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Trivia Quiz - Carol Burnett: Career Highlights

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Quiz Number: 2623
Date Submitted: June 07, 2008
Quiz Categories: Comedians, TV Variety Shows
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: phonerec
Average Score: 52.1 percent
Times Taken: 152 times
Taken by Registered Users: 23
Quiz is about: Carol Burnett

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Carol Burnett Career Highlights
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1. Carol Burnett was a performer on the New York circuit of cabarets and night clubs, most notably for a hit parody number called:
  A.   I Made a Fool of Myself Over John Foster Dulles
  B.   Cabaret
  C.   Once Upon a Mattress
  D.   Oliver Twist

2. In the 1950s, Carol Burnett worked as a regular on one of television's earliest game shows. What was it called?
  A.   CBS Television Quiz
  B.   What's My Line?
  C.   Pantomime Quiz
  D.   Truth or Consequences

3. In 1959, Carol Burnett became a regular on what television variety show?
  A.   Your Show of Shows
  B.   The Garry Moore Show
  C.   Ed Sullivan's "Toast of the Town"
  D.   The Red Skelton Show

4. What was the name of the first sitcom in which Carol starred?
  A.   The Girls
  B.   Neighbors
  C.   Stanley
  D.   Burns and Allen

5. With whom did Carol co-star in her first sitcom?
  A.   Phil Silvers
  B.   Buddy Hackett
  C.   Eve Arden
  D.   George and Gracie Allen

6. In 1964, Carol Burnett starred in an American variety show with Caterina Valente and Bob Newhart. What was it called?
  A.   That's Entertainment!
  B.   Showtime!
  C.   The Entertainers
  D.   Celebrities on Stage

7. In what Broadway play was Carol a huge success?
  A.   The Princess
  B.   The Princess and the Pea
  C.   My Favorite Guy
  D.   Once Upon a Mattress

8. Burnett returned to TV in the mid-1990s as a supporting character on a sitcom. She played one of the main character's mother. What was the name of the show?
  A.   Seinfeld
  B.   Mad About You
  C.   The Drew Carey Show
  D.   Caroline in the City

9. For what show did Carol earn her first Emmy Award?
  A.   The Garry Moore Show
  B.   The Ford Show
  C.   The Steve Allen Show
  D.   The Milton Berle Show

10. What year did The Carol Burnett Show debut?
  A.   1966
  B.   1967
  C.   1968
  D.   1969®   

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