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Trivia Quiz - Dick Vitale: One of a Kind Commentator

Here's a quiz on sportscaster Dick Vitale, who's probably the most colorful and enthusiatic commentator ever on the airwaves.

Quiz Number: 4370
Date Submitted: March 22, 2012
Quiz Categories: TV Sportscasters, College Basketball - Men's
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 55.7 percent
Times Taken: 28 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2
Quiz is about: Dick Vitale

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1. What is Dick Vitale's nickname?
  A.   Awesome Baby
  B.   Mr, Excitement
  C.   Dickie V
  D.   Vibrant Vitale

2. Dick Vitale had a dream of working in what profession?
  A.   judge
  B.   lawyer
  C.   teacher
  D.   NBA coach

3. Who is Dick Vitale's favorite actor?
  A.   Robert Redford
  B.   Eddie Murphy
  C.   Carey Grant
  D.   Denzel Washington

4. What profession did Dick have before becoming a sportscaster?
  A.   teacher
  B.   lawyer
  C.   radio DJ
  D.   camera man

5. Dick earned a degree in business management from what university?
  A.   Seton Hall
  B.   Duke
  C.   Boston College
  D.   Cambridge

6. Dick is known for his "Vitale-isms." What does he mean when he uses the phrase "Diaper Dandy?"
  A.   a freshman
  B.   a rookie player
  C.   a sensational freshman
  D.   an awesome player off the bench

7. Where did Dick Vitale get his first head coaching job?
  A.   Fordham University
  B.   Delaware University
  C.   University of Rhode Island
  D.   University of Detroit

8. What NBA team did Dick Vitale coach in the 78-79 season, his only stint as an NBA Head Coach?
  A.   Boston Celtics
  B.   Detroit Pistons
  C.   New York Knicks
  D.   New Jersey Nets

9. Dick lost the vision in his left eye in kindergarten due to an accident with what?
  A.   a stick
  B.   a pencil
  C.   a crayon
  D.   paste

10. Dick is a seson ticket holder for what MLB Team?
  A.   New York Yankees
  B.   Boston Red Sox
  C.   Detroit Tigers
  D.   Tampa Bay Rays®   

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