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Eric Sevareid: Quiz


Question 1: That the name Eric Sevareid was included on a list of people to contact in connection to raise funds for Hollywood celebrities appearing before the ________ in 1947.
Communist Party USAYouth International PartyHarry S. TrumanHouse Un-American Activities Committee

Question 2: ________'s anti-communism campaign.
Joseph McCarthyMcCarthyismHarry S. TrumanJohn F. Kennedy

Question 3: Shortly after, he joined Murrow to report on the ________.
Phoney WarWestern Front (World War II)Battle of BritainBattle of France

Question 4: Specifically, the bureau's interest revolved around the March 8, 1953 broadcast of the program in which Sevareid interviewed ________, then Director for Mutual Security.
Hubert HumphreyEugene McCarthyBill ClintonHarold Stassen

Question 5: The bumbling local-market newscaster Ted Baxter (Ted Knight) frequently compared himself to Sevareid on ________.
M*A*S*H (TV series)CheersThe Mary Tyler Moore ShowRhoda

Question 6: Nonetheless, he worked extensively for ________ on television in the years following the war and the decades after.
CBS RadioThe CW Television NetworkCBS Radio NetworkCBS News

Question 7: In somewhat of a spoof of this tradition he also had a conversation with ________, portrayed by Peter Ustinov, titled The Last King in America.
George II of Great BritainGeorge IV of the United KingdomWilliam IV of the United KingdomGeorge III of the United Kingdom

Question 8: ________'s anti-Communism tactics.
McCarthyismHarry S. TrumanJoseph McCarthyJohn F. Kennedy

Question 9: Recipient of the state of ________'s Roughrider Award.
MinnesotaMontanaNorth DakotaSouth Dakota

Question 10: Sevareid appears in ________'s novel Our Gang as "Erect Severehead."
Philip RothThe Plot Against AmericaThe Human StainPhilip Roth bibliography


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