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Trivia Quiz - Gilligan's Island Characters: Thurston Howell III

What do you know about Thurston Howell III, of Gilligan's Island? The role was played by the very funny Jim Backus.

Quiz Number: 3424
Date Submitted: July 10, 2010
Quiz Categories: American TV Sitcoms, Fictional Characters, Gilligan's Island
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 56.5 percent
Times Taken: 382 times
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1. Thurston Howell III was a graduate of what Ivy League university?
  A.   Harvard University
  B.   Yale University
  C.   Columbia University
  D.   Brown University

2. Thurston's wife's name was Eunice Howell (Neve Wentworth). What was Thurston's affectionate nickname for her?
  A.   Baby
  B.   Honey
  C.   Cutie
  D.   Lovey

3. Mr. Howell doesn't sleep with his wife (they have twin beds in their hut). However, he does sleep with what?
  A.   stuffed puppy dog
  B.   stuffed teddy bear
  C.   stuffed kitty cat
  D.   his monkey

4. Being a millionaire, Mr. Howell has many assets. Which of the following did he never mention owning while on the island?
  A.   diamond mine
  B.   race track
  C.   coconut plantation
  D.   railroad

5. What precious metal does Mr. Howell discover on the island?
  A.   platinum
  B.   silver
  C.   gold
  D.   bronze

6. How much did Gilligan win from Mr. Howell in a putting contest?
  A.   $500
  B.   $100 thousand
  C.   $3 million
  D.   $10 million

7. The Howells planned a cotillion, but Mr. Howell accidentally lost one of the invitations. Whose was it?
  A.   Gilligan
  B.   The Professor
  C.   The Skipper
  D.   Mary Ann

8. Gilligan dreamed that he was Lord Admiral Gilligan. As what pirate character did he see Mr. Howell in his dream?
  A.   Captain Kidd
  B.   Long John Silver
  C.   Captain Hook
  D.   Blackbeard

9. In the episode, "The Sweepstakes," Gilligan has a dream in which he sees Mr. Howell as an old-timer who is a gold prospector. How long has it been since the prospector had a bath?
  A.   10 years
  B.   20 years
  C.   30 years
  D.   40 years

10. What was the name of the practice polo pony that the Professor made for Mr. Howell?
  A.   Napoleon
  B.   Terrance
  C.   Sebastian
  D.   Bruce®   

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