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Trivia Quiz - John Wayne: The Actor, The Legend

Can you answer some basic questions about John Wayne's career...Partner

Quiz Number: 1330
Date Submitted: June 18, 2007
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: tazzytina
Average Score: 56.3 percent
Times Taken: 1,512 times
Taken by Registered Users: 26
Quiz is about: John Wayne

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John Wayne The Actor The Legend
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1. For what movie did John win an Academy Award?
  A.   "The Shootist"
  B.   "True Grit"
  C.   "The Searchers"
  D.   "The Quiet Man"

2. In which movie did John enjoy his first starring role?
  A.   "True Grit"
  B.   "The Three Musketeers"
  C.   "The Big Trail"
  D.   "Stagecoach"

3. What was his first color film?
  A.   "Stagecoach"
  B.   "Shepherd of the Hills"
  C.   "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance"
  D.   "Reap the Wild Wind"

4. For which film was he nominated as best producer?
  A.   "The Alamo"
  B.   "True Grit"
  C.   "The Green Berets"
  D.   "The Conqueror"

5. What was John Wayne's last film ?
  A.   "The Green Berets"
  B.   "True Grit"
  C.   "Sands of Iwo Jima"
  D.   "The Shootist"

6. What item is contained in his footprints at Grumman's Chinese Theater?
  A.   pieces of a green beret
  B.   a bullet
  C.   sand from Iwo Jima
  D.   a belt buckle

7. In how many films was John Wayne's character shown getting killed?
  A.   0
  B.   7
  C.   15
  D.   11

8. How did he get the nickname Duke?
  A.   It was the name of the character in his first film
  B.   After his father
  C.   After his beloved dog
  D.   After his favorite horse

9. What was the stage name that the agents originally wanted to give to John?
  A.   Duke Wayne
  B.   Anthony Wayne
  C.   Wayne Anthony
  D.   John Anthony

10. One film supposedly caused John to contract lung cancer while filming in 1956. What was it?
  A.   "True Grit"
  B.   "The Conqueror"
  C.   "The Sands of Iwo Jima"
  D.   "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon"®   

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