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Quiz about Who Am I PETER Is the Name of the Game
Quiz about Who Am I PETER Is the Name of the Game

Who Am I? P-E-T-E-R Is the Name of the Game! Quiz

Peter comes from Greek meaning "rock" or "stone". Can you identify the correct "Peter" from the clues that are given?

A matching quiz by zambesi. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
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Quiz #
Dec 03 21
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Avg Score
8 / 10
Last 3 plays: Guest 174 (10/10), wwwocls (10/10), Guest 174 (10/10).
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1. J.M. Barrie   
Peter Sampras
2. Pro Football Hall of Famer  
Peter Gunn
3. Craig Stevens  
Peter Pihos
4. "A World Without Love" (song)  
Peter D. Mitchell
5. Grand Slam tennis champion  
Peter Graves
6. First winner of a posthumous acting Oscar  
Peter Pan
7. Brother of James Arness ("Gunsmoke")  
Peter Asher
8. Drummer in the Beatles before Ringo Starr  
Peter Best
9. Member of the "Rat Pack"  
Peter Lawford
10. Nobel Prize Winner  
Peter Finch

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. J.M. Barrie

Answer: Peter Pan

J.M.Barrie (1860-1937) was a Scottish novelist and the creator of the character Peter Pan. "Peter Pan (The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up)" was first written as a play in 1904 and then into a novel in 1911. The play has since been adapted as a pantomime, stage musical, films and television. In 1953 Walt Disney adapted it into an animated full-length feature film.
2. Pro Football Hall of Famer

Answer: Peter Pihos

Peter Louis Pihos (1923-2011) was a professional footballer who played nine seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was drafted to the Eagles in 1945 but was still in the U.S.Army. He took part in the D-Day campaign in Europe. He only started with the Eagles in 1947. He took part in six Pro Bowls (1950- 1955). He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1970.
3. Craig Stevens

Answer: Peter Gunn

Craig Stevens (1918-2000) was an American actor of film and television. After many years in films, he played the part of the private eye Peter Gunn in the TV series (114 episodes) of the same name from 1958-1961. The theme music to the series "Peter Gunn Theme" won Henry Mancini an Emmy and two Grammy Awards.
4. "A World Without Love" (song)

Answer: Peter Asher

Peter Asher is an English singer, guitarist and record producer. Together with Gordon Waller (1945-2009) they formed the British pop duo Peter and Gordon. During the 1960s they had a number of Top 10 hits on both sides of the Atlantic, however, their biggest hit that reached number one in the UK and USA in 1964 was "A World Without Love".
5. Grand Slam tennis champion

Answer: Peter Sampras

Peter "Pete" Sampras is a retired American tennis player who won 14 Grand Slam singles titles (seven Wimbledon, five US Open and two Australian Open titles). He started on the professional circuit in 1988 and played his last match at the US Open in 2002 when he defeated Andre Agassi in the final.
6. First winner of a posthumous acting Oscar

Answer: Peter Finch

Peter Finch (1916-1977) was an English-born Australian actor. Finch enlisted in the Australian Army in 1941 and when discharged in 1945 had the rank of sergeant. After appearing in films and on stage he moved to England in 1948. He played roles on stage and in the movies in the UK, USA and Australia.

It was his performance as Howard Beale in the 1976 movie "Network" that he won his Oscar.
7. Brother of James Arness ("Gunsmoke")

Answer: Peter Graves

Peter Graves (1926-2010) was an American film and television actor. He older brother James Arness (1923-2011) played the role of Matt Dillon in the long runner western TV series "Gunsmoke" (1955-1975). The family name was originally Aursnes and James spelled his stage name Arness and Peter adopted a maternal family name of Graves. Peter Graves appeared in numerous movies, but is possibly best remembered as Jim Phelps in the TV series "Mission: Impossible" (1967-1973).

He was married to his wife Joan Endress for 60 years (1950 until his death in 2010).
8. Drummer in the Beatles before Ringo Starr

Answer: Peter Best

Peter "Pete" Best is an English musician and was the original drummer in the Beatles group from 1960-1962. He traveled to Hamburg, Germany with the group for their first season of club dates. He was dismissed from the group in August 1962 and replaced by Ringo Starr. Pete worked as a civil servant for 20 years and in 1988 started the Pete Best Band. Pete Best has been portrayed in several films about the Beatles.

He has been married to his wife Kathy for over 50 years and they have two daughters.
9. Member of the "Rat Pack"

Answer: Peter Lawford

Peter Lawford (1923-1984) was an English actor. He spent most of his adult life in the USA where he appeared in numerous movies. He was invited to join the "Rat Pack" by Frank Sinatra. In the 1960 movie "Ocean's 11" was the first time the "Rat Pack" members appeared together in a movie.

The term Rat Pack was initiated by the press but the group called themselves "the Summit" or "the Clan". Peter Lawford married Patricia Helen Kennedy (sister of US Senator John F. Kennedy) in 1954 but were divorced in 1966 and together they had four children.
10. Nobel Prize Winner

Answer: Peter D. Mitchell

Peter D. Mitchell (1920-1992) was a English biochemist. It was for his work on the discovery of the mechanism of ATP synthesis that he received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1978. ATP means Adenosine triphosphate is a small molecule used in cells to transport energy within the cells for metabolism.
Source: Author zambesi

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May 23 2023 : Guest 174: 10/10
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