How Well Do You Know Joe Pesci?

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How Well Do You Know Joe Pesci? - Quiz

Joe Pesci is a semi-retired Italian-American actor, comedian and musician, known for playing tough, volatile characters, in a variety of genres. Take this quiz to test how well do you know him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the original spelling of his name, but changed it due to ridicule from peers?

    • A.

      Pesky

    • B.

      Peski

    • C.

      Peschy

    • D.

      Fesci

    Correct Answer
    B. Peski
    Explanation
    The original spelling of his name was Peski, but he changed it due to ridicule from his peers.

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  • 2. 

    He was born in ________ on born February 9, 1943.

    • A.

      Las Vegas

    • B.

      Los Angeles

    • C.

      Washington, D.C.

    • D.

      Newark, New Jersey

    Correct Answer
    D. Newark, New Jersey
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Newark, New Jersey. This is because the question is asking for the place where the person was born on February 9, 1943. Therefore, the correct answer is Newark, New Jersey, as it is the only option provided that matches the given criteria.

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  • 3. 

    Joe broke the same rib while filming scenes in two films (Raging Bull and Casino), How many years apart?

    • A.

      15

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    A. 15
    Explanation
    Joe broke the same rib while filming scenes in two films, "Raging Bull" and "Casino". The question asks how many years apart these two films were. Since the rib injury occurred during both films, it implies that Joe worked on both movies in consecutive years. Therefore, the correct answer is 15, indicating that there was a 15-year gap between the filming of "Raging Bull" and "Casino".

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  • 4. 

    Pesci has been married and divorced three times, who was his third wife?

    • A.

      Angie Everhart

    • B.

      Claudia Haro

    • C.

      Meryl Streep

    • D.

      Catherine Zeta Jones

    Correct Answer
    B. Claudia Haro
    Explanation
    Claudia Haro was Joe Pesci's third wife. The question states that Pesci has been married and divorced three times, implying that he has had three wives. Among the given options, Claudia Haro is the only name that matches this criteria. Therefore, she is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    In which movie did Pesci won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Acto for his role as psychopathic mobster, Tommy DeVito.

    • A.

      Raging Bull

    • B.

      Godfellas

    • C.

      Lethal Weapon

    • D.

      Lethal Weapon

    Correct Answer
    B. Godfellas
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Godfellas." In this movie, Joe Pesci won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Tommy DeVito, a psychopathic mobster.

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  • 6. 

    Joe's mother, Mary (née Mesce), worked as a part-time _________.

    • A.

      Cook

    • B.

      Barber

    • C.

      Teacher

    • D.

      Secretary

    Correct Answer
    B. Barber
    Explanation
    The given question provides information about Joe's mother, Mary, and her occupation. The correct answer, "barber," indicates that Mary worked as a part-time barber.

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  • 7. 

    Joe Presci has _______ ancestry.

    • A.

      Mexican

    • B.

      Filipino

    • C.

      French

    • D.

      Italian

    Correct Answer
    D. Italian
    Explanation
    Joe Presci has Italian ancestry.

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  • 8. 

    Joe Pesci's real name is _________.

    • A.

      Joseph Marie Pesci

    • B.

      Joseph Frank Pesci

    • C.

      Joseph Michael Pesci

    • D.

      Joseph John Pesci

    Correct Answer
    B. Joseph Frank Pesci
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Joseph Frank Pesci. This is because Joe Pesci's real name is Joseph Frank Pesci.

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  • 9. 

    Which all-boys school did he went to after his primary school?

    • A.

      Knox Grammar School

    • B.

      Uppingham School

    • C.

      University of Technology

    • D.

      Western Academy of Performing Arts

    Correct Answer
    A. Knox Grammar School
    Explanation
    He went to Knox Grammar School after his primary school.

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  • 10. 

    In late 2015, he was announced by Martin Scorsese to be part of the intended cast for the upcoming crime drama__________.

    • A.

      Star Trek

    • B.

      The Irishman

    • C.

      Breaking Bad

    • D.

      Supernatural

    Correct Answer
    B. The Irishman
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Irishman." In late 2015, Martin Scorsese announced that the person mentioned in the question would be part of the intended cast for the upcoming crime drama "The Irishman."

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