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Trivia Quiz - Bill Paxton

So what do you know about the life, career, and films of Bill Paxton? Here's some great trivia for you!

Quiz Number: 5194
Date Submitted: November 20, 2013
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars, Movie & TV Directors, Producers & Writers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 58.4 percent
Times Taken: 37 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Bill Paxton

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1. What role did Bill Paxton play in the 1996 movie, "Twister"?
  A.   Dr. Jonas Miller
  B.   Bill Harding
  C.   Dustin 'Dusty' Davis
  D.   Robert "Rabbit" Nurick

2. As a child, Bill Paxton witnessed a speech given by a man who later that day would be assassinated. What man did he see in person just hours before he was killed?
  A.   President John F. Kennedy
  B.   Malcom X
  C.   Senator Robert F. Kennedy
  D.   Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

3. In 1997, Bill Paxton had the opportunity to descend to the bottom of the ocean in a deep-sea submersible to view what famous sunken ship?
  A.   Lusitania
  B.   Titanic
  C.   Andrea Doria
  D.   Edmund Fitzgerald

4. What role did Bill Paxton play in the movie, "Tombstone" (1993)?
  A.   Wyatt Earp
  B.   Virgil Earp
  C.   Morgan Earp
  D.   Earp Earp

5. Bill Paxton has earned a nickname among friends and co-stars for his apparently crazed sense of humor and his love for elaborate pranks. What is the nickname?
  A.   Bizzaro Bill
  B.   Crazy Bill
  C.   Wild Bill
  D.   Just Plain Bill

6. Bill Paxton starred as Dale "Hurricane" Dixon in the critically acclaimed film-noir "One False Move." What was the occupation of Dale Dixon?
  A.   actor
  B.   police officer
  C.   male dancer
  D.   sheriff

7. What role did Bill Paxton play in the 2012 made-for-TV movie, "Hatfields and McCoys"?
  A.   Judge Valentine "Wall" Hatfield
  B.   Johnson "Johnse" Hatfield
  C.   William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield
  D.   Randall "Ole Ran'l" McCoy

8. Bill Paxton frequently portrays characters who are dead by the end of their respective films. In which of the following films is Paxton's character still alive?
  A.   Hatfields and McCoys (2012)
  B.   The Terminator (1984)
  C.   Aliens (1986)
  D.   Tombstone (1993)

9. Bill Paxton played the role of William Orville "Bill" Henrickson in the HBO Series, "Big Love." What was Henrickson's occupation?
  A.   pastor
  B.   Utah State Senator
  C.   writer
  D.   dog catcher

10. What role did Bill Paxton play in the 1994 movie, "True Lies"?
  A.   Simon
  B.   Harry Tasker
  C.   Faisal
  D.   Albert Mike Gibson®   

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