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Elizabeth Taylor

written by: Eve
 
This quiz is a tribute to one of the great actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age, who passed away on March 23, 2011.

Question 1:


Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was born in 1932 in a wealthy district of this city.
Paris
Boston
New York City
London

Question 2:


What film studio cancelled Elizabeth Taylor's contract after its production chief stated that "She can't sing, she can't dance, she can't perform."?
20th Century Fox
Warner Bros.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Universal

Question 3:


What 1950 comedy movie starring Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy and Joan Bennett was remade in 1991?
A Place in the Sun
Father of the Bride
The Taming of the Shrew
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Question 4:


What statement regarding Elizabeth Taylor's marriages is NOT correct?
She married twice one and the same person.
She was married eight times to seven husbands.
All her marriages ended in divorce.
She had four children with three different husbands.

Question 5:


What 1960 movie stars Elizabeth Taylor as a fashion model and party girl who lives a wild and promiscuous life?
BUtterfield 8
The V.I.P.s
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Suddenly, Last Summer

Question 6:


What famous pearl did Richard Burton purchase in 1969 as a Valentine's Day present for his then-wife Elizabeth Taylor?
La Peregrina
The Pearl of Allah
The Margarita Pearl
The Huerfana

Question 7:


Which of these is NOT a perfume launched by Elizabeth Taylor?
Passion
Midnight Poison
Black Pearls
White Diamonds

Question 8:


Elizabeth Taylor played the passionate, sexually-frustrated Maggie in the movie "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof". Who wrote the Pulitzer Prize-wining play on which the movie is based?
Tennessee Williams
Eugene O'Neill
Arthur Miller
Sam Shepard

Question 9:


Elizabeth Taylor was awarded a record-setting contract of $1 million for playing the leading female role in this movie which nearly bankrupted 20th Century Fox?
Cleopatra
A Place in the Sun
Doctor Faustus
The Last Time I Saw Paris

Question 10:


Elizabeth Taylor gained 30 pounds (13.5kg) for the role of the frumpy, hard-drinking Martha and her performance earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress. Name the movie in which Martha's husband was portrayed by Taylor's then-husband Richard Burton.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Butterfield 8
The Taming of the Shrew
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

 


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