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Question 1: The two first worked together in 1935 at the Eltinge Burlesque Theater on 42nd Street[1]--now the lobby of the AMC movie complex in ________.
New York CityBrooklynManhattanNew York metropolitan area

Question 2: Another semi-regular was ________ as Stinky, a 40-year-old sissy dressed in a Little Lord Fauntleroy suit.
The Three StoogesJoe BesserLarry FineCurly Howard

Question 3: Costello had occasional, near-fatal bouts with ________.
Tuberculous pericarditisRheumatic feverMyocarditisSubacute bacterial endocarditis

Question 4: In 1956, the ________ charged them for back taxes, forcing them to sell their homes and most of their assets, including their film rights.
Internal Revenue ServiceTax protester (United States)FairTaxTaxing and Spending Clause

Question 5: The team's final performance of "Who's on First?" was seen on ________'s TV variety show, in 1957.
Johnny CarsonJack PaarSteve AllenThe Steve Allen Show

Question 6: It was also widely rumoured that the Workplace Relations' Minister, ________ was making a play to take over Costello's position as deputy.
Malcolm TurnbullTony AbbottBronwyn BishopGreg Combet

Question 7: In 1947 Abbott and Costello moved the show to ABC (the former NBC ________).
Mutual Broadcasting SystemBlue NetworkNBC Red NetworkRadio Disney

Question 8: As a teenager, Costello had been an amateur boxer in his hometown of ________.
Elizabeth, New JerseyPaterson, New JerseyClifton, New JerseyPassaic, New Jersey

Question 9: Two years later, they had their own ________ show.
TelemundoNBCUniversal SportsShopNBC

Question 10: At first he worked as a straight man to his wife Betty, then with veteran burlesque comedians like ________ and Harry Evanson.
Bud AbbottLou CostelloSlowly I TurnedHarry Steppe
















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