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Summer school is almost in session and it's time for your AAT, or Apatow Aptitude Test.

Writer, director and producer Judd Apatow has recast the rules for romantic comedies, the latest of which arrives today. Apatow produced "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," written by actor Jason Segel and directed by Nicholas Stoller.

In the past decade, Apatow has changed the formula for funny -- and raunchy. He has paired average-looking actors with women out of their league, embraced nudity, sex, stoner and male-bonding humor and turned geeks into guys flying their freak flag.

In the spirit of Friday fun, we offer a multiple choice quiz about all things Apatow:

1. Which actress is married to Judd Apatow?

a. Katherine Heigl

b. Catherine Keener

c. Leslie Mann

d. Christina Applegate

2. Who was not part of his "Freaks and Geeks" ensemble?

a. Seth Rogen

b. Linda Cardellini

c. James Franco

d. Tina Fey

3. What movie marked Apatow's feature directing debut?

a. "Knocked Up"

b. "The 40-Year-Old Virgin"

c. "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy"

d. "Fun With Dick and Jane"

4. Pair the movie -- "40-Year-Old Virgin," "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story," "Superbad" and "Knocked Up" -- with the line of dialogue:

a. "He's playing fetch ... with my kids."

b. "You changed your name to McLovin?"

c. "So this is your first time getting body wax?"

d. "Ain't nothin' horrible gonna happen today."

5. What movie doesn't have Apatow's fingerprints on it?

a. "Kicking & Screaming"

b. "Rush Hour 3"

c. "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy"

d. "Heavyweights"

6. Where did Jason Segel tell Apatow his idea for "Forgetting Sarah Marshall"?

a. Courtside at a Lakers game

b. At the Golden Globes

c. At a sushi bar

d. Over manicures and pedicures

7. What TV show won Apatow an Emmy for writing?

a. "The Larry Sanders Show"

b. "Freaks and Geeks"

c. "Saturday Night Live"

d. "The Ben Stiller Show"

8. Match the set-up -- being a 40-year-old virgin, being a children's soccer coach addicted to winning and caffeine, being nude during a breakup, and facing unplanned fatherhood -- with the actor:

a. Jason Segel

b. Seth Rogen

c. Will Ferrell

d. Steve Carell

9. Which of Apatow's shows was named one of Time magazine's 10 best shows of 2001:

a. "Freaks and Geeks"

b. "Undeclared"

c. "The Larry Sanders Show"

d. HBO's "Young Comedians"

10. Which future movie isn't from Apatow Productions?

a. "Pineapple Express" with Seth Rogen and James Franco

b. "Step Brothers" with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly

c. "Year One" with Jack Black and Michael Cera

d. "Hancock" with Will Smith

Bonus: Name Apatow's childhood comedy hero who refused to give him an autograph because he was at home, washing his car.



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