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Every Tom, Dick, and Harry: Dick Edition Quiz


Match the well-known person named Dick with the brief description.

A matching quiz by bernie73. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
bernie73
Time
3 mins
Type
Match Quiz
Quiz #
398,319
Updated
Apr 27 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
Plays
748
Last 3 plays: loriannie (6/10), Guest 68 (4/10), MariaVerde (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.
QuestionsChoices
1. Dick Butkus  
Talk Show
2. Dick Cavett  
Chicago Bears
3. Dick Cheney  
Pyramid
4. Dick Clark  
Your Funk and Wagnalls
5. Dick Martin  
Secretary of Defense
6. Dick Murdoch  
Bye Bye Birdie
7. Dick Thornburgh  
Governor of Pennsylvania
8. Dick Trickle  
World Wrestling Federation
9. Dick Turpin  
Highwayman
10. Dick Van Dyke  
Auto Racing






Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Dick Butkus

Answer: Chicago Bears

Richard Marvin Butkus (born 1942) played linebacker for the Chicago Bears from 1965 to 1973. He was selected to the Pro-Bowl eight times and was named part of the National Football League's 75th Anniversary All-Time Team. After his career, he worked as a sports commentator and appeared in several television series and movies.

His number has been retired by both the Chicago Bears and the University of Illinois (where he played college football).
2. Dick Cavett

Answer: Talk Show

Between 1968 and 2007, Richard Alva Cavett (born 1936) hosted several talk shows that were known as "The Dick Cavett Show." His show was known for several episodes that focused on one guest as well as pairings of guests with extremely different viewpoints. He has also been a writer and appeared on several other television shows and movies.
3. Dick Cheney

Answer: Secretary of Defense

Richard Bruce Cheney (born 1941) served as US Secretary of Defense from 1989 to 1993 and as Vice President of the United States from 2001 to 2009. Before that he was Wyoming's member of the US House of Representatives from 1979 to 1989. Many observers described Cheney as having more influence as Vice President than any US Vice President that preceded him, despite opinion polls generally showing his popularity dropping during his two terms.
4. Dick Clark

Answer: Pyramid

Richard Wagstaff Clark (1929-2012) was the longtime host of the "Pyramid" game shows ("The $10,000 Pyramid, etc.). He may be even better known as the host of the music program "American Bandstand" from 1957 to 1988. He was the co-host of "TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes" with Ed McMahon. Due to his relatively youthful appearance and his association with "American Bandstand", Dick Clark was sometimes called America's Oldest Teenager.
5. Dick Martin

Answer: Your Funk and Wagnalls

Thomas Richard Martin (1922-2008) was a comedian who may be best known as the co-host of the television sketch comedy program "Rowan & Martin's Laugh In" (1968-1973). On the show, Martin was known for the line "Look that up in your Funk Wagnalls" (referring to the Encyclopedia) after sharing an story or piece of trivia. Before the television series, Martin and Dan Rowan worked as a comedy team in nightclubs in the 1950s and 1960s.
6. Dick Murdoch

Answer: World Wrestling Federation

Hoyt Richard Murdoch (1946-1996) was a long-time professional wrestler not only with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), but also with the National Wrestling Alliance. With Adrian Adonis, Murdoch won the WWWF Tag-Team Title in 1984. He also appeared in four movies including the aptly-named "The Wrestler" (1974).
7. Dick Thornburgh

Answer: Governor of Pennsylvania

Richard Lewis Thornburgh (born 1932) served as Governor of Pennsylvania from 1979 until 1987. He left office with a 72 percent approval rating. After that he was US Attorney General (1988-1991) in the cabinets of Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush. Trained as an attorney, he has worked in both private practice and public service.
8. Dick Trickle

Answer: Auto Racing

Richard Trickle (1941-2013) was a race car driver who competed in several circuits including ARTGO and NASCAR. He would win seven ARTGO championships in the 1970s and 1980s. He was NASCAR Rookie of the Year for 1989. He has been described as "America's Winningest Driver" with an estimated 1,200 career wins.
9. Dick Turpin

Answer: Highwayman

Richard Turpin (1705-1739) was an English highwayman (one who stole from travelers). His greatest fame came at the time of and after his death. Although he was guilty of many robberies, he was found guilty of horse theft at the trial that led to his execution. Shortly after his death, Richard Bayes published "The Genuine History of the Life of Richard Turpin" (1739).
10. Dick Van Dyke

Answer: Bye Bye Birdie

Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born 1925) starred in both the Original Broadway Production of "Bye Bye Birdie" (1960) for which he won the Tony for Best Featured Actor as well as its 1963 movie adaptation. He was the title star of the television series "The Dick Van Dyke Show" for which he won three Emmy Awards as Outstanding Lead Actor.

He would later star in the television series "Diagnosis: Murder" (1993-2001).
Source: Author bernie73

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