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Trivia Quiz - Tarzan - Lord of the Apes

This is a simple quiz on Tarzan, who was raised in the jungle by apes. How much do you know about the Ape Man? Great trivia quiz covering the life and history of Tarzan!

Quiz Number: 4579
Date Submitted: July 06, 2012
Quiz Categories: Animated TV Series & Cartoons, Literature, TV Sci-Fi, Fictional Characters, Fantasy Movies, American Culture, Children's Books, Radio
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 70.9 percent
Times Taken: 185 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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1. Tarzan was created by which writer?
  A.   Nathaniel Hawthorne
  B.   Louis Stevenson
  C.   Rudyard Kipling
  D.   Edgar Rice Burroughs

2. What was the name of the ape tribe that raised Tarzan?
  A.   Mangani
  B.   Kulchak
  C.   Mowgli
  D.   Great Ape

3. What is Tarzan's real name?
  A.   John Clayton, Earl Greystoke
  B.   Lord Tinnebaum
  C.   Tarzan
  D.   Greystoke

4. The creation of Tarzan was largely motivated by Mowgli, a character of which author?
  A.   Robert London
  B.   Sir Francis Doyle
  C.   Rudyard Kipling
  D.   Edgar Rice Burroughs

5. Tarzan lived in the jungles of what country?
  A.   South America
  B.   Brazil
  C.   Africa
  D.   Bermuda

6. What was the name of Tarzan's chimpanzee from the 1930's movies?
  A.   Bear
  B.   Cheetah
  C.   Mowgli
  D.   Monkey

7. What actor starred as Tarzan on NBC from 1966 to 1968?
  A.   Ron Ely
  B.   Johnnie Weissmuller
  C.   Lex Barker
  D.   Buster Crabbe

8. What was the name of Tarzan's love interest?
  A.   Jana
  B.   Jill
  C.   Jane
  D.   Joanne

9. What was the name of Tarzan's adoptive son?
  A.   James
  B.   Boy
  C.   Little Tarzan
  D.   Tiki

10. Tarzan first appeared in magazines in what year?
  A.   1928
  B.   1924
  C.   1920
  D.   1912®   

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