Can You Ace this "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" Quiz?

By: J.P. Naomi
Can You Ace this "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" Quiz?
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About This Quiz

How to ... Ace This Quiz! 

While Andie might've been trying to detail how to lose a guy in 10 days, you might be wondering how to pass this quiz of 35 questions. If you're the ultimate How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days fan, everyone could use some pointers from you!

In 1998, Michele Alexander and Jeannie Long released their cartoon book, How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days: The Universal Don'ts of Dating. Should you call him your boyfriend the morning after? Is it okay to call his friends for advice the day after you meet? All the cringe-worthy things you could think of, these women had it covered. 

While we all love paperback, the book was soon brought to the movie screen. In 2003, Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey joined forces for the romantic comedy based on the Alexander/Long book. The film followed a women's magazine writer set on writing a definitive list of how to get a man to break up with you. Little did she know, she was set against an advertising exec determined to make her fall in love with him. 

You might've laughed, cried, scoffed, and rolled your eyes, but just how well do you remember How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days? Will you lose the guy and this quiz all in one go? We hope not, but let's see who comes out on top at the end of this relationship!

What's the name of the lead female character?
Andie
Andie Anderson is a fun-loving single girl. She works as a writer for a magazine.
Liv
Tess
Jesse

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What's the name of the lead male character?
Ben
His full name is Benjamin Barry. His friends call him Ben for short.
Harry
Michael
Dylan

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What does Ben do for a living?
Journalism
Architecture
Coaching
Advertising
He works in advertising.

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Andie writes for a magazine called _________.
Poise
Runway
Composure
Andie works at Composure.
Mode

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Benjamin Barry and his team are trying to win an advertising pitch about _______.
Condos
Watches
Diamonds
There are two other members of Ben's advertising team. Their names are Tony and Thayer.
Cars

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Who plays Benjamin Barry?
Paul Rudd
Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey plays the male lead.
Josh Lucas
Michael Vartan

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Andie is Lana's "_______ Girl."
Go-to
How-to
Lana's assignment for Andie is to write a story on How-to ... lose a guy in 10 days. If she writes this article, Lana tells Andie she'll give her more freedom in her writing.
DIY
Cooking

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Who plays Andie Anderson?
Kate Bosworth
Reese Witherspoon
Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson plays Andie.
Rachel McAdams

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How many days does Ben have to make any woman fall in love with him?
3
5
10
Aware of Andie's writing assignment, the Judys suggest Andie to Ben as the woman he needs to fall in love with him in order to win the bet. They point her out at a party calling her, 'the blonde with the pretty smile'.
12

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What did Ben find in Andie's purse that she 'mistakenly' left behind at his place?
Concert tickets
Basketball tickets
He 'accidentally' knocks over the purse and finds Knicks tickets. Little does Ben realize that Andie planted them and left the purse at his place on purpose!
VIP club passes
Red carpet passes

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Where does Ben's family live?
Staten Island
He and Andie travel there for a weekend.
Queens
The Bronx
Brooklyn

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What movie do Ben and Andie go to see?
"You've Got Mail"
"When Harry Met Sally..."
"While You Were Sleeping"
"Sleepless in Seattle"
While at the movie, Andie keeps talking to Ben and disturbs the other movie-goers. One of them gets so mad, he punches Ben in the face!

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While at the Knicks game, what does Andie desperately 'need'.
Popcorn
Hot dog
Pizza
Soda
She tells Ben that she's parched. When he returns, she takes a sip and asks him for diet. She makes Ben miss the end of the exciting game!

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Ben's professional rivals are Judy Spears and Judy ______.
Simpson
Green
Judy Spears is played by actress Michael Michele. Judy Green is played by actress Shalom Harlow. They were known as 'The Judys' in the movie.
Greer
Aguilera

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Who plays Lana, Andie's boss?
Kirstie Alley
Shelley Long
Emma Thompson
Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth plays Lana.

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What does Andie nickname Ben's manhood?
Princess Margaret
Princess Consuela Banana Hammock
Princess Sophia
Andie says, "Little, big, little, big? I don't know. We will find out!" This rightfully so causes Ben to suggest alternative names that are more masculine, "Something like a Spike, a Butch, a Krull the Warrior King!"
Princess Leia

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Who is Ben's boss at work?
Roger
Phillip
Phillip is played by actor Robert Klein.
Thomas
Tony

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When Andie goes to Ben's family house, she hears them yelling. What does she find them doing?
Playing charades
Watching a basketball game
Playing a. board game
Playing cards
The family is out on the back porch playing "Bulls**t". The family leader board reveals Ben is in the lead, but his family helps Andie beat him at his own game!

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What does Ben teach Andie to do on Staten Island?
Ride his motorcycle
During this scene, they are eating ice cream, and then he teaches her about the clutch, etc. She takes off and he hops on the bike behind her to help!
Play basketball
Build a bonfire
Play poker

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How much does Ben pay the therapist for their couples therapy session?
$50
$100
$150
$300
At the end of the movie he realizes that the therapist was actually one of Andie's coworkers and tells her that she owes him $300! It was from the couples therapy session that came the suggestion of taking Andie home to Staten Island.

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Ben thinks that Andie has tickets to a second New York Knicks game, but really he ends up at a _______.
Rockettes performance
Celine Dion concert
Ben was unpleasantly surprised to learn that Andie's "tickets" were not exactly what he was hoping for!
Disney on Ice show
Community theater production

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What does Andie buy and leave at Ben's place as a symbol of their love?
A fern
She refers to it as their 'love fern', and wants Ben to take care of it like their relationship. When she thinks the plant has died, she asks Ben, "Are you gonna let us die too?"
A kitten
A photo album
A puppy

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How long have Andie and Ben been dating when they go to see the therapist?
3 days
4 days
7 days
Ben asks the therapist if that's too soon to be seeing a therapist. Andie says, "Well, Ben, seven days isn't like a lifetime or anything ..." And he replies, "It's like a week."
9 days

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What is the name of the diamond account that Ben is vying for?
DeLauer
The DeLauers host a diamond party. It is at this party where the bet comes to an end.
Harry Winston
De Beers
Tiffany's

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What's the color of Andie's dress at the diamond party?
Green
Red
Yellow
Andie's yellow dress was designed by celebrity designer Dina Bar-El. It had a long open back and Ben thought she looked stunning.
Purple

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What's the name of the diamond that Andie gets to wear at the party?
The Queen's Diamond
The Isadora
The Isadora is a yellow diamond.
The Goldfinch
The Heart of the Ocean

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What song does Andie sing at the diamond party?
"You're So Vain"
Ben joins her and they begin changing the words to the song to insult each other.
"Respect"
"These Boots Are Made for Walkin"
"You Don't Own Me"

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What type of drink does Mrs. DeLauer drink?
Sidecar
Whiskey sour
Mrs. DeLauer asks Ben to order her a drink at the bar. She has a crush on him despite their obvious age difference.
Manhattan
Cosmopolitan

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What's the slogan for the diamond account?
A Diamond Lasts Forever
Give Her DeLauer
Frost Yourself
Frost Yourself was created by Ben, but inspired by Andie. Phillip then shouts it out the window, "Women of New York! Frost Yourself!"
You're One in a Million

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Where is Andie headed for an interview after she leaves Composure?
Washington, D.C.
Andie wants to write about politics, religion, and other topics besides beauty and dating, but Lana won't let her. Therefore she heads to D.C. to pursue a new journalism career.
Chicago
Los Angeles
Boston

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