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Trivia Quiz - Famous People from Wisconsin

Great trivia quiz about famous people from Wisconsin!

Quiz Number: 5052
Date Submitted: April 27, 2013
Quiz Categories: American Culture
Quiz Type: People Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 65.5 percent
Times Taken: 29 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5

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Famous People from Wisconsin
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1. This Wisconsin native and Saturday Night Live great also starred in movies such as "Tommy Boy" and "Black Sheep."
  A.   Chevy Chase
  B.   John Belushi
  C.   Will Ferrell
  D.   Chris Farley

2. This Wisconsin native and actress is famous for her roles in the films "Boogie Nights" (1997), "Say It Isn't So" (2001), "Anger Management" (2003) and "Mary" (2005).
  A.   Heather Graham
  B.   Christina Applegate
  C.   Jennifer Aniston
  D.   Brooklyn Decker

3. This Wisconsin native and NHL player originally played for the Nashville Predators then signed a multi-million dollar contract with the Minnesota Wild in 2012.
  A.   Rob Blake
  B.   Ryan Suter
  C.   Blake Kessel
  D.   Darren Helm

4. This Wisconsin native is most famous as the commander of the Apollo 13 mission, which suffered a critical failure en route to the Moon but was brought back safely to Earth:
  A.   John Glenn
  B.   Gordon Cooper
  C.   Jim Lovell
  D.   Deke Slayton

5. This Wisconsin native was most famous for his role as Steve Douglas, the widowed patriarch on "My Three Sons" and for his 1944 film noir performance in "Double Indemnity."
  A.   Humphrey Bogart
  B.   Fred MacMurray
  C.   Andy Griffith
  D.   Danny Thomas

6. This Wisconsin native played college football for Eastern Illinois University and later moved on to play quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL.
  A.   Tony Romo
  B.   Jon Kitna
  C.   Matthew Stafford
  D.   Drew Henson

7. This Wisconsin native was a conservative lawyer who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and later as the 16th Chief Justice of the United States.
  A.   Antonin Scalia
  B.   John Roberts
  C.   Warren Burger
  D.   William Rehnquist

8. This Wisconsin native and rocking guitarist is famous for his hit singles, "Fly Like an Eagle," "Jungle Love," and "Abracadabra."
  A.   Jeff Lynne
  B.   Edgar Winter
  C.   Joe Walsh
  D.   Steve Miller

9. This Wisconsin native is a film actor who has had starring roles in the hit movies, "Blazing Saddles" and "Young Frankenstein" and "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."
  A.   Slim Pickens
  B.   Cleavon Little
  C.   Gene Wilder
  D.   Peter Boyle

10. This Wisconsin native is known for writing the "Little House on the Prairie" series of novels based on her childhood in a pioneer family.
  A.   Carlotta Perry
  B.   Laura Ingalls Wilder
  C.   Madeleva Wolff
  D.   Carrie Jacobs-Bond®   

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