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Trivia Quiz - Famous People from Ohio


This is a great trivia quiz about people who hail from the state of Ohio.

Quiz Number: 4978
Date Submitted: February 16, 2013
Quiz Categories: American Culture
Quiz Type: People Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 73.6 percent
Times Taken: 42 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5

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Famous People from Ohio
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1. This man is a retired United States Marine Corps pilot, astronaut, and United States senator. At age 77, he flew on the Discovery Space Shuttle, becoming the oldest man to travel into space.
  A.   John Glenn
  B.   Neil Armstrong
  C.   Jack Lousma
  D.   Scott Carpenter

2. He was the 25th US President. He was also a Civil War veteran, led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War and served as governor of Ohio.
  A.   Ulysses S. Grant
  B.   Abraham Lincoln
  C.   William McKinley
  D.   Rutherford B. Hayes

3. This wacky celebrity was best known for being the "center square" for decades on the TV game show "Hollywood Squares." He played Uncle Arthur on "Bewitched" and Harry MacAfee, the befuddled father in "Bye Bye Birdie."
  A.   Art Carney
  B.   Jackie Gleason
  C.   Pat McCormick
  D.   Paul Lynde

4. This delightful actress is know for her role as Casey Chapel Davenport on the sitcom "Wings." She has starred in several movies including "Pretty Woman," "Problem Child," and "The Mask." She is the widow of John Ritter.
  A.   Julia Roberts
  B.   Amy Yasbeck
  C.   Crystal Bernard
  D.   Farrah Forke

5. This singer-songwriter is known for her singles "Fast Car", "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution", "Baby Can I Hold You", "Crossroads", "Give Me One Reason" and "Telling Stories".
  A.   Vivian Green
  B.   Tracy Chapman
  C.   Leela James
  D.   Maiysha

6. This American inventor and businessman developed many devices, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.
  A.   Thomas Edison
  B.   George Bartholomew
  C.   Elijah McCoy
  D.   Harvey Firestone

7. He was the very successful but much maligned head football coach at Ohio State University from 1951–1978 compiling a record of 238 wins 72 losses and 10 ties.
  A.   Woody Hayes
  B.   Bo Schembechler
  C.   Earl Bruce
  D.   Paul "Bear" Bryant

8. This American actress and singer is well known for her role in the film, "The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)" and for her hit singles, "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) (1956)" and "Sentimental Journey" (1945).
  A.   Doris Day
  B.   Olivia de Havilland
  C.   Marilyn Monroe
  D.   Jane Russell

9. This American singer, songwriter, and guitarist is best known as the leader of the rock/new wave band The Pretenders.
  A.   Pat Benatar
  B.   Belinda Carlisle
  C.   Joan Jett
  D.   Chrissie Hynde

10. He was the 18th US President. He is best remembered as the hard-nosed Civil War general who led the Union to victory.
  A.   Rutherford B. Hayes
  B.   Ulysses S. Grant
  C.   William McKinley
  D.   Abraham Lincoln


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