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Trivia Quiz - Saturday Night Live: Part VIII

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

Quiz Number: 3045
Date Submitted: December 31, 2008
Quiz Categories: Saturday Night Live
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: Samurai Sam
Average Score: 43.6 percent
Times Taken: 33 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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1. A typical episode of SNL contains two musical numbers; however, the second episode which aired on October 18, 1975, contained how many?
  A.   4
  B.   5
  C.   11
  D.   14

2. In one early episode of SNL John Belushi appeared as the musical guest, doing an impersonation of whom?
  A.   Jerry Garcia
  B.   Joe Cocker
  C.   Ray Charles
  D.   Brian Wilson

3. In SNL it is customary for the host to appear in several of the sketches in addition to the monologue, but which of the following hosts appeared in only two?
  A.   Steven Seagal
  B.   Andrew Dice Clay
  C.   Malcolm Jamal-Warner
  D.   Jeff Gordon

4. Which of the following pairs of siblings have NOT hosted SNL?
  A.   Beau & Jeff Bridges
  B.   Tom & Dick Smothers
  C.   Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen
  D.   Randy & Dennis Quaid

5. In a recurring SNL sketch called "The Barry Gibb Talk Show", what former cast member played the Bee Gee?
  A.   Chris Kattan
  B.   Jimmy Fallon
  C.   Colin Quinn
  D.   Chris Parnell

6. Which of the following has NOT been the subject of a "TV Funhouse" cartoon?
  A.   "The New Adventures of Mister T"
  B.   "The X Presidents
  C.   "The Ambiguously Gay Duo"
  D.   "The Joey Buttafuoco Dating Service"

7. What musical guest created a controversy when a prerecorded vocal track of her song started playing while she was holding the microphone at her side?
  A.   Jessica Simpson
  B.   Ashlee Simpson
  C.   Norah Jones
  D.   Christina Aguilera

8. Who is the first musician to ever have been a musical guest on SNL with three different bands?
  A.   Dave Grohl
  B.   Elliot Easton
  C.   Peter Buck
  D.   Joe Walsh

9. What political figure's daughter was once a staff writer for "Saturday Night Live"?
  A.   Al Gore
  B.   Dick Cheney
  C.   John Kerry
  D.   Mitch McConnell

10. What distinction does Abby Elliott, who joined the SNL cast in 2008, hold?
  A.   She was the first cast member who was chosen without an audition.
  B.   She was the first cast member who is the child of a former cast member.
  C.   She is the first cast member to have been a former musical guest.
  D.   She is the first cast member who is the sibling of a former cast member.®    Introduction    Privacy Policy    Conditions of Use    

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