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Trivia Quiz - Edward G. Robinson: Epic American Actor


What do you know about the life and career of Edward G. Robinson?

Quiz Number: 3839
Date Submitted: February 11, 2011
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: tristan
Average Score: 57.3 percent
Times Taken: 209 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Edward G Robinson

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Edward G. Robinson Epic American Actor
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1. The 1931 film, "Little Caesar" was a breakout film for Edward G. Robinson in which he played the title role. By what name was Little Caesar better known?
  A.   Rosco
  B.   Rico
  C.   Rolo
  D.   Ringo

2. What was Edward G. Robinson's first credited film role under his stage name of Edward G. Robinson?
  A.   The Hole in the Wall
  B.   Night Ride
  C.   Outside the Law
  D.   East is West

3. Before taking the stage name of Edward G. Robinson, Robinson briefly used what stage name?
  A.   E.G. Best
  B.   Elbert Edison
  C.   Elliott Robinson
  D.   E. G. Robinson

4. What was Edward G. Robinson's birth name?
  A.   Edmond Galesbough
  B.   Edgar Goldman
  C.   Edward Goldenberg
  D.   Emanuel Goldenberg

5. In which of the following films did Edward G. Robinson NOT star with Humphrey Bogart?
  A.   Kid Galahad (1937)
  B.   Key Largo (1948).
  C.   Double Indemnity (1944)
  D.   The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

6. What character did Edward G. Robinson play in Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 Biblical epic, "The Ten Commandments"?
  A.   Moses
  B.   Dathan
  C.   Rameses II
  D.   Joshua

7. Edward G. Robinson spoke seven other languages besides English. Which of the following was NOT one of them?
  A.   Yiddish
  B.   Romanian
  C.   German
  D.   Chinese

8. In Edward G. Robinson's final film, "Soylent Green," he plays a depressed and disillusioned man who undergoes voluntary euthanasia to escape from the apocalyptic future world in which he lives. What was ironic about this scene?
  A.   Robinson was a manic depressive
  B.   Robinson loved futuristic movies
  C.   During the filming, Robinson was suffering from terminal cancer
  D.   all of the above

9. What is the name of Alan L. Gansberg's 2004 biography about the life and career of Edward G. Robinson?
  A.   Little Caesar: A Biography of Edward G. Robinson
  B.   Getting to Know Edward G. Robinson
  C.   The Life of Edward G. Robinson
  D.   Tough Guy Edward G. Robinson

10. When Edward G. Robinson died in 1973, he left an estate valued at $2,500,000 which largely consisted of what?
  A.   stocks and bonds
  B.   rare works of art
  C.   cash
  D.   classic automobiles


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