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Do You Know Ricky Gervais?

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Do You Know Ricky Gervais game quiz
"How well do you know the award-winning English writer and actor, Ricky Gervais?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. When did Ricky Gervais meet his friend and collaborator, writer, director and actor Stephen Merchant?
    When they worked together at a paper factory
    When they both worked at London radio station, Xfm
    When they sang together in a church choir
    Stephen Merchant is a character on a British sitcom, played by Ricky Gervais

2. An American version of this show was created, which went on to win various awards. Name the award-winning comedy series that was created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais and his friend Stephen Merchant.
    The Room
    The Box
    The Office
    The Cubicle

3. Ricky Gervais released a series of children's books.

4. This character, played by Ricky Gervais, was the general manager of the Slough offices of the Wernham Hogg paper merchants. He considered himself witty and well-liked, although he was rarely either.
    Mr. Burns
    Michael Scott
    David Brent
    Gareth Keenan

5. Ricky Gervais guest-starred on an episode of this long-running American animated sitcom, which aired in 2006. He was credited with writing the episode, making him the first guest star to do so. What was the show?
    Beavis and Butthead
    King of the Hill
    The Simpsons

6. Name the British sitcom which revolved around extras working on film sets and in the theater. Each episode had at least one guest celebrity who played a parody of themselves.
    The D-List
    The Set
    When the Whistle Blows

7. Ricky Gervais turned down a number of small roles in films, including " Mission Impossible 3" and "Ocean's Twelve". What was one of his reasons?
    He needed a large paycheck to consider it.
    He hadn't appeared in any movies, he stuck to television.
    He was only willing to work with a few select directors.
    He didn't enjoy seeing himself being serious.

8. Before getting into radio and then television, Ricky Gervais used to deliver pizzas.

9. Ricky Gervais demonstrated his singing ability in various episodes of one of his sitcoms. Why did this come as no surprise?
    He was in a church choir while growing up.
    He sang at clubs before getting into television.
    He was a backup singer.
    He was the lead singer in a pop group.

10. Ricky Gervais starred as a studio executive in what comedy directed by Christopher Guest, released in 2006?
    For Your Consideration
    Best in Show
    Home for Purim
    This is Spinal Tap

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Compiled Jun 28 12