Boardwalk Empire Quiz



By: Allie T.

4 Min Quiz

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Test your knowledge of Atlantic City during the Prohibition era!

'Boardwalk Empire' primarily takes place in _________?

Atlantic City was incorporated on May 1, 1854, from portions of Egg Harbor Township and Galloway Township.


The show is set during the ________?

Prohibition was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933.


The show is inspired by the book __________?

The book is by Nelson Johnson about historical criminal kingpin Enoch L. Johnson.


Who directed the pilot episode?

Scorsese is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian, whose career spans more than 53 years.


How many seasons is 'Boardwalk Empire' on air?

The series premiered on September 19, 2010,[4] and completed its five-season run on October 26, 2014.


What premium cable network aired the show?

HBO was launched on November 8, 1972.


Why does Nucky have Margaret Schroeder's husband killed?

In a drunken stupor, he beats Margaret so bad that she miscarries.


Who does Nucky hire as a driver and bodyguard after WW1?

Nucky sent him to Princeton to obtain a degree, however, Jimmy dropped out and joined the army during WW1.


Who is the African-American bootlegger that Nucky deals with?

Chalky is a racketeer and the unofficial leader of the African-American community in Atlantic City.


Paz de la Huerta played Nucky's girlfriend _______?

Before she became Nucky's girlfriend, Lucy was a Ziegfeld Follies performer.


Who is Nucky's faithful assistant?

Eddie is based on the historical person Louie Kessel who was an assistant, bodyguard and driver to the real Nucky (Enoch L. Johnson).


Nucky finds Margaret a job at ________?

La Belle Femme is a dress shop in the lobby of the Ritz Carlton Hotel.


Nelson Van Alden is an agent for the ________?

The Bureau of Prohibition was the federal law enforcement agency formed to enforce the National Prohibition Act of 1919.


At the start of the series, Nucky is the Atlantic County _______?

The Atlantic County Treasurer is an elected official held by Republican Nucky Thompson.


When Nucky steps down as treasurer, ________ is awarded the job?

Jim had been loyal to Nucky, then turned confidential informant against him outing Nucky as treasurer and taking over the position.


After working for Nucky, who does Jimmy Darmody call boss?

Johnny is Al Capone's Chicago boss.


Before he lost his position, Nucky's brother Eli is the _____ of Atlantic County?

Atlantic County Sheriff is an elected political position and is the leader of the Atlantic County Sheriff's Office who answers to the County Executive and the Governor.


Nucky and Eli's _______ father is Ethan Thompson.

Nucky never gets over the abusive at the hands of his father, even after Ethan's death.


What does Nucky do to his childhold home?

After witnessing his father look around the home after it's remodeled, Nucky burns it to the ground.


Who obsesses over Margaret?

When he first discovers a picture of 16-year-old Margaret in her immigration records, he performs self-mortification with his belt.


Who is Richard Harrow?

Richard is also a disfigured war veteran, criminal, who acts as Darmody's bodyguard and bootlegging partner.


Who is Nucky's mentor?

The Commodore is an Atlantic City power broker and the originator of a system tying together politicians and racketeers in the city.


What happens in the middle of the Commodore's political coup?

The stroke causes right sided paralysis and speech difficulties.


Who is the Commadore's son?

Jimmy is a byproduct of the Commodore raping a 13-year-old girl named Gillian.


What is off about Jimmy's relationship with his mother Gillian?

After Jimmy slept with Gillian, he was so ashamed of himsefl that he dropped out of Pricton and joined teh army.


Jimmy has a son with ______?

Angela met Jimmy at Princeton. Their son's name is Tommy.


_______ is a butcher and crime boss in Philadelphia.

Manny eventually becomes an associate of Nucky Thompson.


Who kills Jimmy?

Nucky kills Jimmy because of his disloyalty with the power-strggle to take control of Atlanic City's booze trade.


What does Gillian run out of the Commodore's former home?

The Artemis Club is an upscale brothel.


Who is Gillian's partner in The Artemis Club?

Charles "Lucky" Luciano is an ambitious and up-and-coming Italian-American bootlegger and gangster.


Who helps Nucky with his legal troubles?

Harry Daugherty is a crooked politician and later, the U.S. Attorney General under Presidents Harding and Coolidge.


Who plays Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson?

Steve Buscemi can be seen in 'Oppenheimer Strategies,' and 'The Death of Stalin.'


Who is Nucky's wife?

Margaret Catherine Sheila Thompson, née Rohan, formerly Schroeder, is a widow and single mother of two children before she marries Nucky.


Who plays Margaret Schroeder/Thompson?

Kelly can be seen in 'The Journey Is the Destination,' and 'Okja.'


Who raids Eli and Nelson's liquor stash in Chicago?

Eliot Ness is an American Prohibition agent in charge of the Prohibition unit of Chicago and tasked with taking down Al Capone .


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