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Trivia Quiz - Comedians of Yesteryear

See how much you know about some of the famous comedians of yesteryear. The Stooges, Laurel and Hardy, Jack Benny and more!

Quiz Number: 822
Date Submitted: May 06, 2006
Quiz Categories: Comedians
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: charles
Average Score: 69.7 percent
Times Taken: 314 times
Taken by Registered Users: 43

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1. Who was the 'skinny half' of Laurel and Hardy?
  A.   Hardy
  B.   Laurel
  C.   neither
  D.   both

2. Who was Billie Thomas better known as in the "Our Gang" movie shorts?
  A.   Spanky
  B.   Alfalfa
  C.   Stimie
  D.   Buckwheat

3. How many Marx Bothers were there?
  A.   2
  B.   3
  C.   4
  D.   5

4. Who was nicknamed "The Snoz?"
  A.   George Burns
  B.   Jimmy Durante
  C.   Bob Hope
  D.   Charlie Chaplin

5. Who was known as the "Little Tramp?"
  A.   Jack Benny
  B.   Charlie Chaplin
  C.   George Burns
  D.   Bob Hope

6. Who was Charley McCarthy's partner?
  A.   Benny Hill
  B.   Don Knotts
  C.   Dom Deluise
  D.   Edgar Bergen

7. What stingy comic always claimed to be 39 years old?
  A.   Red Skelton
  B.   Jack Benny
  C.   Henny Youngman
  D.   Rodney Dangerfield

8. What prop did Henny Youngman always carry?
  A.   a top hat
  B.   a parrot
  C.   a cane
  D.   a violin

9. What is the common last name of Moe, Shemp, and Curly from the "Three Stooges?"
  A.   Howard
  B.   Herman
  C.   Heffler
  D.   Hoffman

10. What late great comedian actually did some boxing, under the name "Packy East?"
  A.   Bob Hope
  B.   Bing Crosby
  C.   George Burns
  D.   Steve Allen®   

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