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Trivia Quiz - West Side Story

After watching our grandson perform in his High School performance in "West Side Story," I did a bit of research on this wonderful story. Hope you enjoy!

Quiz Number: 3940
Date Submitted: May 23, 2011
Quiz Categories: Broadway, Musical Movies
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: lmcubs
Average Score: 59.6 percent
Times Taken: 206 times
Taken by Registered Users: 7

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1. "West Side Story" is a an adaptation of this classic story:
  A.   "Pride and Prejudice"
  B.   "Tom Sawyer"
  C.   "Romeo and Juliet"
  D.   "The Odyssey"

2. Who choreographed both the Broadway and movie productions of "West Side Story?"
  A.   Jerome Robbins
  B.   Gene Kelly
  C.   Bob Fosse
  D.   Gower Champion

3. Who starred as Maria in the Broadway premiere of "West Side Story?"
  A.   Chita Rivera
  B.   Mary Martin
  C.   Carol Lawrence
  D.   Rita Moreno

4. In what year was "West Side Story" nominated the Tony as Best Broadway Musical?
  A.   1958
  B.   1955
  C.   1959
  D.   1960

5. One of the best known songs is called, "Gee, Officer ________."
  A.   Carmichael
  B.   Krupke
  C.   Bernard
  D.   Smith

6. Who is not a Shark?
  A.   Moose
  B.   Anxious
  C.   Bernardo
  D.   A-Rab

7. The 1961 movie of "West Side Story" won how many Academy Awards?
  A.   10
  B.   7
  C.   4
  D.   1

8. Which famous actor was NOT considered or did not audition for the part of Tony in the movie of "West Side Story?"
  A.   Elvis
  B.   Warren Beatty
  C.   Robert Redford
  D.   Burt Reynolds

9. Who provided the singing voice of Natalie Wood in her role as Maria in "West Side Story?"
  A.   Patti Page
  B.   Marni Nixon
  C.   Julie Andrews
  D.   She did her own singing for the first time

10. What is the last scene of "West Side Story?"
  A.   Maria and Tony elope
  B.   Maria and Tony break up under the pressure of her family
  C.   Maria yells at everyone after Tony is killed
  D.   The police decide not to arrest all the gang members after a rumble®   

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