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Jonathan Larsen's rock musical, loosely based on Puccini's opera 'La Boheme', follows the lives of a group of young artists living in New York City.
57 Rent quizzes and 798 Rent trivia questions.
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  'Rent' - The Best Musical Ever    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is mostly lyrics, but some questions about the show too. Enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, curve66, Feb 10 12
3871 plays
  How Well Do You Know "Rent"?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know the Broadway version of "Rent?" Take my quiz and find out!
Average, 10 Qns, rcadams76, Jan 01 06
969 plays
  "Rent" Mania! - Act I    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
All of these questions go with Act I and each question goes with each song in Act I. Some questions may require having seen the play, but most only requires knowing the music from the show.
Easier, 25 Qns, Ilona_Ritter, Mar 15 05
Ilona_Ritter gold member
4352 plays
  The Ultimate "Rent" Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about the great musical "Rent" by Jonathan Larson. Let's find out how much you know about "Rent". NO DAY BUT TODAY!
Easier, 10 Qns, baseball2k8, Jan 26 12
2451 plays
  "From Here On In I Shoot Without A Script"    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
I have seen "Rent" three times now and it gets better each time! If you're a true fan, this mix of trivia and completing the lyrics should be no big deal.
Easier, 20 Qns, minimel8817, Aug 04 15
1688 plays
  Over The Moon: "Rent" Trivia    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Wine and Beer! Try to jump over the moon by answering all of these "Rent" questions correctly.
Easier, 15 Qns, kevinl75, Jul 24 14
4258 plays
  Rent Rent Rent Rent Rent    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
"Rent" is my favorite musical because not only is the music absolutely beautiful, the play is incredibly touching. I hope you enjoy this quiz that focuses on both.
Average, 15 Qns, Shantell888, May 12 17
3142 plays
  You Like The Soundtrack; Do You Know The Script?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Are YOU a "Rent"head like me? Oh yeah...prove it! I'll start off, you finish it up for me.
Easier, 10 Qns, cameronfry2291, Sep 03 09
2865 plays
  The World of "Rent"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know the musical "Rent"?
Easier, 10 Qns, Elynsynos, Nov 20 05
1931 plays
  Are You a True Renthead?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on the OBC of "Rent" which debuted in 1996 at the Nederlander Theater. Take it to see if you really are a "Renthead"!
Easier, 10 Qns, pintopony, Jul 25 10
1084 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What is the well-known theme in "Rent," spoken very often, especially in the Finale?

From Quiz ""From Here On In I Shoot Without A Script""

  The Ultimate Rent Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Take this RENT quiz to find out how much you actually know about the hit Broadway show.
Average, 10 Qns, juspoof19, Mar 30 07
4840 plays
  'Rent' !    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I have seen 'Rent' 27 times and absolutely love it! Hope you enjoy this quiz, these are some of my favorite parts from the show and music!
Average, 15 Qns, liotte, Nov 02 12
4825 plays
  Out of the Mainstream    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Are you a Renthead? How much do you really know about my favorite musical?
Average, 20 Qns, divaincantare, Nov 08 08
2781 plays
  Pay the 'Rent'    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A basic quiz that covers 'Rent': The Musical
Average, 10 Qns, jwdant, Aug 03 12
3512 plays
  "Rent" Mania - Act II    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
It has taken me a long time but I've finally made the "Rent" Mania quiz for Act II. All of these questions go with Act II. Some questions may require having seen the show but most require knowing the music from the show.
Average, 25 Qns, Ilona_Ritter, Jun 16 10
Ilona_Ritter gold member
2223 plays
  Goodbye, Love [ Act II ]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will cover Act II of "Rent". See how much you know!
Easier, 10 Qns, Soskai, Mar 20 19
Mar 20 19
574 plays
  "Rent": 525,600 Minutes...    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Rent" is a great, classic show about eight young adults, some artists, struggling to survive in the poor part of New York. It has fantastic songs and a great plot! It's great, but how well do YOU know it?
Average, 10 Qns, oscarcat729, Mar 15 07
1194 plays
  25 Questions on Rent    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
This is one of my favorite Broadway musicals! If you are a fan, like me, this quiz is for you.
Tough, 25 Qns, boardwalkman, Jun 20 10
765 plays
  "Rent" (Broadway Play)    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is my favorite Broadway play. I really don't like the movie though... But this quiz is for all you Broadway lovers.
Average, 10 Qns, cln_12, Jan 22 11
1210 plays
  La Vie Boheme [ Act I ]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will cover Act I of 'Rent'. See how much you know!
Average, 10 Qns, Soskai, Aug 26 10
725 plays
  Alphabet City    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
More questions about "Rent" from Broadway and the New York Theater Workshop.
Difficult, 20 Qns, divaincantare, Aug 26 10
1866 plays
  The Original "RENT"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about the original cast and production of "RENT".
Tough, 10 Qns, Idina_lvr, Sep 28 11
196 plays
  "Another Day" of "Rent" quizzes    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is my second "Rent" quiz. It is my favorite Broadway play. ("Cats" is my second favorite).
Average, 10 Qns, cln_12, Nov 17 10
1310 plays
  One Quiz Glory    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Test your knowledge of the first act of the hit musical "Rent".
Average, 25 Qns, at34712, Dec 14 06
835 plays
  Bohemian Cyber    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
For all you RENTheads. I hope this one makes you think.
Very Difficult, 25 Qns, divaincantare, Feb 16 09
Very Difficult
1286 plays
  "Rent" - Broadway Play vs. Movie    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about the differences between the Broadway play "Rent" and the movie they made of it.
Average, 10 Qns, rent_gilmore, Aug 26 10
789 plays
  "RENT": Where Are They Now?    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
Sure, you love "RENT." You've listened to the CD so often that you know every line of the play. But what would "RENT" be without its talented stars? Take this quiz to find out what happened to some of your favorite OBC actors!
Average, 5 Qns, Koosalagoopagoop, Apr 05 18
Apr 05 18
1880 plays
  How we gonna slay, last years fence?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some fun questions to test if you are a real "Rent" fan!
Average, 10 Qns, katyroose, May 21 06
1539 plays
  How Was "Rent" Paid?    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Do you know how your "Rent" is paid? Let's hope so. This quiz will test your knowledge of the fabulous show "Rent", so let's get started!
Average, 15 Qns, Elphaba1988, Nov 17 10
1205 plays
  La Vie Boheme    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about the touching and funny lyrics, information, and lines to the amazing Broadway show and movie, 'Rent.'
Average, 10 Qns, broadwaygrl621, Dec 14 06
637 plays
  The First of 'Rent'    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give you the name of the character and you give me the first word of his/her first line as heard on the Original Broadway Cast recording.
Average, 10 Qns, bijolie, Feb 04 11
2836 plays
  "Rent" a Quiz!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz based upon the great nineties musical "Rent". Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, milkman006, Nov 16 15
1190 plays
  "Rent" Facts    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Facts about "Rent" that you may know but some you may have forgotten.
Average, 10 Qns, Honestly4U, May 24 08
1407 plays
  One Quiz Glory Part 2    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Here is the second part of my quiz on "Rent" and, you guessed it, it's on the second act! Knock yourselves out!
Average, 20 Qns, at34712, Jul 20 06
611 plays
  "Rent": Australian Production    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a tough quiz, for those of you who want to try your expertise on the Aussie Production of "Rent"!
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, St Sarah, Mar 15 05
Very Difficult
St Sarah
501 plays
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  Rent [Movies] (6 quizzes)

Rent Trivia Questions

1. What producer of "Avenue Q" also produced "Rent"?

From Quiz

Answer: Jeffery Seller

Jeffery also produced "Shrek- the Musical".

2. In "Light My Candle" what does Mimi say she's born to be?

From Quiz The Ultimate "Rent" Quiz

Answer: Bad

Mimi works at the Catscratch club. She works as a dancer.

3. What is Mimi doing at the end of "Happy New Year B"?

From Quiz "Rent" (Broadway Play)

Answer: Buying drugs

She was drinking at the beginning of "Happy New Year", and she was dancing at the Cat Scratch Club in "Out Tonight."

4. In the Broadway play, "Seasons of Love" takes place at the beginning of the second act. Where does it take place in the movie?

From Quiz "Rent" - Broadway Play vs. Movie

Answer: At the beginning of the movie

The song "Seasons of Love" was thought to be a better song to open a movie with, so they decided to put it at the beginning instead of "Tune Up #1", and leave "Seasons of Love B" to open the second act.

5. In the Broadway version of "La Vie Boheme," how many times is an alocholic drink mentioned? (Specific brands are included.)

From Quiz La Vie Boheme

Answer: 9

If you listen to the song through and count at least twice, then you will see.

6. What time does the show start?

From Quiz One Quiz Glory

Answer: 9 PM

"December 24, 9 PM Eastern Standard Time; from here on in, I shoot without a script."

7. How many main characters are in the OBC?

From Quiz Are You a True Renthead?

Answer: 8

Although there are other characters in the show, there are only eight main characters who have more than one speaking/singing line.

8. Who wrote the book, music and lyrics of "Rent"?

From Quiz The World of "Rent"

Answer: Jonathan Larson

Jonathon Larson was the writer of the musical. Unfortunately, Larson died on January 25, 1996, and did not live to see his musical performed on a Broadway stage.

9. Who wrote this musical?

From Quiz "Rent" a Quiz!

Answer: Jonathan Larson

Jonathan Larson wrote the play, and all the lyrics to the songs. He tragically died the night before the musical opened.

10. "The benevolent god ushers the poor artists back to their flat. Were you planning on taking down the barbed wire from the lot, too?" Who sang this in 'Happy New Year B'?

From Quiz Goodbye, Love [ Act II ]

Answer: Maureen

Maureen says this after Benny allows Roger and Mark to go back into their lot.

11. Who is considered the 'narrator' of 'Rent'?

From Quiz La Vie Boheme [ Act I ]

Answer: Mark

Throughout the performance, Mark documents events on his camera, making him a vital character, and the narrator.

12. What type of guitar does Roger own?

From Quiz How Was "Rent" Paid?

Answer: Fender

We open our story with Mark discussing his new documentary. He mentions Roger's guitar that he hasn't played in a year...apparently it won't tune.

13. Which character is the first person to sing in the play?

From Quiz Rent Rent Rent Rent Rent

Answer: Mark

The "Tune-Up" song is the first sung by Mark who sings about his best friend Roger and his Fender guitar.

14. Complete the quote from the song "Tune Up #1"- "December 24th, Nine PM, eastern standard time, from here on in I ____________"

From Quiz You Like The Soundtrack; Do You Know The Script?

Answer: Shoot without a script.

"...from here on in I shoot without a script..." is actually one of my favorite lines, and even though Johnathan Larson may not have meant it to have a double meaning, I figured one out. We all shoot without scripts - who ever knows what's going to happen?

15. Who has not appeared in "Rent"?

From Quiz "Rent" Facts

Answer: Kevin Richardson

Kevin Richardson actually appeared in "Chicago" in the winter of 2002.

16. This actor/actress has been in several movies since leaving "RENT", and appeared in the 2002 movie blockbuster "Chicago." Which role did he/she play in "RENT"?

From Quiz "RENT": Where Are They Now?

Answer: Benny

Taye Diggs has become a star since he left "RENT." Diggs played the emcee in "Chicago." He has also appeared in several other movies.

17. How many musicals prior to "Rent" won both the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award?

From Quiz Bohemian Cyber

Answer: 4

"Rent" won 6 Drama Desk Awards, 3 Obies, 4 Tonys, the Pulitizer Prize for Drama plus many others.

18. What did Roger call Mark when Maureen phoned?

From Quiz Alphabet City

Answer: A sucker

Roger: "Where are you going?" Mark: "Maureen calls." Roger: "You're such a sucker!"

19. At the beginning of "Rent", how long have Mark and Maureen been broken up?

From Quiz Out of the Mainstream

Answer: One month

"Last month I was dumped", says Mark.

20. What Broadway musical has NOT had an original lead cast member from "Rent" in it?

From Quiz How we gonna slay, last years fence?

Answer: Hairspray

"Aida" - Adam Pascal as Radames; "Charlie Brown" - Anthony Rapp as Charlie Brown; "The Wild Party" - Idina Menzel as Kate.

21. How many minutes in a year?

From Quiz "Rent" Mania - Act II

Answer: 525,600 minutes

You might know this without the "Rent" song "Seasons of Love". However it is mentioned in that song.

22. When does the play start?

From Quiz "Rent" Mania! - Act I

Answer: December 24, 9pm EST

The show starts on December 24, at 9pm EST. It's the first line of the first song. The line is song by Mark Cohen. In the original cast, Mark was played by Anthony Rapp.

23. What is the first word of Mark's first line, as heard on the OBC recording?

From Quiz The First of 'Rent'

Answer: December

"December 24, 9 PM, Eastern standard time." From the song "Tune Up #1". The character of Mark was originated by Anthony Rapp.

24. When does the play start?

From Quiz 'Rent' !

Answer: December 24th, 9 pm

The first words sung by Mark in the show are 'December 24th, 9 pm, Eastern Standard Time.'

25. Who wrote the play?

From Quiz Pay the 'Rent'

Answer: Jonathan Larson

Jonathan won the Pulitzer and the Tony for Best Musical.

26. 'The digital delay didn't blow up exactly, there may have been...'

From Quiz 'Rent' - The Best Musical Ever

Answer: One teeny tiny spark

From Joanne to Maureen.

27. Where did "Rent" first play?

From Quiz Rent

Answer: New York Theater Workshop & New York Theatre Workshop

This was their biggest hit.

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