Register for extra features!    Logon

Trivia Quiz - Ogden Nash - Master of words.

Ogden Nash's wit and wonderful wordplay have amused readers for many years. An American original!

Quiz Number: 5807
Date Submitted: April 12, 2021
Quiz Categories: American Authors
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 100 percent
Times Taken: 1 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1
Quiz is about: Ogden Nash

Click here for the code snippet to embed this quiz in your website.
Ogden Nash  Master of words.
(Image Source: Ogden Nash)

Be sure to register and/or logon before taking quizzes to have your scores saved.

1. Fill in the blank in the following Nash quote - "Every ________ is convinced of one thing. That to be an ______________ is to belong to the most exclusive club there is."
  A.   egotist
  B.   American
  C.   Englishman
  D.   animal lover

2. Complete the following Ogden Nash quote - "Women would rather be right than _________________."
  A.   readable
  B.   reasonable
  C.   beautiful
  D.   popular

3. What human condition did Ogden Nash equate with snow?
  A.   inebriation
  B.   getting old
  C.   loneliness
  D.   greed

4. Ogden Nash said the only people who should really sin are the people who can sin and _____________?
  A.   win
  B.   skin
  C.   spin
  D.   grin

5. What vegetable did Ogden Nash say, when eaten raw, develops the jaw?
  A.   potato
  B.   celery
  C.   radish
  D.   carrot

6. What type of dog did Ogden Nash say was "the lovingest"?
  A.   a hairy dog
  B.   a hungry dog
  C.   a lost dog
  D.   a wet dog

7. Fill in the blank in the following Nash comment. "You are only young once but you can stay _________________ indefinitely".
  A.   childish
  B.   carefree
  C.   juvenile
  D.   immature

8. To which group did Ogden Nash offer the following advice? "Whenever you're wrong admit it; whenever you're right, shut up".
  A.   ministers of religion
  B.   politicians
  C.   football umpires
  D.   husbands

9. Which two creatures were trapped in a famous Ogden Nash rhyme??
  A.   a calf and a cub
  B.   an ass and an ape
  C.   a flea and a fly
  D.   a bear and a buffalo

10. Ogden Nash wrote a poem about a cowardly dragon with what name?
  A.   Sissy
  B.   Chicken
  C.   Custard
  D.   Lily®   

Pine River Consulting 2022