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Trivia Quiz - Abigail Van Buren

Abigail Van Buren was one of the world's greatest columnists whose name was derived from a part of the Bible and President Van Buren.

Quiz Number: 4514
Date Submitted: June 03, 2012
Quiz Categories: Fictional Characters, American Culture, Authors
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 43.4 percent
Times Taken: 50 times
Taken by Registered Users: 7
Quiz is about: Abigail Van Buren

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1. Abigail Van Buren is an advice columnist better known as whom?
  A.   Ann Landers
  B.   Dear Abby
  C.   Ask Abby
  D.   Abby Landers

2. Abigail's twin sister Eppie, followed her into the advice column profession. Who is her sister known as?
  A.   Ann Landers
  B.   Dear Abby
  C.   Abby Landers
  D.   Ann Van Buren

3. Abigail Van Buren's real name is?
  A.   Abigail Van Buren
  B.   Paula Van Buren
  C.   Abigail Lederer
  D.   Pauline Phillips

4. In 1964, Dear Abby was the subject of a pop song entitled "Dear Abby," performed by which group?
  A.   The Beach Boys
  B.   The Tokens
  C.   The Hearts
  D.   The Everly Brothers

5. Abby got her start giving advice in what newspaper?
  A.   Boston Herald
  B.   New York Times
  C.   San Francisco Chronicle
  D.   Chicago Tribune

6. Abigail was born in Sioux City, Iowa in 1918 on what holiday?
  A.   4th of July
  B.   Easter
  C.   Thanksgiving
  D.   Christmas

7. Abby starred as herself on two episodes of what television show?
  A.   To Tell The Truth
  B.   The Art Linkletter Show
  C.   What's My Line
  D.   Hee-Haw

8. Abby's parents are of what descent?
  A.   Russian
  B.   Jewish
  C.   Greek
  D.   Russian-Jewish

9. Abby got a Star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in July of what year?
  A.   2004
  B.   2006
  C.   2008
  D.   2010

10. On which popular sitcom did Abby once appear?
  A.   That Girl
  B.   Father Knows Best
  C.   Mr. Ed
  D.   I Love Lucy®   

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