'The Daily Show' Quiz


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4 Min Quiz

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Are you lost without Jon Stewart as the host of "The Daily Show," or are you learning to love Trevor Noah? Test your knowledge of Comedy Central's long-running late-night news comedy show.

When did "The Daily Show" debut?

The first episode of "The Daily Show" aired on July 21, 1996.


Who was the first host?

Craig Kilborn was the host before Jon Stewart took over.


When did Jon Stewart replace Kilborn?

Stewart's first show was Jan. 11, 1999.


Which show did Craig Kilborn host after "The Daily Show"?

Kilborn hosted "The Late Late Show" for five years, until 2004.


What segment was always a part of Kilborn's celebrity interviews?

Kilborn kept the rights to "Five Questions" when he left the show.


When did Jon Stewart leave the show?

Stewart hosted for 16 years, until Aug. 6, 2015.


Who replaced Jon Stewart?

South African comic Trevor Noah debuted on Sept. 28, 2015.


This "senior correspondent" title has never been used on the show.

As far as we know, "The Daily Show" hasn't had a senior online dating correspondent yet.


Which correspondent reported from the 2010 World Cup?

John Oliver went to South Africa for the World Cup.


Who was the 2008 Summer Olympics correspondent?

Riggle's four-part special about the Beijing Olympics was called "Rob Riggle: Chasing the Dragon."


Where did correspondent Jason Jones go in 2009?

"The Daily Show" sent Jones to Iran.


Which former correspondent is married to Jason Jones?

Samantha Bee and Jason Jones are married with three children.


Jon Stewart went to Capitol Hill twice to help this group get a bill passed.

Stewart took up the cause of 9/11 first responders who were advocating for the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act.


When does the "Your Moment of Zen" segment happen?

"Your Moment of Zen" is the last segment of the show.


What band played for Jon Stewart's final "Moment of Zen"?

Stewart picked the "The Boss," Bruce Springsteen, to play him out of his final episode.


When did "The Daily Show" start doing its "Indecision" election segments?

The show started major election coverage in 2000.


"The Daily Show" broadcast from this state during the 2006 midterm elections.

"The Midwest Midterm Midtacular" broadcast from Columbus, Ohio, for a few days.


In 2012 Stewart gave this presidential candidate his most challenging interview of the campaign.

Obama's press secretary said Obama's interview with Stewart was his toughest.


What's the name of the segment Trevor Noah did during the 2016 presidential debates?

Debate claims were scrutinized in "What the Actual Fact?"


These two former presidents have been interviewed on the show.

Carter and Clinton are both "Daily Show" fans.


Who is the only former "Daily Show" correspondent to be nominated for an Oscar?

Carell was nominated for the 2014 movie "Foxcatcher."


Which of these countries has NOT had a leader or former leader appear on "The Daily Show"?

A French president has yet to appear on the show.


This disgraced politician was once roommates with Stewart.

Stewart and Weiner shared a postcollege apartment in New York.


This former "Daily Show" correspondent does NOT have his or her own news-style show.

Hodgman has a podcast and has showed up on various TV shows, but he doesn't have his own show.


Who was the celebrity interviewee on Jon Stewart's first show?

Michael J. Fox was Stewart's first guest.


Why did John Oliver replace Stewart as host in 2013?

Oliver filled in for Stewart for three months because Stewart was directing a film.


What was the name of the movie Stewart directed?

Stewart directed the 2014 movie "Rosewater," based on the memoir of an Iranian guest on the show.


Who is the longest-serving correspondent?

Samantha Bee was on the show from 2003 to 2015.


Former correspondent Wyatt Cenac said he got into a fight with Stewart over this 2012 presidential candidate.

Cenac said in a 2015 interview that Stewart had gotten furious when he questioned the accent Stewart used to imitate Cain.


Whom did Stewart say was his worst celebrity guest?

Stewart told "Entertainment Weekly" in 2012 that Hugh Grant had been a terrible guest.


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