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Quiz about A Jim Workout
Quiz about A Jim Workout

A Jim Workout Trivia Quiz


Work out where a famous person named "Jim" is hiding in each sentence, i.e, in the sentence "A thief will nab or steal" the hidden Jim is Jim Nabors: "A thief will NAB OR Steal" " If the choices were: actor, artist, pope, poet, you would pick actor.

A multiple-choice quiz by Billkozy. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
Billkozy
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
407,357
Updated
Jul 19 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
132
Question 1 of 10
1. "You never know what toxic potions are found in lab bottles."

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. "Without any vim and vigor don't expect to bat in the team's line-up."

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 3 of 10
3. "The suburb road bent around the corner on the way out of the gated community."

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. "Thor petrifies Loki with his hammer Mjölnir."

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. Every season, the Bluebella bra hams it up on the runway."

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 6 of 10
6. "As for cheeses I'm not into brie nor gouda."

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 7 of 10
7. "According to one cop, arson sounds like the worst felony a creep can commit"

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 8 of 10
8. "The dominant zone coverage won the game for the amateur basketball team."

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 9 of 10
9. "You've got to be a man when raising the bar of expectations."

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 10 of 10
10. "Best done in the eve, retting assures you will have moistened flax."

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



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. "You never know what toxic potions are found in lab bottles." 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: "You never know what toxic
potions are found in lAB BOTTles."

Jim Abbott. You may have seen this baseball pitcher on TV when segments of his playing were broadcast, because he was an inspiration to many. Although he was born without a right hand, he was able to forge a successful 10-year career (1989-1999) in the Major Leagues with the California Angels, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox and Milwaukee Brewers. When he pitched, he would rest his mitt on his right forearm, and after pitching with his left arm, he would quickly put his hand back into the mitt, allowing him to field the ball if it happened to be hit to him. Then he would wedge his mitt between his right forearm and his body, take his hand out of the mitt, and grab the ball out of it, and throw the ball where he needed to get the runner out.
2. "Without any vim and vigor don't expect to bat in the team's line-up." 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 police commissioner

You can find his name in the sentence: "Without any vim and viGOR DON't expect to bat in the team's line-up."

In the '60s TV show "Batman," Gotham City's Police Commissioner Jim Gordon (played by Neil Hamilton) had a red phone that he would use to call Batman when one of the many supervillains was up to no good again. In many of the modern film adaptations, Commissioner Gordon has been played by actor Gary Oldman. The Commissioner Gordon character first appeared in 1939 in DC Comics' "Detective Comics" #27.
3. "The suburb road bent around the corner on the way out of the gated community." 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: Actor

You can find his name in the sentence: "The suburB ROAD BENT around the corner on the way out of the gated community."

Jim Broadbent was born in Lincolnshire, England in 1948, and performed in Britain with the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre. He became familiar to film audiences by way of his work with many of England's finest film directors such as Mike Leigh, Steven Frears, Mike Newell, Neil Jordan and many others. You may remember him in the role of Bridget Jones' father in those movies. He won a BAFTA Best Supporting Actor Award for his art in the Baz Luhrman film, "Moulin Rouge", and he won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the film "Iris."
4. "Thor petrifies Loki with his hammer Mjölnir." 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: All around athlete

You can find his name in the sentence: "THOR PEtrifies Loki with his
hammer Mjölnir."

Back then, The Associated Press voted Native American Jim Thorpe (1887-1953) "The Greatest Athlete of the First Half of the Century" and many would say that a century later he remains the greatest. Think about that for a second: Babe Ruth, LeBron James, Wayne Gretzky, Tom Brady...all great, even beyond great, but Thorpe was even beyond beyond great. He played so many different sports, but more to the point, he excelled in all of them. Track and field, baseball, football. He won not just the pentathlon at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, he also won the decathlon. He was even a professional basketball player for a while.
5. Every season, the Bluebella bra hams it up on the runway." 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: Film director

You can find his name in the sentence: "Every season, the BluebellA BRA HAMS it up on the runway."

Founded in 2005 Bluebella is a high end fashion design company specializing in lingerie, particularly bras.

Jim Abrahams was one of the comic creative forces behind such films as "Airplane!", "Top Secret!", "Hot Shots!" the TV show "Police Squad!" and other comedies with an exclamation point in the title. He attended college in Wisconsin, and co-founded the Kentucky Fried Theatre in Madison Wisconsin, taking that title from the 1977 movie "The Kentucky Fried Movie" which he co-wrote.
6. "As for cheeses I'm not into brie nor gouda." 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: Football kicker

You can find his name in the sentence: "As for cheeses, I'm not intO BRIE Nor gouda."

Sports fans recognize Jim O'Brien even if they don't know his name. So many docs and specials looking back on great moments in Super Bowl history show the highlight from Super Bowl V in which he kicked the winning field goal for the Baltimore Colts at the end of that contest. The video has lived on because of his iconic reaction to the achievement, leaping high up in the air repeatedly, as teammates eventually made their way onto the field to celebrate with him. O'Brien was quite a special athlete, because he also played wide receiver in the NFL for the Colts while also being their kicker. How many kickers have ever done that before? As a collegiate, he led the NCAA in scoring for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats, and while there he also played basketball for the Bearcat hoops team.
7. "According to one cop, arson sounds like the worst felony a creep can commit" 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: Sitcom actor

You can find his name in the sentence: "According to one coP, ARSON Sounds like the worst felony a creep can commit"

Jim Parsons spent several seasons playing Sheldon Cooper on the show "The Big Bang Theory" winning four Primetime Emmy Awards for playing that character. He studied theatre at the University of Houston, where he also grew up. He has said that an early influence on his comedy stylings was Johnny Carson.
8. "The dominant zone coverage won the game for the amateur basketball team." 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: Sportscaster

You can find his name in the sentence: "The domiNANT Zone coverage won the game for the amateur basketball team."

Jim Nantz calls many NFL games for CBS-TV alongside his color commentator, ex Dallas Cowboy quarterback Tony Romo. Nantz is also a prominent sportscaster for NCAA basketball, and along with Dick Enberg, Curt Gowdy, and Kevin Harlan is one of the very few play-by-play sportscasters to ever call both a Super Bowl game and an NCAA Championship in men's basketball. Jim is also the face of CBS's broadcasts of golf's Master's Tournament.
9. "You've got to be a man when raising the bar of expectations." 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: Whiskey maker

You can find his name in the sentence: "You've got to BE A Man when raising the bar of expectations."

Although the Beam family whiskey business existed since 1795, it took on the name Jim Beam (changed from "Old Tub") in honor of James B. Beam in 1943, because he was the Beam family member who reinvigorated the bourbon whiskey after Prohibition had put the kibosh on the alcohol industry. Mr. Beam rebuilt their Clermont, Kentucky distillery from 1933 to 1934. The Beam company was bought by American Brands in 1968, and today is owned by Suntory Holdings.
10. "Best done in the eve, retting assures you will have moistened flax." 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: Football quarterback

You can find his name in the sentence: "Best done in the EVE, RETTing assures you will have moistened flax."

Retting is the process by which flax is soaked in water to soften it. Then the fibers are more easily separated.

After playing college football for the Purdue Boilermakers, Jim Everett was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1986, but his contract was traded to the Los Angeles Rams where he then played in the NFL from 1986 to 1993. He subsequently played two season for the New Orleans Saints, and then for his final season with the San Diego Chargers in 1997. He was a Pro Bowl QB in 1991. In 1994, an unfortunate event took place between Everett and a sports show TV host named Jim Rome in which Rome mocked Everett derogatorily, and was then shoved to the floor, humiliated by Everett.
Source: Author Billkozy

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