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Bobbing For Bobs Trivia Quiz


Find a famous Bob hidden in each sentence, i.e for "In the river's scum, Ming's vase sunk," the hidden Bob is Bob Cummings: ...river's sCUM MING'S vase..." And if the multiple choices were: actor, athlete, politician and killer, you would choose "actor".

A multiple-choice quiz by Billkozy. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
Billkozy
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
405,924
Updated
Dec 22 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
195
Question 1 of 10
1. Here's your first sentence:

"How do lemons compare to pineapples?"

Somewhere within it is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. "Witches use sage to smudge out negative energy."

Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. "To accost a stranger with such aggression is a sign of chaos."

Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. "Some Oscar voters will back Lundgren for Best Rocky opponent."

Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. "To cook couscous you need boiling water and a soup stock for flavor."

Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. "As a joke" said the MC, "All I sterilized was the priest...he was pasteurized!"

Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. "According to every Army G.I., B.S on a resume is preferred to a B.A.degree"

Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. "The producers had to bar kerosene from being used in the pyrotechnics demo."

Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. "Using unique grammar, Le Youth, Jay-Z, Eminem and other musicians revolutionized radio."

Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. "Despite William Shatner's acting being called wooden, Kirk is a character that fans love to death."

Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.
Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Here's your first sentence: "How do lemons compare to pineapples?" Somewhere within it is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: U. S. Senator

You can find his name in the sentence: "How DO LEmons compare to pineapples?" And no, Bob Dole has no relation to the Dole pineapple company.

Bob Dole represented Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996. He was the Republican Leader of the United States Senate during the last eleven years of his Senatorial service. He had run for the Presidency in 1996.
Bob Fitzsimmons was a late 19th century British boxing champion, but of course his name is nowhere to be found in the sentence.
2. "Witches use sage to smudge out negative energy." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Comedian

You can find him here in the sentence: "Witches use SAGE To smudge out negative energy."

Bob Saget, the stand-up comedian had reputations as a funnyman at opposite ends of the spectrum: on the one hand he was best known for his family-friendly roles on such TV shows as "Full House", and on the other end, he was known for his very raunchy stand-up routines. He is particularly famous for having the most far out grotesque versions of the "Aristocrats" joke, of which there are many.
3. "To accost a stranger with such aggression is a sign of chaos." Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Sportscaster

Here he is in the sentence: "To acCOST A Stranger with such aggression is a sign of chaos."

Sportscasting legend Bob Costas was known for having one of the hippest senses of humor in the business. He was also known for his dry wit, and far-ranging expertise in sports knowledge. He published his first book, 'Fair Ball: A Fan's Case For Baseball" in 2000. He's won four National Sportscaster of the Year awards and three Emmy Awards for outstanding sports announcing.
4. "Some Oscar voters will back Lundgren for Best Rocky opponent." Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Wrestler

You can wrestle Bob out of the sentence this way: "Some Oscar voters will BACK LUNDgren for Best Rocky opponent."

Former World Wrestling Federation Champion, wrestler Bob Backlund was known for his trademark moves, the Backlund Bridge and the Atomic Spinecrusher (Atomic Drop). Backlund was an NCAA Amateur champion wrestler, and in 1978 became WWF Heavyweight champion after defeating Billy Graham. He was inducted into the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) Hall of Fame on April 6, 2013 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
5. "To cook couscous you need boiling water and a soup stock for flavor." Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Basketball player

If you need an assist to find his name, here it is: "To cook cousCOUS You need boiling water and a soup stock for flavor."

Bob Cousy is a member of the National Basketball Association's Naismith Hall of Fame, inducted in 1971. Along with Bill Russell, Cousy was the heart of the famous Boston Celtics basketball team that won an unprecedented streak of championships in the National Basketball Association. He played for them from 1950 to 1963. In 1957, he was voted the National Basketball Association's Most Valuable Player award.
6. "As a joke" said the MC, "All I sterilized was the priest...he was pasteurized!" Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: TV show host

Find his name here...Presto!
"As a joke" said the MC, "ALL I STERlized was the priest...he was pasteurized!"

Bob McAllister was best known as the long-time TV host of such shows as the children's television program "Wonderama", and the game shows "Tuned In", "The $10,000 Pyramid", and ABC TV's "Kids Are People Too". He was also a talented magician, and ventriloquist; in fact, his television debut was as a ventriloquist first on the "Today Show" with Dave Garroway and later on "Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour".
7. "According to every Army G.I., B.S on a resume is preferred to a B.A.degree" Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Baseball pitcher

Here's the curve ball I threw at you with this sentence:
"According to every Army G.I., B.S ON a resume is preferred to a B.A. degree"

One of the greatest pitchers in the history of Major League Baseball, Bob Gibson played most of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals and was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981. He was the World Series MVP in 1964 against the New York Yankees. He was the 1968 Cy Young Award and the National League's Most Valuable Player that same year. Gibson won a second Cy Young Award in 1970.
8. "The producers had to bar kerosene from being used in the pyrotechnics demo." Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: TV game show host

Your turn to spin the wheel and find his name:
"The producers had to BAR KERosene from being used in the pyrotechnics demo."

Bob Barker was born December 12, 1923 and was the game show host on the long-running "The Price Is Right" from 1972 to 2007 before Drew Carey took on that role. Prior to that Barker hosted "Truth or Consequences" from 1956 to 1974. In 1999, Barker received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Daytime Television. He was also the long-time host of Miss USA Beauty Pageant from 1967 to 1988.
9. "Using unique grammar, Le Youth, Jay-Z, Eminem and other musicians revolutionized radio." Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Music legend

Can you smoke out his name from this sentence? Here it is:
"Using unique gramMAR, LE Youth, Jay-Z, Eminem and other musicians revolutionized radio."

Born in Jamaica, Bob Marley and Peter Tosh formed the group called The Wailers at the start of his career. Marley came to follow Rastafarianism in 1969. The Wailers first album was "Catch a Fire" in 1973, which had the song "I Shot The Sheriff" on it that Eric Clapton covered in 1974. His anthology collection "Legend", released posthumously, is one of the highest selling "greatest hits" recordings by a solo artist. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.
10. "Despite William Shatner's acting being called wooden, Kirk is a character that fans love to death." Somewhere within the sentence above is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you have found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Actor

Better find his last name!: "Despite William Shatner's acting being called wooODEN, KIRK is a character that fans love to death."

Bob Odenkirk parlayed his character Saul Goodman from 43 episodes of TV's "Breaking Bad" and carried it over to Tom Schnauz's creation "Better Call Saul". One of his earliest gigs though was as a writer on "Saturday Night Live" in 1987. In 1990 he wrote for the Chris Elliott show "Get a Life." He won Emmys for his work as a writer on "Saturday Night Live" and "The Ben Stiller Show."
Source: Author Billkozy

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