Betty White Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Trivia quiz questions with answers about Betty White.

 

Betty White Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

What is Betty White's birth name?
A: Betty Marion White.

On what date was Betty born?
A: January 17, 1922.

Where was Betty born?
A: Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.

In 2013, the Guinness World Records awarded Betty with having the longest what?
A: Television career for a female entertainer.

Betty is best known for her television roles as what two characters?
A:  Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and  Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls.

Since the death of co-star Rue McClanahan in 2010, Betty is the only what?
A: Surviving Golden Girl.

Since 2010 Betty has starred as who in the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland?
A: Elka Ostrovsky.

 

Betty has won two consecutive Screen Actors Guild Awards for her role in what show?
A: Hot in Cleveland.

Betty has also hosted NBC's practical-joke show Betty White's Off Their Rockers, which resulted in what?
A: Tree consecutive Emmy nominations.

Why is Betty White is considered a pioneer of American television?
A: For being one of the first women to have creative control in front of and behind the camera.

White was the first woman to produce a what?
A: Sitcom.

How many Emmy Awards has Betty White won?
A: Six (five for acting).

Over her career, how many Emmy nominations has she received?
A: 23.

Betty was the first woman to receive an Emmy for what?
A: Game show hosting.

 

In May 2010, Betty became the oldest person to guest-host what TV show?
A: Saturday Night Live.

What did Betty receive for hosting the SNL show?
A: She received a Primetime Emmy Award.

White also holds the record for longest span between what?
A: Emmy nominations for performances.

Betty's first was in 1951 and her most recent was in 2011, a span of how many years?
A:  60 years.

White is also the oldest winner of a what?
A: Competitive Grammy Award, which she won in 2012.

The American Comedy Awards, the Screen Actors Guild, the Television Critics Association and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts have all awarded White with what?
A: Lifetime achievement awards.

Betty has been formally inducted into what Hall of Fame?
A: Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

 

Betty is the only child of whom?
A: Christine Tess Cachikis, a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive.

What nationality was Betty's paternal grandfather?
A: Danish and her maternal grandfather was Greek.

As a child, what schools did she attend?
A: Horace Mann School Beverly Hills and Beverly Hills High School.

Betty made rounds to movie studios looking for work, but why was she always turned down?
A: Because she was "unphotogenic."

So then she started to look for what?
A: Radio jobs.

Betty began her television career in 1939, three months after what?

A: High school graduation.

Betty and a classmate sang songs from The Merry Widow on a what?
A: An experimental Los Angeles channel.

 

In 1950, Betty was nominated for her first Emmy Award as what?
A:  "Best Actress" on television.

In 1952, what did she begin hosting?
A:  Hollywood on Television.

Betty made her feature film debut as Kansas Senator Elizabeth Ames Adams in what 1962 drama?
A:  Advise & Consent.

Betty White's greatest fame with the general public was probably from her stint as hostess and commentator on what?
A: The annual Tournament of Roses Parade broadcast on NBC, often co-hosting with Lorne Greene.