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Trivia Quiz - Dave Barry: Very Funny Man!

This guy makes me laugh out loud!

Quiz Number: 3195
Date Submitted: September 12, 2009
Quiz Categories: Comedians
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: phonerec
Average Score: 53.2 percent
Times Taken: 22 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Dave Barry

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Dave Barry Very Funny Man
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1. In what state was Dave Barry born?
  A.   Florida
  B.   New York
  C.   Wyoming
  D.   California

2. From what academic institution did Dave graduate?
  A.   Geneva College
  B.   Gettysburg College
  C.   Haverford College
  D.   Bryn Mawr College

3. How did Dave avoid military service?
  A.   concientious objector
  B.   medical problems
  C.   he was too young to serve
  D.   he was too old to serve

4. What prestigious award did Dave win in 1988?
  A.   Peoples Choice Award
  B.   Emmy Award
  C.   Pulitzer Prize
  D.   Writers Guild Award

5. In 1992, Dave became a member of what band?
  A.   The Rock Bottom Remainders
  B.   Writers Wrock
  C.   Shaking Balloon Puppies
  D.   Smoking Devil Fighters

6. Dave had a TV show based on his writings. What was it called?
  A.   The Writer
  B.   Life of Dave
  C.   Dave Barry Show
  D.   Dave's World

7. Dave jokingly ran for U.S. president several times under what political party?
  A.   Democrat
  B.   Republican
  C.   Libertarian
  D.   Whig

8. Who played Dave on his TV show that ran from from 1993 to 1997?
  A.   Harry Anderson
  B.   Gary Sinese
  C.   Ted Danson
  D.   Ed Harris

9. What is the name of Dave's first novel, published in 1999?
  A.   Tricky Business
  B.   Miami Bender
  C.   Big Trouble
  D.   Miami Confidential

10. In 2004, Dave took a hiatus from writing for what newspaper?
  A.   Miami Herald
  B.   N.Y. Times
  C.   Boston Globe
  D.   LA Times®   

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