How Well Do You Know TV Soap Operas?

Think you've followed your favorite soap opera characters for enough long, drama-filled seasons to pass this quiz with flying colors? Take this quiz now to find out!
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Question 1/12

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Which soap opera originally was based on the life of Reverend John Ruthledge and the Church of Little Five Points, Illinois?
The Guiding Light
Days of Our Lives
Passions
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Question 2/12

aiga.org
What is NBC's longest running soap opera?
General Hospital
The Young and the Restless
Days of Our Lives
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Question 3/12

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In an episode of "General Hospital," Mikkos attempted to use a weather machine to decrease the temperature at what port, causing it to become a disaster area?
Port Henry
Port Charles
Port Baldwin
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Question 4/12

shawmedia.ca
In 1980, "The Young and the Restless" expanded its time slot to be one hour long. What now cancelled soap opera did it replace?
“Another World”
“Love of Life”
“Search for Tomorrow”
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Question 5/12

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Who played the famous Dr. Tom Horton on "Days of Our Lives?"
Macdonald Carey
Paul Newman
Anthony Geary
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Question 6/12

britannica.com
On April 1, 1963, which two soap operas made their debut to TV?
1
2
3
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Question 7/12

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As of 2004, which soap opera (which claims to be the "most watched television series in the world") was the only soap opera to simulcast in the Spanish language in the United States?
Passions
The Bold and the Beautiful
General Hospital
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Question 8/12

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Actor Anthony Geary created the role of what "General Hospital" character?
Damian Spinelli
Sonny Corinthos
Luke Spencer
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Question 9/12

telegraph.co.uk
Which of these is known as the "first feminist soap opera?"
“How to Survive a Marriage
“Desperate Housewives”
“As the World Turns”
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Question 10/12

24fps.tv
Until the 1960s and 1970s, all American soaps were filmed in what city?
New York City
Los Angeles
Boston
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Question 11/12

cbsig.net
In a "Guiding Light" episode, Harley became a super-heroine on Halloween. What was her super power?
Reading minds
Controlling electricity
Teleportation
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Question 12/12

fanpop.com
Who became possessed by the devil on "Days of Our Lives?"
Marlena
Kate
Sami
Result
Ouch! Not a very good score, my friend. Instead of standing in the spotlight, you're stuck in the background as a soap opera extra.

C+, Soap Opera Extra

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You got a couple right, but not enough for that leading role. Supporting actors and actresses are still good people too though, right?

B+, Supporting Actor/Actress

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You sure have some soap opera smarts - definitely enough to score a leading role on your favorite show!

A+, Soap Opera Star

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1
Which soap opera originally was based on the life of Reverend John Ruthledge and the Church of Little Five Points, Illinois?
The Guiding Light
Days of Our Lives
Passions
2
What is NBC's longest running soap opera?
General Hospital
The Young and the Restless
Days of Our Lives
3
In an episode of "General Hospital," Mikkos attempted to use a weather machine to decrease the temperature at what port, causing it to become a disaster area?
Port Henry
Port Charles
Port Baldwin
4
In 1980, "The Young and the Restless" expanded its time slot to be one hour long. What now cancelled soap opera did it replace?
“Another World”
“Love of Life”
“Search for Tomorrow”
5
Who played the famous Dr. Tom Horton on "Days of Our Lives?"
Macdonald Carey
Paul Newman
Anthony Geary
6
On April 1, 1963, which two soap operas made their debut to TV?
1
2
3
7
As of 2004, which soap opera (which claims to be the "most watched television series in the world") was the only soap opera to simulcast in the Spanish language in the United States?
Passions
The Bold and the Beautiful
General Hospital
8
Actor Anthony Geary created the role of what "General Hospital" character?
Damian Spinelli
Sonny Corinthos
Luke Spencer
9
Which of these is known as the "first feminist soap opera?"
“How to Survive a Marriage
“Desperate Housewives”
“As the World Turns”
10
Until the 1960s and 1970s, all American soaps were filmed in what city?
New York City
Los Angeles
Boston
11
In a "Guiding Light" episode, Harley became a super-heroine on Halloween. What was her super power?
Reading minds
Controlling electricity
Teleportation
12
Who became possessed by the devil on "Days of Our Lives?"
Marlena
Kate
Sami