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Name that TV Show: Common Bond 2 Quiz


Can you guess the name of this 1960s US TV show?

A multiple-choice quiz by Bigwoo. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Bigwoo
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
307,808
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
5269
Awards
Top 20% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 209 (10/10), Guest 172 (7/10), andymuenz (9/10).
Question 1 of 10
1. What occupation did Bing Crosby's character have in the 1944 Academy Award winning movie "Going my Way"? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. According to the English idiom, "X marks the ___." What goes in the blank? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. What is the state bird of Tennessee, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi and Texas? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Besides Alex what other Van Halen brother was the co-founder of the band eventually called "Van Halen"? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Which flower is most commonly associated with Easter? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. In their 1986 hit song, the Judds wanted someone to tell them about "the good old days". Who was it? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. What famous Tin Pan Alley lyricist helped to write the songs "Blueberry Hill" and "You Gotta be a Football Hero"? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which of these numbers would a person with triskaidekaphobia fear? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. What was Lamont Sanford's father's name in the 1970s US sitcom called "Sanford and Son"? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. What TV show provides the common bond for all these answers?

Answer: (Two Words)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What occupation did Bing Crosby's character have in the 1944 Academy Award winning movie "Going my Way"?

Answer: Priest

Crosby played the role of Father Chuck O'Malley who is assigned to a poor, rundown parish. The young Irish priest has to overcome the objections of a cantankerous old priest set in his ways and hold off the parish's mortgage holder in order to save and revive Saint Dominic's.

The priest organizes a group of streetwise boys into a choir who uses their talents to save the day. The film won seven Academy Awards including Crosby's Academy Award for Best Actor.
2. According to the English idiom, "X marks the ___." What goes in the blank?

Answer: Spot

The 24th letter of the English alphabet is used for many other things besides "marking the spot". It is the symbol for the Roman numeral 10, used as a movie rating for adult movies and as a mark used by one who cannot sign his name. "X marks the spot" is also the name of a British game show.
3. What is the state bird of Tennessee, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi and Texas?

Answer: Mockingbird

More specifically, the Northern Mockingbird is the state bird of these five southern states. The gray and white bird gets its name because of its ability to mimic sounds of other birds. The mockingbird is featured in Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" and in such songs as "Hush Little Baby" and "Listen to the Mockingbird".
4. Besides Alex what other Van Halen brother was the co-founder of the band eventually called "Van Halen"?

Answer: Eddie

Eddie and Alex Van Halen started their band in 1972. Originally the band was called "Mammoth". The brothers eventually partnered with David Lee Roth and Michael Anthony and begin playing in the Los Angeles area. The group caught their break when they were discovered by KISS' Gene Simmons. Their first album released in 1978 went gold followed by four albums that went platinum.
5. Which flower is most commonly associated with Easter?

Answer: Lily

The most common type of lily used during Easter is native to Japan. It is famous for its large white trumpet shaped blooms and its long stem. Pet owners be aware: This flower is poisonous to cats.
6. In their 1986 hit song, the Judds wanted someone to tell them about "the good old days". Who was it?

Answer: Grandpa

"Grandpa, Tell Me about the Good Old Days" was one of the duos fourteen singles which reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot Country Singles charts. The song also won a Grammy Award for "Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group". The mother/daughter duo was disbanded in 1991 after the mother, Naomi had health problems.

The daughter Wynonna has since embarked on a successful solo career.
7. What famous Tin Pan Alley lyricist helped to write the songs "Blueberry Hill" and "You Gotta be a Football Hero"?

Answer: Al Lewis

Lewis was a New York City native who often partnered with Abner Silver and Al Sherman to write many songs during the vaudeville period. "Blueberry Hill", written in 1940, has been recorded by almost forty artists including, Elvis Presley, Gene Autry, Andy Williams, The Beach Boys and Elton John.

However, the most famous recording was by Fats Domino in 1956. "You Gotta be a Football Hero" is recognized as one of the most familiar American football anthems of all time.
8. Which of these numbers would a person with triskaidekaphobia fear?

Answer: 1313

Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13. In the western culture this number is usually associated with bad luck. While no one knows for sure the origin of this myth, it has been traced back to medieval times. This superstition can be expensive, reportedly costing economies millions of dollars in lost productivity on any Friday that falls on the thirteenth of any month. Additionally, some skyscrapers do not have a numbered thirteenth floor because of this superstition.
9. What was Lamont Sanford's father's name in the 1970s US sitcom called "Sanford and Son"?

Answer: Fred

Sanford and Son was a US sitcom that aired from 1972 to 1977. Comedian Redd Foxx portrayed the elderly Los Angeles area junkyard owner. His son was played by Demond Wilson. The show was modeled after the British hit show "Steptoe and Son". Foxx left the show in 1977 after sharing concerns about the lack of African - American writers in Hollywood and in order to attempt an ill-fated try at hosting a variety show.
10. What TV show provides the common bond for all these answers?

Answer: The Munsters

The show aired on CBS from 1964 to 1966 and is still shown in syndication. The comedy depicted the daily life of a group of fun-loving, kind yet scary looking monsters. The answers to the question fit in to the show as follows:

Question 1: Pat PRIEST played the role of Marilyn Munster.
Question 2: SPOT was The Munsters' pet fire breathing dragon that lived under the staircase.
Question 3: The Munsters' Gothic style mansion was located on MOCKINGBIRD Lane in the town of MOCKINGBIRD Heights.
Question 4: EDDIE Munster was the son of Herman and Lily. The role was played by Butch Patrick.
Question 5: LILY Munster was the wife. The role was played by Yvonne DiCarlo.
Question 6 and 7: AL LEWIS played the role of GRANDPA. Named Sam Dracula, he was Lily's father, was from Transylvania and was born in 1367.
Question 8: FRED Gwynne played the role of the lovable Frankenstein-like Herman Munster.
Question 9: 1313 was the famous address of the Munster home - 1313 Mockingbird Lane.
Source: Author Bigwoo

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