Lucille Ball Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers

Lucille Ball trivia quiz with questions and answers


Lucille Ball Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers

What was Lucille Ball’s birth name?
A: Lucille Désirée Ball

On what date was Lucille Ball born?
A: August 6, 1911.

Where was Lucille Ball born?
A: Celoron, New York, U.S.

When did Lucille Ball die?
A: April 26, 1989.

What was Lucille Ball’s cause of death?
A: Abdominal Aortic Dissection

Where is Lucille Ball’s final resting place?
A:  Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, New York

What was Lucille Ball’s father’s name?
A:  Henry Durrell Ball.


What was Lucille’s mother’s name?
A: Désirée "DeDe" Evelyn Hunt.

What religion did Lucille’s family practice?
A: Baptist.

What was Lucille Ball’s ancestry?
A: Her ancestry included Scottish, French, Irish, and English.

Lucille’s father did what for a living?
A: He was a telephone lineman for Bell Telephone Company.

By the time Lucille was three, her family had moved Jamestown to Anaconda, and then to where?
A:  Trenton.

While DeDe Ball was pregnant with her second child, Frederick, what happened to Henry Ball?
A: He contracted typhoid fever and died.

When did Lucille’s father die?
A:  February 1915.


After her father died, her mother returned to where?
A: Her parents in New York.

Where were Ball and her brother, Fred Henry Ball, raised by their mother and maternal grandparents?
A: In Celoron, New York.

Lucy loved Celoron Park, one of the best “what” in the United States at that time?
A: Amusement areas.

Four years after the death of her father, Ball’s mother DeDe remarried, to whom?
A: Edward Peterson.

Lucille’s mother arranged for Lucille to go to what drama school?
A: The John Murray Anderson School for the Dramatic Arts in New York City.

Bette Davis was one of Lucille’s a fellow what?
A:  Students.

After a stint as a Goldwyn Girl in Roman Scandals (1933), Ball moved permanently to Hollywood to appear in what?
A: Films.


She appeared in many small movie roles in the 1930s as a contract player for who?
A:  RKO Radio Pictures.

What comedy short did Lucille appear with the Three Stooges?
A: Three Little Pigskins, 1934.

She also appeared in what movie with the Marx Brothers?
A: Room Service, 1938.

In 1936 Lucille landed what role that she hoped would lead her to Broadway?
A: Hey Diddle Diddle, a comedy set in a duplex apartment in Hollywood.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer signed Ball to a contract in the 1940s, but she never achieved “what” from her appearance in the studio's films?
A: Stardom.

Lucille was known in many Hollywood circles as what?
A:  "Queen of the B's".

In 1938, Ball joined the cast of The Wonder Show starring Jack which lasted how long?
A: One season.


In 1948, Ball was cast as Liz Cugat (later "Cooper"), a wacky wife, in what radio show?
A: My Favorite Husband.

Ball was originally considered by who for the role of Mrs. Iselin in the Cold War thriller The Manchurian Candidate?
A: Frank Sinatra.

During the mid-1980s, Ball attempted to resurrect her what?
A: Television career.

In May 1988 Ball was hospitalized after suffering what?
A: A mild heart attack.

Lucille Ball’s last public appearance, just one month before her death, was at the what?
A: 1989 Academy Awards telecast in which she and fellow presenter, Bob Hope, were given a standing ovation.