Quiz about Are They a John or a Variant of the Name Part I
Quiz about Are They a John or a Variant of the Name Part I

Are They a John or a Variant of the Name? Part I Quiz

The name John comes from the Hebrew name "Yochanan" meaning "YahWeh is gracious". Can you identify the correct John, Jon, Jonathan, Johnny, Jack or Jackie from the simple clue that is given. Have FUN!

A matching quiz by zambesi. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
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Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Very Easy
Avg Score
10 / 10
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1. A knighted English singer and songwriter   
Johnny Bench
2. A Boy Named Sue   
Elton John
3. "Book 'em, Danno!"   
Jackie Robinson
4. Gulliver's Travels   
Jonathan Swift
5. Father of actress Angelina Jolie   
Jon Voight
6. Dallas, Texas   
Jackie Kennedy
7. Marion Mitchell Morrison   
Jon Bon Jovi
8. Brooklyn Dodgers   
Johnny Cash
9. Founder and front-man of rock band   
John Wayne
10. Cincinnati Reds   
Jack Lord

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. A knighted English singer and songwriter

Answer: Elton John

Reginald Kenneth Dwight, better known as Elton John is an English singer, pianist and composer. Elton John is one of the biggest selling artists
in the world with over 300 million record sales in a career that started in 1967. He has had seven consecutive number one albums in the USA. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1998.
2. A Boy Named Sue

Answer: Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, actor and author. He recorded the song "A Boy Named Sue" at a live performance at San Quentin State Prison, California in February, 1969. It is the only single that Johnny Cash had on the US Billboard Hot 100 list when it reached number two spot in 1969 for three weeks.
3. "Book 'em, Danno!"

Answer: Jack Lord

Jack Lord (1920-1998) was an American film, television and stage actor. He is best known for his role as Detective Steve Garrett in the television series "Hawaii Five-O" (1968-1980). His partner in the series was Detective Daniel "Danno" Williams (James MacArthur) and many of the episodes would end with Garrett saying to Williams "Book 'em, Danno!". This catchphrase became part of pop culture in the 70s.
4. Gulliver's Travels

Answer: Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, poet, and cleric. He is best remembered for the following works ""A Tale of a Tub" (1704), "Gulliver's Travels" (1726) and "A Modest Proposal" (1729). "Gulliver's Travels" is considered a classic of English Literature.
5. Father of actress Angelina Jolie

Answer: Jon Voight

Jon Voight is an American actor and the father of Angelina Jolie and James Haven. He has appeared in a number of memorable movies including "Midnight Cowboy"(1969), "Deliverance" (1972) and "The Champ" (1979). However, it was for his portrayal of paralyzed Vietnam war veteran Luke Martin in "Coming Home" (1978) that he won the Academy Award for Best Actor.
6. Dallas, Texas

Answer: Jackie Kennedy

Jackie Kennedy (née Bouvier-1929-1994) was the wife of the 35th US President, John F. Kennedy. She was the First Lady of the United States from 1961 until JFK's death in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. She was in the vehicle with the President when he was assassinated. In 1968 she married Aristotle Onassis (1906-1975).
7. Marion Mitchell Morrison

Answer: John Wayne

Marion Mitchell Morrison (1907-1979) was better known as John Wayne the actor and filmmaker. His acting career spanned from 1926-1976). His career took off with his appearance in the 1939 movie "Stagecoach" and since then his list of movies is staggering including "The Searchers" (1956), "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962), "Rio Bravo" (1959) and "The Longest Day" (1962).

He won his only Oscar for Best Actor with his role as Rooster Cogburn in the 1969 western "True Grit".
8. Brooklyn Dodgers

Answer: Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) was an American professional baseball player. In 1947 he became the first African-American to play in the MLB when he played second base for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. Jackie played for the Dodgers from 1947-1956 and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.
9. Founder and front-man of rock band

Answer: Jon Bon Jovi

John Francis Bongiovi Jr. is better known Jon Bon Jovi an American singer, song-writer and actor. In 1983 he founded and is the front-man for the rock band Bon Jovi. The band has sold over 130 million albums world-wide and in 2009 he was inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame.
10. Cincinnati Reds

Answer: Johnny Bench

Johnny Bench is a former professional baseball player who played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967-1983. He is regarded as one of the greatest catchers to have played in MLB. He won two World Series with the Reds in 1975 and 1976. He was a 14 time All-Star selection and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989.
Source: Author zambesi

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