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Henny Youngman: Quiz


Question 1: He had cameo appearances in several movies, including History of the World, Part I and ________.
Raging BullTaxi DriverMartin ScorseseGoodfellas

Question 2: Youngman made numerous appearances on ________, including a long-running stint on Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In.
VideoClosed captioningTelevisionMechanical television

Question 3: The comedy cards were discovered by up-and-coming professional comedian ________, who encouraged Youngman and formed a close working friendship with him.
Milton BerleBob HopeGeorge Jessel (actor)Jack Benny

Question 4: He is interred in the Mount Carmel Cemetery, ________, next to his wife, Sadie.
QueensKew Gardens, QueensGlendale, QueensForest Hills, Queens

Question 5: Youngman was born in Liverpool, ________, and his family moved to Brooklyn, New York, when he was young.
ScotlandEnglandUnited KingdomWales

Question 6: During the 1940s Youngman tried to break into the movies and become an actor, but he was unsuccessful in ________.
New EnglandUnited StatesWestern United StatesHollywood, Los Angeles, California

Question 7: He led a small ________ band called the "Swanee Syncopaters," and during the band's performances, Youngman often told jokes to the audience.
American popular musicDixielandJazzBlues

Question 8: He was known as the King of the One Liners, a title bestowed upon him by columnist ________.
Marilyn MonroeFred AllenWalter WinchellJack Benny

Question 9: His published ________ is entitled Take My Life, Please!.
AutobiographyJean-Jacques RousseauRhetoricPersian language

Question 10: In a time when most comedians told elaborate anecdotes, Youngman’s comedy routine consisted of telling simple one-liner jokes, occasionally with interludes of ________ playing.
ViolinPlaying the violinCelloMusical styles (violin)


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