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
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?
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?
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?
Over the course of the first two seasons, Betty gradually
becomes aware of her husband's what?
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
In Mad Men, most of the main characters have done what?
A: Strayed outside of their marriages.