Quiz about Odd Couples
Quiz about Odd Couples

Odd Couples Trivia Quiz


Match the first names on the left to the shared last name on the right. That's about all these odd couples have in common. Have fun!

A matching quiz by DizWiz. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
DizWiz
Time
3 mins
Type
Match Quiz
Quiz #
392,120
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Very Easy
Avg Score
10 / 10
Plays
945
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 172 (10/10), polly656 (10/10), Guest 74 (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. Isaac and Wayne  
Newton
2. Oscar and Olivia  
Johnson
3. Andrew and Michael  
Wilde
4. Julius and Sid  
Grant
5. Ulysses and Cary  
Marx
6. Karl and Groucho  
King
7. James and Marilyn  
Caesar
8. Woodrow and Flip  
Monroe
9. Lyndon and Magic  
Wilson
10. Martin Luther and Billie Jean  
Jackson






Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Isaac and Wayne

Answer: Newton

Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist, author, mathematician, astronomer, and theologian that lived in the 17th and 18th centuries. He formulated the laws of motion and gravity. He is still considered one of the greatest scientists of all time.

Wayne Newton is a singer known for his Las Vegas performances. His most recognizable song is "Danke Schoen" which was featured in the 1986 movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off".
2. Oscar and Olivia

Answer: Wilde

Oscar Wilde was an Irish playwright and poet. He also wrote the novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray". After being jailed for two years in 1895 for gross indecency (that is, committing homosexual acts), Wilde moved to France where he died in poverty.

Olivia Wilde is an Irish-American actress producer, director, and model. Two of her movies are "Rush" and "The Lazarus Effect". Olivia based her stage name on write Oscar Wilde.
3. Andrew and Michael

Answer: Jackson

Andrew Jackson was the 7th president of the United States. He was also a senator from Tennessee and military hero of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans before being elected president.

Michael Jackson was a member of the Jackson 5 singing brothers. He branched out into a solo career in 1971. He was called the "King of Pop" music. He died in 2009 at the age of 50.
4. Julius and Sid

Answer: Caesar

Julius Caesar was a Roman politician who became dictator of Rome in 49 BC. He was assassinated on March 15, 44 BC by several senators.

Sid Caesar was an American comedian, actor, and writer. He stared in the television series "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour". Sid Caesar died at the age of 91 in 2014.
5. Ulysses and Cary

Answer: Grant

Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States. He served two terms in office. During the American Civil War, he was the Commanding General of the Union Army.

Cary Grant was an English-American actor known for being one of Hollywood's top leading men. Although nominated twice, Grant never won an Academy Award.
6. Karl and Groucho

Answer: Marx

Karl Marx was a 19th century German philosopher and economist who lived in exile in London, England because of his socialist political views. The term "Marxism" was coined to describe his philosophy of history based on class struggle.

Groucho Marx was an American comedic actor. He starred in 13 films with his brothers - known as the Marx Brothers. He was born Julius Henry Marx in 1890 and died in 1977.
7. James and Marilyn

Answer: Monroe

James Monroe was the 5th President of the United States. He fought in the American Revolutionary War and studied law under Thomas Jefferson.

Marilyn Monroe was an iconic American actress. She died at the age of 36 after overdosing on barbiturates. She was known for playing the "blonde bombshell" role in her movies.
8. Woodrow and Flip

Answer: Wilson

Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States. He was also Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University. Wilson led the US during World War I.

Flip Wilson, born Clerow Wilson Jr., was an American comedic actor. In the 1970s, he hosted "The Flip Wilson Show" on television. The show won two Emmy Awards. One of his famous characters was Geraldine Jones, whose signature line was "The Devil made me do it". Wilson died from liver cancer in 1998.
9. Lyndon and Magic

Answer: Johnson

Lyndon Johnson was the 36th President of the United States. He became president upon the assassination of John F. Kennedy in November of 1963. He was elected in his own right in 1964. Johnson declared "War on Poverty" by raising millions of Americans above the poverty line.

Earvin "Magic" Johnson played professional basketball in the United States National Basketball Association (NBA). He played his entire career for the Los Angeles Lakers. In 1991, Magic Johnson revealed that he had contracted HIV. In 1992, he won a gold medal at the Barcelona Olympics.
10. Martin Luther and Billie Jean

Answer: King

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and civil rights leader. He was assassinated by James Earl Ray in 1968. He advocated civil disobedience rather than violent behavior.

Billie Jean King was a number one ranked female tennis player during the height of her sports career. She won 12 grand slam single titles. Ms. King also beat Bobby Riggs in what was touted as the "Battle of the Sexes" in 1973.
Source: Author DizWiz

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