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Marilyn Monroe Quiz

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What was Marilyn Monroe's birth name?
Billy-Jean Robuck
Norma Jean Mortenson
Stella Ruth Helmitzer
Marian Louellen Schmidt

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Because of her attractive looks and demeanor, the press nicknamed Monroe which of the following?
The Blonde Bombshell
The Wily Woman
The Vivacious Vixen
The Steely Blonde

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One of Monroe's most famous roles was in The Seven Year Itch. This movie came out in what year?
Marilyn Monroe Quiz
1948
1937
1962
1955

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Which of the following two famous entertainers did Monroe marry in her life?
John Wayne and Perry Como
Charlie Chaplin and Stephen Brutus
Muhammad Ali and Burt Reynolds
Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller

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Talent agents discovered Marilyn Monroe in 1944 as she worked in what place of business?
A laundromat
A plane factory
A diner
An auto shop

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What is the name of Monroe's father?
Unknown
Bill Bixby
Caleb Monroe
J. P. Morgan

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Monroe presented at what year's Academy Awards ceremony?
1945
1947
1951
1956

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Monroe sparked rumors of an affair between her and what American president when she sang to him on his birthday?
Richard Nixon
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
Jimmy Carter

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Monroe appeared on the first cover of what famous magazine?
Playboy
Life
Time
People

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In 1956, Monroe received incredible critical praise for her role as Cherie in what film that broke her typecast as the ditzy blonde?
Bus Stop
King of Prague
Limbo
I Told a Lie

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Monroe won a Golden Globe for her performance in what monumental 1959 film?
Stars in the Sky
Learning to Fly
Some Like It Hot
Rolling Knolls

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What was the date of Marilyn Monroe's unfortunate death?
November 4th, 1959
April 17th, 1960
August 5th, 1962
December 3rd, 1964

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What was the cause of Monroe's tragic death?
Murder
An automobile accident
A heart attack
An overdose

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