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Shari Lewis

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A quiz on the life and work of a great a ventriloquist, puppeteer, and children's television show host.

Question 1:


Children's entertainer Shari Lewis was born Sonia Hurwitz in the Bronx, New York in what year?
1933
1939
1938
1928

Question 2:


Which statement about Shari Lewis' father, Abe Hurwitz is true?
He was a Professor of Mathematics.
He was a New York City music teacher.
He was in the music business as a private music teacher.
None of these

Question 3:


Which statement about Shari's mother, Ann Ritz Hurwitz is true?
She was a professional singer.
She did not work but devoted herself completely to bringing up her children.
She was a teacher of special education classes in New York.
She was the supervisor of music education for the New York public schools.

Question 4:


How was Shari Lewis "discovered" for show business?
She was discovered on the Arthur Godfrey Talent Scouts show in 1952.
She was discovered by Bob Keeshan at a tryout for his show "Captain Kangaroo" in 1956.
She was discovered at an open audition for "The Howdy Doody Club" in 1955.
She was discovered by Steve Allen at a tryout for his show in 1954.

Question 5:


Which statement best describes Shari Lewis' work as children’s entertainer?
Her beloved show "Lamb Chop's Playhouse" won her a Peabody Award and an Emmy.
She wrote 60 books for children (and parents), recorded over 20 albums for children and adults and won a Peabody Award.
She participated in several TV shows for children but never had a special one of her own.
She wrote 20 children's books, recorded 15 albums for children and won three Peabody Awards.

Question 6:


Which of these was not a character on a show, hosted by Shari Lewis?
Lamb Chop
Mr. Socko
Charlie Horse
Hush Puppy

Question 7:


When Shari Lewis was asked to submit a recipe for a cookbook to be published by American weekly magazine TV Guide, she offered a recipe for what?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 8:


Children's entertainer Shari Lewis received how many Emmy Awards?
23
12
4
3

Question 9:


This award, established in honor of Shari Lewis, is given as "a tribute to an individual, company, or organization that represents excellence in children's programming in electronic media."
The Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award
The Peabody Award
The Shari Lewis Award
The Lamb Chop Award

Question 10:


Children's entertainer Shari Lewis died on 2 August 1998 in which city?
Los Angeles
Las Vegas
San Francisco
New York

 


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