How Much Do You Know About Stephen Colbert?

Stephen Colbert is one of America's most beloved late night hosts. Think you know all there is to know about this famous funny man? Take these 12 questions and put your Colbert knowledge to the test!
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What college did Stephen Colbert attend?
Harvard
Northwestern
University of Pennsylvania
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On what show did Colbert make his television debut?
The Daily Show
Strangers With Candy
Good Morning America
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What year did Colbert join the cast of The Daily Show?
1997
1999
2001
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What improv comedy group was Colbert once a member of?
Second City
Comedy Corner
The Crazy Monkeys
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What famous comedian was Colbert once an understudy for?
Adam Sandler
Steve Carrell
Will Ferrell
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What is Colbert an admitted fan of?
Lord of the Rings
Game of Thrones
Nascar
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How many siblings does Colbert have?
10
9
7
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What year did Colbert begin working on The Colbert Report?
2006
2005
2003
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True or false: Colbert was once in a Rolling Stones cover band called A Shot in the Dark.
True
False
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What was Colbert's childhood dream?
To become a serious actor
To become a marine biologist
To be a musician
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What state was Colbert raised in?
South Carolina
Texas
Tennessee
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What show did Colbert sign on with after ending his stint on The Colbert Report?
The Late Show
The Tonight Show
The Today Show
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1
What college did Stephen Colbert attend?
Harvard
Northwestern
University of Pennsylvania
2
On what show did Colbert make his television debut?
The Daily Show
Strangers With Candy
Good Morning America
3
What year did Colbert join the cast of The Daily Show?
1997
1999
2001
4
What improv comedy group was Colbert once a member of?
Second City
Comedy Corner
The Crazy Monkeys
5
What famous comedian was Colbert once an understudy for?
Adam Sandler
Steve Carrell
Will Ferrell
6
What is Colbert an admitted fan of?
Lord of the Rings
Game of Thrones
Nascar
7
How many siblings does Colbert have?
10
9
7
8
What year did Colbert begin working on The Colbert Report?
2006
2005
2003
9
True or false: Colbert was once in a Rolling Stones cover band called A Shot in the Dark.
True
False
10
What was Colbert's childhood dream?
To become a serious actor
To become a marine biologist
To be a musician
11
What state was Colbert raised in?
South Carolina
Texas
Tennessee
12
What show did Colbert sign on with after ending his stint on The Colbert Report?
The Late Show
The Tonight Show
The Today Show