Jimmy Fallon: A Funny Guy

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James Thomas "Jimmy" Fallon is a comedian, actor, singer, producer and a television show host. Take our on-line quiz to test your smarts about this funny man.


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  • 1. 

    Recently NBC announced that Jimmy Fallon would take over The Tonight Show. What tv host is he replacing?

    • A.

      Arsenio Hall

    • B.

      Jay Leno

    • C.

      John Stewart

    • D.

      Stephen Colbert

    Correct Answer
    B. Jay Leno
    Explanation
    Jimmy Fallon is replacing Jay Leno as the host of The Tonight Show. This announcement was made by NBC recently.

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  • 2. 

    Jimmy Fallon is best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1998 to 2004.

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  • 3. 

    Jimmy Fallon does impersonations. What comedian was the subject of his first impersonation?

    • A.

      Bob Hope

    • B.

      Milton Berle

    • C.

      George Burns

    • D.

      James Cagney

    Correct Answer
    D. James Cagney
    Explanation
    Jimmy Fallon is known for his impersonations of various celebrities and comedians. The question asks about the subject of his first impersonation, and the correct answer is James Cagney. This means that James Cagney was the first comedian that Jimmy Fallon impersonated.

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  • 4. 

    What was the first feature film that Jimmy Fallon appeared in?

    • A.

      The Scheme

    • B.

      The Big Lebowski

    • C.

      Fight Club

    • D.

      The Talented Mr. Ripley

    Correct Answer
    A. The Scheme
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Scheme." This film was Jimmy Fallon's first feature film appearance.

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  • 5. 

    In 2010, Fallon hosted the Academy Awards.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In 2010, Fallon hosted the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.

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  • 6. 

    Fallon was named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 2002.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Fallon being named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 2002 is a fact that is supported by evidence. This can be verified by checking the 2002 edition of People Magazine's list of the 50 Most Beautiful People, where Fallon's name would be included. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct.

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  • 7. 

    Jimmy Fallon has appeared in many movies. Which movie below has he appeared in?

    • A.

      Almost Famous

    • B.

      Taxi

    • C.

      Whip It

    • D.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the Above
    Explanation
    Jimmy Fallon has appeared in all of the movies listed - Almost Famous, Taxi, and Whip It.

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  • 8. 

    What year did his show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, first air?

    • A.

      2007

    • B.

      2008

    • C.

      2009

    • D.

      2010

    Correct Answer
    C. 2009
    Explanation
    The show first aired on March 2, 2009 with guests Robert De Niro, Justin Timberlake, Nick Carter, and musical guest Van Morrison.

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  • 9. 

    Following the Boston Red Sox's World Series clinching game over the St. Louis Cardinals in 2004, Fallon ran onto the field at Busch Stadium with Drew Barrymore to film a scene for their movie Fever Pitch.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true. After the Boston Red Sox won the World Series in 2004 against the St. Louis Cardinals, Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore ran onto the field at Busch Stadium to film a scene for their movie Fever Pitch.

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  • 10. 

    In 1999, Fallon released the book I Hate This Place: The Pessimist's Guide to Life. What family member did he write the book with?

    • A.

      Mother

    • B.

      Father

    • C.

      Sister

    • D.

      Brother

    Correct Answer
    C. Sister
    Explanation
    Fallon released the book "I Hate This Place: The Pessimist's Guide to Life" in 1999, which suggests that he co-wrote the book with a family member. Since the question does not provide any information about the gender of the family member, it is impossible to determine whether it was his sister or brother. However, since the correct answer is given as "sister," we can conclude that he co-wrote the book with his sister.

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  • 11. 

    Ben & Jerry's named an ice cream flavor after Fallon.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Ben & Jerry's has named an ice cream flavor after Fallon. This means that there is an ice cream flavor in existence that bears Fallon's name. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 12. 

    In 2012, what famous politician appeared on his live show?

    • A.

      Patrick Kennedy

    • B.

      Joe Biden

    • C.

      Hillary Clinton

    • D.

      Barack Obama

    Correct Answer
    D. Barack Obama
    Explanation
    On April 24, 2012, Jimmy Fallon filmed his live show in Chapel Hill, NC on the campus of the University of North Carolina. His guest was President Barack Obama, who spoke primarily about Congress potentially doubling the interest rates of student loans.

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