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Colonel Tom Parker: Quiz


Question 1: For many years Parker claimed to have been U.S.-born, but it eventually emerged that he was born in Breda, ________.

Question 2: For a time he lied about his childhood, claiming to have been born in ________, and to have run away at an early age to join a circus run by an uncle.
Charleston, West VirginiaMorgantown, West VirginiaWayne County, West VirginiaHuntington, West Virginia

Question 3: Parker's involvement in the music industry began as a music promoter in the late 1940s, working with such country music stars as Minnie Pearl, Hank Snow, and ________.
Ozark JubileeErnest TubbElvis PresleyEddy Arnold

Question 4: Parker's real place of birth was in Breda, ________.

Question 5: During this time he received the rank of colonel in the Louisiana State Militia in 1948 from ________, the governor of Louisiana, in return for work he did on Davis's election campaign.
John McKeithenJimmie DavisEarl LongDave Treen

Question 6: Parker died of a stroke on January 21, 1997, in ________, at the age of 87.
Las Vegas, NevadaReno, NevadaLas Vegas metropolitan areaHenderson, Nevada

Question 7: Van Kuijk was stationed in ________, at a base commanded by a Captain Tom Parker.
AlaskaHawaiiFloridaUnited States

Question 8: Presley did tour ________ in 1957 with concerts in Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver; however, at the time of these concerts, crossing the U.S.-Canada border did not require a passport.
United KingdomUnited StatesBarbadosCanada

Question 9: He also worked as a dogcatcher and a pet cemetery proprietor in ________, Florida, in the 1940s.
Temple Terrace, FloridaBrandon, FloridaTampa, FloridaPlant City, Florida

Question 10: It was the producer of the show, ________, who put forward the idea of Elvis singing his old hits and even the staged section with his old band, Scotty Moore and DJ Fontana.
D. J. FontanaHarry BelafonteSteve BinderBeatrice Arthur


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