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TV Stars and Celebrities are, hence the name, known primarily for their significant roles in media and within the public eye. How well are you at spotting them by name, however? Take the quiz and find out now!


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  • 1. 

    Reality star Steve Irwin used what name on TV?

    • A.

      Tarzan Man

    • B.

      Alligator Wrestler

    • C.

      Crocodile Hunter

    • D.

      Survivorman

    Correct Answer
    C. Crocodile Hunter
    Explanation
    Steve Irwin was known as the "Crocodile Hunter" on TV because he gained fame for his adventurous and fearless approach to handling and studying crocodiles. He was passionate about wildlife conservation and dedicated his life to educating the public about the importance of protecting these creatures. Irwin's popular TV show, "The Crocodile Hunter," showcased his unique and entertaining style of interacting with dangerous animals, including crocodiles, which earned him the nickname "Crocodile Hunter."

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  • 2. 

    The father of Miley Cyrus is what country singer?

    • A.

      Garth Brooks

    • B.

      John Rich

    • C.

      Randy Travis

    • D.

      Billy Ray Cyrus

    Correct Answer
    D. Billy Ray Cyrus
    Explanation
    Billy Ray Cyrus is the correct answer because he is the father of Miley Cyrus. Billy Ray Cyrus is not only known for his country music career but also for being the father of the famous pop singer and actress, Miley Cyrus. He gained popularity in the 1990s with his hit song "Achy Breaky Heart" and has continued to have a successful music career.

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  • 3. 

    In what TV series of the 1980's did Pierce Brosnan play a thief?

    • A.

      CHiPs

    • B.

      Knight Rider

    • C.

      T.J. Hooker

    • D.

      Remington Steele

    Correct Answer
    D. Remington Steele
    Explanation
    Pierce Brosnan played a thief in the TV series "Remington Steele" during the 1980s.

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  • 4. 

    Ashton Kutcher produced and hosted what TV show that debuted in 2003?

    • A.

      Monster Garage

    • B.

      Viva La Bam

    • C.

      Punk'd

    • D.

      MTV Cribs

    Correct Answer
    C. Punk'd
    Explanation
    Ashton Kutcher produced and hosted the TV show "Punk'd" that debuted in 2003. The show was a hidden camera prank series where Kutcher and his team played practical jokes on various celebrities. It gained popularity for its humorous and sometimes outrageous pranks, making it a hit among viewers.

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  • 5. 

    David Duchovny, Fox Mulder on TV's "The X-Files", married whom in 1997?

    • A.

      Gillian Anderson

    • B.

      Jennifer Aniston

    • C.

      Mary Henderson

    • D.

      Tea Leoni

    Correct Answer
    D. Tea Leoni
    Explanation
    In 1997, David Duchovny, known for his role as Fox Mulder on TV's "The X-Files", married Tea Leoni.

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  • 6. 

    What was Jennifer Aniston's birth name?

    • A.

      Jennifer Anastassakis

    • B.

      Alexandra Jenkins

    • C.

      Joan Adams

    • D.

      Jana Summers

    Correct Answer
    A. Jennifer Anastassakis
    Explanation
    Jennifer Aniston's birth name was Jennifer Anastassakis.

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  • 7. 

    David Letterman is known for what distinctive facial feature?

    • A.

      Gap-Toothed Grin

    • B.

      Differently-Colored Eyes

    • C.

      Birthmark On His Chin

    • D.

      Black Freckles

    Correct Answer
    A. Gap-Toothed Grin
    Explanation
    David Letterman is known for his distinctive facial feature, a gap-toothed grin. This refers to the noticeable gap between his front teeth when he smiles. This feature has become iconic and is often associated with his comedic persona.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these "Friends" cast members is the tallest?

    • A.

      Lisa Kudrow

    • B.

      Christina Applegate

    • C.

      Christina Pickles

    • D.

      Teri Garr

    Correct Answer
    A. Lisa Kudrow
    Explanation
    Lisa Kudrow is the tallest among the "Friends" cast members. This can be inferred from the given options, where Lisa Kudrow is listed along with Christina Applegate, Christina Pickles, and Teri Garr. Since no other information is provided, we can assume that Lisa Kudrow is the tallest based on her height compared to the other cast members.

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  • 9. 

    What rock singer did Pamela Anderson marry on a yacht in 2006?

    • A.

      Chad Kroeger

    • B.

      Kid Rock

    • C.

      Barry Manilow

    • D.

      Justin Timberlake

    Correct Answer
    B. Kid Rock
    Explanation
    In 2006, Pamela Anderson married Kid Rock on a yacht. Kid Rock is a rock singer, known for his hit songs like "All Summer Long" and "Cowboy."

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  • 10. 

    What MTV star appeared in "Playboy" magazine in October of 1993?

    • A.

      Ashlee Simpson

    • B.

      Jenny McCarthy

    • C.

      Idalis

    • D.

      Amanda Diva

    Correct Answer
    B. Jenny McCarthy
    Explanation
    Jenny McCarthy is the correct answer because she appeared in "Playboy" magazine in October of 1993. She gained fame as a MTV star and later became a well-known actress and television host. McCarthy's appearance in "Playboy" helped to further boost her career and establish her as a sex symbol in the entertainment industry.

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  • 11. 

    In what southern-hemisphere country was Lucy Lawless born?

    • A.

      Chile

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      New Zealand

    • D.

      South Africa

    Correct Answer
    C. New Zealand
    Explanation
    Lucy Lawless, best known for her role as Xena in the television series "Xena: Warrior Princess," was born in New Zealand. This information is not explicitly provided in the question, but it is a well-known fact that Lucy Lawless is from New Zealand.

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  • 12. 

    Who did Rebecca Romijn divorce in 2005?

    • A.

      Brandon Marsalis

    • B.

      John Stamos

    • C.

      Dave Coulier

    • D.

      Anthony Hopkins

    Correct Answer
    B. John Stamos
    Explanation
    Rebecca Romijn divorced John Stamos in 2005.

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  • 13. 

    Heidi Klum and what singer were married in May of 2005?

    • A.

      Barry White

    • B.

      Mos Def

    • C.

      Justin Timberlake

    • D.

      Seal

    Correct Answer
    D. Seal
    Explanation
    Heidi Klum was married to Seal in May of 2005.

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  • 14. 

    David Hasselhoff starred in what TV series of the 1980's?

    • A.

      Knight Rider

    • B.

      St. Elsewhere

    • C.

      Hill Street Blues

    • D.

      Emergency

    Correct Answer
    A. Knight Rider
    Explanation
    David Hasselhoff starred in the TV series "Knight Rider" during the 1980s. The show was a popular action-adventure series that followed the adventures of Michael Knight, a crime-fighter working alongside his high-tech car, KITT. David Hasselhoff played the lead role of Michael Knight, which became one of his most iconic roles. The show gained a significant following and remains a cult classic to this day.

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  • 15. 

    Who is the real girl underneath the Hannah Montana wig?

    • A.

      Miranda Cosgrove

    • B.

      Jamie Lynn Spears

    • C.

      Emily Osment

    • D.

      Miley Cyrus

    Correct Answer
    D. Miley Cyrus
    Explanation
    Miley Cyrus is the real girl underneath the Hannah Montana wig because she is the actress who portrayed the character of Hannah Montana in the TV show. Miley Cyrus became widely known for her role as Hannah Montana and her real identity was revealed to the audience through the show.

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  • 16. 

    Unlike her "Sex and the City" character, who wasn't single but was married to Matthew Broderick?

    • A.

      Sarah Jessica Parker

    • B.

      Kristin Davis

    • C.

      Kim Cattrall

    • D.

      Cynthia Nixon

    Correct Answer
    A. Sarah Jessica Parker
    Explanation
    Sarah Jessica Parker is the correct answer because she played the character of Carrie Bradshaw in the TV show "Sex and the City" who was known for her single and dating lifestyle. However, in real life, Sarah Jessica Parker is married to Matthew Broderick. This explanation highlights the contrast between her character and her personal life.

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  • 17. 

    Which "Friends" star was named Favorite Male Television Star at the People's Choice Awards?

    • A.

      Matt LeBlanc

    • B.

      Matthew Perry

    • C.

      David Schwimmer

    • D.

      Paul Rudd

    Correct Answer
    A. Matt LeBlanc
    Explanation
    Matt LeBlanc was named Favorite Male Television Star at the People's Choice Awards.

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  • 18. 

    She's became a "Desperate Housewife", but Teri Hatcher also played what superhero girlfriend?

    • A.

      Mary Jane

    • B.

      Lois Lane

    • C.

      Catwoman

    • D.

      Poison Ivy

    Correct Answer
    B. Lois Lane
    Explanation
    Teri Hatcher played the character of Lois Lane, who is the girlfriend of the superhero Superman. This is evident from the statement that she became a "Desperate Housewife" but also played a superhero girlfriend. Lois Lane is a well-known character from the Superman comics and movies, and Teri Hatcher portrayed her in the television series "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman."

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  • 19. 

    Debra Messing was nominated for an Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy for her role in what show?

    • A.

      Will & Grace

    • B.

      Hannah Montana

    • C.

      Friends

    • D.

      Two And A Half Men

    Correct Answer
    A. Will & Grace
    Explanation
    Debra Messing was nominated for an Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy for her role in "Will & Grace." This popular sitcom follows the lives of best friends Will and Grace as they navigate their personal and professional lives in New York City. Debra Messing portrayed the character of Grace Adler, a quirky interior designer, and her exceptional performance earned her the Emmy nomination.

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  • 20. 

    Who did Kellie Martin play on "ER"?

    • A.

      Kerry Weaver

    • B.

      Lorelai Gilmore

    • C.

      Lucy Knight

    • D.

      Carol Hathaway

    Correct Answer
    C. Lucy Knight
    Explanation
    Kellie Martin played the character Lucy Knight on the television show "ER".

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  • 21. 

    Oprah Winfrey is the president of what production company?

    • A.

      Harpo Productions

    • B.

      Feminine Movement

    • C.

      Opie Pictures

    • D.

      Make It Happen Productions

    Correct Answer
    A. Harpo Productions
    Explanation
    Oprah Winfrey is famously known as the president of Harpo Productions, which is her own production company. Harpo Productions has been responsible for producing numerous successful television shows, including "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "Dr. Phil." The company has also ventured into film production, with notable projects like "Precious" and "Selma." Through Harpo Productions, Oprah has established herself as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry and has made a significant impact on popular culture.

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  • 22. 

    Where did Oprah Winfrey found her Leadership Academy for Girls in 2007?

    • A.

      Tennessee

    • B.

      Madagascar

    • C.

      South Africa

    • D.

      Haiti

    Correct Answer
    C. South Africa
    Explanation
    Oprah Winfrey founded her Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa in 2007. South Africa is the correct answer because it is the location where the academy was established.

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  • 23. 

    What's the last name of TV's Dr. Phil?

    • A.

      Dennison

    • B.

      Abercrombie

    • C.

      McGraw

    • D.

      Donahue

    Correct Answer
    C. McGraw
    Explanation
    Dr. Phil's last name is McGraw.

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  • 24. 

    Cheers star Ted Danson married what "Joan of Arcadia" star in 1995?

    • A.

      Whoopi Goldberg

    • B.

      Amber Tamblyn

    • C.

      Mary Steenburgen

    • D.

      Becky Wahlstrom

    Correct Answer
    C. Mary Steenburgen
    Explanation
    Ted Danson married Mary Steenburgen in 1995.

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  • 25. 

    After Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt divorced, Aniston began dating what "Frat Pack" actor?

    • A.

      Jim Carrey

    • B.

      Vince Vaughn

    • C.

      David Schwimmer

    • D.

      Neil Patrick Harris

    Correct Answer
    B. Vince Vaughn
    Explanation
    After Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt divorced, Aniston began dating Vince Vaughn. Vince Vaughn is a member of the "Frat Pack," a group of comedic actors known for their collaborations in various films. Therefore, he is the most likely choice among the given options as Aniston's dating partner after her divorce.

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