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Trivia Quiz - Benny Hill: Prolific English Comic


Talk abou the epitomy of a one-man show, Benny Hill was it. This guy was some kind of funny!

Quiz Number: 2689
Date Submitted: July 04, 2008
Quiz Categories: Comedians, TV Variety Shows
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 52.5 percent
Times Taken: 148 times
Taken by Registered Users: 19
Quiz is about: Benny Hill

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Benny Hill Prolific English Comic
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1. What was Benny Hill's real first name?
  A.   Albert
  B.   Alan
  C.   Abner
  D.   Alfred

2. Which of the following jobs did Benny Hill NEVER work before breaking into the entertainment industry?
  A.   toy store employee
  B.   bridge operator
  C.   driver
  D.   milkman

3. Benny Hill changed his first name in homage to another "famous Benny." Who was he?
  A.   Benny Goodman
  B.   Lennie Bennett
  C.   Jack Benny
  D.   Ben Turpin

4. How did the announcer introduce Benny at the beginning of every "Benny Hill Show?"
  A.   "Introducing, Benny Hill!"
  B.   "The Wild and Wonderful, Benny Hill!"
  C.   "The King of Funny, Benny Hill!"
  D.   "The Lad Himself, Benny Hill!"

5. Most people remember the bald-headed sidekick of Benny Hill who played on his television program for three decades. Do you remember the man's real name?
  A.   Nicholas Parsons
  B.   Bob Todd
  C.   Henry McGee
  D.   Jackie Wright

6. Benny Hill was well-known for having plenty of scantily-clad women on his show. What was the name given to this gang of gorgeous gals?
  A.   Hill's Angels
  B.   Benny's Beauties
  C.   Benny's Bikini Babes
  D.   Hill's Gals

7. What did Benny Hill do at the end of each show?
  A.   he winked
  B.   he waved
  C.   he saluted
  D.   he bowed

8. In 1989, Thames Television cancelled "The Benny Hill Show" and replaced it with what comedy show?
  A.   Moon And Son
  B.   No Job for a Lady
  C.   The Grimleys
  D.   Mr. Bean

9. What silent film comedy star was a big fan of Benny Hill's work?
  A.   Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
  B.   Harold Lloyd
  C.   Charlie Chaplin
  D.   Buster Keaton

10. The tune used in all the chase scenes at the end of the show is commonly known as "The Benny Hill Theme." What is the real name of the song?
  A.   The Chase
  B.   Yakety Sax
  C.   Five and Two
  D.   Runabout with You


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