For your reading pleasure, here are the answers to the trivia quiz.
1-What was Dwayne Wayne's middle name?
2-Which one of these well known actors DID NOT appear on the show?
d-Vivica A. Fox
d-Vivica A. Fox
3-What real life HBCU was used in the still photos and shots used to represent Hillman College?
Spelman College in Atlanta
4-What actor played Jaleesa's ex husband Lamar?
Thomas Mikal Ford
(extra credit if you can name one of the two shows he was a cast member of
Martin and New York Undercover
5-What was Whitley's boyfriend's name before she started dating Dwayne and what school did he attend? Julian-and he attended Georgetown University
6-What were Whitley's and Dwayne's pet nicknames for each other?
Whitley's was Pookie for Dwayne and Dwayne called her Bunny
7-Freddie Brooks was from what state?
8-True or False- Young and the Restless star Kristoff St. John made an appearance on A Different World. (True-in season one as the student in charge of the tutoring office)
9-What political office was Byron Douglas running for?
10-Colonel Taylor fought in the Vietnam War. What was his rank at the time?
11-True or False. Whitley slapped Dwayne during the first season.
12-Who was the lead singer of Ron's band Xpressions?
13-Match the A Different World parent with the job they held.
Mercer Gilbert (judge)
Adele Wayne (accountant)
Joni Brooks (psychologist)
Clinton Reese (police officer)
14-Name the actors who played these A Different World parents
Mercer Gilbert (Ron O'Neal)
Clinton Reese (Richard Roundtree)
Col Bradford Taylor (Glynn Turman) His kids Suzanne and Terrence attended Hillman
Marion Gilbert (Diahann Carroll)
15-What was the name of the university that Kinu Owens and Freddie's cousin Matthew attended?
16-What was Jaleesa's sister's name?
Danielle-played by Vanessa Bell Calloway
17-Ron has had three girlfriends during his time at Hillman. Name them.
Millicent, Kim and Freddie
18-What was Lena and Gina's fast-talking roommate Charmaine's full name?
Charmaine Tyesha Brown
(bonus points if you can name her boyfriend)
19-Who played Freddie's attempted date rapist Garth Parks?
20-What state was Hillman College located in?
21-What was the name of Ron's fraternity?
Kappa Lambda Nu
(bonus points if you can name what the pledges were called)
22-How many years did it take Shazza Zulu to graduate from Hillman with his BA?
23- What Caribbean island was Gina's family from?
24-Who played Lena's Baltimore ex boyfriend Piccolo?
25-What was the name of Kim's medical school lab partner and where was he from?
Spencer Boyle and he was from Jamaica
Now it's time to score your quiz
0-5 Hillman freshman
6-10 Hillman sophomore
11-14 Hillman junior
15-18 Hillman senior
19-21 Hillman BA
22-23 Hillman Masters
24-25 Hillman PhD