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Quiz about Captain Lou Albano
Quiz about Captain Lou Albano

"Captain" Lou Albano Trivia Quiz


Often imitated yet never duplicated, Captain Lou Albano was a colorful professional wrestler and manager. This quiz is about this legendary figure's career.

A multiple-choice quiz by workisboring. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
workisboring
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
377,114
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
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234
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Question 1 of 10
1. In the 1960s, Lou Albano formed a tag team called the Sicilians with which wrestler? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. In 1970, "Captain" Lou Albano became a professional wrestling manager. On January 18, 1971, which one of "Captain" Lou Albano's protégés shocked the world by defeating Bruno Sammartino for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. "Captain" Lou Albano was nicknamed "The Guiding Light" during his managerial career due to his guidance of many successful tag teams. Between 1972 and 1995, how many different tag teams did "Captain" Lou Albano guide to win the WWE World Tag Team Championship? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. "Captain" Lou Albano guided which two protégés to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. "Captain" Lou Albano was a member of a group of evil wrestling managers with "Classy" Freddie Blassie and the Grand Wizard of Wrestling. What was the name of this group of managers? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. On December 8, 1979 of the WWE's "Championship Wrestling" program, "Captain" Lou Albano announced that he had purchased the contract of a wrestler from the Grand Wizard of Wrestling. The wrestler voiced that he didn't want to be associated with "Captain" Lou Albano. Thus the wrestler was attacked by "Captain" Lou Albano and his protégés, the Wild Samoans. Who was this wrestler? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. In 1984, "Captain" Lou Albano began working with singer Cindy Lauper. What was the first collaboration between "Captain" Lou Albano and Cindy Lauper? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. After much verbal sparring between Cyndi Lauper and "Captain" Lou Albano, they decided to culminate their feud at the WWE's 1984 "The Brawl to End it All" event. "Captain" Lou Albano managed the Fabulous Moolah against a female wrestler managed by Cyndi Lauper. Who was managed by Cyndi Lauper in this match? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. In 1994, "Captain" Lou Albano returned to WWE to manage which tag team? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. What year was "Captain" Lou Albano inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame? Hint



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1. In the 1960s, Lou Albano formed a tag team called the Sicilians with which wrestler?

Answer: Tony Altomare

The tag team known as the Sicilians consisted of Lou Albano and Tony Altomare. The Sicilians won the WWE United States Tag Team Championship on July 10, 1967 by defeating the team of Spiros Arion and Arnold Skaaland.
2. In 1970, "Captain" Lou Albano became a professional wrestling manager. On January 18, 1971, which one of "Captain" Lou Albano's protégés shocked the world by defeating Bruno Sammartino for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship?

Answer: Ivan Koloff

Ivan Koloff defeated Bruno Sammartino for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship on January 18, 1971. Bruno Sammartino held this title for over seven years. A riot occurred in the arena after the match. Albano and Koloff had to be escorted out of the ring after the match without the championship belt.
3. "Captain" Lou Albano was nicknamed "The Guiding Light" during his managerial career due to his guidance of many successful tag teams. Between 1972 and 1995, how many different tag teams did "Captain" Lou Albano guide to win the WWE World Tag Team Championship?

Answer: fifteen

"Captain" Lou Albano led fifteen different teams to win the WWE World Tag Team Championship. One of these teams, the Valiant Brothers, gave Lou Albano his "Captain" nickname. Three tag tams managed by "Captain" Lou Albano were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. These teams included the Valiant Brothers, the Blackjacks and the Wild Samoans.
4. "Captain" Lou Albano guided which two protégés to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship?

Answer: Greg "the Hammer" Valentine and Don Muraco

"Captain" Lou Albano guided Don Muraco to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship on January 22, 1983 when Muraco defeated Pedro Morales for the title. "Captain" Lou Albano guided Greg 'The Hammer' Valentine to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship on September 24, 1984 when Valentine defeated Tito Santana for the title. "Captain" Lou Albano sold Valentine's contract to Jimmy Hart in early 1985.
5. "Captain" Lou Albano was a member of a group of evil wrestling managers with "Classy" Freddie Blassie and the Grand Wizard of Wrestling. What was the name of this group of managers?

Answer: The Triumvirate of Terror

The Triumvirate of Terror was a group of top heel managers in World Wrestling Entertainment. This group consisted of "Captain" Lou Albano, "Classy" Freddie Blassie and the Grand Wizard of Wrestling. These managers with their protégés made life difficult for their opponents in WWE during the late 1970s and 1980s.
6. On December 8, 1979 of the WWE's "Championship Wrestling" program, "Captain" Lou Albano announced that he had purchased the contract of a wrestler from the Grand Wizard of Wrestling. The wrestler voiced that he didn't want to be associated with "Captain" Lou Albano. Thus the wrestler was attacked by "Captain" Lou Albano and his protégés, the Wild Samoans. Who was this wrestler?

Answer: Pat Patterson

The then-WWE Intercontinental Champion Pat Patterson was unhappy about working with "Captain" Lou Albano after the manager purchased Patterson's contract from the Grand Wizard of Wrestling in late 1979. A tag team match featuring the tag team of Pat Patterson and the Wild Samoans was contested on December 8, 1979 of the WWE's "Championship Wrestling" program. The Wild Samoans and "Captain" Lou Albano turned on Pat Patterson at the end of the match by attacking him with a chair.
7. In 1984, "Captain" Lou Albano began working with singer Cindy Lauper. What was the first collaboration between "Captain" Lou Albano and Cindy Lauper?

Answer: "Captain" Lou Albano acted in one of Cindy Lauper's music videos

"Captain" Lou Albano met Cindy Lauper and her manager David Wolff on an airplane flight from Puerto Rico. Soon after the flight, "Captain" Lou Albano starred in the music video for Cindy Lauper's 1984 single "Girls Just Want to Have Fun". "Captain" Lou Albano starred in several other music videos during 1984.

"Captain" Lou Albano went on a "Piper's Pit" segment and claimed credit for Lauper's success. Cindy Lauper confronted "Captain" Lou Albano and hit the colorful manger with her purse.
8. After much verbal sparring between Cyndi Lauper and "Captain" Lou Albano, they decided to culminate their feud at the WWE's 1984 "The Brawl to End it All" event. "Captain" Lou Albano managed the Fabulous Moolah against a female wrestler managed by Cyndi Lauper. Who was managed by Cyndi Lauper in this match?

Answer: Wendi Richter

At the WWE's 1984 "The Brawl to End it All" event, the Fabulous Moolah defended her WWE Women's Championship against Wendi Richter. The Fabulous Moolah was managed by "Captain" Lou Albano while Cyndi Lauper managed Wendi Richter. Richter defeated Moolah for WWE Women's Championship ending Moolah's twenty-eight year reign as champion.

Soon after this match, "Captain" Lou Albano and Cyndi Lauper announced that proceeds from their feud would go towards the fight against multiple sclerosis.
9. In 1994, "Captain" Lou Albano returned to WWE to manage which tag team?

Answer: The Headshrinkers

On April 26, 1994, "Captain" Lou Albano guided the Headshrinkers to win the WWE World Tag Team Championship. The Headshrinkers were the last protégés managed by "Captain" Lou Albano.

The two members of the Headshrinkers are related to other protégés of "Captain" Lou Albano. He managed the Wild Samoans in the early 1980s. The members of the Wild Samoans and the Headshrinkers are part of the Anoaʻi wrestling dynasty.
10. What year was "Captain" Lou Albano inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame?

Answer: 1996

Joe Franklin inducted "Captain" Lou Albano into the WWE Hall of Fame on November 16, 1996. "Baron" Mikel Scicluna, Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, Johnny Rodz, Killer Kowalski, Pat Patterson and Vince McMahon, Senior were also inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame that night.
Source: Author workisboring

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