TV Miniseries Quiz

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TV Miniseries Quiz

Brush your knowledge on TV Miniseries with these quiz questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is a story about two former Texas Rangers?
    • A. 

      Band of Brothers

    • B. 

      Bleak House

    • C. 

      Lonesome Dove

    • D. 

      North and South

  • 2. 
    Paul Giamatti portrayed which historical figure in a HBO mini-series?
    • A. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • B. 

      Ben Franklin

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      Winston Churchill

  • 3. 
    Which is the story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division?
    • A. 

      Band of Brothers

    • B. 

      Generation Kill

    • C. 

      Das Boot

    • D. 

      The Pacific

  • 4. 
    What magazine is the embedded reporter in Baghdad from in "Generation Kill"?
    • A. 

      Playboy

    • B. 

      Newsweek

    • C. 

      Rolling Stone

    • D. 

      Time

  • 5. 
    Who narrates the last few minutes of the mini-series "Roots"?
    • A. 

      LeVar Burton

    • B. 

      O.J. Simpson

    • C. 

      Alex Haley

    • D. 

      John Amos

  • 6. 
    What is the title of the 2004 adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story?
    • A. 

      North & South

    • B. 

      Empire Falls

    • C. 

      The Corner

    • D. 

      Thorn Birds

  • 7. 
    What was built in the mini-series "The Pillars of the Earth"?
    • A. 

      Boats

    • B. 

      Library

    • C. 

      Bridge

    • D. 

      Cathedral

  • 8. 
    Who starred as a justice in the 2000 mini-series "Nuremberg"?
    • A. 

      Bob Dylan

    • B. 

      James Spader

    • C. 

      Alec Baldwin

    • D. 

      Ben Stiller

  • 9. 
    Who wrote the novel that "The Andromeda Strain" a 2008 sci-fi mini-series is based on?
    • A. 

      Stephen King

    • B. 

      Jules Verne

    • C. 

      Gene Roddenberry

    • D. 

      Michael Crichton

  • 10. 
    What actress played Abigail Adams in "John Adams"?
    • A. 

      Stephen Dillane

    • B. 

      Helen Mirren

    • C. 

      Laura Linney

    • D. 

      Meryl Streep

  • 11. 
    Which of these mini-series was on TV first?
    • A. 

      Rich Man, Poor Man

    • B. 

      Pillars of the Earth

    • C. 

      Angels in America

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 12. 
    How many parts is the mini-series "The Pacific"?
    • A. 

      Twenty-seven

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 13. 
    Which of these characters is in the mini-series "The Pacific"?
    • A. 

      Darrel 'Shifty' Powers

    • B. 

      Donald Malarkey

    • C. 

      Robert Leckie

    • D. 

      Lewis Nixon

  • 14. 
    Who does Al Pacino play in the mini-series "Angels in America"?
    • A. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • B. 

      Joe Pitt

    • C. 

      Roy Cohn

    • D. 

      Louis Ironson

  • 15. 
    What mini-series is about transporting 500 mustangs from Oregon to Wyoming?
    • A. 

      Return to Cranford

    • B. 

      Into the West

    • C. 

      The Mists of Avalon

    • D. 

      Broken Trail

  • 16. 
    What mini-series has a device that is connected to aliens called the Artifact?
    • A. 

      Taken

    • B. 

      The Andromeda Strain

    • C. 

      Tin Man

    • D. 

      Traffic

  • 17. 
    "Angels in America" is adapted from whose Pulitzer Prize winning play?
    • A. 

      Tony Kushner

    • B. 

      Edward Albee

    • C. 

      Neil Simon

    • D. 

      Alex Haley

  • 18. 
    What won both an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for best mini-series in 1998?
    • A. 

      Angels in America

    • B. 

      Epitafios

    • C. 

      From the Earth to the Moon

    • D. 

      Laurel Avenue

  • 19. 
    What won the 2005 Emmy for best mini-series?
    • A. 

      The Lost Prince

    • B. 

      Elvis

    • C. 

      Tin Man

    • D. 

      Dinotopa

  • 20. 
    What queen did Helen Mirren play in a 2005 mini-series directed by Tom Hooper?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth II

    • B. 

      Elizabeth I

    • C. 

      Isabella

    • D. 

      Victoria