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Quiz about Bobbing For Bobs Part 4
Quiz about Bobbing For Bobs Part 4

Bobbing For Bobs (Part 4) 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 #
406,669
Updated
Jul 27 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
164
Question 1 of 10
1. Here is the first sentence:

"The original plan I erased was a failure."

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 2 of 10
2. "Traffic ran every day like German clockwork."

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. "A baboon eats a wide array of fruits and plants."

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. "That cute lil' lycanthrope will grow up into a werewolf."

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. "A proper debate must be civil and well-constructed."

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. "Silversmithing is not so simple that a puppet can do it."

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 Alaska, near the Bering Strait are colorful Inuit characters."

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. "In the pasta offering to the animals, walruses picked vermicelli, otters chose ravioli."

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. "The gentlemanly angel doffed his hat to the pretty lady angels walking by."

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. "If the MRI can't see my insides, how does it know where the problem lies?"

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



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Here is the first sentence: "The original plan I erased was a failure." 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

Take aim and shoot at the name hidden here: "The original pLAN I ERased was a failure."
Bob Lanier was center in the NBA who played for the Detroit Pistons and later on The Milwaukee Bucks. Both teams retired his number. He was famous for having huge feet, size 17 sneakers, but he was also a fine player, being voted to the All-Star team in 8 of his 15 seasons. He was elected to The Hall of Fame in 1992.
2. "Traffic ran every day like German clockwork." 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: Comic actor

Hoist the name out of this sentence: "TraffiC RAN Every day like German clockwork."
The star of TV's "Hogan's Heroes" was also a drummer and at first became famous as a disc jockey, being one of the first to earn $100,000 in 1960. "Hogan's Heroes" ran from 1965 to 1971, and Crane played Colonel Robert Hogan who along with his cadre of prisoners perform espionage and sabotage right under the noses of their captors in the prison camp.
3. "A baboon eats a wide array of fruits and plants." 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 manager

Here's the pitch: "A baBOON Eats a wide array of fruits and plants."
Bob Boone was a four-time All-Star in Major League Baseball, playing catcher from 1972 to 1990 for the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League and the California Angels and Kansas City Royals in the American League. His sons, Aaron and Bret played ball as well and Aaron became manager of the New York Yankees. Bob Boone managed in the big leagues as well, helming the Royals squad and then later the Cincinnati Reds, becoming the 6th manager in history to manage his son (Aaron) on a team.
4. "That cute lil' lycanthrope will grow up into a werewolf." 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 name on 3, break! Hut 1, hut 2...hut 3!: "That LIL' LYcanthrope will grow up into a werewolf." Bob Lilly, aka "Mr. Cowboy" was a defensive lineman at Texas Christian University, and was drafted by the NFL's Dallas Cowboys in the first round of the 1961 draft.

He became one of the most legendary defensive tackles of all time, being selected to the Pro Bowl eleven times (1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1973). He has a Super Bowl ring from 1972's Super Bowl VI.

He was part of the NFL team of the decade (1960 to 1970) and the 75th Anniversary of the NFL All-Time Team.
5. "A proper debate must be civil and well-constructed." 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: Home improvement expert

I bet yer fixin' to find it here: "A proper debate must be ciVIL And well-constructed."
Bob Vila hosted the home improvement TV show "This Old House" from 1979 to 1989. It was one of the earliest home improvement shows on US national television. Bob Vila left the show in 1989 over a dispute involving his doing commercials for Rickel Home Centers, Home Depot's competitor. Home Depot was "This Old House's" sponsor.
6. "Silversmithing is not so simple that a puppet can do it." 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: Children's entertainer

Can you see it? C'mon yer no dummy!: "SilverSMITHing is not so simple that a puppet can do it."
Born in Buffalo (of course) Buffalo Bob Smith was the host of "Howdy Doody" a children's show during the 1950s. He started out in radio at WGR-AMin Buffalo and then in 1943 switched to WBEN's late morning radio show. Pretty soon he took over the #1 position in Buffalo morning radio. His Howdy Doody puppet was based on his sister Esther and was supposedly the spitting image of her. Huh?!
7. "In Alaska, near the Bering Strait are colorful Inuit characters." 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: Illustrator

Was this Bob "comical"?: "In AlasKA, NEar the Bering Strait are colorful Inuit characters."
American comic book writer and artist Bob Kane was most famous for co-creating Batman and the characters surrounding him. He started out working at the Fleischer animation studios and moved into the comic book field as a penciler and inker. After seeing the popularity of the Superman comics, he decided to create his own superhero character. Kane was inducted into the comic book industry's Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1994 and into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1996.
8. "In the pasta offering to the animals, walruses picked vermicelli, otters chose ravioli." 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

Here he is!: "In the pasta offering to the animals, walruses picked vermicELLI, OTTers chose ravioli."
Bob Elliott was part of the popularity comedy duo Bob and Ray for five decades, along with his partner Ray Goulding. Later in life he became famous for being the father of comedian Chris Elliott who wrote and performed on David Letterman's late night talk shows. What a lot of people do NOT know however, is that he is also the grandfather of Abby Elliott a former Saturday Night Live cast member.
9. "The gentlemanly angel doffed his hat to the pretty lady angels walking by." 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: Singer/songwriter/activist

You may not like Mondays, but I hope you liked this puzzle: "The gentlemanly anGEL DOFfed his hat to the pretty lady angels walking by." As the lead singer of the Boomtown Rats, the band recorded the cult hit smash record "I Don't Like Mondays." Geldof would go on from there however to forge a powerful career as philanthropist of sorts, organizing concerts and performances that benefitted various causes. For instance, after viewing a BBC documentary about the dire conditions in Ethiopia, he put together the Live Aid concerts in 1985 that were held at Wembley Stadium in England and JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, raising millions of dollars for Ethiopia.

He co-wrote the song "Do They Know It's Christmas?" which also raised money for the children of Ethiopia.
10. "If the MRI can't see my insides, how does it know where the problem lies?" Somewhere within that sentence is the nickname of a famous Bob. When you think you found it, see which of the clue answers best applies to them.

Answer: Animated character

DOH! There it is!: "If the MRI can't see my inSIDES, HOW does it know where the problem lies?" Sideshow Bob, aka Robert Underdunk Terwilliger Jr., PhD, was a popular character on the animated TV show "The Simpsons". He was voiced by actor Kelsey Grammer (Frasier Crane). Sideshow Bob's debut was in the episode "The Telltale Head".

In that episode, in an effort to impress some bullies Bart Simpson sawed off the head of a statue depicting the town's founder, Jebediah Springfield. Sideshow Bob has it in for Bart because Bart had upended Sideshow Bob's scheme to frame Krusty the Clown for armed robbery, bitter over his treatment on Krusty's TV show.

The self-proclaimed genius Sideshow Bob was sent to prison leading to he and Bart becoming enemies.
Source: Author Billkozy

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