Quiz about Surnames the Same
Quiz about Surnames the Same

Surname's the Same Trivia Quiz

Match the surname to the correct pair.

A matching quiz by nyirene330. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Match Quiz
Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Very Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 72 (10/10), Buddy1 (10/10), Guest 174 (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. Martin and Jennifer  
2. Kristen and Martha   
3. Matthew and Luke  
4. Doris and Emma  
5. Henry and Kate  
6. Anna Nicole and Bubba  
7. Cyrus and Maureen   
8. Esther and Barry  
9. Jean and Gene  
10. Michael and Diane  

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Martin and Jennifer

Answer: Lawrence

Martin Lawrence is a stand-up comedian and an actor, born in Germany in 1965. He had a sitcom, "Martin", which lasted from 1992-1997, and starred in "Bad Boys" ("Whatcha gonna do?"), a film from 1995.

Jennifer Lawrence has been acting since she was a teenager. She played Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games" films, and she won a Best Actress Academy Award for "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012).
2. Kristen and Martha

Answer: Stewart

Kristen Stewart began her acting career in 1999 with small roles. Her first big role was as Jodie Foster's daughter in "Panic Room" (2002), before turning into Bella Swan in "The Twilight Saga" film series.

Martha Stewart is the original homemaker guru and businesswoman. She founded Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in 1997, has hosted syndicated TV shows and, in 1994, was found guilty on charges relating to insider trading.
3. Matthew and Luke

Answer: Perry

No, these are not the apostles!
Matthew Perry was born in Canada and is best known for his role as Chandler Bing on "Friends" (1994-2004). He has been in movies like "Fools Rush In" and "The Whole Nine Yards", as well as several other TV shows.

Luke Perry has appeared in movies and on TV. He is known primarily for playing Dylan McKay on "Beverly Hills, 90210" from 1990 to 1995, and again from 1998 to 2000.
4. Doris and Emma

Answer: Roberts

Doris Roberts (1925-2016) had a TV career which spanned six decades. Doris appeared on "Remington Steele" and "St Elsewhere", but is best known as the manipulative, but loving, Marie Barone on "Everybody Loves Raymond".

Emma Roberts is the daughter of actor Eric Roberts and the niece of Julia Roberts. She is an actress who was in the film "Blow", played Addie Singer on "Unfabulous" (2004-2007) and Chanel in "Scream Queens" (2015).
5. Henry and Kate

Answer: Hudson

Going back in time, Henry Hudson (1570-1611) was a navigator and explorer who was looking for the Northwest Passage to China by way of the Arctic Circle. He was employed by the Dutch East India Company and wound up finding the Hudson River instead.

Kate Hudson is the actress daughter of Goldie Hawn. She was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in "Almost Famous" in 2002.
Oliver Hudson is her brother, and also the name of Henry's son.
6. Anna Nicole and Bubba

Answer: Smith

Anna Nicole Smith (1967-2007) was born with the name Vicki Lynn Hogan. She was 'Playmate of the Year' in 1993, and married octogenarian millionaire J. Howard Marshall in 1994.

Charles Aaron 'Bubba' Smith was an American professional football player from 1967 to 1976, and played in two Super Bowls (III and V). After retiring, he became an actor, appearing in the first six "Police Academy" films.
7. Cyrus and Maureen

Answer: McCormick

"Don't fear the reaper" whose inventor was Cyrus McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick invented a mechanical reaper in 1831. He founded McCormick Harvesting Machine Co., which became International Harvester in 1902.

"Marcia, Marcia, Marcia" was played by Maureen McCormick on "The Brady Bunch" from 1969 to 1974. She has appeared on subsequent Brady TV shows, e.g., "The Brady Bunch Hour" and "The Brady Brides", and has written "Here's the Story".
8. Esther and Barry

Answer: Williams

Esther Williams (1921-2013) was a member of the L.A. Athletic Club swim team as a teenager, and set national and regional swimming records. She later became an actress in many swimming related fictional films like "Bathing Beauty" in 1944.

Barry Williams is best known for having portrayed the eldest son, Greg, on "The Brady Bunch" (1969-1974). He has appeared in later "Brady Bunch" TV vehicles, and authored a book called "Growing Up Brady" (1992).
9. Jean and Gene

Answer: Simmons

Jean Simmons (1929-2010) was an English actress starring in films for over 60 years. Among her films were: "Spartacus" in 1960 ("No, I am Spartacus"), "The Robe" (1953), "Elmer Gantry" (1960) and the musical "Guys and Dolls" in 1955.

Gene Simmons was born as Chaim Witz in Israel. He has been the frontman for the band KISS since 1973, and was the star of the TV reality show "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels" from 2006 to 2012.
10. Michael and Diane

Answer: Keaton

Michael Keaton is an American actor who starred in films like "Batman" (1989) and "Beetlejuice" (1988). In 2014 he played Riggan in "Birdman", and was nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for the role.

Diane Keaton has been acting in films since 1970. Her first major role was as Kay Adams in "The Godfather" in 1972. She won a Best Actress Oscar for Woody Allen's movie "Annie Hall" (1977).

Sidenote: Diane was born Diane Hall, while Michael was Michael Douglas.
Source: Author nyirene330

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