Are You A John Wayne Super Fan?

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  • 1. 

    Where did John Wayne go to college?

    • A.

      Harvard

    • B.

      USC

    • C.

      Notre Dame

    • D.

      UCLA

    Correct Answer
    B. USC
    Explanation
    John Wayne went to college at USC.

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  • 2. 

    How did John Wayne die?

    • A.

      Injury While Shooting A Movie

    • B.

      Smallpox

    • C.

      Hit By A Drunk Driver

    • D.

      Cancer

    Correct Answer
    D. Cancer
    Explanation
    John Wayne died from cancer. This is a well-known fact and has been widely reported. Cancer is a disease that can affect various parts of the body and can be fatal if not treated properly. In John Wayne's case, the specific type of cancer has been identified as stomach cancer. He battled the disease for several years before ultimately succumbing to it in 1979 at the age of 72.

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  • 3. 

    Which beer company used old footage of John Wayne in their TV commercial?

    • A.

      Coors

    • B.

      Old Milwaukee

    • C.

      Pabst

    • D.

      Budweiser

    Correct Answer
    A. Coors
    Explanation
    Coors used old footage of John Wayne in their TV commercial.

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  • 4. 

    What position did John Wayne play in football?

    • A.

      Fullback

    • B.

      Tackle

    • C.

      Quarterback

    • D.

      Tailback

    Correct Answer
    B. Tackle
    Explanation
    John Wayne played the position of Tackle in football.

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  • 5. 

    John Wayne's character dies in which of these movies?

    • A.

      Stagecoach

    • B.

      True Grit

    • C.

      Sands Of Iwo Jima

    • D.

      Red River

    Correct Answer
    C. Sands Of Iwo Jima
    Explanation
    In the movie "Sands Of Iwo Jima," John Wayne's character dies.

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  • 6. 

    In which movie did John Wayne play a boxer who killed another fighter in the ring?

    • A.

      The Quiet Man

    • B.

      The Alamo

    • C.

      The Fighter

    • D.

      The Commitments

    Correct Answer
    A. The Quiet Man
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Quiet Man," John Wayne played a boxer who accidentally killed another fighter in the ring. The film follows his character's journey as he tries to escape his troubled past and find peace in a small Irish village. The story explores themes of redemption, love, and forgiveness, making it a memorable film in John Wayne's career.

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  • 7. 

    What was John Wayne's dog's name in "Big Jake"?

    • A.

      Hondo

    • B.

      Mutt

    • C.

      Jake

    • D.

      Dog

    Correct Answer
    D. Dog
    Explanation
    In the movie "Big Jake," John Wayne's dog's name is simply "Dog." This is the correct answer as it directly states the name of the dog. The other options, Hondo, Mutt, and Jake, are not the names of John Wayne's dog in the movie.

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  • 8. 

    In "The Quiet Man", why was John Wayne reluctant to fight his brother-in-law?

    • A.

      His Wife Didn't Want Trouble

    • B.

      His Brother-In-Law Knew His Secret

    • C.

      He Didn't Want To Kill Again

    • D.

      He Liked His Brother-In-Law

    Correct Answer
    C. He Didn't Want To Kill Again
    Explanation
    John Wayne's reluctance to fight his brother-in-law in "The Quiet Man" can be attributed to his past experiences and the trauma associated with killing. It is implied that John Wayne's character has a history of violence and bloodshed, which has deeply affected him. He is haunted by the memories of taking someone's life and wants to avoid repeating that act. This reluctance showcases his desire for a peaceful and non-violent life, even if it means avoiding confrontations with his brother-in-law.

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  • 9. 

    What was the name of the woman John Wayne was chasing in the movie The Quiet Man?

    • A.

      Molly Donovan

    • B.

      Erin O'Brien

    • C.

      Mary Kate Dannegher

    • D.

      Rachel O'malley

    Correct Answer
    C. Mary Kate Dannegher
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Quiet Man," John Wayne's character is chasing a woman named Mary Kate Dannegher. This answer is correct because Mary Kate Dannegher is the name of the woman that John Wayne's character pursues in the film.

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  • 10. 

    In what movie did John Wayne play the character Mr. McCandles?

    • A.

      The Searchers

    • B.

      Big Jake

    • C.

      Cahill, U.S. Marshall

    • D.

      She Wore A Yellow Ribbon

    Correct Answer
    B. Big Jake
    Explanation
    John Wayne played the character Mr. McCandles in the movie "Big Jake."

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  • 11. 

    What was the name of the Indian chief who abducted John Wayne's niece in The Searchers?

    • A.

      Sitting Bull

    • B.

      Scar

    • C.

      Tolonqua

    • D.

      Savage

    Correct Answer
    B. Scar
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Searchers," Scar is the name of the Indian chief who abducted John Wayne's niece. This character plays a significant role in driving the plot forward and serves as the main antagonist.

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  • 12. 

    What was the tough Sergeant's name in the movie "The Sands of Iwo Jima"?

    • A.

      Pernell

    • B.

      Stalker

    • C.

      Walker

    • D.

      Striker

    Correct Answer
    D. Striker
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Sands of Iwo Jima," the tough Sergeant's name is Striker.

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  • 13. 

    Which actor fought along side John Wayne in The War Wagon?

    • A.

      Jimmy Stewart

    • B.

      Dean Martin

    • C.

      Rock Hudson

    • D.

      Kirk Douglas

    Correct Answer
    D. Kirk Douglas
    Explanation
    Kirk Douglas is the correct answer because he starred alongside John Wayne in the film The War Wagon. The film, released in 1967, is a Western movie where both actors played prominent roles. Kirk Douglas portrayed the character of Taw Jackson, a rancher seeking revenge, while John Wayne played the character of Lomax, a gunslinger. Their collaboration in this film makes Kirk Douglas the correct answer to the question.

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  • 14. 

    Where was John Wayne born?

    • A.

      Dallas, Texas

    • B.

      Tyler, Texas

    • C.

      London, England

    • D.

      Winterset, Iowa

    Correct Answer
    D. Winterset, Iowa
    Explanation
    John Wayne was born in Winterset, Iowa.

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  • 15. 

    What young actress does John Wayne save in "The Searchers"?

    • A.

      Eva Marie Saint

    • B.

      Audrey Hepburn

    • C.

      Natalie Wood

    • D.

      Elizabeth Taylor

    Correct Answer
    C. Natalie Wood
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Searchers," John Wayne saves Natalie Wood, who plays the character of Debbie Edwards. This classic Western film follows Wayne's character as he embarks on a mission to rescue his niece, who has been kidnapped by Native Americans. Natalie Wood's portrayal of Debbie is significant in the film, as her rescue becomes the central focus of the story.

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  • 16. 

    What was the name of John Wayne's character in "Stagecoach"?

    • A.

      Frank Butcher

    • B.

      John Butcher

    • C.

      Ringo Starr

    • D.

      Ringo Kid

    Correct Answer
    D. Ringo Kid
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ringo Kid. In the movie "Stagecoach," John Wayne played the character named Ringo Kid.

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  • 17. 

    What movie starring John Wayne cost over 17 million dollars to make?

    • A.

      The Longest Day

    • B.

      The Fighting Hellcats

    • C.

      The Searchers

    • D.

      Hondo

    Correct Answer
    A. The Longest Day
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Longest Day". This movie, starring John Wayne, had a production cost of over 17 million dollars.

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  • 18. 

    In the John Wayne movie, "The Sons of Katie Elder", how many sons were there?

    • A.

      Two Sons

    • B.

      Five Sons

    • C.

      Four Sons

    • D.

      Eight Sons

    Correct Answer
    C. Four Sons
    Explanation
    In the John Wayne movie, "The Sons of Katie Elder," there were four sons. This information can be inferred from the title of the movie itself, which suggests that Katie Elder had four sons.

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  • 19. 

    What memento from the filming of "Red River" did John Wayne often wear?

    • A.

      Eye Patch

    • B.

      Hat

    • C.

      Gun Belt

    • D.

      Indian Bracelet

    Correct Answer
    D. Indian Bracelet
    Explanation
    John Wayne often wore an Indian Bracelet as a memento from the filming of "Red River". This suggests that he had a sentimental attachment to the bracelet, possibly because it reminded him of his experience working on the film or because it held personal significance to him. The bracelet may have served as a symbol of his connection to the Native American culture portrayed in the movie, or it could have been a gift from someone involved in the production. Regardless, Wayne's decision to frequently wear the Indian Bracelet indicates its importance to him.

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  • 20. 

    In the 1968 John Wayne movie "Hellfighters" what were the Hellfighters fighting?

    • A.

      Oil Rig Fires

    • B.

      Japanese Warriors

    • C.

      Satan Worshippers

    • D.

      A German Army

    Correct Answer
    A. Oil Rig Fires
    Explanation
    In the 1968 John Wayne movie "Hellfighters," the Hellfighters were fighting oil rig fires. This is evident from the title of the movie itself, as well as the context of the film. John Wayne's character leads a team of oil well firefighters who specialize in extinguishing dangerous and destructive fires on oil rigs. The movie showcases their heroic efforts and the challenges they face in their line of work.

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  • 21. 

    In the movie "McLintock!", what did the boys race to get off the weathervane?

    • A.

      A Boot

    • B.

      Gloves

    • C.

      A Balloon

    • D.

      A Hat

    Correct Answer
    D. A Hat
    Explanation
    In the movie "McLintock!", the boys raced to get off the weathervane because they were trying to retrieve a hat.

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  • 22. 

    In the movie "McClintock!' what do the initials G.W. stand for?

    • A.

      Geoffrey Wallace

    • B.

      George Washington

    • C.

      Gregory Winston

    • D.

      Gene Williams

    Correct Answer
    B. George Washington
    Explanation
    The initials G.W. in the movie "McClintock!" stand for George Washington. This is the correct answer because George Washington is a well-known historical figure and it is common for people to have initials that represent their first and last names.

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  • 23. 

    What does McLintock's daughter get spanked with in the John Wayne movie "McLintock!"?

    • A.

      A Wooden Switch

    • B.

      Iron Skillet

    • C.

      Fireplace Shovel

    • D.

      Leather Strap

    Correct Answer
    C. Fireplace Shovel
    Explanation
    In the John Wayne movie "McLintock!", McLintock's daughter gets spanked with a fireplace shovel.

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  • 24. 

    In the film "McLintock!" what is Mr. Birnbaum's assistant's ethnicity?

    • A.

      Hispanic

    • B.

      African American

    • C.

      Irish

    • D.

      Native American

    Correct Answer
    D. Native American
    Explanation
    In the film "McLintock!", Mr. Birnbaum's assistant is depicted as being of Native American ethnicity. This can be inferred from the context and portrayal of the character in the movie.

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  • 25. 

    What was John Wayne's name in "The Sons of Katie Elder"?

    • A.

      John Elder

    • B.

      J.T. Elder

    • C.

      Frank Elder

    • D.

      Tom Elder

    Correct Answer
    A. John Elder
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Sons of Katie Elder," John Wayne's character is named John Elder. This is evident from the given options, where the correct answer is John Elder.

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  • 26. 

    What did John Wayne do with the money from his wife's dowry in "The Quiet Man"?

    • A.

      He Kept It And Put In The Bank

    • B.

      He Threw It At His Brother-In-Law

    • C.

      He Burned It In The Furnace

    • D.

      He Threw It In His Wife's Face

    Correct Answer
    C. He Burned It In The Furnace
    Explanation
    In "The Quiet Man," John Wayne's character chose to burn the money from his wife's dowry in the furnace.

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  • 27. 

    What was John Wayne's 3rd wife's name (in real life)?

    • A.

      Pilar

    • B.

      Clara

    • C.

      Betty

    • D.

      Nancy

    Correct Answer
    A. Pilar
    Explanation
    John Wayne's third wife's name in real life was Pilar.

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  • 28. 

    In "Hatari!" with John Wayne, what animal does Dallas catch and convince Sean to bring home?

    • A.

      Ostrich

    • B.

      Monkey

    • C.

      Elephant

    • D.

      Giraffe

    Correct Answer
    C. Elephant
    Explanation
    In the movie "Hatari!" with John Wayne, Dallas catches an elephant and convinces Sean to bring it home. This suggests that the correct answer is Elephant.

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  • 29. 

    In what movie does Pockets (Red Buttons) try and milk a male goat?

    • A.

      Mclintock!

    • B.

      Rooster Cogburn

    • C.

      Hatari!

    • D.

      Big Jake

    Correct Answer
    C. Hatari!
    Explanation
    In the movie Hatari!, Pockets, played by Red Buttons, attempts to milk a male goat. This scene adds humor to the film as it is an unusual and comical situation. The film follows a group of adventurers in Africa who capture wild animals for zoos. Pockets' attempt to milk a male goat showcases the comedic elements of the movie and highlights the characters' unconventional and adventurous lifestyle.

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  • 30. 

    Who was the character John Wayne played in "McClintock"?

    • A.

      J.B. McClintock

    • B.

      G.W. McClintock

    • C.

      E.H. McClintock

    • D.

      R.C. McClintock

    Correct Answer
    B. G.W. McClintock
    Explanation
    In the movie "McClintock," John Wayne played the character G.W. McClintock.

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