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Quiz about Bobbing For Bobs Part 3

Bobbing For Bobs (Part 3) 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 #
406,501
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
176
Last 3 plays: Guest 49 (2/10), Guest 88 (1/10), paper_aero (1/10).
Question 1 of 10
1. Here is the first sentence:

"The ship's crew already landed."

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


Question 2 of 10
2. "We irrigate soil in order to ensure sufficient soil moisture."

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


Question 3 of 10
3. "The crosstown bus runs only in lanes with triangle insignias."

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


Question 4 of 10
4. "The baker re-yeasted his supply after a big order for cakes came in."

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


Question 5 of 10
5. "When playing a cymbal, a bang punctuates a marching band's performance."

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


Question 6 of 10
6. "He knew Hartford was the capital, but he said it was New Haven by mistake."

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


Question 7 of 10
7. "In the days of silent film star Pola Negri, e-security wasn't on anybody's mind."

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


Question 8 of 10
8. "Before they went broke and bid the public adieu, banks in France applied to FICA."

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


Question 9 of 10
9. "When stock prices fell, erasing any gains made up to that point, investors panicked."

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


Question 10 of 10
10. "According to the Ted Talk's MC, a doomsday scenario could occur if the world's governments didn't act soon."

Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you 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 is the first sentence: "The ship's crew already landed." Somewhere within it is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Folk rocker

See it? The answer my friend is blowin' in the sentence here: "The ship's crew alreaDY LANded." Hailing from Minnesota, perhaps the most famous singer-songwriter of the rock era, is Bob Dylan, nee Robert Zimmerman. Born May 24, 1941, Dylan may have first come into prominence as a folk singer, however, in high school he was actually more of a rock 'n' roll fan.

He admired Elvis Presley and Little Richard, and played their songs along with other rock tunes in one of his first bands, the Golden Chords.

After he became known as a folk music superstar he shocked his fan base by going electric at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965.
2. "We irrigate soil in order to ensure sufficient soil moisture." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Classic rocker

Watch your speed now, the name is here: "WE IRrigate soil in order to ensure sufficient soil moisture."
Bob Weir was a guitarist for and founder of one of the world's most respected and longest-lived rock bands, the Grateful Dead. Weir met Jerry Garcia in Palo Alto, became friends and decided to form a rock band as they enjoyed playing guitar with each other. The Grateful Dead started out as The Warlocks at first and Bob Weir was the rhythm guitarist. In 2007, he received a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award for his role as founding members of the Grateful Dead.
3. "The crosstown bus runs only in lanes with triangle insignias." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Painter

Brushing up on your skills, you'll find him here: "The cROSStown bus runs only in lanes with triangle insignias."
I still find watching Bob Ross very soothing as he demonstrates for TV audiences how to paint pictures, mostly scenic exteriors. His voice has a benevolent hypnotic quality to it. He lost a finger when in his youth while working with his father, it came off in a woodworking accident. You'll probably never notice it on TV because he holds his paint palette with the hand missing the finger.
4. "The baker re-yeasted his supply after a big order for cakes came in." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Politician

I vote that we look here: "The baKER RE-Yeasted his supply after a big order for cakes came in."
Between 1983 and 1987 Bob Kerrey served as the 35th Governor of Nebraska. The Medal of Honor recipient (for his actions as a SEAL team member in Vietnam) ran for U.S. Senator and won, serving as Nebraska Senator from 1989 to 2001. His bid for the Presidency in 1992 did not succeed.
5. "When playing a cymbal, a bang punctuates a marching band's performance." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Actor

Lights, camera, and....action!: "When playing a cymBAL, A BANg punctuates a marching band's performance."
Bob Balaban made a very good career playing somewhat nebbishy-looking intellectual types in films like "Altered States", and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (for which he auditioned in French). He is also a producer and director, and received an Oscar nomination for the film "Gosford Park" which he produced.
6. "He knew Hartford was the capital, but he said it was New Haven by mistake." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Comedian

Both cities are still too far from his Vermont B&B: "He kNEW HARTford was the capital, but he said it was New Haven by mistake." Bob Newhart is famous for having perhaps the best deadpan delivery of all stand up comics. And he's also famous for his routines whereby he pretends to be speaking on the phone with someone famous, such as Abraham Lincoln.

His stand up comedy career led to him becoming a very popular star of some very popular sitcoms such as "The Bob Newhart Show" in which he played a psychotherapist, and "Newhart" in which he played the owner of a Bed and Breakfast hotel in Vermont.
7. "In the days of silent film star Pola Negri, e-security wasn't on anybody's mind." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Football player

Find the Bob on three...Break! Hut 1 Hut 2 hut 3: "In the days of silent film star Pola NeGRI, E-SEcurity wasn't on anybody's mind."
Bob Griese is the Hall of Fame quarterback (inducted in 1990) who played for the Miami Dolphins from 1967 to 1980. He was quarterback of that Dolphins team of 1971 which became the first NFL team to have an undefeated season. They were famously known to toast each other whenever the last remaining undefeated team of all the ensuing seasons finally lost a game. Griese led them to Super Bowl VII and VIII Championships.
8. "Before they went broke and bid the public adieu, banks in France applied to FICA." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Game show host

Turn over your card please and show us what you said: "Before they went broke and bid the public adiEU, BANKS in France applied to FICA."
Though helming other game shows, Bob Eubanks is easily best remembered as the host of "The Newlywed Game." In 2011 he became the first game show host to host the same show for 45 years ("The Newlywed Game"). Other game shows he hosted include "Card Sharks", "Trivia Trap", "All Star Secrets", ""Rhyme and Reason", "Dream House", "The Diamond Head Game", and "Powerball: The Game Show."
9. "When stock prices fell, erasing any gains made up to that point, investors panicked." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Baseball player

And here's the pitch...: "When stock prices FELL, ERasing any gains made up to that point, investors panicked."
One of the greatest pitchers in the history of baseball, the Cleveland Indians' Bob Feller pitched fear into the hearts of batters for 20 seasons. One of the greatest hitters baseball has ever known, Ted Williams has said that Feller was "the fastest and one of the best pitchers I ever saw during my career." With a blazing fastball, he became the first pitcher to win 24 games in one season at the age of 21.
10. "According to the Ted Talk's MC, a doomsday scenario could occur if the world's governments didn't act soon." Somewhere within that sentence is the last name of a famous person named Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to that person.

Answer: Basketball player

This one's a slam dunk: "According to the Ted Talk's MC, A DOOmsday scenario could occur if the world's governments didn't act soon."
Bob McAdoo was the NBA Rookie of the Year in 1973, having come from the University of North Carolina. The now defunct Buffalo Braves' center/forward Bob McAdoo led the NBA in scoring for three consecutive seasons from 1974 to 1976. During the 1980s, this basketball great was able to win two NBA championships while playing with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Source: Author Billkozy

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