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Trivia Quiz - Erma Bombeck: A Very Funny Lady

As she said, "insanity is hereditary, you get it from your children..."

Quiz Number: 2049
Date Submitted: January 15, 2008
Quiz Categories: American Authors
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: phonerec
Average Score: 49.9 percent
Times Taken: 77 times
Taken by Registered Users: 13
Quiz is about: Erma Bombeck

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Erma Bombeck A Very Funny Lady
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1. Where was Erma born?
  A.   Detroit, MI
  B.   St. Louis, MO
  C.   Dayton, OH
  D.   Little Rock AR

2. What was her maiden name?
  A.   Fiste
  B.   Falk
  C.   Foote
  D.   Fogle

3. What was her husband's first name?
  A.   Rick
  B.   Pete
  C.   Roger
  D.   Bill

4. How many children did Erma have?
  A.   1
  B.   3
  C.   2
  D.   4

5. How did she start her career?
  A.   as a reporter
  B.   as a novelist
  C.   as a screenplay writer
  D.   as a speech writer

6. What was the name of her first column?
  A.   Just Shoot Me
  B.   Life and Children
  C.   Till Death Do Us Part
  D.   At Wit's End

7. What year did that column start?
  A.   1964
  B.   1965
  C.   1966
  D.   1967

8. In the beginning, how much money per column did she earn?
  A.   $5.00
  B.   $7.00
  C.   $6.50
  D.   $3.00

9. How many books did Erma write?
  A.   7
  B.   15
  C.   8
  D.   12

10. What year did she die?
  A.   1989
  B.   1992
  C.   1998
  D.   1996®   

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