How Well Do You Know Abbott And Costello Comedy Duo?

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How Well Do You Know Abbott And Costello Comedy Duo?

Abbott nd Costello are American comedy duo composed of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and TV made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s. Their patter routine "Who's On First? " is one of the best-known comedy routines of all time in the US, and set the framework for many of their best-known comedy bits.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The American-comedy duo were born where?
    • A. 

      New Jersey, US

    • B. 

      Liverpool, England

    • C. 

      Lagos, Nigeria

    • D. 

      Paris, France

  • 2. 
    The two comedians first worked together in ...
    • A. 

      1899

    • B. 

      1980

    • C. 

      1970

    • D. 

      1935

  • 3. 
    The team's first known radio broadcast was on The Kate Smith Hour on ...
    • A. 

      January 28, 1998

    • B. 

      February 3, 1938

    • C. 

      June 13, 1997

    • D. 

      December 25, 2007

  • 4. 
    They landed roles in a Broadway revue, The Streets of Paris in ...
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1949

    • D. 

      1939

  • 5. 
    Universal Studios signed them for a musical, One Night in the Tropics in what year?
    • A. 

      1949

    • B. 

      1940

    • C. 

      1930

    • D. 

      1929

  • 6. 
    Their second film, Buck Privates (1941), directed by ...
    • A. 

      Jordan Peele

    • B. 

      Jerry Seinfeld

    • C. 

      Harvey Weinstein

    • D. 

      Arthur Lubin

  • 7. 
    Abbott and Costello were voted the third biggest box office attraction in the country in ....
    • A. 

      1941

    • B. 

      1907

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      2010

  • 8. 
    Universal loaned the team to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or a musical comedy, Rio Rita in what year?
    • A. 

      1942

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1987

    • D. 

      1960

  • 9. 
    The duo s a rift in what year?
    • A. 

      1975

    • B. 

      1965

    • C. 

      1955

    • D. 

      1945

  • 10. 
    Their first color film, Jack and the Beanstalk was released in what year?
    • A. 

      1952

    • B. 

      1982

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      1944

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