How Well Do You Know Anderson Cooper?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In what year was Anderson Cooper born?

    • A.

      1966

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1969

    • D.

      1970

    Correct Answer
    B. 1967
    Explanation
    Anderson Cooper was born in 1967.

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  • 2. 

    True or False: Anderson Cooper's first name is not actually Anderson.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is False. Anderson Cooper's first name is actually Anderson.

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  • 3. 

    Anderson's mother is a member of what American dynasty?

    • A.

      The Carnegies

    • B.

      The Morgans

    • C.

      The Vanderbilts

    • D.

      The Kennedys

    Correct Answer
    C. The Vanderbilts
  • 4. 

    What is Anderson's middle name?

    Correct Answer
    Hays
  • 5. 

    Where did Cooper attend college?

    • A.

      Harvard

    • B.

      Princeton

    • C.

      Yale

    • D.

      Columbia

    Correct Answer
    C. Yale
    Explanation
    Cooper attended college at Yale.

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  • 6. 

    In what field of study did Anderson major at university?

    • A.

      Journalism

    • B.

      Philosophy

    • C.

      Political Science

    • D.

      Sociology

    Correct Answer
    C. Political Science
    Explanation
    Anderson majored in Political Science at university.

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  • 7. 

    At which agency did Cooper intern for two summers during college?

    • A.

      The CIA

    • B.

      The FBI

    • C.

      The FCC

    • D.

      The DOJ

    Correct Answer
    A. The CIA
    Explanation
    Cooper interned for two summers during college at the CIA.

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  • 8. 

    True or False: Cooper contracted malaria in high school during a trip to Vietnam.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is "Cooper contracted malaria in high school during a trip to Vietnam." The correct answer is False. This means that the statement is not true. Therefore, Cooper did not contract malaria in high school during a trip to Vietnam.

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  • 9. 

    One of Cooper's first post-college jobs was at a high school news network called _______ One.

    Correct Answer
    Channel
    Explanation
    Cooper's first post-college job was at a high school news network called "Channel One."

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  • 10. 

    At which network did Cooper land his first job as a news co-anchor?

    • A.

      CNN

    • B.

      NBC

    • C.

      CBS

    • D.

      ABC

    Correct Answer
    D. ABC
    Explanation
    Cooper landed his first job as a news co-anchor at ABC.

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  • 11. 

    Which reality show did Cooper host for two seasons from 1999-2001?

    • A.

      Survivor

    • B.

      The Mole

    • C.

      The Bachelor

    • D.

      The Amazing Race

    Correct Answer
    B. The Mole
    Explanation
    Cooper hosted The Mole for two seasons from 1999-2001.

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  • 12. 

    Cooper owns a house in New York City's Greenwich Village. What was the building origially used as?

    • A.

      A glove factory

    • B.

      A firehouse

    • C.

      A restaurant

    • D.

      A sanitarium

    Correct Answer
    B. A firehouse
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A firehouse. This means that the building in question was originally used as a firehouse before Cooper owned it.

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  • 13. 

    Cooper lent his voice to which Broadway musical?

    • A.

      The Book of Mormon

    • B.

      Jersey Boys

    • C.

      How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

    • D.

      Newsies

    Correct Answer
    C. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
    Explanation
    Cooper lent his voice to the Broadway musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."

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  • 14. 

    One of Cooper's earliest television appearances (at the tender age of 9) was on what game show?

    • A.

      The Mole

    • B.

      Let's Make a Deal

    • C.

      Celebrity Password

    • D.

      To Tell the Truth

    Correct Answer
    D. To Tell the Truth
    Explanation
    Cooper's early television appearance at the age of 9 suggests that the game show he appeared on must have been suitable for children. Out of the given options, "To Tell the Truth" is the most likely choice as it is a game show where contestants try to determine which of the three individuals is telling the truth about their occupation or identity. This format would be appropriate for a young participant like Cooper.

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  • 15. 

    Cooper has made a reputation for himself as a bit of a giggler - many of his on-air laughing fits have occurred during a lighthearted segment of Anderson Cooper 360 called The ________.

    Correct Answer
    Ridiculist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ridiculist." This is the segment on Anderson Cooper 360 where Cooper often has laughing fits. The term "Ridiculist" suggests that this segment focuses on humorous or ridiculous topics, which may explain why Cooper tends to giggle during it.

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  • 16. 

    Alongside which television personality has Cooper guest-hosted over a dozen times?

    • A.

      Kelly Ripa

    • B.

      Oprah Winfrey

    • C.

      Kathie Lee Gifford

    • D.

      Rachael Ray

    Correct Answer
    A. Kelly Ripa
    Explanation
    Cooper has guest-hosted over a dozen times alongside Kelly Ripa.

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  • 17. 

    True or False: When Cooper premiered his own talk show in 2011, his first guests were the family of Jennifer Hudson.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. When Cooper premiered his own talk show in 2011, his first guests were not the family of Jennifer Hudson.

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  • 18. 

    Cooper does not publicly discuss his private life, but for years has been linked to a man named Benjamin Maisani, with whom he has been frequently photographed around New York City. What is Maisani's occupation?

    • A.

      Hedge fund manager

    • B.

      Bar owner

    • C.

      Olympic athlete

    • D.

      Lawyer

    Correct Answer
    B. Bar owner
    Explanation
    The correct answer is bar owner. The question states that Cooper has been frequently photographed with a man named Benjamin Maisani around New York City. This suggests that Maisani is someone who is often seen in public with Cooper. The fact that he is linked to Cooper and frequently photographed with him indicates that he is likely someone close to Cooper, such as a partner or friend. The answer "bar owner" makes sense in this context as it suggests that Maisani owns a bar in New York City where he and Cooper may spend time together.

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  • 19. 

    Anderson once kicked a guest off of his talk show, saying, "I try to be really polite to all my guests ... I just think you're dreadful and I honestly don't want to talk to you anymore." Who was the guest?

    • A.

      The Octomom

    • B.

      The Human Barbie

    • C.

      Joe Francis

    • D.

      Michael Sterling

    Correct Answer
    B. The Human Barbie
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Human Barbie" because the statement mentions that Anderson kicked a guest off his talk show, and specifically mentions the reason for doing so. The statement does not mention any other guests, so we can conclude that "The Human Barbie" is the guest Anderson was referring to.

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  • 20. 

    Recently on "The Ridiculist", Cooper mocked a local talk show host who took offense at Michael Sam's televised kiss with his boyfriend on hearing he'd been drafted by the Rams. In which city was that talk show based?

    • A.

      St Louis, MO

    • B.

      Houston, TX

    • C.

      Richmond, VA

    • D.

      Dallas, TX

    • E.

      Savannah, GA

    • F.

      Atlanta, GA

    • G.

      Little Rock, AR

    Correct Answer
    D. Dallas, TX

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