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Quiz about John Wayne  A Man Named John
Quiz about John Wayne  A Man Named John

John Wayne - A Man Named John Trivia Quiz


John Wayne fans know that in many of his movies his character's name was also John. In the answers all are parts played by The Duke. I will give you the name of the movie and you select the character's name in the film.

A multiple-choice quiz by stevroll. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
stevroll
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
226,004
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
1137
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Question 1 of 10
1. What was the name of the hard nosed Sergeant named John in "Sands of Iwo Jima" (1949)? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Who was the Union Cavalry Colonel named John in "The Horse Soldiers" (1959)? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Who was the legendary gunfighter name John who wished to die in peace in "The Shootist" (1976)? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. What sheriff named John was in "Rio Bravo" (1959)? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Who was the ex-Union Colonel John in "The Undefeated" (1969)? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Which John was in "The Fighting Kentuckian" (1949)? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Which John was in the old sagebrush film "Blue Steel" (1934)? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which John was in "Dakota" (1945)? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. What was the John in "The Star Packer" (1934)? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Who was the John in "Texas Terror" (1935)? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What was the name of the hard nosed Sergeant named John in "Sands of Iwo Jima" (1949)?

Answer: John Stryker

I alway thought that Duke should have won the Oscar for his role of tough Marine Sgt. John M. Stryker. Sgt. Stryker led his squad up Mt. Suribachi and was shot in the back prior to the famous 2nd flag raising. The three surviving flag raisers were also in the movie.
John Chisum was a rich cattle baron fighting a range war in "Chisum" (1970).
John Drury was a cowboy with his horse named Duke in "Ride Him, Cowboy"(1932).
John Mason was a cowboy claiming his share of a mine in "Haunted Gold" (1932).
2. Who was the Union Cavalry Colonel named John in "The Horse Soldiers" (1959)?

Answer: John Marlowe

"The Horse Soldiers" was a Civil War movie based on the true raids of Union Col. Benjamin Greison and directed by John Ford. In this one, Col. Marlowe led his men on a raid to disrupt railroads in Mississippi and to draw Rebel forces away from Vicksburg.
John Elder was a gunfighter trying to get back the family ranch in "The Sons of Katie Elder" (1965).
John Tobin was a cowboy trying to catch the bandit who killed his parents in "The Lawless Frontier" (1934).
John Reynolds was a Northern lawyer in New Orleans in the crime drama, "Lady from Louisiana" (1941).
3. Who was the legendary gunfighter name John who wished to die in peace in "The Shootist" (1976)?

Answer: John Books

John Bernard Brooks was a gunfighter with stomach cancer who could not die in peace in Duke's last movie.
John Middleton was a government agent investigating cattle rustling in "Lawless Range" (1935).
John Wyatt was an undercover Federal Agent looking for counterfeiters in "Paradise Caynon" (1935).
John Rogers was the aka of John Wyatt in "Paradise Caynon".
4. What sheriff named John was in "Rio Bravo" (1959)?

Answer: John Chance

Sheriff John T. Chance tried to hold a killer in his jail with the help of a few friends, while the killer's brother tried to get him out.
John Philips helped Austrian refugees fleeing Hitler go to Oregon in "Three Faces West" (1940).
John Clayborn was a Western lawyer in "King of the Pecos" (1936).
John Wyatt tried to find the killer of his parents in "Westward Ho" (1935). This was a different John Wyatt from question 3 - "Paradise Canyon".
5. Who was the ex-Union Colonel John in "The Undefeated" (1969)?

Answer: John Thomas

Ex-Colonel John Henry Thomas helped a former enemy, a Confederate colonel played by Rock Hudson.
John Hansen was a retired hockey player and chicken farmer who wanted to enlarge his chicken farm in "Idol of the Crowds" (1937).
John Trent was a cavalry scout in "The Telegraph Trail" (1933).
John Bishop was a stagecoach driver and stagecoach racer in "Somewhere in Sonora" (1933).
6. Which John was in "The Fighting Kentuckian" (1949)?

Answer: John Breen

Militiaman John Breen fell in love with a French woman in Alabama while returning to Kentucky after fighting Indians. Oliver Hardy also starred.
Johnny Munroe was an engineer building a tunnel through the mountains in "Tycoon" (1947).
John Weston was a rodeo star in "The Man From Utah" (1934).
John Martin was an undercover agent in the Western "Rainbow Valley" (1935).
7. Which John was in the old sagebrush film "Blue Steel" (1934)?

Answer: John Carruthers

U. S. Marshall John Carruthers helped solve robberies and catch a gang of crooks.
John Steele was a deputy sheriff in "The Big Stampede" (1932).
John Brant was framed for murder and tried to find the real killer in the sagebrush western "Sagebrush Trail" (1932).
John Smith was the aka of John Brant in "Sagebrush Trail".
8. Which John was in "Dakota" (1945)?

Answer: John Devlin

John Devlin was a gambler heading up the Missouri River with Walter Brennen who played a riverboat captain.
John Scott was a rodeo star accused of robbery in "The Desert Trail" (1935).
John Jones was John Scott's aka in "The Desert Trail" (1935).
John Smith was both a wagon train scout and later a sheriff in Oklahoma in "The New Frontier" (1935).
9. What was the John in "The Star Packer" (1934)?

Answer: John Travers

John Travers was a U.S. Marshall looking for a gang of crooks led by "The Shadow". He took on a local sheriff's job and discovered how "The Shadow" gave his orders from behind a fake safe. This movie was really corny but I suspect it kept kids on the edge of their seats in a 1935 movie house.
John Blair was a Pony Express rider put of of work by the telegraph who becomes a stagecoach driver in "Winds of Wasteland" (1936).
John Tipton was a federal agent monitoring the vote for statehood in Wyoming in "The Lawless Ninties" (1936).
John Delmont was a U.S. Army captain trying to find his father, and leading a wagon train to California in "The Oregon Trail" (1936).
10. Who was the John in "Texas Terror" (1935)?

Answer: John Higgins

Sheriff John Higgins turned in his badge and went into prospecting after he thought he had killed his friend. He also got the girl and the bad guys.
John Holmes was an army captain who helped Spanish landowers in "The Man From Monterey" (1933).
John Mason was shot and nursed back to health by the sister of the man who killed his father in "The Dawn Rider" (1935). (A different John Mason From "Haunted Gold")
John Ashley was a former Union Army Captain asked by the governor to rid carpetbaggers from Texas in "The Lonely Trail" (1936).
I hope you all enjoyed this quiz.
Source: Author stevroll

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