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  • 1. 

    Which British comedy team starred in "The Young Ones"?

    • A.

      John Cleese And Michael Palin

    • B.

      Stephen Fry And Hugh Laurie

    • C.

      Peter Cook And Dudley Moore

    • D.

      Rik Mayall And Adrian Edmondson

    Correct Answer
    D. Rik Mayall And Adrian Edmondson
    Explanation
    Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson starred in "The Young Ones," a British comedy team known for their anarchic and slapstick style of humor. They played the characters of Rick and Vyvyan respectively in the popular sitcom, which aired from 1982 to 1984. Mayall and Edmondson's comedic chemistry and their ability to deliver outrageous and over-the-top performances made them a beloved comedy duo in the UK.

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  • 2. 

    Which comedian was famous for asking "Wanna buy a duck"?

    • A.

      Sid Caesar

    • B.

      Don Rickles

    • C.

      Joe Penner

    • D.

      Milton Berle

    Correct Answer
    C. Joe Penner
    Explanation
    Joe Penner was a comedian known for his catchphrase "Wanna buy a duck?" This phrase became synonymous with Penner and was often used in his comedy routines. He would use it as a way to engage with the audience and create humor. Penner's comedic style was characterized by his exaggerated and silly delivery, which made him a popular comedian during the 1930s and 1940s. While other comedians mentioned in the options were also famous in their own right, Joe Penner was specifically associated with the phrase "Wanna buy a duck?"

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  • 3. 

    Andrew Dice Clay did not appear in which of these movies?

    • A.

      Meet Wally Sparks

    • B.

      Pretty In Pink

    • C.

      Making The Grade

    • D.

      Casual Sex?

    Correct Answer
    A. Meet Wally Sparks
    Explanation
    Andrew Dice Clay did not appear in "Meet Wally Sparks." This is because Andrew Dice Clay is not listed as part of the cast for the movie "Meet Wally Sparks."

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  • 4. 

    What comedian was not in the film "Mixed Nuts"?

    • A.

      Adam Sandler

    • B.

      Stephen Wright

    • C.

      George Carlin

    • D.

      Jon Stewart

    Correct Answer
    C. George Carlin
    Explanation
    George Carlin was not in the film "Mixed Nuts". The other three comedians mentioned, Adam Sandler, Stephen Wright, and Jon Stewart, were all part of the cast. Therefore, George Carlin is the correct answer as he was not involved in the film.

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  • 5. 

    Who hosted the first episode of "Saturday Night Live"?

    • A.

      George Carlin

    • B.

      Johnny Carson

    • C.

      Steve Martin

    • D.

      Chevy Chase

    Correct Answer
    A. George Carlin
    Explanation
    George Carlin hosted the first episode of "Saturday Night Live."

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  • 6. 

    Freddie the Freeloader was a character on which comedy series?

    • A.

      Carol Burnett Show

    • B.

      Red Skelton Show

    • C.

      Jackie Gleason Show

    • D.

      Sanford And Son

    Correct Answer
    B. Red Skelton Show
    Explanation
    Freddie the Freeloader was a character on the Red Skelton Show. This comedy series featured Red Skelton, a popular comedian, who portrayed various characters including Freddie the Freeloader. The show aired from 1951 to 1971 and was known for its comedic sketches and skits. Freddie the Freeloader was a lovable hobo character who often found himself in humorous situations, providing entertainment to the audience.

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  • 7. 

    "Joe, the Bartender" and "The Poor Soul" were characters played by which comedian?

    • A.

      Jackie Gleason

    • B.

      Sid Caesar

    • C.

      Red Skelton

    • D.

      Milton Berle

    Correct Answer
    A. Jackie Gleason
    Explanation
    Jackie Gleason played the characters "Joe, the Bartender" and "The Poor Soul".

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  • 8. 

    Who said: "A comedian does funny things; a good comedian does things funny"?

    • A.

      Jack Benny

    • B.

      Milton Berle

    • C.

      Buster Keaton

    • D.

      Jackie Gleason

    Correct Answer
    C. Buster Keaton
    Explanation
    Buster Keaton is the correct answer because he is known for his unique style of physical comedy and his ability to make ordinary actions or situations funny through his comedic timing and expressions. This quote reflects his approach to comedy, emphasizing that it's not just about doing funny things, but about finding the humor in the way things are done.

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