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Trivia Quiz - Joan Rivers: Comedian Extraordinaire!

What do you know about Joan Rivers?

Quiz Number: 3153
Date Submitted: June 17, 2009
Quiz Categories: TV Talk Shows, Comedians
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 50.2 percent
Times Taken: 277 times
Taken by Registered Users: 16
Quiz is about: Joan Rivers

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Joan Rivers Comedian Extraordinaire
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1. What stand-up comedian inspired Joan Rivers to pursue a career in comedy?
  A.   Lenny Bruce
  B.   Don Rickles
  C.   Phyllis Diller
  D.   Henny Youngman

2. For what talk show did Joan frequently work as a guest host during the 1970s and 1980s?
  A.   The Joey Bishop Show
  B.   The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
  C.   The Dick Cavett Show
  D.   The Mike Douglas Show

3. What color was Joan Rivers' hair?
  A.   brunette
  B.   red
  C.   blonde
  D.   bald

4. In 1978, Rivers wrote and directed a movie starring her good friend Billy Crystal. What was the name of the movie?
  A.   This is Spinal Tap
  B.   Animalympics
  C.   Uncle Scam
  D.   Rabbit Test

5. Joan appeared in "Drawn Together," an American animated television series, starring as Clara's talking vagina. What character did Joan voice?
  A.   Vulvanator
  B.   La Labia
  C.   Octopussoir
  D.   Vajoana

6. What is the name of Joan Rivers' only daughter?
  A.   Maria
  B.   Dana
  C.   Melissa
  D.   Teresa

7. What was the name of Joan's successful daytime talk show which ran from 1989 to 1993?
  A.   Here's Joan!
  B.   The Joan Rivers Show
  C.   Joan Live
  D.   Joan and Friends

8. To what character did Joan loan her voice in the 1987 Mel Brooks' film, "Spaceballs"?
  A.   Dot Matrix
  B.   Lone Starr
  C.   Princess Valium
  D.   Princess Vespa of Druidia

9. For what charitable organization did Joan serve as national chairman?
  A.   American Kidney Fund
  B.   American Lung Association
  C.   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  D.   American Cancer Society

10. The second half of the title of Joan's 2008 self-help book is "A Woman's Guide to Beauty Through Plastic Surgery." What's the first half of the title?
  A.   Men are Stupid...And They Like Big Boobs
  B.   From Mother to Daughter
  C.   Don’t Count the Candles
  D.   You Can Look Great!®   

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