QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Gary Dell’Abate?

Test your Stern Show smarts out on this quiz all about Baba Booey!

August 11, 2017

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  • 1. Before landing his job on the Howard Stern Show, Gary was an assistant for which WNBC traffic copter reporter?

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    • Donna Fiducia

    • Roz Frank

    • Neil Busch

    • Jane Dornacker

  • 2. Gary’s nickname Baba Booey originated in 1990 after he mispronounced the name of cartoon character Baba Looey on air. Which Hanna-Barbera character is Baba Looey the sidekick of?

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      Quick Draw McGraw

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      Huckleberry Hound

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      Hong Kong Phooey

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  • 3. What was the name of the vehicle Gary would drive around New York in order to look for fans with a WNBC 660 AM bumper sticker to give them $66 in cash?

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    • Peacock Mobile

    • WNBC Wheels

    • 66 Roadster

    • N Car

  • 4. Gary’s father shares the same first name of which Stern Show staffer?

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      Richard Christy

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      Steve Brandano

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      Sal Governale

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      Fred Norris

  • 5. In his infamous “Love Tape,” what is the name of the girl whose affection Gary is trying to win back?

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    • Mary

    • Nancy

    • Donna

    • Susan

  • 6. Bordering Howard’s hometown of Roosevelt, Gary Dell’Abate grew up in which Long Island suburb?

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    • Freeport

    • Uniondale

    • South Hempstead

    • Merrick

  • 7. As evidenced by Gary’s Twitter profile photo, which former “Saturday Night Live” star impersonated him on the famed late night series?

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      Rob Schneider

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      Al Franken

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      Adam Sandler

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      Kevin Nealon

  • 8. Due to his childhood home being located near New York City’s Chinatown, Gary’s father was given what nickname that he would answer to for decades?

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    • Sally Foo

    • Chop Sally

    • Asian Booey

    • China Sal

  • 9. Which Elton John song has Gary admitted on several occasions makes him cry whenever he hears it?

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    • “The Last Song”

    • “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me”

    • “Circle of Life”

    • “Rocket Man”

  • 10. Though he may not play it well, which instrument does Gary play as a member of the Stern Show rock band The Losers?

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      Bass guitar

  • 11. In 2009, Gary threw out the first pitch at a Mets game that many consider to be one of the worst throws in the history of baseball. Where did Gary’s ball haphazardly land?

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    • In the first row of Citi Field

    • In the hands of an unsuspecting umpire

    • At the feet of Artie Lange

    • Just a few inches off of the pitcher’s mound

  • 12. The Dell’Abate family dog is a Beagle-Labrador mix and is named after which deceased Wack Packer?

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      Blue Iris

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      Crackhead Bob

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      Riley Martin

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      Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf

  • 13. History was made in June 2016 after Gary was unable to correctly identify which song, thereby losing one of the longest “Stump the Booey” segments in Stern Show history?

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    • T’Pau – “Heart and Soul”

    • Aretha Franklin – “Freeway of Love”

    • Mr. Mister – “Kyrie”

    • Thompson Twins – “Doctor! Doctor!”

  • 14. Which breakfast cereal has Gary repeatedly stated on air to be his favorite?

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      Froot Loops

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      Apple Jacks

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      Frosted Flakes

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