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Trivia Quiz - Stan Laurel - Comic Master


As the partner of Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel won an enduring place in the hearts of millions movie-goers. Take ten questions on this wonderful entertainer.

Quiz Number: 5674
Date Submitted: May 12, 2017
Quiz Categories: Movies, Movie Stars, Comedy Movies, American Culture
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 38.5 percent
Times Taken: 4 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1
Quiz is about: Stan Laurel

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1. Stan Laurel was born in what country on June 16, 1890?
  A.   England
  B.   Canada
  C.   Ireland
  D.   India

2. Stan Laurel was born with what presidential surname?
  A.   Lincoln
  B.   Wilson
  C.   Jefferson
  D.   Adams

3. Stan Laurel was the understudy to what comedian?
  A.   Fatty Arbuckle
  B.   Charlie Chaplin
  C.   Harold Lloyd
  D.   Buster Keaton

4. How many times was Stan Laurel married?
  A.   once
  B.   twice
  C.   four times
  D.   five times

5. What was Stan Laurel's trademark reaction when he was placed in a tough situation in a movie?
  A.   hysterical laughter
  B.   stuttering
  C.   ear tugging
  D.   tears

6. What expression did Stan Laurel use to describe some of the comedy between him and Oliver Hardy?
  A.   Black magic
  B.   White magic
  C.   Sleight of fan
  D.   Joke and mirrors

7. Which of the following comedians did not publicly declare their debt to the genius of Stan Laurel?
  A.   Don Rickles
  B.   Dick van Dyke
  C.   Peter Sellers
  D.   Jerry Lewis

8. What movie genre did Stan Laurel enjoy, even to the extent of funding many movies?
  A.   Horror
  B.   Western
  C.   Science Fiction
  D.   Fantasy

9. What was Stan Laurel's reaction following the death of his partner, Oliver Hardy in 1957?
  A.   He went on an overseas holiday.
  B.   He had all their films copyrighted in his name.
  C.   He began immediately looking for a new partner.
  D.   He had a nervous breakdown.

10. Stan Laurel remained accessible to his fans until he died in 1965. Which of the following is the example of his availability?
  A.   He would regularly attend Laurel and Hardy Appreciation groups.
  B.   He replied personally to all fan mail.
  C.   His phone number was listed in the telephone directory.
  D.   He provided many of his props to charitable activities.

11. What movie genre did Stan Laurel enjoy, even to the extent of funding many movies?
  A.   Horror
  B.   Western
  C.   Science Fiction
  D.   Fantasy

12. What was Stan Laurel's reaction following the death of his partner, Oliver Hardy in 1957?
  A.   He went on an overseas holiday.
  B.   He had all their films copyrighted in his name.
  C.   He began immediately looking for a new partner.
  D.   He had a nervous breakdown.

13. Stan Laurel remained accessible to his fans until he died in 1965. Which of the following is an example of his availability?
  A.   He would regularly attend Laurel and Hardy Appreciation groups.
  B.  
  C.  
  D.  


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