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Quiz about Bobbing For Bobs Part 2

Bobbing For Bobs (Part 2) 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 #
406,298
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
181
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Question 1 of 10
1. Here's your first sentence:

"The ex-boxer studied orthopedics"

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. "That damned Yankee shan't advance!"

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. "Desserts like cannolis and tartufos seem so easy to whip up by Italian pastry chefs."

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 4 of 10
4. "The down-trodden very often seek idyllic isolation."

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 5 of 10
5. "To the padre's muchachos, kinship was valued highly."

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 6 of 10
6. "The enemy will use germ warfare from test tubes of bio-monsters."

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 7 of 10
7. "There was a brouhaha yesterday at the World's Fastest Man competition."

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 8 of 10
8. "The trumpet titan Louis Armstrong demonstrated his musical chops for the attendees."

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 9 of 10
9. "In the bureau made of cedar wood, wardrobe from the costume shop was safely stored from moths."

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 10 of 10
10. "The Pandemic Unemployment Emergency Compensation advises patients on many infectious matters, i.e, according to PUEC, kerchiefs are not as good as medical face masks for protection."

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



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Here's your first sentence: "The ex-boxer studied orthopedics" 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: comedian

I hope you found Packy East (his amateur boxing nickname) here: "The ex-boxer studied ortHOPEdics"
For decades comedian Bob Hope entertained troops on USO tours overseas. Popular on the radio, he developed a signature quick-thinking and verbal style and by the end of the 30s was one of America's most popular comics, complete with a theme song: "Thanks for the Memory." Movies were a natural segue for him, and he teamed up with Bing Crosby to make the legendary series of "Road to..." movies. He hosted the Academy Awards 19 times between 1939 and 1977.
2. "That damned Yankee shan't advance!" 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: Captain Kangaroo

You don't have to look down under to find him: "That damned YanKEE SHAN't advance!"
Bob Keeshan was a TV producer and created and played the character Captain Kangaroo from 1955 to 1984, one of the longest-running children's TV programs in history. Before that, he made his debut on TV as Clarabell the Clown for Buffalo Bob on his his children's show. "Captain Kangaroo" won six daytime Emmy Awards.
3. "Desserts like cannolis and tartufos seem so easy to whip up by Italian pastry chefs." 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: choreographer

Jazz hands! Use 'em to pluck out his name!: "Desserts like cannolis and tartuFOS SEeem so easy to whip up by Italian pastry chefs." Bob Fosse's highly stylized, sexually-influenced choreography could be seen in films such as "Cabaret" and "All That Jazz" and on Broadway in "Chicago", "Pippin", "Big Deal", "Sweet Charity" and others.

Some of his trademark choreography included dancers wearing gloves and hats, along with bodily movements of "jazz hands" and knees turned inward. In 1973, he became the first director to win the three major industry awards in a single year: an Academy Award for directing "Cabaret", a Tony Award for directing "Pippin", and an Emmy Award for directing "Liza with a Z".
4. "The down-trodden very often seek idyllic isolation." 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: sitcom star

Take a three hour tour searching for his name here: "The down-trodDEN VERy often seek idyllic isolation."
Bob Denver screen tested for the part of Maynard G. Krebs and won the part leading to four years on "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" (1959). His most famous role however is of course that of the Minnow's first mate, Gilligan, on "Gilligan's Island" (1964). He acted n Broadway occasionally as well, in fact he replaced Woody Allen in the play "Play It Again, Sam."
5. "To the padre's muchachos, kinship was valued highly." 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: actor

Who framed his name in the confines of this sentence?: "To the padre's muchacHOS, KINShip was valued highly."
Actor Bob Hoskins' big break was appearing in "Pennies From Heaven" (1978) the critically acclaimed Dennis Potter mini-series. His major movie debut was in 1980s gangster film "The Long Good Friday" which really put him on the map. He would receive an Oscar nomination for "Mona Lisa" (1986) and a Golden Globe nomination for the blockbuster "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" (1988).
6. "The enemy will use germ warfare from test tubes of bio-monsters." 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: rock 'n' roller

We've got all of tonight to find his name: "The enemy will uSE GERm warfare from test tubes of bio-monsters." The Detroit rocker Bob Seger, known for his raspy singing voice, is also a great songwriter, having written "Night Moves", "Turn The Page", "Hollywood Nights", "Rock and Roll Never Forgets" and of course the wonderful "We've Got Tonight".

Although the writing credits for "Old Time Rock and Roll" cite George Jackson and Tom Jones III, Seger rewrote several of the lyrics but decided against taking songwriting credit. Bob Seger was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 15, 2004.
7. "There was a brouhaha yesterday at the World's Fastest Man competition." 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: football player

Throw a lasso around his name in here: "There was a brouhaHA YESterday at the World's Fastest Man competition."
Bob Hayes played wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys from 1965 to 1974, and the San Francisco 49ers in 1975. The Cowboys drafted him in the seventh round (the 88th overall pick). He was nicknamed "The World's Fastest Human" having been an Olympic gold medalist holding records in the 60, 100, and 220-yard dashes as well as the 100-meter dash. He was the first person ever to have a Super Bowl ring and an Olympic gold medal. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2009.
8. "The trumpet titan Louis Armstrong demonstrated his musical chops for the attendees." 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: basketball player

It'll take the eyes of a hawk to find his name here: "The trumPET TITan Louis Armstrong demonstrated his musical chops for the attendees."
Bob Pettit played for the Milwaukee/St. Louis Hawks in the National Basketball Association from 1954 to 1965, and was inducted into the Pro Basketball Hall of Fame in 1970. He won two MVP Awards as a player, and was an All-Star each of his 11 years playing, and is a consistent member of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players List.
9. "In the bureau made of cedar wood, wardrobe from the costume shop was safely stored from moths." 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: journalist

Where is the name and when did you know when you found it?: "In the bureau made of cedar WOOD, WARDrobe from the costume shop was safely stored from moths."
It was the journalistic detective work by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of "The Washington Post" that broke open the Watergate scandal, and which won a Pulitzer Prize for their newspaper. He and Bernstein detailed their exploits in the popular book "All The President's Men" (1974), and the 1976 film version starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman as the two reporters further enhanced the reporters' popularity.
10. "The Pandemic Unemployment Emergency Compensation advises patients on many infectious matters, i.e, according to PUEC, kerchiefs are not as good as medical face masks for protection." 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: baseball player

Did you catch the name?: "The Pandemic Unemployment Emergency Compensation advises patients on many infectious matters, i.e, according to pUEC, KERchiefs are not as good as medical face masks for protection." Bob Uecker was an unheralded catcher in Major League Baseball for six seasons, but really became famous afterward as a play-by-play announcer and a comic actor on sitcoms and in movies.

His broadcasting career has lasted over 50 years for the Milwaukee Brewers, and during that time he was able to fit in dozens upon dozens of beer commercials and over a hundred appearances on "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson." He became such a well-known personality he was nicknamed "Mr. Baseball" and has been elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Source: Author Billkozy

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