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Trivia Quiz - Saturday Night Live: Part III


Trivia questions about the cast members, hosts, skits and history of "Saturday Night Live"!

Quiz Number: 3035
Date Submitted: December 30, 2008
Quiz Categories: Saturday Night Live
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: Samurai Sam
Average Score: 54.4 percent
Times Taken: 34 times
Taken by Registered Users: 9

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Saturday Night Live Part III
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1. Who was the first person to host one episode of SNL per season for 11 consecutive seasons?
  A.   Steve Martin
  B.   Alec Baldwin
  C.   John Goodman
  D.   Christopher Walken

2. Who was the first person to host two episodes of SNL in the same season?
  A.   Candice Bergen
  B.   Buck Henry
  C.   Steve Martin
  D.   Paul Simon

3. Who was fired from the cast of SNL after he defied producer Lorne Michaels by playing a police officer in a sketch as flamboyantly gay?
  A.   Dana Carvey
  B.   Phil Hartman
  C.   Damon Wayans
  D.   Rich Hall

4. Who was the first member of the SNL cast to join the show's cast AFTER having earlier hosted an episode?
  A.   Martin Short
  B.   Billy Crystal
  C.   Harry Shearer
  D.   Jim Belushi

5. In 1997, what former cast member turned host was permanently barred from ever hosting the show again due to his abusive behavior?
  A.   Bill Murray
  B.   Dan Aykroyd
  C.   Chevy Chase
  D.   Mike Myers

6. What cast member rose to fame by playing such characters as pathological liar Tommy Flanagan, Mephistopheles, and Master Thespian?
  A.   Terry Sweeney
  B.   David Spade
  C.   Jon Lovitz
  D.   Dana Carvey

7. What is the only rock band ever to serve as both hosts and musical guests on the same episode of SNL?
  A.   R.E.M.
  B.   The Rolling Stones
  C.   Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
  D.   Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

8. What SNL cast member did the infamous "Bass-o-Matic" commercial?
  A.   Dan Aykroyd
  B.   John Belushi
  C.   Chevy Chase
  D.   Bill Murray

9. What SNL cast member auditioned for producer Jean Doumanian in 1980 and was rejected, only to be hired six years later by Lorne Michaels?
  A.   Mike Myers
  B.   Dana Carvey
  C.   Rob Schneider
  D.   Adam Sandler

10. Which of the following musical guests appeared in a "Church Lady" sketch with Dana Carvey?
  A.   Ric Ocasek
  B.   Bruce Springsteen
  C.   James Taylor
  D.   Billy Joel


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