Quiz about Some People Named Elmo
Quiz about Some People Named Elmo

Some People Named Elmo! Trivia Quiz


A Quiz on your knowledge of the very few famous (or infamous) Elmo's that have graced our planet.

A multiple-choice quiz by ElmoFringby30. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
145,664
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
3 / 5
Plays
646
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Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. This Elmo was the youngest officer ever promoted to Rear Admiral (in the U.S. Navy). Hint

Admiral Elmo P. "Bud" Zumwalt
Admiral Elmo R. "Bud" Zumwalt
Admiral Elmo R. "Bud" Lincoln
Admiral Elmo P. "Red" Zumwalt

2. This Elmo was the movie's first Tarzan. Hint

Elmo Lincoln
Elmo Nixon
Elmo Kennedy
Elmo Washington

3. Elmo Patrick _______ was a convicted murderer on whom Sean Penn's "Matthew Poncelet" character in "Dead Man Walking" was based. Hint

Sonner
Bonnier
Sonnier
Bonner

4. On what television show does a giggling red Elmo appear? Hint

Mr. Rogers Neighborhood
Sesame Street
Blue's Clues
Clifford the Big Red Dog

5. This Italian mezzo-soprano opera singer's last name was Elmo. Can you guess her first name? Hint

Cloe
Maria
Isabella
Anna Maria


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This Elmo was the youngest officer ever promoted to Rear Admiral (in the U.S. Navy).

Answer: Admiral Elmo R. "Bud" Zumwalt

Admiral Zumwalt served in World War II, Vietnam, and on the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Time magazine hailed Admiral Zumwalt as "the Navy's most popular leader since World War II." In 1998 Admiral Zumwalt was awarded the Presidential medal of Freedom for his service to the United States in war and peace.
2. This Elmo was the movie's first Tarzan.

Answer: Elmo Lincoln

Elmo Lincoln was born in Rochester, Indiana in 1889. He appeared in many movies, but is best known as the first as first movie Tarzan. At the end he appeared in circuses, billed as the original Tarzan. Elmo Lincoln passed away in 1952, the cause of death was a heart attack.
3. Elmo Patrick _______ was a convicted murderer on whom Sean Penn's "Matthew Poncelet" character in "Dead Man Walking" was based.

Answer: Sonnier

A Louisiana man who was convicted (along with his brother Eddie) of kidnapping a young couple and murdering them, he was executed by electrocution in 1984.
4. On what television show does a giggling red Elmo appear?

Answer: Sesame Street

Elmo is a lovable (and relatively new) character on "Sesame Street". The "Tickle Me Elmo" was a very hot commodity a few Christmases ago (shades of the Cabbage Patch Doll mania of 1985).
5. This Italian mezzo-soprano opera singer's last name was Elmo. Can you guess her first name?

Answer: Cloe

Cloe Elmo was born in 1909 and died in 1962. She counted "Carmen," "Amneris" and "Mrs. Quickly" among her roles. In her later years she chose teaching. In 1954 she was appointed professor in Ankara.
Source: Author ElmoFringby30

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