Quiz about Are they David Dave or Davy
Quiz about Are they David Dave or Davy

Are they David, Dave or Davy Trivia Quiz

Can you identify from the clue that is given the correct David, Dave or Davy

A matching quiz by zambesi. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Quiz #
Dec 03 21
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Avg Score
9 / 10
Last 3 plays: Guest 174 (7/10), Guest 12 (2/10), mazza47 (10/10).
Mobile instructions: Press on an answer on the right. Then, press on the gray box it matches on the left.
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. Kung Fu   
Dave Allen
2. US Congressman   
David McCallum
3. James Bond   
David Niven
4. Tottenham Hotspur   
Dave Brubeck
5. Jazz pianist and composer   
Davy Jones
6. Illya Kuryakin   
Dave MacKay
7. The Monkees   
David Bowie
8. Irish comedian   
Dave Bing
9. English singer, songwriter and actor   
David Carradine
10. Hall of Famer and Mayor   
Davy Crockett

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Kung Fu

Answer: David Carradine

David Carradine (1936-2009) was an American film and television actor spanning the years 1963-2009. He is best remembered as Kwai Chang Caine in the TV series "Kung Fu" (1972-1975).
2. US Congressman

Answer: Davy Crockett

Davy Crockett (1786-1836) is an American folk hero who was a frontiersman, soldier and politician. He fought in the Creek War and the War of 1812. He entered politics and became a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Tennessee. He then headed west to the Texan Revolution where he was killed at the Battle of the Alamo in 1836.
3. James Bond

Answer: David Niven

David Niven (1910-1983) was an English actor, author and soldier. He appeared in hundreds of movies over a period from 1932-1983. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the 1958 film "Separate Tables". He played the role of James Bond in the 1967 spy comedy film "Casino Royale" also featuring Peter Sellers and Ursula Andress. David Niven also attended the Royal Military College, Sandhurst and when WWII broke out he re-enlisted in the army. He was also the author of four books including his autobiography "The Moon's a Balloon".
4. Tottenham Hotspur

Answer: Dave MacKay

Dave MacKay (1934-2015) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and was a professional footballer and manager. He started his playing career with Heart of Midlothian (Hearts) and in 1959 was signed by Tottenham Hotspur. He had a very successful career at Spurs (1959-68) winning numerous trophies. He finished his playing career in 1972 and then took Derby County to the First Division title in 1974-75 as the manager.
5. Jazz pianist and composer

Answer: Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck (1920-2012) was an American jazz pianist and composer. After graduating from college he was drafted into the U.S.Army and served in Europe during WWII. He wrote a number of jazz standards and formed the Dave Brubeck Quartet which became very successful. He appeared on the cover of Time magazine in 1954 being the second jazz musician to do so after Louis Armstrong in 1949.
6. Illya Kuryakin

Answer: David McCallum

David McCallum (b.1933) was born in Glasgow, Scotland and is an actor and musician. He has appeared in numerous movies including "The Greatest Story Ever Told" and "The Great Escape". He also appeared on various episodes of television series but it was his role as Illya Kuryakin opposite Robert Vaughn in "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." (1964-68) that he is best remembered. He was a classically trained musician and recorded four albums for Capital Records. In some episodes of "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." He was seen playing various instruments including double bass and guitar.
7. The Monkees

Answer: Davy Jones

Davy Jones (1945-2012) was an English singer, songwriter, musician and actor. He played the role of the Artful Dodger in the stage musical "Oliver" in London and Broadway. He appeared on the "Ed Sullivan Show" the same night the Beatles made their first appearance on that same show in 1964.
He was a member of the pop group "The Monkees" from 1966-71 which was formed for a TV series of the same name. The members of the group remained close friends and they had several reunions and their last tour together was in 2011.
8. Irish comedian

Answer: Dave Allen

Dave Allen (1936-2005) was an Irish comedian and satirist. He had his own show "The Dave Allen Show" on BBC in the UK from 1972-1986. He his trademark was sitting on a stool with a glass of whiskey on a table beside him. At the time he was one of the most contraversial comedians in the UK slandering politics and religion.
9. English singer, songwriter and actor

Answer: David Bowie

David Bowie (1947-2016) was an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a very innovative musician whose methods had a huge impact on popular music. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
10. Hall of Famer and Mayor

Answer: Dave Bing

Dave Bing was an NBA player for 12 seasons and after retiring as a player he built a multi-million dollar steel business in Michigan. He was elected mayor of Detroit from 2009-2013. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1990.
Source: Author zambesi

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