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Walt Kelly: Quiz


Question 1: Pogo was almost unrecognizable in his initial appearance, resembling a real ________ more closely than in his classic form.

Question 2: and Genevieve (née MacAnnula) Kelly, Walt's family moved to ________ during his second year.
Stamford, ConnecticutBridgeport, ConnecticutFairfield County, ConnecticutNorwalk, Connecticut

Question 3: He was elected president of the National Cartoonists Society in 1954, serving until 1956, and was also the first strip cartoonist to be invited to contribute originals to the ________.
United States CapitolLibrary of CongressUnited States House of RepresentativesUnited States Congress

Question 4: Kelly is often associated with two other cartooning giants: Milton Caniff (Terry and the Pirates, Steve Canyon) and ________ (Li'l Abner).
ShmooAl CappNational Cartoonists SocietyFearless Fosdick

Question 5: In 1989 the ________ attempted to revive the strip with other artists, including Kelly's children Carolyn and Peter, under the title Walt Kelly's Pogo.
Los Angeles TimesKTLAChicago TribuneSam Zell

Question 6: Bridgeport, a ________ and showman and promoter of questionable repute, spoke with speech balloons in highly decorated type, resembling 19th century circus posters.
BearBrown BearGray WolfCaniformia

Question 7: Born of Irish-American heritage in ________ to Walter Crawford Kelly, Sr.
PittsburghHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaAllentown, PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

Question 8: The principal characters were Pogo the Possum, Albert the ________, Churchy LaFemme (cf.
American AlligatorAmerican crocodileCrocodileAlligator

Question 9: His fascination with a Los Angeles production of ________ reportedly inspired the Southern setting of Pogo.
Musical theatreShow BoatInto the WoodsNine (musical)

Question 10: Kelly has been compared to everyone from James Joyce and Lewis Carroll, to ________ and Uncle Remus.

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