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You Can't Watch TV If You Get Less Than 14/17 On This Quiz

Seriously, we take away your TV if you don't pass.

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  1. What year was the television invented?
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    1916
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    1926
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    1931
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    1938
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    The television was invented in 1926.

  2. And who invented it?
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    Philip Quentin Smith
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    John Logie Baird
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    Alexander Williamson
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    Elizabeth Blackfriar
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    It was the Scottish inventor John Logie Baird!

  3. Which TV show ran for the longest time? <br><br>(not counting Christmas specials)<br>
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    Only Fools And Horses
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    Via HBO
    Sex And The City
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    Via NBC
    ER
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    M*A*S*H
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    Wrong!

    ER ran from 1994 to 2009 and had a total of 331 episodes. Only Fools and Horses started in 1981 and its last episode aired in 2003, but as a series (not including specials) it ran un

  4. Which Olympic games had 4.7 billion viewers?
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    Sydney 2000
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    Athens 2004
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    Beijing 2008
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    London 2012
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    Wrong!

    The 2008 Beijing Olympics had 4.7 billion viewers, which is 70% of the world's population.

  5. Which show aired first?
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    Black-ish
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    Via BBC
    Luther
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    Via AMC
    Breaking Bad
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    Via CBS
    Ray Donovan
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    Breaking Bad aired in 2008, Black-ish aired in 2014, Ray Donovan aired in 2013, and Luther aired in 2010.

  6. What was Monica and Rachel's apartment number in
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    3
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    17
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    19
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    20
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    They live in apartment number 20 for the majority of the series, although in earlier episodes the door says 5.

    They live in apartment number 20 for the majority of the series, although in earlier episodes the door says 5.
  7. What is the final episode of
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    The Last One
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    The One Where It All Ends
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    The One With The Tears
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    The Final One
  8. Which is the earliest drawing of Homer Simpson?
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    Via Fox
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    This is from the first half-hour Simpsons episode, which aired in 1989.

    This is from the first half-hour Simpsons episode, which aired in 1989.
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  9. How many seasons of
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    14
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    22
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    28
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    33
  10. Which show is a spinoff from
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    Blossom
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    Via NBC
    Friends
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    Via ABC
    Full House
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    Via NBC
    Frasier
    Via NBC
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    Wrong!

    Frasier is introduced in Cheers when he dates Diane, Frasier follows the character as he leaves Boston and moves to seattle.

    Frasier is introduced in Cheers when he dates Diane, Frasier follows the character as he leaves Boston and moves to seattle.
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  11. How many people watched the moon landing?
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    220 million
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    390 million
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    530 million
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    610 million
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    It is estimated that 530 million people watched Armstrong land on the moon, making it one of the most-watched broadcasts of all time.

  12. Which Doctor was the seventh in
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    Via BBC
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    The seventh Doctor was played by Sylvester McCoy; he first appeared in 1987.

  13. What does Sheldon study in
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    Theoretical physics 
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    Astronomy
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    Particle physics
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    Experimental physics
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    Sheldon is a senior theoretical physicist at Caltech.

  14. Can you choose the correct Li'l Sebastian from
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    Via NBC
    Via NBC
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    Yep, this beauty is Li'l Sebastian!

    Yep, this beauty is Li'l Sebastian!
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  15. Which actor didn't guest star in
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    Queen Latifah
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    Via Paras Griffin / Getty Images
    Jada Pinkett Smith
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    Via Frazer Harrison / Getty Images
    Don Cheadle
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    Via Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images
    Oprah
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    Jada Pinkett Smith was the only one not to guest star in an episode. She did audition for the role of Lisa, but unfortunately didn't get the part – however, that is how she met W

  16. Which leading lady has never been in
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    Tatiana Maslany
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    Via Jerod Harris / Getty Images
    Tracee Ellis Ross
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    Via Frazer Harrison / Getty Images
    Taraji P. Henson
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    Via Ben Gabbe / Getty Images
    Viola Davis
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    Tatiana Maslany is the only one who hasn't been on CSI.

  17. Which TV show wasn't adapted from a book? 
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    House of Cards
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    Via Showtime
    Dexter
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    Via ABC
    How To Get Away With Murder
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    Via Netflix
    Orange Is The New Black
    Via Netflix
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    Wrong!

    How To Get Away With Murder isn't based on a book, but the rest are.

Correction: The Simpsons started its run as a half-hour series in 1989. A previous issue of this post misstated that it ran in 1980.

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