Should Be A Comedian Eddie Murphy?

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Should Be A Comedian Eddie Murphy? - Quiz

Here are some amazing quiz questions on the one and only comedy king Eddie Murphy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which talk show host co-starred with Eddie Murphy in "Coming to America"?

    • A.

      Joan Rivers

    • B.

      Montel Williams

    • C.

      Oprah Winfrey

    • D.

      Arsenio Hall

    Correct Answer
    D. Arsenio Hall
    Explanation
    Arsenio Hall is the correct answer because he co-starred with Eddie Murphy in the film "Coming to America." Arsenio Hall played the role of Semmi, the loyal friend and advisor to Eddie Murphy's character, Prince Akeem. The film was released in 1988 and was a comedy classic, with both Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall delivering memorable performances.

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  • 2. 

    Who starred in the remake of "The Nutty Professor"?

    • A.

      Jim Carrey

    • B.

      Jerry Lewis

    • C.

      Eddie Murphy

    • D.

      Robin Williams

    Correct Answer
    C. Eddie Murphy
    Explanation
    Eddie Murphy starred in the remake of "The Nutty Professor".

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  • 3. 

    Who was not a member of the original cast of "Saturday Night Live" on NBC?

    • A.

      Dan Aykroyd

    • B.

      John Belushi

    • C.

      Eddie Murphy

    • D.

      Gilda Radner

    Correct Answer
    C. Eddie Murphy
    Explanation
    Eddie Murphy was not a member of the original cast of "Saturday Night Live" on NBC. The original cast members included Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, and Gilda Radner. Eddie Murphy joined the cast in 1980, during the show's fifth season.

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  • 4. 

    Which comedian had a hit with "Party All The Time" in 1986?

    • A.

      Eddie Murphy

    • B.

      Dan Aykroyd

    • C.

      George Carlin

    • D.

      Steve Martin

    Correct Answer
    A. Eddie Murphy
    Explanation
    In 1986, the comedian Eddie Murphy had a hit with the song "Party All The Time." This song was a surprising success, reaching the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Despite being primarily known for his comedy, Murphy showcased his musical talent with this catchy and upbeat track. The success of "Party All The Time" solidified Murphy's status as a multi-talented entertainer and further expanded his career beyond stand-up comedy and acting.

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  • 5. 

    In which 2002 movie did Eddie Murphy play the character Trey Sellars?

    • A.

      Jurassic Park III

    • B.

      O Brother, Where Art Thou?'

    • C.

      Showtime

    • D.

      Angel Eyes

    Correct Answer
    C. Showtime
    Explanation
    Eddie Murphy played the character Trey Sellars in the 2002 movie "Showtime".

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  • 6. 

    In which 2001 movie did Eddie Murphy play the character Dr. Dolittle?

    • A.

      Changing Lanes

    • B.

      Rollerball

    • C.

      Dr. Dolittle 2

    • D.

      Bandits

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Dolittle 2
    Explanation
    In the 2001 movie "Dr. Dolittle 2," Eddie Murphy portrayed the character Dr. Dolittle. This film is a sequel to the 1998 movie "Dr. Dolittle," where Murphy also played the same role. In "Dr. Dolittle 2," the story continues with Dr. Dolittle's ability to communicate with animals and his adventures in the animal kingdom.

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  • 7. 

    Eddie Murphy had which hit single in 1986?

    • A.

      The Way Of Love

    • B.

      Born To Be Wild

    • C.

      Party All The Time

    • D.

      I Swear

    Correct Answer
    C. Party All The Time
    Explanation
    In 1986, Eddie Murphy had a hit single called "Party All The Time." This song was popular and successful during that time.

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  • 8. 

    What year did Eddie Murphy have the hit single "Party All The Time" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1986

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      1960

    Correct Answer
    A. 1986
    Explanation
    In 1986, Eddie Murphy released the hit single "Party All The Time" on Columbia. This song was a commercial success and reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It showcased Murphy's musical talent and further solidified his status as a multi-talented entertainer, as he was already well-known for his successful career in acting and comedy.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these was a top single the most recent?

    • A.

      "Party All The Time" By Eddie Murphy

    • B.

      "Love On A Two Way Street" By Moments

    • C.

      "My Boyfriend's Back" By Angels

    • D.

      "Cracklin' Rose" By Neil Diamond

    Correct Answer
    A. "Party All The Time" By Eddie Murphy
    Explanation
    "Party All The Time" by Eddie Murphy was the most recent top single among the given options. The other songs mentioned, "Love On A Two Way Street" by Moments, "My Boyfriend's Back" by Angels, and "Cracklin' Rose" by Neil Diamond, were released earlier than Eddie Murphy's song.

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  • 10. 

    The tagline, "Catch him in the act. Uncensored... Uncut... Irrestibily raw.", comes from which 1987 movie?

    • A.

      All Dogs Go To Heaven

    • B.

      Eddie Murphy Raw

    • C.

      Creepshow 2

    • D.

      Boiler Room

    Correct Answer
    B. Eddie Murphy Raw
    Explanation
    The tagline, "Catch him in the act. Uncensored... Uncut... Irresistibly raw.", is associated with the 1987 movie "Eddie Murphy Raw". This tagline suggests that the movie provides a raw and uncensored performance by Eddie Murphy, showcasing his comedic talent in an unfiltered and unrestrained manner.

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  • 11. 

    The movie, "Eddie Murphy Raw", was directed by whom?

    • A.

      Charles Shyer

    • B.

      Robert Townsend

    • C.

      Demian Lichtenstein

    • D.

      Michael Bay

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Townsend
    Explanation
    The movie "Eddie Murphy Raw" was directed by Robert Townsend.

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  • 12. 

    The movie, "Harlem Nights", was directed by whom?

    • A.

      Eddie Murphy

    • B.

      John Moore

    • C.

      Sidney Lumet

    • D.

      Jeremiah S. Chechik

    Correct Answer
    A. Eddie Murphy
    Explanation
    "Harlem Nights" is a comedy film released in 1989. Eddie Murphy, who is a renowned actor and comedian, not only starred in the movie but also directed it. Therefore, Eddie Murphy is the correct answer for the director of the film "Harlem Nights".

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  • 13. 

    What movie directed by Martin Brest starred Ronny Cox and Eddie Murphy?

    • A.

      Monsters, Inc.

    • B.

      Commando

    • C.

      Beverly Hills Cop

    • D.

      Practical Magic

    Correct Answer
    C. Beverly Hills Cop
    Explanation
    "Beverly Hills Cop" is the correct answer because it is a movie directed by Martin Brest that starred Ronny Cox and Eddie Murphy. The film follows the story of a Detroit detective who goes to Beverly Hills to solve the murder of his best friend. It was a highly successful action-comedy film that launched Eddie Murphy's career as a leading actor.

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  • 14. 

    In what film did Eddie Murphy play Axel Foley?

    • A.

      Footloose

    • B.

      Beverly Hills Cop III

    • C.

      Shattered

    • D.

      Nothing But Trouble

    Correct Answer
    B. Beverly Hills Cop III
    Explanation
    Eddie Murphy played the character Axel Foley in the film "Beverly Hills Cop III". This film is the third installment in the Beverly Hills Cop franchise, where Murphy's character, a Detroit detective, goes to Beverly Hills to solve a crime. The film was released in 1994 and was directed by John Landis.

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  • 15. 

    What movie directed by Eddie Murphy starred Redd Foxx and Danny Aiello?

    • A.

      Biloxi Blues

    • B.

      Only You

    • C.

      Bandits

    • D.

      Harlem Nights

    Correct Answer
    D. Harlem Nights
    Explanation
    Harlem Nights is a movie directed by Eddie Murphy that starred Redd Foxx and Danny Aiello.

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  • 16. 

    What movie directed by Peter Segal starred Eddie Murphy and John Ales?

    • A.

      The Princess Diaries

    • B.

      Some Kind Of Wonderful

    • C.

      Nutty Professor II: The Klumps

    • D.

      Mercury Rising

    Correct Answer
    C. Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps" because this movie was directed by Peter Segal and starred Eddie Murphy and John Ales. The other options mentioned, "The Princess Diaries," "Some Kind Of Wonderful," and "Mercury Rising," do not fit the criteria mentioned in the question.

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  • 17. 

    Who does Eddie Murphy play in the "Beverly Hills Cop" movies?

    • A.

      The Decorator

    • B.

      The Detective From Beverly Hills

    • C.

      The Bad Guy

    • D.

      The Detective From Detroit

    Correct Answer
    D. The Detective From Detroit
    Explanation
    In the "Beverly Hills Cop" movies, Eddie Murphy plays the character of a detective from Detroit. This is evident from the title of the movies itself, as well as the storyline where his character, Axel Foley, is a Detroit police detective who finds himself working on a case in Beverly Hills.

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  • 18. 

    In the "Shrek" series, what character does Eddie Murphy voice?

    • A.

      Cat

    • B.

      Ogre

    • C.

      Donkey

    • D.

      Prince

    Correct Answer
    C. Donkey
    Explanation
    In the "Shrek" series, Eddie Murphy provides the voice for the character Donkey. Donkey is a talkative and humorous sidekick to the main protagonist, Shrek. Eddie Murphy's distinct voice and comedic timing bring the character to life, making Donkey one of the most beloved characters in the franchise.

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  • 19. 

    Who wrote the song "Party All The Time" that became a smash for Eddie Murphy?

    • A.

      Ken Babyface Edmonds

    • B.

      Stevie Wonder

    • C.

      Michael Jackson

    • D.

      Rick James

    Correct Answer
    D. Rick James
    Explanation
    Rick James wrote the song "Party All The Time" that became a smash for Eddie Murphy.

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  • 20. 

    Which novelty group sang the song "(Boys Are) Back In Town" in the Eddie Murphy smash movie "48 Hrs"?

    • A.

      Buffalo Tom

    • B.

      Thin Lizzy

    • C.

      The Fat Boys

    • D.

      The Bus Boys

    Correct Answer
    D. The Bus Boys
    Explanation
    The Bus Boys sang the song "(Boys Are) Back In Town" in the Eddie Murphy smash movie "48 Hrs".

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  • 21. 

    Which video clip by Ratt was featured in Eddie Murphy's hit film, "The Golden Child"?

    • A.

      Body Talk

    • B.

      Lay It Down

    • C.

      Way Cool Jr.

    • D.

      Wanted Man

    Correct Answer
    A. Body Talk
    Explanation
    In the hit film "The Golden Child," the video clip featured by Ratt is "Body Talk."

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  • 22. 

    What movie directed by Thomas Carter starred Eddie Murphy and Michael Rapaport?

    • A.

      Rising Sun

    • B.

      Jackie Brown

    • C.

      Metro

    • D.

      Jeepers Creepers

    Correct Answer
    C. Metro
    Explanation
    The movie directed by Thomas Carter that starred Eddie Murphy and Michael Rapaport is "Metro".

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  • 23. 

    What movie directed by Bzrry Cook &Tony Bancroft starred Donny Osmond and Eddie Murphy?

    • A.

      Jacob's Ladder

    • B.

      Lone Star

    • C.

      Rudy

    • D.

      Mulan

    Correct Answer
    D. Mulan
  • 24. 

    How many roles did Eddie Murphy play in the 1996 film "The Nutty Professor"?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    D. 7
    Explanation
    In the 1996 film "The Nutty Professor," Eddie Murphy played a total of 7 roles. This means that he portrayed multiple characters throughout the movie, showcasing his versatility as an actor.

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  • 25. 

    Which of these best describes Eddie Murphy?

    • A.

      Comedian And Voice Actor

    • B.

      Shakespearean Legend

    • C.

      Action Movie Hero

    • D.

      Late Night Comedy Host

    Correct Answer
    A. Comedian And Voice Actor
    Explanation
    Eddie Murphy is best described as a comedian and voice actor, as he is widely known for his comedic performances in movies and stand-up comedy specials. He has also lent his voice to various animated films, such as "Shrek" and "Mulan." While he has appeared in action movies, he is primarily recognized for his comedic roles. He has never been a Shakespearean legend or a late-night comedy host.

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  • 26. 

    Who produced the Eddie Murphy song "Party All the Time"?

    • A.

      The Woman Who Sang "Nasty"

    • B.

      The Guy Who Sang "Super Freak"

    • C.

      The Guy Who Sang "Animal"

    • D.

      The Guy Who Sang "Thriller"

    Correct Answer
    B. The Guy Who Sang "Super Freak"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Guy Who Sang 'Super Freak'" because the song "Party All the Time" was produced by Rick James, who is known for his hit song "Super Freak". Eddie Murphy, the comedian and actor, is the one who sang the song, but Rick James was the producer.

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  • 27. 

    Which of the following movies, released in 2006, did Eddie Murphy star in?

    • A.

      Daddy Daycare

    • B.

      I Spy

    • C.

      Dreamgirls

    • D.

      Norbit

    Correct Answer
    C. Dreamgirls
    Explanation
    Eddie Murphy starred in the movie "Dreamgirls" released in 2006.

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  • 28. 

    Who stars in "Daddy Daycare" with Eddie Murphy?

    • A.

      Jamie Foxx

    • B.

      Anjelica Huston

    • C.

      Jennifer Hudson

    • D.

      Jada Pinkett Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Anjelica Huston
  • 29. 

    For which of these movies was Eddie Murphy paid the highest salary?

    • A.

      Shrek 2

    • B.

      Nutty Professor II: The Klumps

    • C.

      Shrek 3

    • D.

      Dreamgirls

    Correct Answer
    B. Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
    Explanation
    Eddie Murphy was paid the highest salary for the movie "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps".

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  • 30. 

    The 1992 album "Love's Alright" marked how many music albums released by Eddie Murphy?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    A. Three
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Three. This means that the 1992 album "Love's Alright" was one of three music albums released by Eddie Murphy.

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  • 31. 

    How many characters did Eddie Murphy play in "Norbit"?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    In the movie "Norbit," Eddie Murphy played three different characters. This suggests that Eddie Murphy showcased his versatility as an actor by portraying multiple roles in the film.

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  • 32. 

    Who plays "Pope Sweet Jesus" in Eddie Murphy's 2007 movie "Norbit"?

    • A.

      Eddie Griffin

    • B.

      Marlon Wayans

    • C.

      Cuba Gooding Jr.

    • D.

      Terry Crews

    Correct Answer
    A. Eddie Griffin
    Explanation
    Eddie Griffin plays the character "Pope Sweet Jesus" in Eddie Murphy's 2007 movie "Norbit".

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  • 33. 

    Which 2004 Broadway revival co-starred Brenda Blethyn and Edie Falco?

    • A.

      Little Women

    • B.

      After The Fall

    • C.

      Steel Magnolias

    • D.

      Night Mother

    Correct Answer
    D. Night Mother
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "night Mother". "night Mother" is a play that was revived on Broadway in 2004 and starred Brenda Blethyn and Edie Falco.

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