RuPaul’s Drag Race Trivia Quiz (Questions & Answers)

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A mainstay of reality TV for years, how much do you really know about RuPaul’s Drag Race? Take this pop quiz to test your knowledge and slay the competition.

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There are four rounds, each with five questions, making this quiz out of 20 points. 

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Fun Drag Race Quiz

RuPaul’s Drag Race General Knowledge Quiz Questions

1. In which year did RuPaul’s Drag Race first air on American TV?

  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012

2. What is the name of the production company that makes RuPaul’s Drag Race?

  • World of Wisdom
  • World of Woo
  • World of Wonder
  • World of Wander

3. RuPaul’s Drag Race is now shown on VH1, but what was the name of the first TV network to air it?

  • Logo TV
  • MTV
  • E4
  • ABC

4. RuPaul always claims to be looking for four things from the contestants; Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve, and what else?

  • Tenacity
  • Talent
  • Taste
  • Toughness

5. What was the first original RuPaul song to feature on RuPaul’s drag race?

  • Star Booty
  • Don’t Be Jealous of my Booty
  • Cover Girl (Put the Bass in your Walk)
  • Kitty Girl

RuPaul’s Drag Race RuPaul Questions

1. What is RuPaul’s surname?

  • Andrew
  • Charles
  • Richard
  • Davids

2. Where was RuPaul born?

  • Atlanta
  • San Diego
  • New York City
  • Raleigh

3. What year was RuPaul Born?

  • 1950
  • 1960
  • 1970
  • 1980

4. Which cosmetics company did RuPaul become a spokesperson for in the 1990s?

  • Revlon
  • Avon
  • MAC
  • Maybelline

5. What is the name of RuPaul’s first studio album?

  • Supermodel of the World
  • Glamazon
  • Champion
  • Red Hot Booty

RuPaul’s Drag Race Early Seasons Questions

1. Who was the first ever winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race (Season One)?

  • Manilla Luzon
  • Bebe Zehara Benet
  • Trixie Matel 
  • Bob the Drag Queen

2. What was the cash prize in the first ever season of RuPaul’s Drag Race?

  • $15,000
  • $20,000
  • $25,000
  • $100,000

3. Who did Michelle Visage replace as a main judge on Season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race?

  • Toni Braxton
  • Ross Matthews
  • Santino Rice
  • Merle Ginsberg

4. Sharon Needles won Season 4 of RuPaul’s Drag Race; which other famous drag queen was she in a relationship with?

  • Alaska
  • Willam
  • Bianca Del Rio
  • Jinx Monsoon

5. The winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 was Bianca Del Rio – what was her job before entering the show?

  • Tax Inspector
  • Costume Designer
  • TV Scout
  • Production Assistant

RuPaul’s Drag Race Later Season Questions

1. RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 saw the return of which queen from Season 8?

  • Bob the Drag Queen
  • Derrick Barry
  • Cynthia Lee Fontaine
  • Thorgy Thor

2. In RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9, which queen had to bow out due to an injury sustained in the cheerleading challenge?

  • Eureka O’Hara
  • Kimora Blac
  • Farah Moan
  • Trinity Taylor

3. Who made a memorable exit when she was eliminated from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 by walking backwards and repeating her name three times?

  • Shuga Cain
  • Valentina
  • Soju
  • Vanessa Vanjie Mateo

4. Who won the title of Miss Congeniality in RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12?

  • Jaida Essence Hall
  • Heidi N Closet
  • Jan 
  • Brita

5. Complete the name of this Drag Queen who appeared on Season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Yvie

  • Strangely
  • Odly
  • Weirdly
  • Unusually

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Quiz Answers

RuPaul’s Drag Race General Knowledge Quiz Answers

1. In which year did RuPaul’s Drag Race first air on American TV?

  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012

2. What is the name of the production company that makes RuPaul’s Drag Race?

  • World of Wisdom
  • World of Woo
  • World of Wonder
  • World of Wander

3. RuPaul’s Drag Race is now shown on VH1, but what was the name of the first TV network to air it?

  • Logo TV
  • MTV
  • E4
  • ABC

RuPaul’s Drag Race trivia: the show was first aired in the UK on a very late night slot on E4.

4. RuPaul always claims to be looking for four things from the contestants; Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve, and what else?

  • Tenacity
  • Talent
  • Taste
  • Toughness

5. What was the first original RuPaul song to feature on RuPaul’s drag race?

  • Star Booty
  • Don’t Be Jealous of my Booty
  • Cover Girl (Put the Bass in your Walk)
  • Kitty Girl

RuPaul’s Drag Race RuPaul Answers

1. What is RuPaul’s surname?

  • Andrew
  • Charles
  • Richard
  • Davids

2. Where was RuPaul born?

  • Atlanta
  • San Diego
  • New York City
  • Raleigh

3. What year was RuPaul Born?

  • 1950
  • 1960
  • 1970
  • 1980

4. Which cosmetics company did RuPaul become a spokesperson for in the 1990s?

  • Revlon
  • Avon
  • MAC
  • Maybelline

5. What is the name of RuPaul’s first studio album?

  • Supermodel of the World
  • Glamazon
  • Champion
  • Red Hot Booty

RuPaul’s Drag Race trivia: RuPaul has released a whopping 61 singles since he started his recording career

RuPaul’s Drag Race Early Seasons Answers

1. Who was the first ever winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race (Season One)?

  • Manilla Luzon
  • Bebe Zehara Benet
  • Trixie Matel 
  • Bob the Drag Queen

2. What was the cash prize in the first ever season of RuPaul’s Drag Race?

  • $15,000
  • $20,000
  • $25,000
  • $100,000

RuPaul’s Drag Race trivia: the cash prize on the American series is now $100,000, but is £0 on the UK version of the show.

3. Who did Michelle Visage replace as a main judge on Season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race?

  • Toni Braxton
  • Ross Matthews
  • Santino Rice
  • Merle Ginsberg

4. Sharon Needles won Season 4 of RuPaul’s Drag Race; which other famous drag queen was she in a relationship with?

  • Alaska
  • Willam
  • Bianca Del Rio
  • Jinx Monsoon

5. The winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 was Bianca Del Rio – what was her job before entering the show?

  • Tax Inspector
  • Costume Designer
  • TV Scout
  • Production Assistant

RuPaul’s Drag Race Later Season Answers

1. RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 saw the return of which queen from Season 8?

  • Bob the Drag Queen
  • Derrick Barry
  • Cynthia Lee Fontaine
  • Thorgy Thor

2. In RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9, which queen had to bow out due to an injury sustained in the cheerleading challenge?

  • Eureka O’Hara
  • Kimora Blac
  • Farah Moan
  • Trinity Taylor

3. Who made a memorable exit when she was eliminated from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 by walking backwards and repeating her name three times?

  • Shuga Cain
  • Valentina
  • Soju
  • Vanessa Vanjie Mateo

4. Who won the title of Miss Congeniality in RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12?

  • Jaida Essence Hall
  • Heidi N Closet
  • Jan 
  • Brita

5. Complete the name of this Drag Queen who appeared on Season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Yvie

  • Strangely
  • Odly
  • Weirdly
  • Unusually

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