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Trivia Quiz - Humorous Quotes

Shakespeare wrote, "Better a witty fool than a foolish wit." Try to determine the witty fools or foolish wits of the following quotes.

Quiz Number: 5522
Date Submitted: July 11, 2015
Quiz Categories: Culture
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 50 percent
Times Taken: 10 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3

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Humorous Quotes

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1. Which comedian when asked if he was taking Viagra remarked, "The idea of using Viagra at my age is like erecting a brand new flagpole in front of a condemned building."?
  A.   Gene Wilder
  B.   Mel Brooks
  C.   Don Rickles
  D.   Harvey Korman

2. Which writer button-holed religious tolerance when he stated, "We must respect the other fellow's religion but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart."?
  A.   G. K. Chesterton
  B.   P. G. Wodehouse
  C.   H. L. Menken
  D.   W. H. Auden

3. Who said, "Non-alcoholic beer is kind of like a Nerf vibrator. It's not really going to work."?
  A.   Eddie Murphy
  B.   Robin Williams
  C.   Dan Ackroyd
  D.   Jerry Seinfeld

4. Who expressed the following opinion, "Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high-powered rifle and scope."?
  A.   P. J. O'Rourke
  B.   James Thurber
  C.   Ogden Nash
  D.   Saki

5. Which New York Times journalist wrote, "Calling George Bush shallow is like calling a dwarf short."?
  A.   James Risen
  B.   Jayson Blair
  C.   Daniel Simpson
  D.   Molly Ivins

6. Who reflected, "Jimmy Carter as president is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton. The job is too big for him."?
  A.   Tim Conway
  B.   Frank Gorshin
  C.   Rich Little
  D.   George Burns

7. Who said of Sylvester Stallone, "He is to acting what Liberace is to pumping iron."?
  A.   Mike Meyers
  B.   Rex Reed
  C.   Johnny Carson
  D.   Chuck Barris

8. Which film director said, "Donald Trump's hair is to coiffure what Ashton Kutcher is to dramatic acting."?
  A.   Tony Vitale
  B.   Quentin Tarantino
  C.   Peter Yates
  D.   Ethan Coen

9. Which comedian offered, "Men read maps better because only a male mind could conceive of an inch equaling a hundred miles."?
  A.   Lily Tomlin
  B.   Phyllis Diller
  C.   Joan Rivers
  D.   Roseanne Barr

10. Which member of the political class said, "Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think it's important."?
  A.   Michael Dukakis
  B.   Walter Mondale
  C.   Eugene McCarthy
  D.   Barry Goldwater®   

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