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Quiz about A Jim Workout Part 7
Quiz about A Jim Workout Part 7

A Jim Workout (Part 7) Trivia Quiz


Work out where a famous person named "Jim" is hiding in each sentence. In "Thor petrifies villains" the hidden Jim is Jim Thorpe: "THOR PEtrifies villains." If the multiple choices were: athlete, mayor, writer, dancer, you would pick athlete.

A multiple-choice quiz by Billkozy. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Billkozy
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
411,211
Updated
Feb 04 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
100
Question 1 of 10
1. Here is the first sentence:
"It turns out there was a cost after all."

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:
"After getting clubbed on the head with a loud plunk, 'Et tu?' Caesar asked."

Within that sentence is the last name of a famous 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:
"The jagged edge of the trashcan tore a hole through the Hefty bags"

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:
"Several countries start with the letter 'I', not just Iceland."

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:
"The drawbridge raised to let in the knight."

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:
"Can ancestry revelations be discussed at a tea party?"

In that sentence is the last name of a famous football player 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:
"You can describe lush Italian fabrics by feeling them."

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. In this sentence, can you find the Jim?
"The minivan ceased moving when it ran out of gas."

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 9 of 10
9. Find the Jim in this sentence:
"The French baker told writer Anais Nin, "Hey, I have only one bun Nin, get it while it's hot."

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.
Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Here is the last sentence:
"There is a nickel lying next to the two dimes and penny."

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: "It turns out there was a cost after all." 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: broadcast journalist

You can find his name in the sentence: "It turns out there was A COST After all."

During the Trump presidency, Jim Acosta, was the CNN White House correspondent who became famous for his contentious press conference run-ins with the president. The clashes elevated to a point at which Acosta's access to those press conferences was temporarily barred, a very rare occurrence. It even led to a civil lawsuit in which CNN sued the White House and the President.
2. Here is the next sentence: "After getting clubbed on the head with a loud plunk, 'Et tu?' Caesar asked." Within that sentence is the last name of a famous Jim. Locate where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback

You can find his name in the sentence: "...with a loud PLUNK, 'ET Tu?' Caesar asked."

After a Heisman Trophy winning college career playing for Stanford University, quarterback Jim Plunkett was the Number 1 draft pick of the NFL's 1971 draft. The newly named New England Patriots (formerly Boston Patriots) drafted him. Although he didn't have an outstanding career with that particular team, he found immense success with the Oakland Raiders after signing with them in 1978. He led that team to a Super Bowl XV win for the 1980 season, and then won Super Bowl XVIII for the relocated Los Angeles Raiders.
3. Here is another sentence: "The jagged edge of the trashcan tore a hole through the Hefty bags" 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: meteorologist

You can find his name in the sentence: "...the trashCAN TORE a hole through the..."

Jim Cantore is an on-air weatherman for the Weather Channel known for his several fascinating viral videos, some humorous and some shocking. There was the incident in 2014 which led to more than 2,000,000 youtube views: Cantore was reporting when a student ran toward him during the broadcast and Cantore kicked the student in the groin with his knee. And not to be undone by that youtube entertainment, Cantore garnered over twice that many views the following year when he reported in an overly enthusiastic manner to a severe thunderstorm he was describing in Massachusetts. Other viral videos include his evading a flying plank of wood and getting hit by a tree branch.
4. Here is the fourth sentence: "Several countries start with the letter 'I', not just Iceland." 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: West Virginia governor

You can find his name in the sentence: "...not JUST ICEland."

Jim Justice was re-elected as West Virginia Governor on January 16, 2017, running as a Democrat. His is one of the rare cases of a politician switching parties when running for a new election, which he did, switching to the Republican Party for the 2020 gubernatorial election.. He ran for office on the Republican ticket, winning on November 3, 2020. His political journey was notable for the rare party switch he embarked on, because when he first ran for Governor it was as a Democrat in 2016. He announced his party change in August of 2017.
5. Here's the next sentence: "The drawbridge raised to let in the knight." 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: frontiersman and explorer

You can find his name in the sentence: "...drawBRIDGE Raised to let..."

Early in his life Jim Bridger was a fur trader, but later on explored large areas ranging from as far north as the Canadian border to as far south as the New Mexico border. He is noted for being perhaps the first white man to explore the Great Salt Lake and Yellowstone when he passed through there in 1824. He established Fort Bridger in 1843, which became a stopping point for many travelers along the Oregon Trail. The Bridger National Forest in Wyoming is named for him.
6. Take a look at this sentence: "Can ancestry revelations be discussed at a tea party?" In that sentence is the last name of a famous football player named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Fullback with Boston Patriots

You can find his name in the sentence: "CaN ANCEstry..."

The Washington Capitals, Tampa Bay Lightning, and L.A. Kings are all NHL hockey teams, not football teams.
Fullback Jim Nance became the first running back admitted to the Boston Patriots Hall of Fame. He played for them from 1965 to 1971 and was voted the American Football League's Most Valuable Player in 1966 when he ran for 1,458 yards and 11 touchdowns. Notably he was the first running back in the AFL to rush for over 1,000 yards in consecutive seasons.
7. Where is the Jim in this sentence: "You can describe lush Italian fabrics by feeling them." 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: actor

You can find his name in the sentence: "...can descriBE LUSH Italian fabrics..."

Jim Belushi was the brother of the famous Saturday Night Live legend John Belushi. Jim forged his own career in entertainment, even becoming a cast member of "SNL" just like John. But he may be best known for the sitcom "According to Jim" which had a healthy long run from 2001 to 2009.
8. In this sentence, can you find the Jim? "The minivan ceased moving when it ran out of gas." 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: one of the first African-American news anchors

You can find his name in the sentence: "The miniVAN CEased..."
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Max Robinson was the first African-American news anchors, but Jim Vance was also one of the first and indeed Vance became Washington, D.C.'s longest serving local news anchor by the time he passed away in 2017. For 45 years he was at the helm for station WRC-TV, channel 4 in the nation's capital. He won multiple Emmy Awards for his broadcasting, and was also once named Washingtonian of the Year by Washington magazine.
9. Find the Jim in this sentence: "The French baker told writer Anais Nin, "Hey, I have only one bun Nin, get it while it's hot." 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.

Answer: baseball pitcher/politician

You can find his name in the sentence: " I have only one BUN NIN, Get it while...."

Jim Bunning wasn't just a baseball pitcher, he was a Hall of Fame baseball pitcher, inducted in 1996. He had pitched mostly with the Detroit Tigers from 1955 to 1971, winning 224 games, and playing in 8 All-Star games, and finished his career with 2,855 strikeouts. He is also one of the very very few pitchers in history to pitch a perfect game which he did on Father's Day, June 21, 1964. He was the first Hall of Famer to also serve in the Senate for two terms, and then represented his Kentucky district in Congress for 12 years.
10. Here is the last sentence: "There is a nickel lying next to the two dimes and penny." 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: Loser of four consecutive Super Bowls

You can find his name in the sentence: "There is a nicKEL LYing next to the two dimes and penny."
Yes, Jim Kelly was the loser of those four consecutive Super Bowls as he quarterbacked the Buffalo Bills, but hey, no one else had ever even played in four consecutive Super Bowls, so that's something to be proud of. In those four games he completed a combined 81 passes for 829 yards. The four teams that beat the Bills were The New York Giants in Super Bowl XXV, The Washington Redskins in SB XXVI, and the Dallas Cowboys in SBs XXVII and XXVIII.
Source: Author Billkozy

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