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Quiz about Bobbing For Bobs Part 5
Quiz about Bobbing For Bobs Part 5

Bobbing For Bobs (Part 5) 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 #
406,862
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
152
Question 1 of 10
1. Here is the first sentence:

"Unlike glitz, mud actually dulls the finish."

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. "That rugby captain led his team without belligerence"

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 hare harumphed at the thought of losing to a tortoise."

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. "When I heard the smack I expected to hear sobs and sniffs follow."

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. "The designer used one part Gucci, one part Versace, and one part cotton."

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 was such a mensch, I effervescently recommended him for the soda jerk job."

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. "While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery."

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. "The old timer kept his banjo nestled closely to his chest after they presented it as a gift."

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. "Being that Afel Bocoum is a famous Mali singer, Afel songs have a West African sound."

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. This last question has a bit of a twist. Since there are two famous Bobs with this last name I decided to include both of them. The two separate Bobs are separated by a slash in each of the clue answers. Here's the sentence:

"A vowel changes its sound from word to word in English."

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: "Unlike glitz, mud actually dulls the finish." 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: Writer/producer/comedian

It's like looking for the man in the moon...Hey! Here it is: "Unlike glitZ MUD Actually dulls the finish."

Paul Giamatti played Bob Zmuda in the film "Man in the Moon" about the life of comedian Andy Kaufman. Zmuda and Kaufman were close and Bob wrote a lot of Andy's comedy material. Many people assume Kaufman's alter ego character Tony Clifton, was indeed Kaufman, but there were many times when it was actually Zmuda portraying Tony Clifton. Zmuda also posed as Kaufman's "lawyer" during many of Andy's appearances at wrestling events.
2. "That rugby captain led his team without belligerence" 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: Businessman

Here's the name: "That rugby captain led his team without bellIGERence"

Bob Iger is executive chairman of the Walt Disney Company and chairman of the Board of Directors. He became executive chairman in February 2020, following his role as chief executive officer ever since 2005. As executive chairman, he decides the Walt Disney Company's creative path, providing his experience, leadership and guidance to the board of directors. Under 15 years of his leadership he positioned Disney into one of the world's largest and admired media/entertainment companies.
3. "The hare harumphed at the thought of losing to a tortoise." 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: Boxing promoter

Here, take a swing at this: "The hare hARUMphed at the thought of losing to a tortoise."

Bob Arum was born on December 8, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York. He left the Justice Department in 1965 and became a partner in Louis Nizer's law firm, where he was introduced to Muhammad Ali. Arum promoted the first fight he ever attended, Ali's title bout with George Chuvalo in March, 1966. He also promoted Ali's fights with Henry Cooper, Brian London, Karl Mildenberger, Cleveland Williams and Ernie Terrell. His ascension in the 1970s saw him promote a then-record-tying 4 world title fights at the New Orleans Superdome on September 15, 1978, (Ali-Spinks II, Victor Galindez-Mike Rossman, Danny Lopez-Juan Malvares and Jorge Lujan-Albert Davila). He has participated in most of the top grossing fights in boxing history.
4. "When I heard the smack I expected to hear sobs and sniffs follow." 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: Fashion designer

Try this on: "When I heard the sMACK I Expected to hear sobs and sniffs follow."

Bob Mackie's first major TV series as costume designer was the fourth season of "The Hollywood Palace" (1966 -1967). The winner of nine Emmy awards, Mackie was nicknamed the "sultan of sequins, the Rajah of rhinestones." Bob Mackie was famous in the early 70s for his work on TV for "The Carol Burnett Show" and "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour." He was also nominated for three Academy Awards, and he's won a Tony award, all for best costume design.
5. "The designer used one part Gucci, one part Versace, and one part cotton." 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: Photographer/publisher

Strip this sentence bare to find it: "The designer used one part GUCCI, ONE part Versace, and one part cotton."

Bob Guccione was born on December 17, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York, and became a photographer and publisher of Penthouse magazine, which he founded in 1965. He was a producer and writer, infamously known for the film "Caligula" (1979), a risqué version of early Roman history that played countless midnight shows in movie theaters throughout the country.
6. "He was such a mensch, I effervescently recommended him for the soda jerk job." 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: Television journalist

Face it here: "He was such a menSCH, I EFFERvescently recommended him for the soda jerk job."

Bob Schieffer was born on February 25, 1937 in Austin, Texas, and became a stalwart reporter and broadcaster for CBS TV news since 1969. He was anchorman of the "CBS Evening News Sunday Edition" from 1973 to 1976 and anchorman of the "CBS Evening News Saturday Edition" from 1976 to 1996. He often hosts the Sunday morning news show "Face the Nation."
7. "While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery." 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

Don't sour on this one just yet, it's here: "WhiLE MONey can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery."

The sinking fastball pitcher, Bob Lemon pitched for the American League's Cleveland Indians, from 1946 to 1958, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1976. The Indians retired his number (21) in 1998. He became a manager in the MLB, managing the Kansas City Royals from 1970 to 1972, the Chicago White Sox in 1977 and 1978 and the New York Yankees in 1978, 1979, 1981, and 1982.
8. "The old timer kept his banjo nestled closely to his chest after they presented it as a gift." 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: Evangelist

A university degree might help with this one: "The old timer kept his banJO NEStled closely to his chest after they presented it as a gift."

Bob Jones was born October 30, 1883 in Skipperville, Alabama and became an evangelist, and pioneer religious broadcaster. He founded Bob Jones University, which opened in 1927, in Saint Andrews Bay, Florida, and he served as its first president. It was called Bob Jones college at first and after a series of relocations, the school came to a rest at Greenville, South Carolina and is now called Bob Jones University.
9. "Being that Afel Bocoum is a famous Mali singer, Afel songs have a West African sound." 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: Film Director

This one's in five easy pieces: "Being that Afel Bocoum is a famous Mali singeR, AFEL SONgs have a West African sound."

Bob Rafelson is an American film Director, writer and producer, and one of the founders of the New Hollywood movement of the 1970s. His directing debut was a film called "Head" in 1968, a film that starred the Monkees. Rafelson co-wrote it with his friend, actor Jack Nicholson, with whom he would go on to direct in six films. Nicholson would earn a best actor nomination for "Five Easy Pieces" directed by Rafelson. Other films among Bob's most well-known films are "The King of Marvin Gardens" in 1972, and "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1981).
10. This last question has a bit of a twist. Since there are two famous Bobs with this last name I decided to include both of them. The two separate Bobs are separated by a slash in each of the clue answers. Here's the sentence: "A vowel changes its sound from word to word in English." 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 rock band member / baseball pitcher

Here's a 2-for-1 (or 1-for-2?): "A voWEL CHanges its sound from word to word in English."

Our first Bob Welch from Los Angeles, California, was the guitarist and vocalist from 1971 to 1974 for the world famous group, Fleetwood Mac. After leaving Fleetwood Mac, he had his biggest hit with "Sentimental Lady", which reached number 8 on the 1977 Billboard chart. The second biggest hit was "Ebony Eyes" in 1978. Our other Bob Welch was a Cy Young-winning pitcher who overcame struggles with alcohol. His Cy Young year was in 1990, when he won 27 games for the American League champions, Oakland Athletics.
Source: Author Billkozy

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