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Quiz about Who am I Richard Dick Richie or Ricky

Who am I? Richard, Dick, Richie or Ricky Quiz

Richard is Germanic name meaning "ric" (ruler, leader, king, powerful) and "hard" (strong, brave, hardy). From the name Richard comes Dick, Richie and Ricky. Can you identify the correct name from the clue that is given.

A matching quiz by zambesi. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Quiz #
Dec 03 21
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1. He was married to Elizabeth Taylor   
Dick Clark
2. Rob Petrie   
Dick Butkus
3. English businessman   
Richie McCaw
4. Hello Mary Lou   
Dick Turpin
5. Australian cricket captain   
Richard Burton
6. English highwayman   
Ricky Hatton
7. German composer   
Ricky Nelson
8. British pop singer   
Richard Branson
9. Former British boxing World Champion   
Richard Wagner
10. Chicago Bears (NFL)   
Richard Attenborough
11. English actor and filmmaker   
Richie Benaud
12. American singer and songwriter   
Lionel Richie
13. French pianist   
Cliff Richard
14. Former New Zealand rugby captain   
Richard Clayderman
15. American Bandstand   
Dick Van Dyke

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. He was married to Elizabeth Taylor

Answer: Richard Burton

Richard Burton (1925-1984) was a Welsh actor who also had a baritone voice. He first established himself as a Shakespearean actor in the 1950s. In an acting career spanning over 40 years he was nominated nine times for an Academy Award, but was never successful. He was one of Elizabeth Taylor's seven husbands being married to her on two occasions 1964-1974 and 1975-1976.
2. Rob Petrie

Answer: Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke played the role of Rob Petrie in the TV series "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (1961-1966). Rob Petrie was the head comedy writer for a fictional comedy show. His wife in the series was Mary Tyler Moore as Laura Petrie.
3. English businessman

Answer: Richard Branson

Richard Branson is an English businessman who is the founder of the Virgin Group. He has dyslexia and did not have a successful academic career. However, he became an entrepreneur as a teenager with a student magazine and expanded into a mail-order record business. From there he went on to establish record stores and the Virgin label and eventually to the Virgin Atlantic airline and Virgin Money (a bank).

He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000 for his services to business.
4. Hello Mary Lou

Answer: Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson (1940-1985) was an American actor, singer, musician and songwriter. He was a child actor on radio and television with his family on "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet". He has the distinction of having the first number one hit on the new US Billboard Hot 100 in 1958 with "Poor Little Fool". "Hello Mary Lou" never reached number one but is probably his most remembered song.
5. Australian cricket captain

Answer: Richie Benaud

Richie Benaud (1930-2015) was an Australian Test cricketer who also captained the national team. He was an all-rounder having made test centuries and was one of the great leg spin bowlers in the history of the game. After retiring from cricket he became a respected personality behind the microphone of radio and television.

His commentary of the game gave pleasure to cricket followers for over 50 years.
6. English highwayman

Answer: Dick Turpin

Dick Turpin (1705-1739) was an English highwayman who was hanged for horse theft. After his death his exploits were romanticised as dashing and heroic and he became popular in ballads and the theatre. His actions were popularised in the theatre during the 18th and 19th centuries and he was brought to the screen of film and television in the 20th century.
7. German composer

Answer: Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner (1813-1883) was a German composer and conductor who is berst known for his operas. These operas included "Tristan und Isolde", "Die Walküre" and "Das Rheingold". The annual Bayreuth Festival, in Bayreuth, Germany, is a music festival dedicated to the operas of Wagner. The first festival took place in 1876.
8. British pop singer

Answer: Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard is a British singer, musician and actor. He is the third top selling record artist in the UK behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley. It is estimated that his worldwide sales exceed 250 million.
9. Former British boxing World Champion

Answer: Ricky Hatton

Ricky Hatton is a former British professional boxer who fought in the ring from 1997-2012. He won world championships at light-welterweight (multiple times) and one at welterweight. His record is 48 fights with 45 wins.
10. Chicago Bears (NFL)

Answer: Dick Butkus

Dick Butkus is a former professional line-backer with the Chicago Bears (1965-1972). In his nine years of player he was invited eight times to the Pro Bowl. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979. Once he retired from playing he became a celebrity endorse, broadcaster and actor.
11. English actor and filmmaker

Answer: Richard Attenborough

Richard Attenborough (1923-2014) was an English stage and film actor plus filmmaker. He served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during WWII. His most notable film appearances where "The Great Escape# (1963), "The Flight of the Phoenix" (1965), "The Sand Pebbles"(1988), "Jurassic Park" (1993) and the remake of "The Miracle on 34th Street" (1994).

He won two Academy Awards for the movie "Gandhi" (1982) as Best Picture and Best Director. Both he and his brother, David were knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
12. American singer and songwriter

Answer: Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. He is a five-time Grammy Award winner and has sold over 100 million records. He co-wrote with Michael Jackson the 1985 charity single "We Are the World". He has had a number of chart toppers in the USA with ""Endless Love", "Truly", "All Night Long (All Night)", "Hello" and "Say You, Say Me".
13. French pianist

Answer: Richard Clayderman

Richard Clayderman is a French pianist who has released numerous albums. It is noted in the Guinness Book of World Records that he is "the most successful pianist in the world". His range of music covers instrumental pop, classical, 'easy listening' and semi-classical.
14. Former New Zealand rugby captain

Answer: Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw is a New Zealander and former national rugby captain of the All-Blacks. He captained the national team in 110 of his 148 test matches. He won the World Rugby Payer of the Year on three occasions. He also captained New Zealand to two successful World Cup victories in 2011 and 2015.
15. American Bandstand

Answer: Dick Clark

Dick Clark (1929-2012) was an American radio and television personality. He is best known for hosting "American Bandstand" from 1957-1987. He is responsible for giving many new artists national exposure including Tina Turner, Simon & Garfunkel, Stevie Wonder and Prince.
Source: Author zambesi

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