Jewish Humor QuizJews have long used humor as a tool for self-ridicule, fighting anti-Semitism, and even passing down traditions. And in the past few decades Jewish humor has become significant in mainstream popular culture. How much do you know about Jewish humor?
Question 1. What 80's TV show with a Jewish director broke new ground by portraying an interfaith couple raising a Jewish child?
All in the Family
Question 2. True or false: Humor is one of the hallmarks of Yiddish literature.
Question 3. Which of these people was not one of the original Three Stooges?
Question 4. Will & Grace was the first TV show that
Was a comedy series featuring a gay male lead
Featured an interfaith marriage
Had a Jewish female lead predominantly free of negative stereotyping
Both A & B
Both A & C
Question 5. Which of these comedians is NOT Jewish?
Question 6. Many of which characters' sketches on Sesame Street are adaptations of traditional Jewish jokes?
Ernie and Bert
Big Bird and Snuffy
Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy
Big Bird and Count von Count
Cookie Monster and Elmo
Question 7. The Marx brothers--Julius, Adolph, and Leonard--were renamed
Gummo, Zeppo, and Jimbo
Athos, Porthos, and Aramis
Greg, Peter, and Bobby
Moe, Larry, and Curly
Groucho, Harpo, and Chico
Question 8. Which of these people was not a Marx Brother?
Question 9. Where was Lenny Bruce's "Jewish and Goyish" routine first published?
The New Yorker
The New York Times
Question 10. Who was the only person with a speaking part in Mel Brooks' film Silent Movie?