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Trivia Quiz - Barbara Stanwyck - Actress Extraordinaire


A quiz about the lady who could play comedy, drama, westerns and anything else she turned her hand to. Barbara Stanwyck was certainly an astounding actress.

Quiz Number: 3851
Date Submitted: February 20, 2011
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 60.6 percent
Times Taken: 174 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Barbara Stanwyck

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1. Born Ruby Stevens in 1907, Barbara Stanwyck was orphaned at what age following the death of her mother and the desertion of her family by her father?
  A.   2
  B.   4
  C.   10
  D.   15

2. Barbara Stanwyck appeared in her first movie in 1929, the start of a long career. In which "Eve" movie did she star in 1940?
  A.   All About Eve
  B.   Three Faces of Eve
  C.   The Lady Eve
  D.   Adam and Eve

3. Which of Barbara Stanwyck's films was a modern-day update on Snow White and the Seven Dwarves?
  A.   Ball of Fire
  B.   Golden Boy
  C.   Christmas in Connecticut
  D.   Flesh and Fantasy

4. Never winning a Best Actress Oscar, how many times was Barbara Stanwyck nominated?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

5. Which film star's career did Barbara Stanwyck help following her staunch support for him to star opposite her?
  A.   Burt Lancaster
  B.   Kirk Douglas
  C.   Marlon Brando
  D.   William Holden

6. Making 85 films, Barbara Stanwyck starred with many of Hollywood's leading men. Which star appeared with her most?
  A.   Robert Taylor
  B.   Fred MacMurray
  C.   George Brent
  D.   Henry Fonda

7. Barbara Stanwyck turned to TV in her later years. In which of the following series did she not appear?
  A.   Dallas
  B.   The Thorn Birds
  C.   Wagon Train
  D.   The Colbys

8. As the star of "The Big Valley" (1965-69) what character did Barbara Stanwyck play?
  A.   Ellie Springfield
  B.   Katherine Piper
  C.   Amanda Parker
  D.   Victoria Barkley

9. Married to Robert Fay and then Robert Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck also had a discreet affair with which younger actor?
  A.   Tony Curtis
  B.   Lesley Nielsen
  C.   Robert Wagner
  D.   Lee Majors

10. Barbara Stanwyck died aged 82 in 1990. What habit contributed to her death?
  A.   Drinking
  B.   Marijuana smoking
  C.   Tobacco smoking
  D.   Tranquilizer addiction


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