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The Great American News Quiz
April 27, 2016
Carol Burnett, a titan of American television, stage, and film, was born on April 26, 1933 in San Antonio, Texas.

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1. Carol Burnett's comedy-variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, premiered in what year?
   1976
   1967
   1960
   1978
2. Burnett played Miss Hannigan, a cruel orphanage manager, in what 1982 musical to film adaption?
   Gypsy
   Kiss Me Kate
   Annie
   Chicago
3. During question and answer sessions on The Carol Burnett Show, Carol Burnett would often perform the yell of which Edgar Rice Burroughs character?
   Tarzan
   Mr. Hyde
   Frankenstein
   King Kong
4. In 1969, Burnett became the first celebrity guest to appear on which long-running children's TV show?
   Barney
   Reading Rainbow
   Sesame Street
   Zoom
5. Burnett made her Broadway debut in 1959 in what musical adaption of The Princess and the Pea?
   Chicago
   A Chorus Line
   Annie
   Once Upon A Mattress
6. In a sketch parody of Gone With The Wind on The Carol Burnett Show, Burnett plays Starlet O'Hara and wears a dress made out of a what?
   Curtain
   Mattress
   Potato sack
   Bath towel
7. Named after an American author and humorist, Burnett received what prestigious prize for American humor in 2013?
   Herman Melville Prize
   William Faulkner Prize
   Edgar Allen Poe Prize
   Mark Twain Prize
8. Which of the following celebrities never appeared on The Carol Burnett Show?
   Steve Martin
   Lucille Ball
   Bette Davis
   Ronald Reagan
9. In 1973, Burnett joined Michael Caine, Charlton Heston, and Rock Hudson as a co-host for what awards ceremony?
   Academy Awards
   Tony Awards
   Golden Globe Awards
   Emmy Awards
10. What did Burnett include in her signature send off at the end of each performance on The Carol Burnett Show?
   A tug on her left ear
   A musical interlude
   An Irish step dance
   A word of the day


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