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Bob Hope Quiz

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Bob Hope got his start in theater by performing in what style of productions which were known for having musical and comedic elements and which were often carried by singular performers?
Passe-Pieds
Redstone
Merkutze
Vaudeville

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Bob Hope was originally born in what country until his family emigrated to the U.S.A. when he was a child?
The U.K.
Spain
Italy
Egypt

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Hope originally tried to achieve stardom in the late 1910s by starting a career competing in what sport?
Baseball
Boxing
American football
Fencing

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Hope was particularly famous for starring in what series of comedies where he and his cohorts would travel to exotic locations and get into trouble?
The "Globetrotters" Series
The "Here and There" Series
The "Road To" Series
The "Distant Shores" Series

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What other American entertainer co-starred with Hope through the "Road to" series?
Danny Kaye
Buster Keaton
Bing Crosby
Austin McHale

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"Thanks for the Memory" was a song that Hope would perform often enough that it became considered something of a signature song for him. In what film did he originally perform this song along with Shirley Ross?
The Big Broadcast of 1938
The Swing Parade of 1940
The 1928 Carnival of Feelings
The Way We Were in 1935

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Hope is known in Broadway history for originating the starring role of Huckleberry Haines in what musical?
Giuliani
Dime Store
My Fair Lady
Roberta

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Through the publisher DC Comics, Hope licensed a rather popular series of comics starring a fictionalized version of himself that got into humorous situations. What was the name of this comic series?
The Adventures of Bob Hope
The Whacky World of Bob Hope
Bob's Laughs and Loons
The Bob Hope Variety Pages

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Hope became an icon of American patriotism because of his vast number of tours he served with what organization to provide live entertainment to American troops overseas?
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Operation Overseas
The United Service Organization
The Legion of Laughs
The Golden Stand Touring Commission

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Bob Hope sponsored The Bob Hope Desert Classic to serve as a tournament of what sport which he loved dearly?
Soccer
Fishing
Wrestling
Golf

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What American President awarded Hope the Presidential Medal of Freedom in January, 1969?
Dwight Eisenhower
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Jimmy Carter
George H. W. Bush

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Bob Hope currently has the record for the celebrity to host the Academy Awards the most times of anyone in history. How many times (solo and as a part of a group) did he host this event?
5
9
13
19

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At the 1959 Academy Awards, Bob hope was presented with what prestigious honorary award from the Academy?
The Oscar Erbun Award for Lifelong Achievement
The Bernard Tacidel Societal Advancement Award
The Living Well Patriot Award
The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

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The Bob Hope Airport was named in Hope's honor. In what city was this airport located until its name was recently changed?
New York City, New York
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Miami, Florida
Burbank, California

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What American President in 2003 founded the Bob Hope American Patriot Award?
Ronald Reagan
Barack Obama
George W. Bush
Bill Clinton

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