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Quiz about Famous Celeb Deaths
Quiz about Famous Celeb Deaths

Famous Celeb Deaths Trivia Quiz


Many celebrities have left this world much too early. Most of these stories go down in history. See if you can guess who each celebrity is.

A multiple-choice quiz by tori. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
tori
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
4,200
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
19017
Awards
Top 20% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. This famous celebrity was a international martial arts sensation. His death was unexplained and blamed on a curse. Years later his son's death was untimely and accidental, it too was blamed on a curse.

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)
Question 2 of 10
2. This actress died August 5th, 1962 of a pill overdose in her own home. Some say the blonde bombshell was murdered. Her original name was Norma Jean Baker.

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)
Question 3 of 10
3. This musician was killed near his famous NYC apartment building on December 8th, 1980. He was shot by Mark David Chapman.

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)
Question 4 of 10
4. Which famous starlet was killed by 'followers' of Charles Manson in 1969?

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)
Question 5 of 10
5. Which 'Saturday Night Live' star died at forty-three of ovarian cancer? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. This famous singer died at the age of 27 on October 4th, 1970. She died of a heroin overdose and one of her famous songs was 'Me 'n Bobby McGee.' Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. People still wonder if this man is dead and still listen to his 'Jailhouse Rock' song.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 8 of 10
8. This musician was married to Courtney Love and had a child named Frances Bean. He commited suicide, leaving his band without a lead singer.

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)
Question 9 of 10
9. This 'Rebel Without a Cause' was killed in an automobile accident in 1955.

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)
Question 10 of 10
10. This actress was twenty miles outside of New Orleans, travelling with her boyfriend, a driver, three children and four dogs when her car ran into a truck, killing her. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This famous celebrity was a international martial arts sensation. His death was unexplained and blamed on a curse. Years later his son's death was untimely and accidental, it too was blamed on a curse.

Answer: Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee died of a swollen brain, yet no blood vessels were broken or blocked. His son, Brandon Lee, was filming on the set of 'the Crow' when a bullet, which was supposed to be a blank, was shot at him and he died shortly thereafter.
2. This actress died August 5th, 1962 of a pill overdose in her own home. Some say the blonde bombshell was murdered. Her original name was Norma Jean Baker.

Answer: Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn was thirty-six when she was found dead in her home.
3. This musician was killed near his famous NYC apartment building on December 8th, 1980. He was shot by Mark David Chapman.

Answer: John Lennon

Chapman had 'The Catcher in the Rye' on his person when police arrested him. Written on the flyleaf was 'This Is My Statement.' No one knows the purpose of this statement and why Chapman was so adept at killing Lennon.
4. Which famous starlet was killed by 'followers' of Charles Manson in 1969?

Answer: Sharon Tate

Sharon was pregnant at the time of her murder and she was married to director Roman Polanski.
5. Which 'Saturday Night Live' star died at forty-three of ovarian cancer?

Answer: Gilda Radner

Very funny lady.
6. This famous singer died at the age of 27 on October 4th, 1970. She died of a heroin overdose and one of her famous songs was 'Me 'n Bobby McGee.'

Answer: Janis Joplin

The name of one of Janis's band was Big Brother and the Holding Company.
7. People still wonder if this man is dead and still listen to his 'Jailhouse Rock' song.

Answer: Elvis

Elvis died in his own home August 16th, 1977.
8. This musician was married to Courtney Love and had a child named Frances Bean. He commited suicide, leaving his band without a lead singer.

Answer: Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain was the lead singer of Nirvana.
9. This 'Rebel Without a Cause' was killed in an automobile accident in 1955.

Answer: James Dean

Dean was pulled over for speeding before he crashed into another car.
10. This actress was twenty miles outside of New Orleans, travelling with her boyfriend, a driver, three children and four dogs when her car ran into a truck, killing her.

Answer: Jayne Mansfield

Jayne's boyfriend and driver also died in the accident. Her children were unhurt.
Source: Author tori

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