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Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers About Mad Men

Trivia quiz questions with answers about the TV show Mad Men

 

Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers About Mad Men

Where was the pilot episode for the TV show “Mad Me” shot?
A: At Silvercup Studios and various locations around New York City.

What is the budget for each episode?
A: Each episode as a budget between US$2–2.5 million.

Since the actors are prohibited from smoking tobacco cigarettes in their workplace by the California Labor Code, what do they smoke instead on set?
A: Herbal cigarettes.

Who directed the pilot and also helped establish the series' visual tone?
A: Alan Taylor, a veteran director of The Sopranos.

In a 2010 issue of TV Guide, the show's opening title sequence ranked where on a list of TV's top 10 credits sequences, as selected by readers?
A: No. 9.

At the end of almost all episodes, the show does what?
A: Either fades to black or smash cuts to black.

Who directs the season finales?
A: Matthew Weiner.

 

As of the third season, how many of the nine writers for the show are women?
A: Seven.

Mad Men focuses mostly on what character?
A: Don Draper.

Who is Don Draper?
A: Creative director and junior partner of Sterling Cooper Advertising Agency and, as of the sixth season, a partner of Sterling Cooper & Partners, he is the series' main character.

Draper is a hard-drinking, chain-smoking executive with a shadowy past who has achieved success in what field?
A: Advertising.

Who is Draper married to?
A:  Elizabeth "Betty" Draper.

How many children does he have with her?
A: Three children.

What is Draper's real name?
A: Richard "Dick" Whitman.

 

During what war did he assumed the identity of Lieutenant Don Draper, who was killed in front of him?
A: Korean War.

Who is Peggy Olson?
A: Olson rose from being Draper's secretary to being a copywriter with her own office.

Peggy becomes pregnant with whose child?
A:  Pete Campbell's.

Campbell is unaware of her pregnancy until when?
A: The end of Season 2, when Peggy tells him that she gave the baby up for adoption.

Who is Pete Campbell?
A: A young, ambitious account executive from an old New York family with connections and a privileged background.

At the end of Season 3, dissatisfied with his treatment at Sterling Cooper regarding a promotion, Campbell secretly plans to do what?
A: Leave the firm.

Draper approaches Campbell with an offer to join his new firm as long as Pete does what?
A: Brings accounts worth $8 million of cash flow.

 

Campbell is one of the few characters in the show who does not do what?
A: Smoke, though he is seen smoking marijuana on one occasion.

Who is Betty Francis Hofstadt?
A: Don Draper's ex-wife and mother of their three children, Sally, Bobby, and Eugene Scott.

She met Don when she was a “what” in Manhattan?
A: Model.

Over the course of the first two seasons, Betty gradually becomes aware of her husband's what?
A: Womanizing.

Who is Joan Harris Holloway?
A: Office manager and head of the secretarial pool at Sterling Cooper.

Joan had a long-term affair with whom?
A:  Roger Sterling.

Who is Roger Sterling?
A: One of the two senior partners of Sterling Cooper, and one-time mentor to Don Draper.

Mad Men depicts parts of American society and culture of what decade?
A:  1960s.

In Mad Men, most of the main characters have done what?
A:  Strayed outside of their marriages.