The ultimate "Dancing With the Stars" quiz!


By: Torrance Grey

5 Min Quiz

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This show, based on the BBC's "Strictly Come Dancing," took America by storm ... and is still going strong! Try our "Dancing" quiz now ... You know you want perfect 10s!

"Dancing With The Stars" is based on what popular BBC show?

Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli are judges on both versions.


Which US network airs "Dancing With the Stars"?

The show, running two seasons a year, has been a success story for ABC.


Who has co-hosted the series continuously from the beginning?

Alan Dedicoat is the show's unseen narrator.


Who was Tom Bergeron's first co-host?

Cat Deeley is the host of rival show, "So You Think You Can Dance."


How many total episodes is the show approaching?

At the end of Season 22, 384 episodes had aired.


Which pro dancer has been on the most seasons of "DWTS"?

Dovolani is often assigned "difficult" celebs, yet he keeps coming back for more.


Everyone knows Derek Hough is the top mirrorball winner. Who's Number Two?

Yup, no one's come close to Derek's six; the next-best all have two wins.


Who won the first season of "Dancing With the Stars"?

Golden-voiced John O'Hurley placed second.


Who was Kelly Monaco's pro partner in her first-season win?

Mazo's wife, Edyta Sliwinska, is still involved with the show.


Which department store sponsors the show's "Design a Dance" feature?

Viewers pick the male and female pro they want to perform, among other things.


Who famously fainted during a dance on live TV?

Marie finished in third place, after winner Helio Castroneves and runner-up Mel B.


Which contestant withdrew and was replaced by his father?

Master P, Romeo's father, holds the record for the lowest score ever: 8 out of a possible 30.


Which of the following has NOT been a "DWTS" theme night?

The show has welcomed gay stars, though, like Carson Kressley of "Queer Eye."


Which contestant did Cheryl Burke dislike so much she asked to be eliminated early?

In a podcast, Burke said she asked producers, "Is there any way to force us, to just, like, eliminate us?"


Which judge has been known to fall out of his/her chair with enthusiasm?

"I have a seat belt now," she joked after one such episode.


Which Kardashians have competed on the show?

The show has reportedly courted others from the K clan, including Caitlyn Jenner.


Which UFC fighter was paired with Anna Trebunskaya?

Uncharacteristically, his first dance was a light-hearted foxtrot.


Which Season 11 contestant outlasted pop singer Brandy, widely considered the better dancer?

When Brandy's elimination was announced, cameras caught pro Derek Hough open-mouthed with shock.


Which celebrity did NOT return for the all-star season?

Would Brandy have welcomed a second chance to beat Bristol Palin? We'll never know.


Who won the "all-star" season?

Rycroft and Dovolani also beat Derek Hough and Shawn Johnson for their all-star win.


Which of these is a commonly-performed dance on the first show of a new season?

The dance is named for its five-part beat: one-two-cha-cha-cha.


Who was the youngest pro dancer to win a mirrorball?

Perhaps with her bonus, Witney can finally buy an H!


Who was the youngest contestant to compete on the show?

Willow Shields played Primrose Everdeen in the "Hunger Games" movies.


Who was the oldest contestant to compete on the show?

Mark Ballas's father, Corky, partnered both Leachman and Florence Henderson.


What show hosts the reveal of the upcoming season's cast?

Usually, one or two celebrities' participation is leaked before the show.


Which contestant later became the host of "America's Funniest Home Videos"?

He took over that job, of course, for Tom Bergeron.


With whom did Val Chmerkovskiy win his first mirrorball?

Rumer and Val were considered front-runners from their first dance.


What sitcom star and longtime fan of "DWTS" competed in 2010?

After a sexy samba, judge Carrie-Ann blurted out, "What just happened? You're Mrs. Brady!"


With which NFL player did Peta Murgatroyd win her first mirrorball?

The other three were paired with Karina Smirnoff, Anna Trebunskaya and Kym Johnson, respectively.


With whom did perpetual finalist Maksim Chmerkovskiy win his first mirrorball?

Their chemistry moved judge Carrie-Ann to tears.


Which star did NOT win a mirrorball with Derek Hough?

Johnson was paired with Hough, though, for the all-star season.


Which of the following is NOT a commonly-performed dance on DWTS?

Contemporary and jazz have been added in recent years; maybe fandango's time is coming.


Which contestant was named "Worst Dancer" in an anniversary special?

Mayne does the "DanceCenter" sketches with Jerry Rice and Len Goodman.


Which of the following pro-celeb partnerships resulted in romances?

Johnson and Herjavec were recently married, delighting "DWTS" fans everywhere.


Which of the following nations does NOT have a version of DWTS?

We can't agree on politics, religion or food, but we all love to watch famous people try to dance!


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