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Quiz about A Jim Workout Part 8
Quiz about A Jim Workout Part 8

A Jim Workout (Part 8) Trivia Quiz


Work out where a famous "Jim" is hiding in each sentence, i.e., in the sentence "Thor petrifies villains." the hidden Jim is Jim Thorpe: "THOR PEtrifies villains." If the multiple choices were: athlete, president, 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 #
411,996
Updated
Mar 21 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
35
Question 1 of 10
1. Here is the first sentence:
"He screamed with fear, 'Oh no!'"

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 2 of 10
2. Here is another sentence:
"The porpoise showed real anger when the keeper teased it."

Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a notable 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 3 of 10
3. Here is another sentence:
"The fact that the gas is lethal perturbed everyone who had set foot in the area."

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. Where is the Jim in this sentence:
"Drunkenness may be amusing to some but others find it sad."

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 5 of 10
5. Here's the next sentence:
"Mount Reu in Antarctica is so slippery that to climb Reu erratically spells trouble."

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:
"Thinking a Maxi-pad was used to scour, I erred embarrassingly when doing the dishes."

In that sentence is the last name of a famous 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?:
"He tossed the tomahawk inside the target's bull's eye."

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 prefix xanth- means yellow."

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. In this sentence, can you find the Jim?
"Is khaki icky to wear to a wedding or chic?

Within that sentence is the surname of a famous fellow 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:
"Homecoming is a major dance at the school."

The hidden Jim in that sentence is the last name of a famous 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: "He screamed with fear, 'Oh no!'" 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: American entrepreneur, motivational speaker

You can find his name in the sentence: "He screamed with feaR, 'OH No!'"

As an author and motivational speaker, Jim Rohn capitalized on his life experience of growing up poor, becoming a millionaire, losing it all, and then becoming a millionaire again. His books and audio/video programs have guided 5 million people the world over to develop career strategies and goals. He has won the National Speakers Association CPAE Award and the Master of Influence Award. Among his many influential quotations are "Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune", and "Learn how to turn frustration into fascination. You will learn more being fascinated by life than you will being frustrated by it."
2. Here is another sentence: "The porpoise showed real anger when the keeper teased it." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a notable 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: 6-time Pro Bowl center and 2-time Super Bowl winning center

You can find his name in the sentence: "...showed reaL ANGER when the..."
Jim Langer played center for the Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings, winning two Super Bowls with the Dolphins and was a part of their perfect season in 1972. In the following Super Bowl he won again with the Dolphins when they played the NFC champion Minnesota Vikings. Langer would eventually join the Minnesota Viking team before the 1980 season. Langer was also a 3-time First-team All Pro, and a 3-time Second-Team All Pro.
3. Here is another sentence: "The fact that the gas is lethal perturbed everyone who had set foot in the area." 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: fictional character from TV's "The Office"

You can find his name in the sentence: "...the gas is letHAL PERTurbed everyone..."

Jim Halpert was played by actor John Krasinski, who won out the audition process because of the the casting directors felt was the best chemistry with actress Jenna Fischer, who played his love interest Pam Beesly. Jim Halpert is a sales representative at the fictional business Dunder Mifflin, a paper distribution company located in Scranton, Pennsylvania (where my father grew up). The original series was British and starred Ricky Gervais, with actor Martin Freeman playing the role Timothy Canterbury, a character that the American Jim Halpert was based on.
4. Where is the Jim in this sentence: "Drunkenness may be amusing to some but others find it sad." 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: bourbon maker

You can find his name in the sentence: "Drunkenness may BE AMusing...." The Jim Beam company has been around over 220 years ever since Jacob Beam founded the business. Though today the Jim Beam brands are owned by Beam Suntory, Inc., in Japan, they still have two distilleries in their home back in Kentucky.

The family business started in 1795 (when it was called Old Jake Beam Sour Mash), and it was a few generations later when James Beauregard Beam inspired the company to be called Jim Beam (after several in between names) when he revived the bourbon whiskey from the age of Prohibition.

It became Jim Beam in 1943.
5. Here's the next sentence: "Mount Reu in Antarctica is so slippery that to climb Reu erratically spells trouble." 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: "Half-Baked" stand up comic

You can find his name in the sentence: "...to climB REU ERratically..."

Native New Yorker Jim Breuer is famous for his "stoner eyes" and infectious goofiness while treading comedy club stages and on his own television stand-up comedy specials. He was a regular cast member on "Saturday Night Live" from 1995 to 1998, on which he honed a popular impression of actor Joe Pesci, and his own character creation of "Goat Boy". "Half Baked" was a film written by comic Dave Chappelle and is the only time Breuer claims that he filmed a scene while "under the influence" of the substance he famously exploits in his comedy.
6. Take a look at this sentence: "Thinking a Maxi-pad was used to scour, I erred embarrassingly when doing the dishes." In that sentence is the last name of a famous Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Professional tennis player

You can find his name in the sentence: "....was used to sCOUR, I ERred..."
Jim Courier was the Number 1 ranked tennis player in the world in 1992, bolstered by his winning streak of 25 consecutive matches. Career highlights include his winning the French Open twice (in consecutive years 1991, 1992), and the Australian Open twice (consecutive years again in 1992, and 1993). In team competitions he won the Davis Cup twice, in 1992 and 1995.
7. Where is the Jim in this sentence?: "He tossed the tomahawk inside the target's bull's eye." 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: main character of a Robert Louis Stevenson novel

You can find his name in the sentence: "....the tomaHAWK INSide the target's..."
In Robert Louis Stevenson's 1883 novel "Treasure Island", Jim Hawkins is the main character and narrator of the tale of a young man who while working at his family's inn, comes upon a treasure map. He teams up with Dr. Livesey and Squire Trelawney to take a ship and hunt down the treasure. And in so doing, they encounter Long John Silver, one of the most interesting characters in all of seafaring adventure stories.
8. In this sentence, can you find the Jim? "The prefix xanth- means yellow." 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: American running enthusiast and author

You can find his name in the sentence: "The preFIX Xanth- means..."
Jim Fixx wrote the blockbuster sporting book "The Complete Book of Running" (1977) and nearly single-leggedly launched the running for exercise revolution that swept America. His follow-up book in 1980 was "Jim Fixx On Running" proved the movement was still of interest to the country. His death from a heart attack while running the age of 52 is seen as a source of irony by many, but it has been determined upon examination that he was genetically predisposed to coronary disease.
9. In this sentence, can you find the Jim? "Is khaki icky to wear to a wedding or chic? Within that sentence is the surname of a famous fellow 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: Miami Dolphin running back

You can find his name in the sentence: "Is khaKI ICKy to wear..."
Jim Kiick was a winner of two Super Bowls playing running back for the Miami Dolphins, including being a member of that 1972 Miami team that is the only team with a perfect record in history. He also played in the longest game in NFL history when in 1971, the Dolphins defeated the Kansas City Chiefs in double overtime. I remember watching that game at my aunt's house, as we always went there on Christmas Day, and that game was played December 25th, 1971, and was a record 82 minute and 40 seconds.
10. Here is the last sentence: "Homecoming is a major dance at the school." The hidden Jim in that sentence is the last name of a famous named Jim. Work out where and who the Jim is, and then see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Fibber McGee

You can find his name in the sentence: "... is a maJOR DANce at..."
Jim Jordan and his wife Marian were the husband and wife team that portrayed the longtime beloved "Fibber McGee and Molly" on the radio from 1935 to 1956, making 1,611 episodes. The premise of the popular radio show was that Fibber McGee was a farmer prone to telling fibs in order to save his status in the eyes of others. It became a TV program for just 22 episodes in 1959, but with a different cast than the radio show. Jim Jordan and his wife were awarded a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star in the Radio category.
Source: Author Billkozy

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