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Trivia Quiz - Dick Van Dyke

What do you know about actor Dick Van Dyke?

Quiz Number: 4228
Date Submitted: December 30, 2011
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars, Television Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 58.4 percent
Times Taken: 235 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11
Quiz is about: Dick Van Dyke

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1. Dick Van Dyke played the role of Rob Petrie in the 1960s sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show. What was Petrie's occupation?
  A.   comedy writer
  B.   comic strip author
  C.   mystery writer
  D.   high school teacher

2. Dick has a brother who is also an actor. What is his name?
  A.   Jessie
  B.   Johnny
  C.   Jimmy
  D.   Jerry

3. Dick Van Dyke and the former Margerie Willett were married from 1948 to 1984. How many children did they have together?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

4. For his role in which of the following films was Dick Van Dyke nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor?
  A.   Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
  B.   Mary Poppins (1964)
  C.   Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1966)
  D.   Divorce American Style (1967)

5. Van Dyke has a comic idol. Who is it?
  A.   Stan Laurel
  B.   Oliver Hardy
  C.   Lou Costello
  D.   Curly Howard

6. Mr. Van Dyke enlisted to be a pilot in the Army Air Corps during WWII, but initially did not make the cut. Why?
  A.   he was underweight
  B.   he was underheight
  C.   he had asthma
  D.   he did not pass hearing test.

7. What role did Dick Van Dyke play on the mystery/medical/crime drama television series Diagnosis: Murder?
  A.   Dr. Jack Stewart
  B.   Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan
  C.   Dr. Mark Sloan
  D.   Dr. Jesse Travis

8. Who did Dick Van Dyke beat out for the role of Rob Petrie on what later became The Dick Van Dyke Show?
  A.   Ernest Borgnine
  B.   Carl Reiner
  C.   Johnny Carson
  D.   Don Rickles

9. What role did Dick Van Dyke play in the 1990 film, Dick Tracy?
  A.   Pruneface
  B.   Chief Brandon
  C.   Dick Tracy
  D.   D.A. John Fletcher

10. Which of the following is not true of Dick Van Dyke?
  A.   was once a Sunday school teacher
  B.   is an honorary member of the Barbershop Harmony Society
  C.   his granddaughter, Taryn Van Dyke was once a Laker Girl
  D.   is a cappella enthusiast, and has sung in a group called "The Vantastix"®   

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