Can You Answer 12 Marilyn Monroe Questions?

Marilyn Monroe might be one of the most recognizable figures on the planet. She transcended nearly every facet of pop culture during her time in Hollywood. How much do you know about this icon? Take our quiz to find out!
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In what year was Marilyn Monroe born?
1926
1951
1905
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Where was Monroe born?
Los Angeles
San Francisco
New York City
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What was the name of Monroe's first husband, prior to her breakout mainstream success?
James Dougherty
Joe DiMaggio
John Simon
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What was Monroe's real name?
Norma Jean Monroe
Norma Jeane Mortenson
Anna Jane Kendrick
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In what film did Monroe make her first appearance, as a waitress with only nine lines of dialogue?
Ladies of the Chorus
All About Eve
Dangerous Years
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Which 1952 Fritz Lang drama earned Monroe critical acclaim?
Let's Make It Legal
Clash By Night
Stars and Stripes
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What screwball comedy marked the beginning of Monroe being typecasted as a ditzy, oblivious blonde?
Monkey Business
Don't Bother to Knock
We're Not Married!
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What 1953 film did Monroe play a woman planning the murder of her husband?
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Niagara
Showgirls
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Monroe's second husband, Joe DiMaggio, was famous because of what?
baseball
acting
football
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What 1959 film earned Monroe a Golden Globe?
The Misfits
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Some Like It Hot
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What 1962 film ended production and remained unfinished due to Monroe's personal troubles and issues on the set?
Something's Got to Give
Let's Make Love
The Misfits
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During the final two years of her life, many biographers believe Monroe had an affair with which U.S. president?
Dwight Eisenhower
John F. Kennedey
Richard Nixon
Result
So you don't know too much about the life and career of Marilyn Monroe - no big deal. Her career was at its peak over 50 years ago - that's half a century! As long as you can identify her from a picture, and appreciate the impact she had on pop culture, that's all you need.

C+, Mindless about Monroe

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While you missed some of the harder ones, you still know a solid amount about the life and career of Marilyn Monroe - probably more than most people would know. Good work!

B+, Mighty Marilyn Fan

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Right!
You're a master at all things Marilyn Monroe! Almost everyone can identify her from a picture, but very few know the amount about her life and filmography as you do. You're a very dedicated fan! Good work!

A+, Master of Monroe

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1
In what year was Marilyn Monroe born?
1926
1951
1905
2
Where was Monroe born?
Los Angeles
San Francisco
New York City
3
What was the name of Monroe's first husband, prior to her breakout mainstream success?
James Dougherty
Joe DiMaggio
John Simon
4
What was Monroe's real name?
Norma Jean Monroe
Norma Jeane Mortenson
Anna Jane Kendrick
5
In what film did Monroe make her first appearance, as a waitress with only nine lines of dialogue?
Ladies of the Chorus
All About Eve
Dangerous Years
6
Which 1952 Fritz Lang drama earned Monroe critical acclaim?
Let's Make It Legal
Clash By Night
Stars and Stripes
7
What screwball comedy marked the beginning of Monroe being typecasted as a ditzy, oblivious blonde?
Monkey Business
Don't Bother to Knock
We're Not Married!
8
What 1953 film did Monroe play a woman planning the murder of her husband?
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Niagara
Showgirls
9
Monroe's second husband, Joe DiMaggio, was famous because of what?
baseball
acting
football
10
What 1959 film earned Monroe a Golden Globe?
The Misfits
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Some Like It Hot
11
What 1962 film ended production and remained unfinished due to Monroe's personal troubles and issues on the set?
Something's Got to Give
Let's Make Love
The Misfits
12
During the final two years of her life, many biographers believe Monroe had an affair with which U.S. president?
Dwight Eisenhower
John F. Kennedey
Richard Nixon