Do You Know Jim O'brien?

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Do You Know Jim Obrien? - Quiz

Popular Jim Oldham Brien was a newscaster. He died from an accident that occurred during skydiving. Still, whilst alive, Jim was known for the professionalism and style with which he did his work. Can you perhaps emulate that attitude and pour it on these questions? Regardless of your answer, we still pray Lady Luck be on your side.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Brien was a father of how many children?

    • A.

      2 children

    • B.

      3 children

    • C.

      4 children

    • D.

      5 children

    Correct Answer
    A. 2 children
    Explanation
    Brien was a father of 2 children.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is his hometown?

    • A.

      Houston

    • B.

      Detroit

    • C.

      Philadelphia

    • D.

      Rhodes Island

    Correct Answer
    C. Philadelphia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Philadelphia because the question asks for his hometown, and out of the given options, Philadelphia is the only one that can be considered a hometown. Houston, Detroit, and Rhode Island are all locations, but not necessarily the person's hometown.

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  • 3. 

    How old was Brien when he died?

    • A.

      43 years old

    • B.

      45 years old

    • C.

      39 years old

    • D.

      41 years old

    Correct Answer
    A. 43 years old
    Explanation
    Brien was 43 years old when he died.

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  • 4. 

    Brien attended which of these universities?

    • A.

      University of North Carolina

    • B.

      Arizona State University

    • C.

      University of Texas

    • D.

      Baylor University

    Correct Answer
    D. Baylor University
    Explanation
    Brien attended Baylor University because it is listed as one of the universities in the given options.

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  • 5. 

    Brien was born in which of these places?

    • A.

      Georgia

    • B.

      Arizona

    • C.

      Kansas

    • D.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    D. Texas
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the birthplace of Brien. Out of the given options, Texas is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    Apart from skydiving, he also loved 

    • A.

      Swimming

    • B.

      Football

    • C.

      Foosball

    • D.

      Motorcycling

    Correct Answer
    D. Motorcycling
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Motorcycling," is the correct answer because it is mentioned that apart from skydiving, he also loved various activities such as swimming, football, foosball, and motorcycling. This implies that motorcycling was one of his favorite activities alongside skydiving.

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  • 7. 

    Brien divorced Sandra Jo Hauck in 

    • A.

      1967

    • B.

      1969

    • C.

      1971

    • D.

      1973

    Correct Answer
    B. 1969
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1969 because it is stated in the question that Brien divorced Sandra Jo Hauck, and the year mentioned is 1969.

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  • 8. 

    He started presenting on radio in 

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1969

    • D.

      1973

    Correct Answer
    A. 1970
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1970. This means that the person started presenting on radio in the year 1970.

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  • 9. 

    Where did Jim O'Brien die?

    • A.

      Kansas

    • B.

      Pennsylvania

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      Miami

    Correct Answer
    B. Pennsylvania
    Explanation
    Jim O'Brien died in Pennsylvania.

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  • 10. 

    He was posthumously inducted into Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia in what year?

    • A.

      1996

    • B.

      1991

    • C.

      1993

    • D.

      1997

    Correct Answer
    D. 1997
    Explanation
    The individual mentioned in the question was recognized and inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia after his death. This induction took place in the year 1997.

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