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Bill O’Reilly has been around the block for many decades, being one of the first broadcasters in the United States to cover the historic dismantling of the Berlin Wall, and hosting a show on the same television network for almost twenty years. Do you know as much about Bill O’Reilly and his career as you think you do? Take the following quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    For what American news channel did Bill O'Reilly host 'The O'Reilly Factor' from 1996 to 2017?

    • A.

      InfoWars

    • B.

      Fox News

    • C.

      MSNBC

    • D.

      CNN

    • E.

      ESPN

    Correct Answer
    B. Fox News
    Explanation
    Bill O'Reilly hosted 'The O'Reilly Factor' from 1996 to 2017 on Fox News.

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  • 2. 

    Which popular weekly American magazine named Bill O'Reilly in their 'Top 10 Celebrity Meltdowns' list for his infamous "we'll do it live" rant?

    • A.

      Reader's Digest

    • B.

      Time

    • C.

      The New Yorker

    • D.

      People

    • E.

      WIRED

    Correct Answer
    B. Time
    Explanation
    Time magazine named Bill O'Reilly in their 'Top 10 Celebrity Meltdowns' list for his infamous "we'll do it live" rant.

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  • 3. 

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

    • A.

      Cavan

    • B.

      Fermanagh

    • C.

      Cork

    • D.

      Dublin

    • E.

      Westmeath

    Correct Answer
    A. Cavan
    Explanation
    Bill O'Reilly's ancestors are said to hail from Cavan, an Irish county.

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  • 4. 

    What was the name of the talk show that Bill O'Reilly hosted on the radio from 2002 to 2009?

    • A.

      Bill of Rights

    • B.

      The Radio Factor

    • C.

      Let's Talk About America

    • D.

      The O'Reilly Hour

    Correct Answer
    B. The Radio Factor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Radio Factor." From 2002 to 2009, Bill O'Reilly hosted a talk show on the radio called "The Radio Factor."

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  • 5. 

    What is Bill O'Reilly's star sign?

    • A.

      Sagittarius

    • B.

      Libra

    • C.

      Virgo

    • D.

      Capricorn

    • E.

      Taurus

    • F.

      Cancer

    Correct Answer
    C. Virgo
    Explanation
    Bill O'Reilly's star sign is Virgo.

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  • 6. 

    While anchoring for Inside Edition, Bill O'Reilly conducted the very first exclusive interview with which murderer?

    • A.

      Joel Steinberg

    • B.

      Larry Eyler

    • C.

      Doug Clark

    • D.

      Jeffrey Dahmer

    • E.

      Joseph Christopher

    Correct Answer
    A. Joel Steinberg
    Explanation
    Bill O'Reilly conducted the very first exclusive interview with Joel Steinberg.

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  • 7. 

    After being fired from his position hosting The O'Reilly Factor, Bill O'Reilly started a podcast. What is it called?

    • A.

      The Whole Truth

    • B.

      Let's Settle This

    • C.

      No Spin News

    • D.

      Can I Get the Bill?

    Correct Answer
    C. No Spin News
    Explanation
    After being fired from his position hosting The O'Reilly Factor, Bill O'Reilly started a podcast called "No Spin News". This title suggests that the podcast aims to provide unbiased and unfiltered news without any spin or manipulation. It implies that O'Reilly intends to present the facts as they are, without any personal or political agenda. The title also reflects O'Reilly's reputation for being straightforward and direct in his communication style.

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  • 8. 

    Before going to Fox News, Bill O'Reilly hosted Inside Edition with CBS, which stands for Columbia ________ System.

    Correct Answer
    Broadcasting
    Explanation
    Bill O'Reilly hosted Inside Edition with CBS, which stands for Columbia Broadcasting System.

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  • 9. 

    Howard Kurtz once described Bill O'Reilly as "the biggest ________ in the 20 year history at Fox News".

    • A.

      Softy

    • B.

      Jock

    • C.

      Ego

    • D.

      Star

    • E.

      Villain

    Correct Answer
    D. Star
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Star". This is because the phrase "the biggest star in the 20 year history at Fox News" suggests that Bill O'Reilly was the most prominent or well-known figure at Fox News during that time period.

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  • 10. 

    Which major US newspaper conducted the investigations that led to the discovery that Bill O'Reilly had paid out almost $50 Million in order to settle six separate sexual harassment lawsuits?

    • A.

      Chicago Tribune

    • B.

      New York Times

    • C.

      USA Today

    • D.

      Wall Street Journal

    • E.

      Washington Post

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Times
    Explanation
    The New York Times conducted the investigations that led to the discovery of Bill O'Reilly's payment of almost $50 million to settle six separate sexual harassment lawsuits.

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