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Charles Schulz

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Charles Schulz1. In 1943, he was drafted into the United States Army and was sent to Fort Campbell in Kentucky. He was shipped to Europe two years later to fight in World War II with the U.S. 20th Armored Division. Schulz,. What rank did he attain?

  • Staff Sergeant
  • Lieutenant
  • Captain

2. After leaving the army in 1945, he returned to Minneapolis where he took a job as an art teacher at Art Instruction, Inc. He had taken correspondence courses before he was drafted.

  • True or False?

3. Schulz first made money for his comics when he sold 13 comics to what magazine?

  • Time
  • Newsweek
  • Saturday Evening Post

4. From 1947 to 1950 his comic strip ran in the St. Paul Pioneer Press. What did he title the comics?

  • Snoopy
  • Li'l Folks
  • Charlie Brown

5. Later that year, Schulz approached the United Feature Syndicate with his best strips from Li'l Folks. When did it make its first appearance?

  • October 2, 1950
  • February 6, 1950
  • March 6, 1951

6. From 1957 to 1959, Schulz also had a short-lived sports-oriented comic strip but abandoned it due to the demands of the successful Peanuts. What was the comic strip called?

  • It's Only a Game
  • First and Ten
  • Strike One

7. Charlie Brown, the principal character for Peanuts, was named after a co-worker at the Art Instruction Schools.

  • True or False?

8. In Santa Rosa, he was the owner of an arena, which opened in 1969, that featured a snack bar called "The Warm Puppy". What was the name of the arena?

  • Schulz's Ice Palace
  • Redwood Empire Ice Arena
  • Snoopy's Ice Place

9. Schulz's "Little Red-Haired Girl" was Donna Johnson, an Art Instruction Schools accountant with whom he fell in love. Schulz was planning to propose to her, but before he got an opportunity to do so, she agreed to marry another man.

  • True or False?

He was honored by cartoonists of 42 comic strips paying homage to him and Peanuts. What was the date?

  • February 12, 2000
  • April 1, 2000
  • May 27, 2000

Check Your Answer

  1. Staff Sergeant
  2. True
  3. Saturday Evening Post
  4. Li'l Folks
  5. October 2, 1950
  6. It's Only a Game
  7. True
  8. Redwood Empire Ice Arena
  9. True
  10. May 27, 2000

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