The Ultimate 'Sex and the City' Quiz

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The Ultimate 'Sex and the City' Quiz
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We all could relate to the stories of Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte. And they're still making us laugh today. Take a trip down memory lane in your Manolos and see how much your remember about the girls of "Sex and the City."
"Sex and the City" was an HBO series based on a book by:
Janice Kaplan
Candace Bushnell
"Sex and the City" was based on the book by the same name by Candace Bushnell.
Jennifer Weiner

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How many seasons was "Sex and the City" on the air?
5
6
"Sex and the City" aired for six seasons.
7

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Which actress had a no-nudity clause in her contract?
Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker was never seen nude on the show, thanks to the no-nudity clause in her contract.
Kristin Davis
Cynthia Dixon

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What drink made a huge comeback thanks to it being the girls' drink of choice?
Cosmo
The girls' favorite drink was the pink, vodka-sipping Cosmopolitan.
martini
cappuccino

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Who played the role of Big's second wife Natasha?
Maria Bello
Bridget Moynahan
Bridget Moynahan appeared in just seven episodes as Big's second wife Natasha.
Gisele Bündchen

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Matthew McConaughey had a guest role on "Sex and the City." It was first offered to three actors who turned it down. Who were they?
George Clooney, Warren Beatty and Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin, George Clooney and Warren Beatty all turned down the role before it was offered to Matthew McConaughey.
George Clooney, Warren Beatty and Tom Selleck
Warren Beatty, Alec Baldwin and Tom Selleck

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Where does Trey propose to Charlotte?
at home
at Per Se
in front of Tiffany
Trey proposes to Charlotte in front of Tiffany. However, it was a fake Tiffany window because Tiffany & Co. wouldn't allow the real store to be filmed.

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True or false? Victoria Beckham was offered a cameo role in the first "Sex and the City" movie.
TRUE
She had to turn it down because of scheduling conflicts with Spice Girls tour rehearsals.
FALSE

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In the first season, Miranda is dating 27-year-old Skipper Johnston. What does he do for a living?
web developer
Skipper is a slightly clueless website developer.
lawyer
doorman

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What name does Charlotte have picked out for her future daughter?
Lily
Rose
Shayla
Although she ends up naming her two daughters Lily and Rose, she has the name Shayla picked out and even embroidered on a pillow.

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What newspaper does Carrie write her "Sex and the City" columns for?
The York Post
The New York Star
Carrie's "Sex and the City" column runs in The New York Star.
The New York Observer

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Miranda's eventual husband Steve Brady survived what type of cancer?
lung
testicular
Steve survived testicular cancer.
prostate

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Miranda and Steve have a son. What is his name?
King
Jack
Brady
Their son is named Brady.

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True or false? None of the girls wear the same outfit twice.
TRUE
FALSE
Carrie's Dior newspaper print dress shows up on two separate occasions.

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True or false? Charlotte converts to Judaism to marry her true love, divorce attorney Harry Goldenblatt.
TRUE
The two marry after Charlotte converts to Judaism, and they adopt a girl from China.
FALSE

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Carrie has a relationship with Steve's best friend and partner at his bar. Who is it?
Aidan
Carrie and Aidan are together until she runs into Big, and they begin an affair, again.
Alex
Art

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Who is Carrie's best friend outside of Miranda, Samantha and Charlotte?
Stanford Blatch
Stanford Blatch is Carrie's well-dressed and classy gay best friend.
Anthony Marantino
Smith Jerrod

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True or false? Big's true name was not revealed in the TV series until the series finale.
TRUE
True. We finally learn his first name is John in the last episode of the TV show.
FALSE

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What is Big's full name?
John James Preston
Big's full name, John James Preston, is finally told in "Sex and the City: The Movie."
John Preston Johnson
John Peter James

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True or false? Samantha is diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the last season.
TRUE
FALSE
She's diagnosed with breast cancer and ends up losing her hair to chemotherapy.

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In the two-part series finale, who does Carrie run away with to Paris?
Big
Samantha
Aleksandr Petrovsky
Carrie moves to Paris with her boyfriend, Russian artist Aleksandr Petrovsky.

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Samantha ends up "falling" for a hot, younger man. What was his name?
James
Richard
Jerry
Samantha falls for Jerry, a 20-something model/actor. She helps jumpstart his career, changes his name to Smith, and he becomes one of hottest celebrities around.

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Who plays the role of Carrie's suitor Aleksandr Petrovsky?
Willem Dafoe
Mikhail Baryshnikov
Famed dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov guest starred as Aleksandr Petrovsky in the two-part series finale.
Liam Neeson

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How many Emmys was "Sex and the City" nominated for?
45
50
55
"Sex and the City" was nominated for 55 Emmys while on the air.

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In the "Sex and the City" movie, which of Carrie's girlfriends tells Big -- "you two are crazy to get married. Marriage ruins everything" -- on the night before their wedding?
Miranda
It's Miranda. After running into Steve, whom she's separated from, she blurts out to Big that he and Carrie are crazy to get married.
Charlotte
Samantha

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True or false? "Sex and the City" was the first cable series to win an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series.
TRUE
True!
FALSE

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In the "Sex and the City" movie, when does Miranda finally tell Carrie about her conversation with Big about marriage?
Valentine's Day
Miranda admits to Carrie about her conversation with Big when the two women are dining together on Valentine's Day.
on the honeymoon
the next day

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True or false? "Sex and the City" was the first cable series to win a Golden Globe for Best Television Series - Comedy.
TRUE
True. The show won in 2000, 2001 and 2002.
FALSE

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What does Big end up proposing to Carrie with at the end of the "Sex and the City" movie?
a Tiffany diamond ring
a pair of peacock blue Manolo Blahnik satin heels
Big proposes to Carrie with a pair of peacock blue Manolo Blahnik satin heels.
an H.Stern love keychain

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How many award nominations did "Sex and the City" receive during its time on air?
129
145
163
"Sex and the City" was nominated for a total of 163 different awards, including a slew of Emmys, Golden Globes and SAG awards.

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