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Trivia Quiz - Bob Newhart

What do you know about the life, career and comedy of Bob Newhart?

Quiz Number: 5190
Date Submitted: November 16, 2013
Quiz Categories: Comedians, Television Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 64.6 percent
Times Taken: 173 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Bob Newhart

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1. Bob Newhart played the role of Bob Hartley in the 1970s series, "The Bob Newhart Show." What did Bob Hartley do for a living?
  A.   pilot
  B.   veterinarian
  C.   TV anchor man
  D.   psychologist

2. What role did Bob Newhart play in the 2003 movie, "Elf"?
  A.   Walter Hobbs
  B.   Buddy Hobbs
  C.   Santa Claus
  D.   Papa Elf

3. What role did Bob Newhart play in "The Librarian" series of movies (2004, 2006 & 2008)?
  A.   Flynn Carsen
  B.   Edward Wilde
  C.   Judson
  D.   Rhodes

4. Bob Newhart played the role of Dick Loudin in the 1970s series, "Newhart." Who played the role of Loudin's wife?
  A.   Suzanne Pleshette
  B.   Mary Frann
  C.   Angie Dickinson
  D.   Diane Keaton

5. Bob Newhart's best friend calls him "Charlie Everybody" for his everyman persona. Who is Bob's best friend that gave him this name?
  A.   Suzanne Pleshette
  B.   Dick Martin
  C.   Don Rickles
  D.   Johnny Carson

6. Of what religious faith is Bob Newhart a member?
  A.   Roman Catholic
  B.   Baptist
  C.   Jewish
  D.   Buddhist

7. Bob Newhart once joked he had done shows called "The Bob Newhart Show," "Newhart" and "Bob" so his next show was going to be called what?
  A.   The
  B.   Show
  C.   Robert
  D.   Something

8. In 1992, Bob Newhart starred in a short-lived television series called "Bob," in which he played the role of Bob McKay. What was McKay's occupation?
  A.   journalist
  B.   cartoonist
  C.   TV producer
  D.   dentist

9. Early in his career, Bob Newhart was a stand-up comedian and many of his routines included what?
  A.   telephone calls about absurd scenarios
  B.   his wife playing his straight man
  C.   playing with his dog Rex
  D.   playing guitar and singing

10. In 2013, Bob Newhart made guest appearances on "The Big Bang Theory," playing the role of Arthur Jeffries. What was Jeffries' occupation?
  A.   college professor
  B.   scientist
  C.   book store owner
  D.   author®   

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