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Trivia Quiz - Alex Karras-Athlete and Actor

This is a quiz on Alex Karras who spent his entire NFL Football career with the Detroit Lions before retiring and becoming an actor.

Quiz Number: 4736
Date Submitted: October 10, 2012
Quiz Categories: Football
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 55.6 percent
Times Taken: 18 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Alex Karras

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1. Alex wore what jersey number while playing in the NFL?
  A.   77
  B.   74
  C.   71
  D.   70

2. What position did Alex play in the NFL?
  A.   Defensive Tackle
  B.   Nose Tackle
  C.   Linebacker
  D.   Defensive End

3. Alex played collegiate football at what Big 10 University?
  A.   Indiana
  B.   Iowa
  C.   Illinois
  D.   Ohio State

4. What was Alex's nickname?
  A.   The Mad Lion
  B.   The Mad Hatter
  C.   The Mad Hungarian
  D.   The Mad Duck

5. Alex did not play during the 1963 season for what reason?
  A.   Tore his ACL
  B.   Suspended for gambling
  C.   He broke his leg
  D.   Suspended for drug violation

6. Alex played the part of Mongo, a big, dim-witted cowboy in what western movie?
  A.   Support Your Local Sheriff
  B.   Paint Your Wagon
  C.   Blazing Saddles
  D.   Cat Ballou

7. Alex played the role of George Papadapolis on what television sitcom?
  A.   Mork and Mindy
  B.   Diff'rent Strokes
  C.   Punky Brewster
  D.   Webster

8. Susan Clark played Katherine Papadapolis, wife of George Papadapolis, played by Alex Karras in a hit sitcom. What relation was Susan Clark in real life to Alex Karras?
  A.   She was also his real life wife
  B.   She was his cousin
  C.   She was his sister
  D.   She was his sister-In-law

9. Alex played the role of Sheriff Wallace in what comedy movie?
  A.   Super Troopers
  B.   Support Your Local Sheriff
  C.   Blazing Saddles
  D.   Porky's

10. What was the name of the novel written by Alex?
  A.   Armchair Quarterback
  B.   Tuesday Night Football
  C.   My Field of Dreams
  D.   Sunday®   

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