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Inspired by the children's television show 'Sesame Street', 'Avenue Q' has a cast of three humans and eleven puppets managed by puppeteers who are clearly visible on stage, but treated as if not there at all, a situation that takes a bit of adjustment from the audience.
14 Avenue Q quizzes and 150 Avenue Q trivia questions.
  "Avenue Q": "It Sucks To Be Me"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about the second song in the musical "Avenue Q" entitled "It Sucks To Be Me".
Average, 10 Qns, sugarsister, Feb 07 11
714 plays
  A Short Walk Down "Avenue Q"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I just saw this show and thought it was brilliant! Here are a few questions to test your knowledge of "Avenue Q". Please note that these questions refer to the U.K. version of the show.
Average, 10 Qns, Bungo, Aug 09 07
509 plays
  We Live On "Avenue Q"!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about all the songs of "Avenue Q". If you've never seen it, that's okay. This quiz is only about the songs. Listening to the cd will help you answer all the questions.
Average, 10 Qns, sugarsister, Jul 10 07
512 plays
  'Avenue Q'    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a short quiz on the fantastic musical 'Avenue Q'. For most questions it will be enough to know the soundtrack, but for a few questions having seen the show will help.
Average, 10 Qns, trishtea, Mar 22 07
935 plays
  Home to "Avenue Q"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hey! This is a quiz on the smash hit, Tony Award winning musical "Avenue Q!" Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, penguinwarrior, Aug 13 07
429 plays
  Here on Avenue Q    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This quiz is for anyone who has heard the music from "Avenue Q", the coolest new show on Broadway. You don't need to have seen it, just as long as you've listened to the music.
Average, 15 Qns, Maxie2003, Oct 15 05
1526 plays
  "Avenue Q" on Broadway    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For all the fans of "Avenue Q"!
Average, 10 Qns, nrlawver10, Nov 15 15
525 plays
  Avenue Q    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about the show "Avenue Q".
Easier, 10 Qns, lovejoy232, Feb 23 19
Feb 23 19
1464 plays
  "Avenue Q" Musical    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Avenue Q" is a musical that teaches many lessons. To get the point across, the setting is somewhat reminescent of "Sesame Street," creating an environment that puppets and people live together in.
Average, 10 Qns, baileyegh, May 07 06
1403 plays
  Living on "Avenue Q"!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I call it "Sesame Street" on steroids. I start the lyric, you finish it. Pretty simple!
Average, 10 Qns, divaincantare, Aug 05 11
1137 plays
trivia question Quick Question
In what subject does Princeton have a degree?

From Quiz "'Avenue Q'"

  You Live On Avenue Q    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Calling all dreamers! It's time to find your purpose, and while you're figuring it out, what better place to live than Avenue Q? Just prove you know about it.
Average, 10 Qns, jazzykid1, Jun 13 11
215 plays
  Do You know the Q?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know the wonderful musical "Avenue Q"? When you finally got to go see the show, could you sing along with all of the characters and not miss a single word? Well, let's see!
Average, 10 Qns, Elphaba1988, Jul 11 05
779 plays
  Avenue Q    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If you think you know "Avenue Q", think again. If you have seen this hilarious musical, or own the book, let's see how much you really know.
Average, 10 Qns, boardwalkman, Feb 17 08
542 plays
  Find Your Purpose on 'Avenue Q'    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This quiz is all about the funny, but meaningful songs from the Broadway show 'Avenue Q'!
Average, 15 Qns, broadwaygrl621, Jul 29 13
720 plays

Avenue Q Trivia Questions

1. Welcome to Avenue Q! Let's begin. At work, "you work real hard and the pay's real low, and..." Finish the quote.

From Quiz
You Live On Avenue Q

Answer: Every hour goes oh so slow

"And at the end of the day, there's nowhere to go...but home to Avenue Q!" You have just taken the first step towards living in Avenue Q!

2. Besides the opening song, who starts off the singing of the show?

From Quiz "Avenue Q" on Broadway

Answer: Princeton

Princeton starts off the show with "What do you do with a BA in English" right after the whole cast sings "The Avenue Q Theme".

3. Who created the musical "Avenue Q"?

From Quiz Avenue Q

Answer: Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez

Marx and Lopez also did the music and lyrics for "Avenue Q".

4. Who is the first human character we see?

From Quiz A Short Walk Down "Avenue Q"

Answer: Brian

Princeton is the first character we see, but he's a puppet. He's just graduated with a B.A. in English and is hoping to make his mark in the world and find his "purpose". Brian is also trying to make his way as a comedian but isn't doing very well. He starts singing the song "It Sucks To Be Me" and soon finds out that everyone else thinks their lives suck too. Christmas Eve is Brian's fiancee and Gary Coleman, yes, the former child star Gary Coleman, has come down to earth with a bump and is now the superintendant of the apartment block.

5. Who plays Kate in the Original Broadway Cast?

From Quiz Home to "Avenue Q"

Answer: Stephanie D'Abruzzo

Stephanie D'Abruzzo also played Lucy. Julie Atherton and Kelli Sawyer also do Kate/ Lucy in other productions. Atherton is from the London cast, Sawyer is from the U.S./Canada cast.

6. In what song does Christmas Eve sing "Hope you don't get gonorreaha?"

From Quiz We Live On "Avenue Q"!

Answer: "There Is Life Outside Your Apartment"

Christmas Eve suggests says this to Princeton when he is taking Lucy the Slut home to his apartment. Christmas Eve says many other humourous lines like this including: "The more you ruv someone, the more you want to kill them." "What? He not that ugly!" and "Tried to work in Korean deli, but I am Japanese." She was played by Ann Harada in the original Broadway cast.

7. A BA in English is what kind of degree, according to Princeton?

From Quiz "Avenue Q": "It Sucks To Be Me"

Answer: Useless

Princeton, a recent college graduate, sings: "What do you do, with a B. A. in English? What is my life going to be? Four years of college, and plenty of knowledge, Have earned me this useless degree." In the original Broadway cast, Princeton was voiced by John Tartaglia. John Tartaglia also did the voice of Rod, the closeted homosexual, which is why Rod and Princeton never sing together.

8. At the beginning of the show during the title song, what type of weather-related object is featured in the animation being shown on the screens at either side of the stage?

From Quiz 'Avenue Q'

Answer: a sun

There's a friendly sun looking bored in the office, wishing it could come out to play without having lots of worries in life, just like the characters in the show.

9. Overall, whose life is the worst and why?

From Quiz Find Your Purpose on 'Avenue Q'

Answer: Gary's because everyone makes jokes that get too old

GARY: "Try having people stopping you to ask you, 'What you talkin' 'bout Willis?'. It gets old."

10. What words come after "What do you do..."?

From Quiz Living on "Avenue Q"!

Answer: with a B.A. in English

When Princeton first comes on stage, he is wearing a graduation cap and holding his diploma.

11. How old is Brian?

From Quiz Do You know the Q?

Answer: 32

In the song "It Sucks To Be Me" Brian admits to being 32. Brian, one of the very few characters that isn't a puppet, was originally played by Jordan Gelber. You can also find Jordan Gelber in "Riding in Cars with Boys."

12. In "Avenue Q" who is Brian's fiancee?

From Quiz Avenue Q

Answer: Christmas Eve

Brian is the person who sings "I'm not wearing underwear today."

13. During its original Broadway run, which theater did "Avenue Q" play in?

From Quiz "Avenue Q" Musical

Answer: Golden Theater

"Avenue Q" played in this theater during its original Broadway run.

14. What does Schadenfreude mean?

From Quiz Here on Avenue Q

Answer: people taking pleasure in your pain

Yes, it is actually a word. "Schadenfreude huh? What's that, some kind of Nazi word? Yup. It's German for happiness at the misfortune of others."

15. It sucks to be everyone on Avenue Q. One resident is Nicky. Why does it suck to be him?

From Quiz You Live On Avenue Q

Answer: He doesn't get along with his flatmate.

Nicky is best friends with Rod, and they live together, but they annoy each other, because Rod is neat and Nicky isn't.

16. About how much money do Brian and Christmas Eve get from their wedding presents?

From Quiz "Avenue Q" on Broadway

Answer: $2,000

They get about $2000 and then give some to Princeton for the Monster School! Christmas Eve is the one who tells us how much money they get.

17. According to the "Q" book, "Avenue Q" wasn't the original plan to create. They made one project but rejected it because there was only one possible buyer. What was that project?

From Quiz Avenue Q

Answer: Kermit, Prince of Denmark

That only buyer was the Jim Henson Company.

18. The "Bad Idea Bears" are two cute and fluffy mischief makers. What do they manage to convince Princeton to buy with the money his parents gave him?

From Quiz A Short Walk Down "Avenue Q"

Answer: A case of beer

They tell him it's better to buy in bulk and he agrees although we never see him buy or drink the beer so he may eventually have thought better of it. They also try and convince him to hang himself later! As we find out at the end, it might have been a good idea to go into the porn-investment business with Trekkie Monster as it made him a bundle!

19. In the show in London, during the intermission Nicky was shown in the bathroom singing in the video clip. What was the name of the song he was singing?

From Quiz Home to "Avenue Q"

Answer: Time

This scene was cut from the early productions. A special appearance was by Matt Lucas, an English comedy actor.

20. "It sucks to be you" is the main idea of the second song of "Avenue Q". What other song is this line repeated in?

From Quiz We Live On "Avenue Q"!

Answer: "Special"

Lucy the S*** sings: "I can make you feel, special. When it sucks to be you." Lucy the S*** is voiced by Stephanie D'Abruzzo who also voices Kate Monster, the lead female role.

21. What kind of company laid off Brian?

From Quiz "Avenue Q": "It Sucks To Be Me"

Answer: Catering

Kate Monster is a kindergarten teacher's assistant and Brian is an unemployed comedian. Their lines are: "Morning Brian." "Hi Kate Monster." "How's life?" "Disappointing." "What's the matter?" "The catering company laid me off." Brian was played by Jordan Gelber in the original Broadway cast, and was one of the few people who's character was not a puppet.

22. Who promises he would still like his roommate, even if he turned out to be gay?

From Quiz 'Avenue Q'

Answer: Nicky

Nicky sings 'If You Were Gay' to Rod early on in the show, trying to encourage him to be honest about his sexuality. It does work ... eventually!

23. According to his roommate, what's in Rod's DNA?

From Quiz Find Your Purpose on 'Avenue Q'

Answer: homosexuality

NICKY: "I'm happy, just being with you. So what should it matter to me what you do in bed with guys?" ROD: "Nicky, that is gross!" NICKY: "No it's not!"

24. What word comes after the phrase "I'm gonna find my..."?

From Quiz Living on "Avenue Q"!

Answer: purpose

Later in the show, "purpose" morphs into "commitment".

25. In "Avenue Q" who sings the song "If You Were Gay?"

From Quiz Avenue Q

Answer: Nicky

Rod is Nicky's roommate.

26. Which character sings, "What Do You Do With A B.A. in English?"

From Quiz "Avenue Q" Musical

Answer: Princeton

"Four years of college and plenty of knowledge have earned me this useless degree..."

27. According to Kate Monster, "when someone has a crush on you", what will they do?

From Quiz You Live On Avenue Q

Answer: Make you a mix tape

This is in the song "Mix Tape" when Princeton asks Kate on a date after giving her a mix tape.

28. Kate Monster wants to teach about what wonderful invention?

From Quiz "Avenue Q" on Broadway

Answer: Internet

She tries to do it all by herself for the first time! She wants to teach about how great the internet is, but keeps getting interrupted by one of her tenants.

29. From early readings to the actual show, according to the "Q" book, what character underwent the most dramatic change?

From Quiz Avenue Q

Answer: Trekkie Monster

Trekkie was originally a cookie monster-look alike with pointy ears like professor Spock and a Star Trek suit. Then, he changed to a tech freak. Finally, it went to porn.

30. Which show was "Avenue Q" largely inspired by?

From Quiz Home to "Avenue Q"

Answer: Sesame Street

Although many of the characters, such as Trekkie, were based off of "The Muppets," the original idea was based off of "Sesame Street."

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