What do you know about The
Race? Try this Alan's FUN TV Trivia Quiz.
Answers" at the end of the quiz.
1) The original series has aired in the United
States since 2001.
Who has hosted the show?
2) What network airs the series?
3) Elise Doganieri and Bertram van Munster created
4) At the beginning of each leg of the race, each
team receives an allowance of cash with their first clue. During each
leg of the Race, all expenses (food, transportation, lodging,
attraction admission, supplies) must be purchased from this allowance.
5) Route Markers are uniquely-colored flags that
mark the places where teams must go. Most Route Markers are attached to
the boxes that contain clue envelopes, but some may mark the place where
the teams must go in order to complete tasks, or may be used to line a
course that the teams must follow.
What was the original Route Markers
color used in Season 1?
Yellow and blue
Yellow and white
Green and red
Purple and Gold
6) What is the final destination in each leg of
the race, and where all non-eliminated teams go after checking in at the
Get A Ride
7) Each team is accompanied by a two-person camera
crew (camera operator/sound mixer), who must stay with the team at all
times, except for a few occasions. The crews rotate between teams to
avoid any possible favoritism that may develop between a team and its
crew. The camera crew must be able to ride with the team when they take
transportation such as cabs or planes.
8) The eliminated team usually gets a chance to
say goodbye to the remaining racers. Teams eliminated early in the race
are then flown to a common location known as "Sequesterville"
where teams are allowed to relax and sight-see (though with
restrictions), until they are then flown to the final city for the very
end of the Race. From Season 11 on, CBS.com has posted video clip
vignettes of the eliminated couples.
What is "Sequesterville"
9) In Season 1 (September 5, 2001 - December 12,
2001) who won the Amazing Race?
Nancy & Emily
Dave & Margaretta
Kim & Leslie
Rob & Brennan
10) In Season 14, February 15, 2009 - May 10,
2009, what team won the 40,000 miles race?
Preston & Jennifer
Mel & Mike
Tammy & Victor
Rex & Allen