Can You Count the '10 Things I Hate About You'?



By: J.P. Naomi

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"But mostly I hate the way I don't hate you. Not even close, not even a little bit, not even at all!"  You'll be ready to read these words to this quiz when you're done with it!

Traveling back to the late '90s, how could you forget the classic that was "10 Things I Hate About You?" Can you remember all of them? We're keeping count!

Most people can't name a better storyteller than William Shakespeare, and the creators of "10 Things I Hate About You" would probably agree. A retelling of the classic "The Taming of the Shrew," this '90s movie brought comedy to life.

Starring Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the film followed a young, independent high school student who falls in love with a classmate paid to date her. A favorite of the decade, the film would go on to spawn a TV series that appeared on ABC Family. 

With drama, comedy, and love packed into 99 minutes, how well do you remember "10 Things I Hate About You?" What college did Kat wish to go? What song did Patrick sing to serenade her? What job did Mr. Stratford have that led him to be extremely overprotective of his daughters?

Can you count all "10 Things I Hate About You?" You won't have a single one to name about this quiz once you ace it!

Who plays the male role of Patrick Verona?

Heath Ledger was born on April 4, 1979 in Perth, Australia.


What is the name of the lead female character in 10 Things I Hate About You?

Kat Stratford is her full character name!


Which famous actress plays the role of Kat Stratford?

Julia Stiles was 18 years old when 10 Things I Hate About You was released.


What is the name of the new kid at school?

Cameron James is played by actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt.


Who is Kat's younger sister?

Bianca Stratford is portrayed by actress Larisa Oleynik.


Kat's general disposition is...

Kat's negative attitude gets on Bianca's nerves frequently!


What grade is Kat in?

Kat is a senior and is preparing for college.


To which college is Kat accepted and hopes to attend?

Sarah Lawrence College is in New York.


Who doesn't want Kat to attend Sarah Lawrence College?

Her dad wants her to stay close to home! Sarah Lawrence College is in New York, and they are in Washington.


Who does Cameron have a crush on?

Cameron likes Bianca, but early on, she has her eye on someone else!


What is Walter's occupation?

Because of his occupation, Walter worries about teenage pregnancy and therefore the well-being of his daughters.


Walter gives in and says that Bianca can date only when _________.

Walter knows that Kat's antisocial attitude makes it unlikely that she will ever date and therefore Bianca won't be allowed to!


Who does Bianca want to date?

Joey Donner is a wealthy senior. He is played by actor Andrew Keegan.


Who is the 'bad boy' character in 10 Things I Hate About You?

Patrick Verona uses his disposition to scare people away when he doesn't want to talk to them!


What is the name of the 'geek' who helps Cameron try to win Bianca over?

Michael Eckman is played by actor David Krumholtz.


What is the name of Kat's English teacher?

Kat has English class with both Patrick and Joey.


Who is Kat's best friend?

Mandella loves William Shakespeare. She is portrayed by actress Susan May Pratt.


Michael convinces Joey to pay ________ to take out Kat.

Patrick agrees to the deal and takes the money!


What does Kat do when she sees Bianca with Joey at the party?

After drinking, Kat turns into a wild woman and Patrick helps to take care of her.


What song does Kat dance to on a table at the party?

Hypnotize by Notorious B.I.G. got her shakin' on the table!


In which year did 10 Things I Hate About You premiere?

10 Things I Hate About You was released on March 31, 1999.


What is the name of the High School that the main characters attend?

Padua High School is located the Seattle area.


Who accompanies Patrick when he serenades her at soccer practice?

He gets the whole marching band to help win her back over.


What song does Patrick sing to Kat with the help of the marching band?

Originally sung by Frankie Valli, Patrick did an excellent rendition with the marching band that won Kat over.


Which sport does Kat play in high school?

She is at practice with the whole team when Patrick performs Can't Take My Eyes Off You with the marching band.


When Bianca realizes that Joey is shallow and not for her, who does she turn to?

Bianca asks Cameron for a ride home from the party, and when he tells her that he likes her, she kisses him!


Why does Kat hate Joey?

He peer pressured her into having sex with him when they were freshmen, and afterwards, he dumped her!


Who does Bianca go to the prom with?

She finally listens to her big sister and makes the right choice!


Who punches Cameron at the prom?

Joey is mad that Bianca took Cameron to the prom instead of him!


Who punches Joey at the prom?

Bianca decides it's time to stick up for herself, for her sister and for Cameron!


What is the name of Kat's poem that she writes for English class?

She reads this poem aloud to her English class.


What does the end of Kat's poem reveal?

"But mostly I hate the way I don't hate you. Not even close, not even a little bit, not even at all."


Who is Chastity?

Bianca and Chastity are best friends until Chastity starts dating Bianca at the end of the movie!


What does Mr. Stratford make Bianca wear before leaving for the party?

Patrick says to Kat in jest, "Who knocked up your sister?"


What does Patrick buy with the money Joey paid him to go out with Kat?

He bought a guitar for Kat, admitting that despite the money, he had fallen for her!


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