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Quiz about A Jim Workout Part 6 Hidden Jims in Sentences
Quiz about A Jim Workout Part 6 Hidden Jims in Sentences

A Jim Workout, Part 6 (Hidden Jims in Sentences) Quiz


Work out where a famous person named "Jim" is hiding in each sentence. For instance, in the sentence " A thief will nab or steal", the hidden Jim is Jim Nabors: "A thief will NAB OR Steal."

A multiple-choice quiz by Billkozy. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Billkozy
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
410,944
Updated
Nov 20 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
118
Question 1 of 10
1. Here is the first sentence:
"If Paypal merged with Tasties food company, they'd be called Pasties."

Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Here is the next sentence:
"C'mon boss, back us up here and support our workman's comp claims!"

Within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Locate where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Here is another sentence:
"A placebo wields the power of suggestion on to ailing patients."

Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Here is the fourth sentence:
"The show's M.C., Kay Starr, was an American jazz and pop singer."

The last name of a famous Jim is in that sentence. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Here's the next sentence:
"Due to its spiny limbs, the tropical tree babul locked horns with a palm tree."

Hiding within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Figure out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Take a look at this sentence:
"If one is afraid of x-rays, then sonograms might be a solution."

In that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Where is the Jim in this sentence:
"Neither The Lone Ranger nor Tonto had ever travelled that dirt trail."

Concealed within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Find the Jim in this sentence:
"The fastidious baker rinsed his hands thoroughly before kneading the dough."

Spelled out within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person. This one has two equally famous Jims. Which pair is it?
Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. In this sentence, can you find the Jim?
"The actress Teri Garr is on the television right now on 'Tootsie.'"

Within that sentence is the surname of a famous person named Jim. Your Jim Work-out is to find where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Here is the last sentence:
"You can use a shamrock for determining how much Irish luck was involved."

The hidden Jim in that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Here is the first sentence: "If Paypal merged with Tasties food company, they'd be called Pasties." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: baseball pitcher

You can find his name in the sentence: "If PayPAL MERged with Tasties food company..."

Jim Palmer was born in New York City in 1945 and after moving to California and then Arizona, Jim excelled in several sports, even earning a scholarship in basketball to UCLA. But he chose baseball instead, joining the Baltimore Orioles at the tender age of 18. He played for them his entire MLB career, winning 268 games while becoming the only pitcher to win World series games in three different decades (1960s, 70s and 80s.)
2. Here is the next sentence: "C'mon boss, back us up here and support our workman's comp claims!" Within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Locate where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: actor

You can find his name in the sentence: "C'mon boss, BACK US up here..."

It's debatable what actor Jim Backus is most famous for: either playing the voice of the animated cartoon character Mr. Magoo or portraying the marooned millionaire Thurston Howell the Third on the sitcom "Gilligan's Island." Let's not forget though that he was also James Dean's father in Dean's classic film "Rebel Without a Cause." He appeared with Mickey Rooney in four different films and also with Natalie Wood in four different films, but none of those films overlapped.
3. Here is another sentence: "A placebo wields the power of suggestion on to ailing patients." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: pioneer

You can find his name in the sentence: "A placeBO WIElds the power of..."

The famed American pioneer Jim Bowie was born in 1796, and yes, the Bowie knife is named after him. Young David Jones adopted this knife's name for his own moniker, becoming...David Bowie. He liked the double-edge design of the knife for its symbolism. Jim Bowie was also a soldier and fought in the Texas Revolution, meeting his demise at the Battle of the Alamo.
4. Here is the fourth sentence: "The show's M.C., Kay Starr, was an American jazz and pop singer." The last name of a famous Jim is in that sentence. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Olympics sportscaster

You can find his name in the sentence: "The show's M.C., KAY Starr, was..."

Jim McKay was a well-known sportscaster who helmed "ABC's Wide World of Sports" from 1961 to 1998. I can still hear his intro to the show in my head: "Spanning the globe...the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat." McKay covered an unprecedented 12 Olympic Games. The most historic moment in his career came at the 1972 Summer Olympics when terrorists murdered 11 Israeli athletes, coaches and officials. His saddened and somber statement, "They're all gone" reverberates to this day in sports memory.
5. Here's the next sentence: "Due to its spiny limbs, the tropical tree babul locked horns with a palm tree." Hiding within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Figure out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: comic actor

You can find his name in the sentence: "...the tropical tree baBUL LOCKed horns with a..."

Hey, Jim J. Bullock has the same birthday as me! Only he's older. Okay, so you might recall him as the bumbling Monroe Ficus on the Ted Knight sitcom "Too Close For Comfort." In 2005 he joined the cast of the Broadway musical, "Hairspray."
6. Take a look at this sentence: "If one is afraid of x-rays, then sonograms might be a solution." In that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Sesame Street VIP

You can find his name in the sentence: "If one is afraid of x-rays, tHEN SONograms might..."

Jim Henson created The Muppets and thereby introduced a blockbuster entertainment spectacle to the world. Born in New York City, he didn't actually think puppetry would be such a windfall for him, but he wound up revolutionizing the art with his creations and his staging in which the puppeteers would remain unseen by the cameras. In its inception, Henson's signature character, Kermit the Frog was created from a coat that was Henson's mother's and a ping pong ball.
7. Where is the Jim in this sentence: "Neither The Lone Ranger nor Tonto had ever travelled that dirt trail." Concealed within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: stand-up comic

You can find his name in the sentence: "Neither The Lone Ranger NOR TONto had..."

Comedian Jim Norton was a regular on the "Opie & Anthony" radio show from 2001 to 2014, whereupon he then hosted the "Opie with Jim Norton" for two years after that. His big break had come in 1997 when Andrew Dice Clay spotted Norton doing his stand-up, and then asked him to open for his shows. Dice was a huge comic star at that point. You can spot Jim Norton playing the role of comedian Don Rickles in the Martin Scorsese film, "The Irishman."
8. Find the Jim in this sentence: "The fastidious baker rinsed his hands thoroughly before kneading the dough." Spelled out within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person. This one has two equally famous Jims. Which pair is it?

Answer: NYC disc jockey and Scottish singer

You can find his name in the sentence: "The fastidious baKER Rinsed his..."

One Jim Kerr is a member of The Radio Hall of Fame in the Museum of Broadcast Communications. He became New York's youngest morning show host at the age of 21 when he DJed on WPLJ. He set a record as the longest running morning radio host in New York City history. The other Jim Kerr was the lead singer of the Scottish band Simple Minds, who recorded the smash hit "Don't You (Forget About Me)" that helped catapult the brat pack film "The Breakfast Club" to cult status.
9. In this sentence, can you find the Jim? "The actress Teri Garr is on the television right now on 'Tootsie.'" Within that sentence is the surname of a famous person named Jim. Your Jim Work-out is to find where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: famed District Attorney

You can find his name in the sentence: "The actress Teri GARR IS ON television..."

Kevin Costner played Louisiana District Attorney in the political thriller "JFK" directed by Oliver Stone. In that film, Garrison made a cameo appearance playing Chief Justice Earl Warren. Jim Garrison's most renowned case was of course that investigation into John F. Kennedy's assassination. He also arrested and tried businessman Clay Shaw (played by Tommy Lee Jones), however the jury acquitted Shaw.
10. Here is the last sentence: "You can use a shamrock for determining how much Irish luck was involved." The hidden Jim in that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Fictional TV private eye

You can find his name in the sentence: "You can use a shamROCK FOR Determining..."

Jim Rockford was played by actor James Garner on the TV show, "The Rockford Files" from 1974 to 1980. Written by Stephen J. Cannell, Garner was the lead, a former convict who turned to private investigating. Playing Rockford, Garner was Emmy-nominated for Lead Actor in 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1980, winning the award in 1977. Garner was the only actor to appear in every episode of the whole series.
Source: Author Billkozy

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