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John Wayne

What do you know about John Wayne
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"Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

 1) John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison on May 26, 1907.
Where was he born? John Wayne

  1. Lancaster County, Nebraska

  2. Winterset, Iowa

  3. Palmdale, California

  4. Tampico, Illinois

2) John Wayne's nickname is Duke.
Where did the nickname come from?

  1. His uncle

  2. His pet dog

  3. His uncle's pet rabbit

  4. His Pediatrician

3) What university did he win a football scholarship?

  1. University of Southern California (USC)

  2. University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

  3. San Diego State

  4. Arizona State College

4)  How tall was John Wayne?

  1. 6'

  2. 6'2"

  3. 6'4"

  4. 6'8"

5) What film made John Wayne a featured film star after spending many years as a B-Western star?

  1. To Hell and Back

  2. The High and the Mightly

  3. To Hell and Back

  4. Stagecoach

6) What favorite leisure activities did John Wayne NOT enjoy playing?

  1. cribbage

  2. poker

  3. chess

  4. canasta

7) What movie did John Wayne win his best actor Oscar for?

  1. The Shootist

  2. The Cowboys

  3. True Grit

  4. Sands of Iwo Jima

8) He is best known for his role in John Fords cavalry series.
What is
NOT a movie in the series?

  1. Fort Apache

  2. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

  3. Rio Grande

  4. Horse Soldiers

9). Pictured on a 37-cent USA commemorative stamp in the Legends of Hollywood series, issued 9 September 2004.  They held the first-day ceremonies at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. 
Who is the character on the brochure?

  1. Ethan Edwards The Searchers

  2. Ringo Kid, Stagecoach

  3. Rooster Cogburn, True Grit

  4. Capt. Nathan Brittles, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

10) What costume did John Wayne appeared in an 1969 appearance on TV's "Laugh-In"?

  1. Ken doll

  2. Pink fluffy bunny suit

  3. Babe Ruth's Yankee uniform

  4. Dressed up like Dan Rowan

11) How many films did John Wayne play the leading part?

  1. 25

  2. 50

  3. 75

  4. 142

12) In early Westerns he plays a singing cowboy.
What is the character's name?

  1. Crooner Charlie

  2. Serenading Sunny

  3. Singin' Sandy

  4. Herman Perry

13) What is the character's name in his "Three Mesquiteers" series?

  1. Rex Allen

  2. Stony Brooke

  3. Harry Callahan

  4. Duke Morrison

14). He team with actress Maureen O'Hara in numerous movies.
What is the first film they did together?

  1. Fort Apache

  2. She Wore A Yellow Ribbon

  3. Rio Grande

  4. Tall in the Saddle

15) What was the 1940 film that included both John Wayne and Roy Rogers?

  1. Dark Command

  2. Allegheny Uprising

  3. They Were Expendable

  4. Dakota

16) What movie was this a John Wayne line, "Never apologize, Mister, it's a sign of weakness"?

  1. The Quiet Man

  2. Long Voyage Home

  3. The Searchers

  4. She Wore A Yellow Ribbon

17) In the movie "Rio Bravo" what are John Wayne's and Angie Dickinson's ages?

  1. Duke's 54, Angie's 26

  2. Duke's 52, Angie's 28

  3. Duke's 62, Angie's 37

  4. Duke's 57, Angie's 18

18) John Wayne died of stomach cancer on June 11, 1979, at the UCLA Medical Center.

  • True or False?

19) Where is John Wayne buried?

  1. Forest Lawn, Burbank, California

  2. Monument Valley Memorial Park, Kayenta, Arizona

  3. Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, California

  4. Pacific View Memorial Park Cemetery, Corona del Mar, California

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