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Trivia Quiz - Frank Sinatra - Ol' Blue Eyes

Frank Sinatra courted fame and controversy throughout his long career as a singer and a movie star. Test your knowledge of one of the musical giants of the 20th century.

Quiz Number: 5336
Date Submitted: May 09, 2014
Quiz Categories: Music, Movies, Movie Stars, Singers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 64.1 percent
Times Taken: 120 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Frank A Sinatra

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1. In what US state was Frank Sinatra born in December, 1915?
  A.   New York
  B.   New Jersey
  C.   New Hampshire
  D.   New Mexico

2. Who was the band leader who gave Frank Sinatra his intial break in 1939?
  A.   Tommy Dorsey
  B.   Woody Hermann
  C.   Harry James
  D.   Glenn Miller

3. In what branch of the armed services did Frank Sinatra serve during World War II?
  A.   Army
  B.   Navy
  C.   Air Force
  D.   He did not participate in armed service

4. For what movie did Frank Sinatra win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar?
  A.   From Here to Eternity
  B.   Von Ryan's Express
  C.   The Man with the Golden Arm
  D.   The Joker is Wild

5. In the 1960s Frank Sinatra left Capitol Records to start his own recording label know as what?
  A.   Sinatra Songs
  B.   Sinatra Sings
  C.   Reprise Records
  D.   Blue Eye Discs

6. Frank Sinatra was the acknowledged leader of the Hollywood "rat pack". Who of the following was not part of this notorious group?
  A.   Dean Martin
  B.   Jerry Lewis
  C.   Joey Bishop
  D.   Sammy Davis jnr

7. On what social issue was Frank Sinatra an outspoken supporter and advocate?
  A.   plight of the poor
  B.   publicly-funded health system
  C.   a women's right to choose
  D.   racial equality

8. In what country did Frank Sinatra create a furore when he described local female journalists as "hookers"?
  A.   Australia
  B.   England
  C.   New Zealand
  D.   India

9. In 1963 what traumatic personal event befell Frank Sinatra?
  A.   He attempted suicide.
  B.   His son was kidnapped and held for ransom.
  C.   He was diagnosed with lung cancer.
  D.   He divorced his second wife, Ava Gardner.

10. In the 1990s Frank Sinatra recorded "Duets" with a number of well-known artists. Who of the following was not one of them?
  A.   Aretha Franklin
  B.   Liza Minelli
  C.   Charles Aznavour
  D.   Willie Nelson®   

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