in which an aircraft was stolen. This suggests that the news story and O'Reilly's reporting on it were exceptional and noteworthy, leading to recognition and the award. The fact that an aircraft was stolen adds intrigue and significance to the story, as aircraft thefts are relatively rare and often involve high stakes and potential dangers.

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  • 5. 

    In which borough of New York City was Bill O'Reilly born?

    • A.

      The Bronx

    • B.

      Manhattan

    • C.

      Staten Island

    • D.

      Queens

    • E.

      Brooklyn

    Correct Answer
    B. Manhattan
    Explanation
    Bill O'Reilly was born in Manhattan, one of the five boroughs of New York City. Manhattan is known for being the most densely populated borough and is home to many famous landmarks and neighborhoods such as Times Square, Central Park, and Wall Street. Being born in Manhattan, O'Reilly has a connection to the bustling city life and rich cultural heritage that the borough offers.

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  • 6. 

    Bill O'Reilly was dropped from the UTA in 2017 after the news dropped of his numerous sexual harassment settlements. The UTA stands for "United ________ Agency".

    Correct Answer
    Talent
    Explanation
    Bill O'Reilly was dropped from the UTA in 2017 after the news dropped of his numerous sexual harassment settlements. The UTA stands for "United Talent Agency". The UTA is an agency that represents talent in various fields such as film, television, music, and sports. They work to manage and promote the careers of their clients, connecting them with opportunities and negotiating deals on their behalf. In this case, Bill O'Reilly's association with the UTA was severed due to the controversy surrounding his behavior, which was not in line with the agency's values and reputation.

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  • 7. 

    From which Irish county are Bill O'Reilly's father's ancestors said to hail from?

    • A.

      Mayo

    • B.

      Cavan

    • C.

      Meath

    • D.

      Leitrim

    • E.

      Waterford

    Correct Answer
    B. Cavan
    Explanation
    Bill O'Reilly's father's ancestors are said to hail from County Cavan in Ireland.

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  • 8. 

    What star sign is Bill O'Reilly?

    • A.

      Libra

    • B.

      Aries

    • C.

      Virgo

    • D.

      Capricorn

    • E.

      Cancer

    Correct Answer
    C. Virgo
  • 9. 

    True or False: Bill O'Reilly was born on September 11th.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    O'Reilly was actually born on September 10th in 1949, almost exactly fifty-two years before the attacks on the World Trade Center.

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  • 10. 

    What was the name of the podcast Bill O'Reilly founded in 2017?

    • A.

      The Podcast Factor

    • B.

      No Spin News

    • C.

      No Filter w/ Bill

    • D.

      Live and Uncensored

    Correct Answer
    B. No Spin News
    Explanation
    No Spin News is the correct answer because it accurately identifies the name of the podcast that Bill O'Reilly founded in 2017. The other options, "The Podcast Factor," "No Filter w/ Bill," and "Live and Uncensored," are not the correct names of the podcast.

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