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Trivia Quiz - Karen Carpenter-Voice of an Angel - Gone Too Soon

Questions about the life and death of one of the most talented singers ever.

Quiz Number: 2195
Date Submitted: March 02, 2008
Quiz Categories: Pop Music, Singers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: 0zero0
Average Score: 63.3 percent
Times Taken: 1,799 times
Taken by Registered Users: 26
Quiz is about: Karen Carpenter

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1. What was Karen Carpenter's full name?
  A.   Emily Karen Carpenter
  B.   Karen Marie Carpenter
  C.   Karen Anne Carpenter
  D.   Abigail Karen Carpenter

2. Where was Karen Carpenter born?
  A.   New York, New York
  B.   New Haven, Connecticut
  C.   Los Angeles, California
  D.   Downey, California

3. What were the names of Karen Carpenter's parents?
  A.   Agnes and Harold
  B.   Margaret and William
  C.   Thomas and Mary
  D.   Richard and Emily

4. When Karen joined the band in high school, what instrument did the conductor originally give her?
  A.   violin
  B.   flute
  C.   drums
  D.   glockenspiel

5. Karen Carpenter and her brother formed the popular duo, The Carpenters. What was her brother's name?
  A.   Robert
  B.   Kevin
  C.   Richard
  D.   Thomas

6. When John Wayne met Karen in 1968, he urged her to audition for which of his films?
  A.   Rooster Cogburn
  B.   The Shootist
  C.   True Grit
  D.   McQ

7. At Karen's condominium, her doorbell chimed the first six notes of which Carpenters song?
  A.   "Top of the World"
  B.   "We've Only Just Begun"
  C.   "Close To You"
  D.   "Superstar"

8. On August 31, 1980, who did Karen Carpenter marry?
  A.   Mike Curb
  B.   Thomas Burris
  C.   Alan Osmond
  D.   Terry Ellis

9. How old was Karen Carpenter when she died?
  A.   30
  B.   32
  C.   34
  D.   35

10. What caused the death of Karen Carpenter on February 4, 1983?
  A.   lung cancer
  B.   heart failure
  C.   aneurysm
  D.   ovarian cancer®   

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