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You Bet Your Life: Quiz


Question 1: ________ and his then 11-year-old daughter Candice teamed up with Groucho and his daughter Melinda Marx to win $1,000 for the Girl Scouts of the USA.
Johnny CarsonMae WestOrson WellesEdgar Bergen

Question 2: The primary version was hosted by ________ of the Marx Brothers, with announcer and assistant George Fenneman.
A Night at the Opera (film)Animal Crackers (film)Groucho MarxDuck Soup (1933 film)

Question 3: Guedel happened to see a special with Groucho and ________, where they ad-libbed very well.
Bob HopeJerry LewisCharlton HestonFrank Sinatra

Question 4: No one in the audience knew who contestant ________ was until he began speaking in Huckleberry Hound's voice; he and his partner went on to win the top prize of $10,000.
Mel BlancDaws ButlerHanna-BarberaWilliam Hanna

Question 5: Marx had suggested to ________ that he could do the show, when Cosby was still a struggling young comic.
Dwight D. EisenhowerBill CosbyGerald FordByron White

Question 6: A guest purporting to be a wealthy nobleman was really writer ________; Groucho saw through the disguise ("You're no more a prince than I am").
Mario PuzoOliver StoneWilliam Peter BlattyAcademy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Question 7: The Secret Word in this version was worth $500 and was represented by a black goose wearing a sweatshirt from ________, Cosby's alma mater.
Temple UniversityRutgers UniversityPhiladelphia 76ersTemple Owls

Question 8: A courtly Southern gentleman, Harland Sanders, talked about his "finger-lickin'" recipe for fried chicken, which he parlayed into the "________" chain of restaurants.
Subway (restaurant)Burger KingBaskin-RobbinsKFC

Question 9: Groucho would be introduced to the music of "Hooray for Captain Spaulding", his signature song, introduced in the 1928 ________ Animal Crackers and the 1930 film version.
Longacre TheatreBroadway theatreBroadhurst TheatreImperial Theatre

Question 10: By 1959, as quiz shows fell out of popularity due to the ________, You Bet Your Life (despite being clean) fell out of the top 30 TV shows, to be replaced by non-quiz games.
CBSTwenty One (game show)Jack Barry (television personality)Quiz show scandals

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