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  There are 23 quizzes and 240 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's quiz: US Old Time Radio - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 240 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
Dragnet: Just the Facts, Ma'am

Okay, first of all, "Just The Facts, Ma'am" never appears in any episode of "Dragnet". However, the radio drama "Dragnet" made such an impact that it spawned the phrase, multiple TV series and movies, and several parodies, and who knows what else?
Average (10 qns)
Dec 02 07
1065 plays
Guess the Old-Time Radio Show

Here are questions about ten of the best old-time radio shows. Almost all of them are available to listen to for free on the internet.
Average (10 qns)
Jun 29 09
1173 plays
Programs on Both Radio and TV

Some shows were good enough to make the transition from radio to TV with ease. These did. This quiz is, admittedly, by an older player for older players, but regardless of your age, give it a shot. You just might be entertained.
Easy (10 qns)
Sep 09 12
810 plays
Hard Boiled Radio

With screeching tires and ricocheting bullets, the radio waves were full of detective and mystery shows in the 1940s and '50s. Come see what you remember.
Average (10 qns)
May 03 09
447 plays
Growing Up With Radio, Part II

Before television, radio was the prime entertainment medium in homes. Born in 1940, I grew up with these radio shows. How many can you identify?
Tough (10 qns)
Apr 07 16
273 plays
Old Time Radio Drama

'The theatre of the mind', Old Time Radio was filled with various types of drama, comedy, mystery, horror, and variety shows. The forerunner to TV, it now is nostalgia for some, and history for others. I just find it fun! How much do you remember?
Average (10 qns)
Jun 14 02
2379 plays
Who Played the Role on Radio?

Many classic television shows also were aired as radio shows. This quiz deals with the radio show personalities.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 22 10
318 plays
On The Mic (Great Moments in Broadcasting)

Before the days of television and the internet, most people learned about important events through radio. From wars to entertainment, radio had an impact on nearly everyone.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 10 10
372 plays
Classic Radio Programs

Let's warm up the Motorola, gather round, and listen to some old-time radio.
Average (10 qns)
Oct 12 03
1458 plays
Classic Radio Soap Operas

Television daytime drama holds a debt of gratitude to the daytime drama from the Golden Age of Radio. How many of these do you remember?
Average (10 qns)
Feb 17 10
225 plays
Old Time Radio Shows

This quiz is to test your knowledge of the Golden age of Radio. Good Luck
Easy (10 qns)
Mar 11 01
2556 plays
Radio Daze--Juvenile shows

The Golden Age of Radio had segments for all the family including youngsters. Here are questions about some of these show that were designed for kids.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 13 10
219 plays
Old Time Radio - What Show Am I?

I will give you two to four characters per question and you will tell me which radio program it is.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 14 10
378 plays
The Wonderful World of Fibber McGee and Molly

It's time now for Fibber McGee and Molly! For twenty years this old time radio program brought laughter into the homes of countless Americans. Let's see how well you know this great old show.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 11 10
264 plays
Radio Daze

Talkies killed silent films but television transformed radio. This quiz hearkens back to the golden age of radio captured in recordings, transcriptions, and memories.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 12 10
363 plays
The Bickersons

"The Bickersons" was an example of why many people gathered around the radio in the post-World War Two years. They were a married couple who loved each other, but constantly fought over just about anything.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 18 07
279 plays
Growing Up With Radio

Before there was television, there was radio as the prime entertainment medium. Born in 1940, I grew up with radio. Which of these shows to which I regularly listened can you identify?
Average (10 qns)
Dec 20 15
156 plays
Old Time Radio Programs

How much do you remember about the good old days of old time radio?
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 15 00
1767 plays
"Gunsmoke" On Radio

Once again, I am doing a "Gunsmoke" quiz. This quiz is about when it was on radio. This may stir up some memories. Have fun while you sit back and enjoy the ride through Dodge City.
Difficult (15 qns)
Sep 10 03
663 plays
Radio : The Years Before TV

Back to the years before television. Good luck.
Difficult (10 qns)
Jul 25 01
1041 plays
It's "Lights Out"!

This quiz is about the "Lights Out" radio program that was broadcasted between the 30s and 50s.
Tough (10 qns)
Mar 23 08
210 plays
The Aldrich Family

"The Aldrich Family" was one of the greatest radio shows of all time. But how much do you know about Henry Aldrich and his family? Take my quiz and find out!
Tough (15 qns)
Sep 01 03
384 plays
Sorry, Wrong Number

There were many great radio shows before television came of these was "Sorry, Wrong Number" featuring Agnes Moorehead. How much do you remember about this great "Suspense" show?
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 26 04
297 plays
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