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Trivia Quiz - Carl Reiner

What do you know about Carl Reiner?

Quiz Number: 4170
Date Submitted: December 03, 2011
Quiz Categories: TV, Radio & Stage, Movies
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 38.8 percent
Times Taken: 97 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Carl Reiner

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1. In 1950, Carl Reiner was cast by producer Max Leibman in "Your Show of Shows," appearing on air in skits while also working alongside writers. Who was the star of the show?
  A.   Bob Hope
  B.   George Burns
  C.   Mel Brooks
  D.   Sid Caesar

2. Carl Reiner has the distinction of being the only person to appear on a certain talk show with each of its five hosts. What show?
  A.   The Late Late Show
  B.   America Tonight
  C.   The Tonight Show
  D.   CBS Late Night

3. Carl Reiner has a famous son who is an actor, director, producer and writer. What is his name?
  A.   Rob
  B.   Don
  C.   Joe
  D.   Ralph

4. Reiner portrayed Rob Petrie in his 1959 television pilot "Head of the Family" which eventually became the basis for what show?
  A.   The Dick Van Dyke Show
  B.   The Andy Griffith Show
  C.   The Bob Newhart Show
  D.   The Donna Reed Show

5. Starting 1960, Reiner teamed with Mel Brooks in several comedy specials and skits including being a straight man to what character created by he and Brooks?
  A.   The Sheriff
  B.   The Producer
  C.   40-Year Old Virgin
  D.   2000 Year Old Man

6. From 1961-66, Reiner occassionally appeared on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" as what character?
  A.   Buddy Sorrell
  B.   Rob Petrie
  C.   Alan Brady
  D.   Mel Cooley

7. In which of these movies did Carl Reiner not have an acting role?
  A.   Blazing Saddles (1974)
  B.   Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
  C.   The Jerk (1979)
  D.   The End (1978)

8. Reiner played a large role in the early career of a certain actor, directing and co-writing four films for the comedian. What actor?
  A.   Steve Martin
  B.   Robin Williams
  C.   John Goodman
  D.   John Candy

9. For what character did Carl Reiner provide the voice in the 2009 animated film "Merry Madagascar"?
  A.   Alex the lion
  B.   Santa Claus
  C.   Marty the zebra
  D.   Melman the giraffe

10. What role does Carl Reiner play on the the TV Land sitcom "Hot in Cleveland"?
  A.   Fred
  B.   Max
  C.   Bobby
  D.   Joe®   

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