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Trivia Quiz - Norman Lear: TV Producer

This is a quiz on iconic television producer Norman Lear who brought hit sitcoms to American families throughout the 70's & 80's.

Quiz Number: 4519
Date Submitted: June 05, 2012
Quiz Categories: Movie & TV Directors, Producers & Writers, All in the Family
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 46.6 percent
Times Taken: 85 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4
Quiz is about: Norman M Lear

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1. Which of the following sitcoms was produced by Norman Lear?
  A.   All in the Family
  B.   Sanford and Son
  C.   Good Times
  D.   All of the Above

2. Norman founded a civil liberties advocacy organization in 1981 called what?
  A.   People for Pro-Life
  B.   People for the American Way
  C.   People against Racism
  D.   People Free to Bear Arms

3. What was the name of the first TV Series created by Norman?
  A.   Cold Turkey
  B.   All in the Family
  C.   The Deputy
  D.   Divorce American Style

4. Norman Lear is the godfather of what actress?
  A.   Katey Sagal
  B.   Courtney Cox
  C.   Jennifer Aniston
  D.   Julia Louis Dreyfus

5. CBS picked up what Lear sitcom hit after it was rejected by ABC?
  A.   The Jeffersons
  B.   Maude
  C.   All in the Family
  D.   Sanford and Son

6. Lear's first hit was "All in the Family," which paved the way for many other Lear sitcoms. Which sitcom was Lear's second big hit?
  A.   The Jeffersons
  B.   Sanford and Son
  C.   Different Strokes
  D.   One Day At A Time

7. Lear's sitcoms all had what in common?
  A.   They used videotape instead of film
  B.   They were all character driven
  C.   They were all filmed in front of a live studio audience.
  D.   All of the above

8. In 2003,Norman provided the voice of what inventor on an episode of "South Park"?
  A.   Ben Franklin
  B.   Thomas Edison
  C.   Alexander Graham Bell
  D.   Henry Ford

9. Which of the following sitcoms produced by Lear was the longest running?
  A.   All in the Family
  B.   Who's The Boss
  C.   The Jeffersons
  D.   The Facts of Life

10. Norman dropped out of Emerson College in 1942 to join what branch of the military during World War II?
  A.   Army Air Forces
  B.   Navy
  C.   Army
  D.   Air Force®   

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