QUIZ: Yippi-Kay-Yay, How Well Do You Know The Die Hard Series?

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Die Hard is an American film series inspired by Roderick Thorp’s novel Nothing Last Forever. The series follows a police detective named John McClane as he continues to find himself in the middle of crises in which he is the only person able to make things right. After the success of the original Die Hard, it was decided that it was going to be turned into a franchise that has been widely successful. The films have grossed $1.4 billion worldwide and are still being made. So, if you consider yourself to be a Die Hard buff, test your knowledge to see if you know as much as you think!

In which movie was the villain named Hans Gruber?

Retry Correct Incorrect Hans Gruber is the main antagonist of Die Hard. He is the leader of a gang of thieves that take over Nakatomi Plaza and taking hostages. He has numerous stand-offs with John McClaine until he meets his fate at the end of the film.
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In which movie was the villain named Hans Gruber?

  • Live Free or Die Hard
  • A Good Day to Die Hard
  • Die Hard 2
  • Die Hard
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In Die Hard 2, John McClane was a police officer for which department?

Retry Correct Incorrect After fixing his relationship with Holly, John and her relocated to Los Angeles where he became a member of the LAPD. John flashes his new badge to Chief Lorenzo when they first meet at the airport.
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In Die Hard 2, John McClane was a police officer for which department?

  • Los Angeles Police Department
  • Seattle Police Department
  • San Francisco Police Department
  • Minneapolis Police Department
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In Die Hard 2, which airport did the mercenaries take control of the communication systems?

Retry Correct Incorrect The film opens with John McClane illegally parking his car at Washington D.C.’s Dulles Airport to meet his wife. However, many of the scenes filmed inside of the airport were filmed in other airports around the country.
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In Die Hard 2, which airport did the mercenaries take control of the communication systems?

  • San Diego International Airport
  • Los Angeles International Airport
  • O’Hare International Airport
  • Dulles International Airport
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In Die Hard, what is the name of the chauffeur that was sent to pick up John McClane?

Retry Correct Incorrect Argyle is the young limo driver that is instrumental in stopping the terrorists in the end of the film.The character of Argyle is portrayed byDe’voreaux White who did not appear in any of the sequels.
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In Die Hard, what is the name of the chauffeur that was sent to pick up John McClane?

  • Adam
  • Joseph
  • Argyle
  • Bobby
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In Die Hard with a Vengeance, what was McClane’s police rank?

Retry Correct Incorrect In Die Hard with a Vengeance, McClane is a Lieutenant and technically on suspension from the NYPD. However, the villain, Simon, demanded that McClane is involved with the case.
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In Die Hard with a Vengeance, what was McClane’s police rank?

  • Lieutenant
  • Captain
  • Corporal
  • Sergeant
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What was the name of Samuel L. Jackson’s character in Die Hard with a Vengeance?

Retry Correct Incorrect Zeus Carver is a hot-headed shopkeeper and activist that helps McClane throughout the film, proving himself to be quite useful. Although he is reluctant to help, the two develop a relationship over the course of the movie.
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What was the name of Samuel L. Jackson’s character in Die Hard with a Vengeance?

  • Zeus
  • Lionel
  • Henry
  • Johnson
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What day does Live Free or Die Hard take place on?

Retry Correct Incorrect In the film, on Independence Day, McClane attempts to stop cyber-terrorists from hacking into the government and commercial computers to start a “fire sale” of financial assets. The film was based on the 1997 article “A Farewell to Arms” by John Carlin.
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What day does Live Free or Die Hard take place on?

  • McClane’s Birthday
  • Thanksgiving
  • New Years Eve
  • Independence Day
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Who was the villain in Die Hard with a Vengeance?

Retry Correct Incorrect Simon Gruver was a former East German Special Forces Colonel who became a terrorist leader. He was also the older brother of Hans Gruber, the villain from the original Die Hard.
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Who was the villain in Die Hard with a Vengeance?

  • Barry Dax
  • Simon Gruber
  • Colonel Stuart
  • Thomas Gabriel
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What is the name of McClane’s wife?

Retry Correct Incorrect Holly Gennero is the on-and-off wife of John McClane. Her character appeared in Die Hard, Die Hard 2, Die Hard with a Vengeance, and Live Free or Die Hard. By the fourth movie, however, the couple is divorced.
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What is the name of McClane’s wife?

  • Sally
  • Suzy
  • Holly
  • Bonnie
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What year was Die Hard released?

Retry Correct Incorrect Released in 1988, the film grossed over $140 million worldwide, and played a crucial role of turning Bruce Willis into an action star. In 2017, it was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry and ranks at No. 28 on Empire’s list of 500 Greatest Movies of All Time.
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Photo Credits: Twentieth Century Fox

What year was Die Hard released?

  • 1988
  • 1992
  • 1984
  • 1990
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Who plays Willis’ co-star named “Matt” in Live Free or Die Hard?

Retry Correct Incorrect Justin Long plays the character of Matt Farrell, a hacker that john McClane is ordered to bring into FBI custody for his own safety and to help the cyber-terrorists from starting a “fire sale.”
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Who plays Willis’ co-star named “Matt” in Live Free or Die Hard?

  • James McAvoy
  • Jesse McCartney
  • Michael Cera
  • Justin Long
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Who is the leader of the terrorists in Die Hard 2?

Retry Correct Incorrect Colonel Stuart is an ex-US Special Forces commander that turned against the country. He then leads a group of terrorists to takeover the Dulles International Airport to free South American drug lord General Ramon Esperanza.
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Photo Credits: Twentieth Century Fox

Who is the leader of the terrorists in Die Hard 2?

  • Colonel Meyers
  • Colonel Sanders
  • Colonel Stuart
  • Colonel Prichett
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What is the name of John McClane’s daughter?

Retry Correct Incorrect Lucy McClane is the daughter of John McClane and Holly Gennero. She is the older sister of John McClaine Jr. The character was just six years old when Die Hard was first released and is an adult by A Good Time To Die Hard.
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What is the name of John McClane’s daughter?

  • Lacy
  • Suzy
  • Lucy
  • Tracy
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Die Hard 2 takes place how long after Die Hard?

Retry Correct Incorrect Between Die Hard and Die Hard 2, John McClane only had one year to lead a semi-normal life before he found himself in another unbelievable and extremely dangerous situation.
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Die Hard 2 takes place how long after Die Hard?

  • Two years
  • Five years
  • Ten years
  • One year
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What is the hacker Frederick Kaludis known as in Live Free or Die Hard?

Retry Correct Incorrect The “Warlock” is a legendary computer hacker as well as Matt Farrell’s friend. He is not comfortable around police officers and shows disdain towards McClane when they first meet. He reluctantly helps McClane and Matt help find Thomas Gabriel.
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What is the hacker Frederick Kaludis known as in Live Free or Die Hard?

  • Nameless
  • Magician
  • Warlock
  • Shadow
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In which Die Hard did McClane have to figure out who the 21st President of the United States was?

Retry Correct Incorrect In Die Hard with a Vengeance, McClane and his friend need to find out who the 21st president was so they can know which school a bomb was planted in.
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In which Die Hard did McClane have to figure out who the 21st President of the United States was?

  • Die Hard 2
  • Die Hard
  • Live Free or Die Hard
  • Die Hard with a Vengeance
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In Die Hard, what was the shared last name of the two FBI agents in charge of the hostage rescue operation?

Retry Correct Incorrect At the crime scene, an African American and a Caucasian FBI agent introduced themselves to Deputy Police Chief Dewayne T. Robinson. For some comic relief, one of the agents famously states,”I’m Agent Johnson, and this is Special Agent Johnson… no relation.”
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In Die Hard, what was the shared last name of the two FBI agents in charge of the hostage rescue operation?

  • Daniels
  • Stevens
  • Johnson
  • Adams
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Anthony Peck was in two Die Hard films and plated two different characters. Which one was he not in?

Retry Correct Incorrect In Die Hard, Anthony Peck is credited as playing “Young Cop.” In Die hard With a Vengeance, he played Ricky Walsh, one of John McClane’s police officer friends.
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Anthony Peck was in two Die Hard films and plated two different characters. Which one was he not in?

  • None
  • Die Hard 2
  • Die Hard
  • Die Hard with a Vengeance
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In which movie did actor Jeremy Irons play the villain?

Retry Correct Incorrect In Die Hard with a Vengeance, Irons plays the villain Simon Gruber, the older brother of Hans Gruber, who McClane killed in the original Die Hard.
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In which movie did actor Jeremy Irons play the villain?

  • Die Hard 2
  • Die Hard
  • Live Free or Die Hard
  • Die Hard with a Vengeance
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How did Hans Gruber die in Die Hard?

Retry Correct Incorrect After being shot by McClane, Gruber falls through a building window while still holding McClane’s wife, Holly’s watch. Before Gruber can shoot either of them while dangling off the building, McClane undoes the clasp and Gruber falls to his death.
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How did Hans Gruber die in Die Hard?

  • Run over by Argyle
  • Fell from a building
  • He got away
  • Shot by McClane’s wife
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Congrats, you finished! Here are your results:

Congrats, you finished! Here are your results:

Retry Better Luck Next Time! Looks like somebody needs a refresher on the Die Hard series. Have you seen any of them? Could Have Been Worse! Clearly you have seen the movies but it must have been a while ago! A True Die Hard Fan Wow! You did great! Die Hard must be one of your favorite movie series! Yippi-Kay-Yay! You know everything and more about Die Hard! We want you on our team for a Die Hard trivia night!
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