How Well Do You Know Bill Cosby?

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How Well Do You Know Bill Cosby? - Quiz

Bill Crosby is an American stand-up actor and author. He's well known for his comedy acts. Cosby's start in stand-up comedy began in San Francisco, and was followed by his famous television show. Answer the questions in this quiz to test how well do you know Bill Crosby?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Bill Cosby's first TV appearance was in which show?

    • A.

      The Cosby Show

    • B.

      Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

    • C.

      I Spy

    • D.

      The Electric Company

    Correct Answer
    C. I Spy
    Explanation
    Bill Cosby's first TV appearance was in the show "I Spy".

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  • 2. 

    His real name is _____________. 

    • A.

      Michael Henry Cosby Jr.

    • B.

      Bill Henry Cosby Jr.

    • C.

      William Henry Cosby, Jr. 

    • D.

      William John Cosby, Jr.

    Correct Answer
    C. William Henry Cosby, Jr. 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is William Henry Cosby, Jr. This is because the question asks for the person's real name, and William Henry Cosby, Jr. is the full name of the individual in question. The other options include variations of his name, but they are not his true, legal name.

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  • 3. 

     He left university to pursue a career in __________.

    • A.

      Acting

    • B.

      Singing

    • C.

      Dancing

    • D.

      Writing

    Correct Answer
    A. Acting
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Acting". This suggests that the person decided to leave university in order to focus on pursuing a career in acting. This implies that they have a passion for performing and want to explore opportunities in the field of acting rather than continuing their education at university.

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  • 4. 

    In 2014 the release of his new stand-up special “Bill Cosby 77” was cancelled due to _________. 

    • A.

      His admission of drug abuse

    • B.

      Writers strike

    • C.

      The murder of a producer

    • D.

      Allegations of sexual assault against him

    Correct Answer
    D. Allegations of sexual assault against him
    Explanation
    In 2014, Bill Cosby's new stand-up special "Bill Cosby 77" was cancelled due to allegations of sexual assault against him. These allegations created a significant controversy and tarnished Cosby's reputation. As a result, the release of his special was cancelled, as the allegations had a negative impact on his public image and the network did not want to associate themselves with him.

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  • 5. 

    Bill Cosby is married to _________ .

    • A.

      Catherine Cosby

    • B.

      Camille Cosby

    • C.

      Chrysilda Cosby

    • D.

      Cecille Cosby

    Correct Answer
    B. Camille Cosby
    Explanation
    Bill Cosby is married to Camille Cosby.

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  • 6. 

    In what year was he included in the Television Hall of Fame ?

    • A.

      1989

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1991

    • D.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    C. 1991
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1991 because it is the only option given that matches the year he was included in the Television Hall of Fame.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of his allegedly illegitimate child?

    • A.

      Autumn

    • B.

      Winter

    • C.

      Fall

    • D.

      Summer

    Correct Answer
    A. Autumn
    Explanation
    The name "Autumn" suggests that it is the alleged illegitimate child of the person mentioned in the question. The name "Autumn" is commonly associated with the season, which symbolizes change and transition. This could imply that the child's birth was unexpected or occurred during a period of uncertainty. Overall, the name "Autumn" aligns with the concept of an allegedly illegitimate child.

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  • 8. 

    Bill Cosby was born in__________.

    • A.

      Pittsburgh

    • B.

      Montreal

    • C.

      Philadelphia

    • D.

      Los Angeles

    Correct Answer
    C. Philadelphia
    Explanation
    Bill Cosby was born in Philadelphia.

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  • 9. 

    In which series did he portrayed as Fat Albert, a show that ran from 1972 to 1985?

    • A.

      Cosby & Fat Albert

    • B.

      Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

    • C.

      Fat Albert & Bill's Kids

    • D.

      Albert & Cosby Kids

    Correct Answer
    B. Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
    Explanation
    In the given question, the correct answer is "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids". This answer is correct because it accurately identifies the series in which he portrayed the character of Fat Albert. The show ran from 1972 to 1985, making it the correct choice among the given options.

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  • 10. 

    Bill Cosby's mother,  Anna Pearl (née Hite) was a _____.

    • A.

      Maid

    • B.

      Teacher

    • C.

      Beauty Queen

    • D.

      Engineer

    Correct Answer
    A. Maid
    Explanation
    Bill Cosby's mother, Anna Pearl (née Hite), was a maid. This can be inferred from the fact that the options provided are different occupations, and the correct answer indicates that Anna Pearl worked as a maid.

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