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Trivia Quiz - Sid Caesar

What do you know about the life and career of Sid Caesar?

Quiz Number: 4522
Date Submitted: June 06, 2012
Quiz Categories: Television Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 13.2 percent
Times Taken: 115 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Sid Caesar

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1. What was the name of the variety show that Sid Caesar co-hosted from 1950-54?
  A.   The Top Comedy Hour
  B.   The Sid Show
  C.   The Very Best Show
  D.   Your Show of Shows

2. What instrument does Sid Caesar play?
  A.   saxophone
  B.   piano
  C.   trombone
  D.   fiddle

3. What was the TV variety series hosted by Sid Caesar that ran from 1954-57?
  A.   The Sid Caesar Variety Hour
  B.   Sid's Show
  C.   Caesar's Hour
  D.   Sid Caesar and Friends

4. Sid Caesar played the role of the coach in the films "Grease" and "Grease 2." What was the coach's name?
  A.   Coach Calhoun
  B.   Coach Tyler
  C.   Coach Randall
  D.   Coach Summers

5. In 1983, Sid hosted an episode of "Saturday Night Live" and, at the end of the show, he was awarded with a plaque that declared him as what?
  A.   an honorary cast member
  B.   funniest man alive
  C.   world's best double talker
  D.   all of the above

6. Sid and his wife married in 1943 and remained so until her death in 2010. What was her first name?
  A.   Rita
  B.   Nancy
  C.   Elizabeth
  D.   Florence

7. In his 2005 book, Sid mentions a few comedians as his comedy idols. Which of these were among them?
  A.   Laurel and Hardy
  B.   Charlie Chaplin
  C.   Buster Keaton
  D.   all of the above

8. What role did Mr. Caesar play in the 1976 Mel Brooks' satire film, "Silent Movie"?
  A.   Marty Eggs
  B.   the Chief
  C.   Dom Bell
  D.   Mel Funn

9. Sid Caesar co-hosted a variety show from 1950-54 on NBC. What funny lady was his co-host?
  A.   Imogene Coca
  B.   Lucille Ball
  C.   Carol Burnett
  D.   Phyllis Diller

10. In his 2005 book, Sid Caesar chronicles his struggle to overcome alcoholism and barbiturates. What is the name of the book?
  A.   Where Have I Been?
  B.   Caesar's Hour
  C.   Seriously Sid
  D.   Sid's Story®   

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