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Trivia Quiz - Evel Knievel: American Daredevil


Evel Knievel was just as mad as I am! jumping stuff at high rates of speed - you can't get any madder! I loved this guy! THE MAD-STER

Quiz Number: 1821
Date Submitted: November 30, 2007
Quiz Categories: Sports
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: madman
Average Score: 47.2 percent
Times Taken: 93 times
Taken by Registered Users: 12
Quiz is about: Evel Knievel

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1. Evel Knievel was born in what state?
  A.   Washington
  B.   Idaho
  C.   Nevada
  D.   Montana

2. Evel's real first name was:
  A.   Robert
  B.   Richard
  C.   Thomas
  D.   William

3. Why did Evel spell his name "Evel" instead of "Evil?"
  A.   he didn't want to be considered "evil."
  B.   he thought it was "catchier" than the correct spelling
  C.   his sponsors forced him to spell his name Evel
  D.   Evel never gave his reason for the decision

4. In what year did "Evel Knievel and His Motorcycle Daredevils" perform their first show?
  A.   1964
  B.   1966
  C.   1968
  D.   1970

5. On which nationally-broadcasted television show did Evel first appear?
  A.   The Dick Cavett Show
  B.   The Tonight Show
  C.   The Joey Bishop Show
  D.   The Milton Berle Show

6. What was Evel Knievel's physical condition after his jump over the fountains at Caesars Palace on December 31, 1967?
  A.   he was fine; it was a clean jump
  B.   he crashed with minor injuries
  C.   he crashed with major injuries
  D.   he crashed with major injuries and was in a coma for a month

7. What American natural wonder did Evel first want to jump before he made the attempt at the Snake River Canyon?
  A.   Kings Canyon in California
  B.   Hells Canyon in Idaho and Oregon
  C.   Columbia River Gorge in the Pacific Northwest
  D.   The Grand Canyon in Arizona

8. On May 26, 1975, at Wembley Stadium in London, Knievel crashed while trying to land a jump over how many buses?
  A.   10
  B.   11
  C.   12
  D.   13

9. The 1971 movie starring George Hamilton as Knievel was called:
  A.   The Evel Knievel Story
  B.   Viva Knievel!
  C.   Evel Indeed!
  D.   Evel Knievel: American Daredevil

10. On November 19, 1999, Evel married his longtime girlfriend, Krystal Kennedy. Where did they get married?
  A.   his home in California
  B.   Wembley Stadium in London
  C.   on the rim of the Snake River Canyon
  D.   Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip


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