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

A quiz every hour! Over 240 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
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)
eauhomme
1071 plays
2
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)
chessart
1191 plays
3
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)
Pick61
828 plays
4
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)
agony
447 plays
5
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?
Difficult (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
Apr 07 16
276 plays
6
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)
alexcooper79
2379 plays
7
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)
shanteyman
318 plays
8
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)
rocknrun
372 plays
9
Classic Radio Programs

Let's warm up the Motorola, gather round, and listen to some old-time radio.
Average (10 qns)
agony
1458 plays
10
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)
Rehaberpro
225 plays
11
Old Time Radio Shows

This quiz is to test your knowledge of the Golden age of Radio. Good Luck
Easy (10 qns)
dony
2559 plays
12
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)
Rehaberpro
219 plays
13
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)
tinamomnsox
378 plays
14
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)
darrellcdow
267 plays
15
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)
Rehaberpro
366 plays
16
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)
lompocjoe
279 plays
17
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)
lowtechmaster
159 plays
18
Old Time Radio Programs

How much do you remember about the good old days of old time radio?
Tough (10 qns)
lkauke
1767 plays
19
"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)
Angela8969
666 plays
20
Radio : The Years Before TV

Back to the years before television. Good luck.
Difficult (10 qns)
steiny1
1041 plays
21
It's "Lights Out"!

This quiz is about the "Lights Out" radio program that was broadcasted between the 30s and 50s.
Tough (10 qns)
Kagegon
210 plays
22
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)
DancingLauren
384 plays
23
Sorry, Wrong Number

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