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Trivia Quiz - Famous People from Washington State


So many famous people came from the Great Northwest. Can you name these people who were born in Washington?

Quiz Number: 1433
Date Submitted: July 07, 2007
Quiz Categories: American Culture
Quiz Type: People Quiz
Author: lmcubs
Average Score: 72.5 percent
Times Taken: 107 times
Taken by Registered Users: 13

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1. "Come on down!" and name this game show host:
  A.   Pat Sajak
  B.   Bob Barker
  C.   Alan Ludden
  D.   Wink Martindale

2. One of the Microsoft creators who, along with his wife, heads a large charity foundation:
  A.   Paul Allen
  B.   Steve Jobs
  C.   Larry Page
  D.   Bill Gates

3. Who played Batman in the Batman Televison series?
  A.   Burt Ward
  B.   George Reeve
  C.   Adam West
  D.   Vince Edwards

4. What Oscar-nominated actress is also known to be a Laker basketball fanatic?
  A.   Meryl Streep
  B.   Debbie Reynolds
  C.   Cameron Diaz
  D.   Dyan Cannon

5. What Musician and Guitarist is known for the song "Purple Haze?"
  A.   Jimi Hendrix
  B.   Jimmy Page
  C.   Keith Richards
  D.   Prince

6. Sang "Honeycomb" in the 1960s - it became his signature song:
  A.   Johnny Cash
  B.   Ernest Tubbs
  C.   Jimmie Rodgers
  D.   Feron Husky

7. Singer and co-star of The Road movies with Bob Hope:
  A.   Fred Astaire
  B.   Bing Crosby
  C.   Gene Kelly
  D.   Ray Walston

8. "Both Sides Now" was written by Joni Mitchell, but this singer received a Grammy for her recording:
  A.   Judy Collins
  B.   Mary Chapin Carpenter
  C.   Joan Baez
  D.   Linda Ronstadt

9. Who was the Lead singer for Nirvana?
  A.   Layne Staley
  B.   Dave Grohl
  C.   Kurt Cobain
  D.   Chris Cornell

10. Star of "Hello Dolly" on Broadway during the 1960s:
  A.   Debbie Reynolds
  B.   Carol Channing
  C.   Barbara Streisand
  D.   Jane Powell


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