Are You Listener Of Vanessa Williams?

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Thames
T
Thames
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2572 | Total Attempts: 9,223,005
Questions: 16 | Attempts: 205

SettingsSettingsSettings
Are You Listener Of Vanessa Williams? - Quiz

Trivia fun! Take this quiz on Vanessa Williams and share with friends too


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year did Vanessa Williams have the hit single "Dreamin'" on Wing?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1996

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    D. 1989
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams had the hit single "Dreamin'" on Wing in 1989.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    Vanessa Williams won a NAACP Image Award for what movie?

    • A.

      Soul Food

    • B.

      Shaft

    • C.

      Eraser

    • D.

      Boyz In The Hood

    Correct Answer
    A. Soul Food
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams won a NAACP Image Award for the movie "Soul Food". The NAACP Image Awards are given annually to honor outstanding achievements by people of color in the fields of film, television, music, and literature. "Soul Food" is a 1997 comedy-drama film that explores the dynamics of a close-knit African-American family and the importance of food in their lives. Vanessa Williams' performance in the movie was recognized and awarded with a NAACP Image Award.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Vanessa Williams' second husband, Rick Fox, played for what NBA basketball team?

    • A.

      New York Knicks

    • B.

      Phoenix Suns

    • C.

      Sacramento Kings

    • D.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    Correct Answer
    D. Los Angeles Lakers
    Explanation
    Rick Fox played for the Los Angeles Lakers, which is the correct answer.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    What role does Vanessa Williams play on "Ugly Betty"?

    • A.

      Alexis

    • B.

      Amanda

    • C.

      Wilhelmina

    • D.

      Betty

    Correct Answer
    C. Wilhelmina
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams plays the role of Wilhelmina on "Ugly Betty".

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    What is the name of Vanessa Williams' debut album?

    • A.

      The Right Stuff

    • B.

      The Sweetest Days

    • C.

      StarBright

    • D.

      The Comfort Zone

    Correct Answer
    A. The Right Stuff
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams' debut album is titled "The Right Stuff."

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    What role did Vanessa L. Williams play in "A Diva's Christmas Carol"?

    • A.

      Ghost Of Christmas Present

    • B.

      Mrs. Cratchett

    • C.

      Ebony Scrooge

    • D.

      Marley

    Correct Answer
    C. Ebony Scrooge
    Explanation
    Vanessa L. Williams played the role of Ebony Scrooge in "A Diva's Christmas Carol".

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    What role did Vanessa Williams play in "The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland"?

    • A.

      Queen Of Trash

    • B.

      The Berry Queen

    • C.

      The Snow Queen

    • D.

      Queen Of Mean

    Correct Answer
    A. Queen Of Trash
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams played the role of the Queen of Trash in "The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland." This suggests that her character was associated with the trash and garbage in the movie.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    What decade is the hit single "Dreamin'" by Vanessa Williams from?

    • A.

      Nineties

    • B.

      Sixties

    • C.

      Seventies

    • D.

      Eighties

    Correct Answer
    D. Eighties
    Explanation
    "Dreamin'" by Vanessa Williams is from the 1980s.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    What year did Vanessa Williams have the hit single "The Sweetest Days" on Wing?

    • A.

      1965

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1975

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    D. 1995
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams released her hit single "The Sweetest Days" on her album of the same name in 1994. The song gained popularity in 1995 and reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    Where was Vanessa Williams born?

    • A.

      Chicago, Illinois

    • B.

      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    • C.

      St. Louis, Missouri

    • D.

      Millwood, New York

    Correct Answer
    D. Millwood, New York
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams was born in Millwood, New York.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    Vanessa Williams was selected Miss America 1984 while representing which U.S. state?

    • A.

      New Jersey

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    C. New York
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams was selected as Miss America 1984 while representing New York.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    In what men's magazine did Vanessa Williams appear naked with another woman?

    • A.

      Oui

    • B.

      Playboy

    • C.

      Hustler

    • D.

      Penthouse

    Correct Answer
    D. Penthouse
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams appeared naked with another woman in the men's magazine Penthouse.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Vanessa Williams won what prestigious title in 1983?

    • A.

      Miss Connecticut

    • B.

      Miss America

    • C.

      Miss USA

    • D.

      Miss Pennsylvania

    Correct Answer
    B. Miss America
    Explanation
    In 1983, Vanessa Williams won the prestigious title of Miss America. This title is awarded annually to a young woman who demonstrates beauty, talent, and intelligence. Williams' win was historic as she became the first African-American woman to be crowned Miss America. Her victory broke barriers and paved the way for greater diversity and inclusion in the pageant industry.

    Rate this question:

  • 14. 

    Vanessa Williams recorded a duet in 1993 with what R&B singer?

    • A.

      Luther Vandross

    • B.

      Brian McKnight

    • C.

      Johnny Gill

    • D.

      Keith Sweat

    Correct Answer
    B. Brian McKnight
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams recorded a duet in 1993 with Brian McKnight.

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

    What instrument did Vanessa Williams play in high school?

    • A.

      Clarinet

    • B.

      French Horn

    • C.

      Drums

    • D.

      Flute

    Correct Answer
    B. French Horn
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams played the French Horn in high school.

    Rate this question:

  • 16. 

    What singer was featured in "Prelude: I dream a World" with Vanessa Williams?

    • A.

      Ossie Davis

    • B.

      Snoop Dog

    • C.

      Mary J. Blige

    • D.

      Lionel Richie

    Correct Answer
    A. Ossie Davis
    Explanation
    Ossie Davis is the correct answer because he was the singer featured in "Prelude: I dream a World" with Vanessa Williams.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 20, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Mar 11, 2015
    Quiz Created by
    Thames
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.