Quiz 019: Famous Cartoons

Questetions

1.            The Adventures of Tintin is a comic series created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, The series was one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century. Tintin had been published in more than 70 languages with sales of more than 200 million copies, and had been adapted for radio, television, theatre, and film. By what pen name the creator of Tin Tin commonly known as?

2.            Cartoon character, created in 1968 by Takashi Yanase, a Japanese writer of children’s stories, remains the most popular fictional character among children below 12 years in Japan. More than 50 million copies of books featuring this character have been sold in Japanese and a TV animation series started in 1988 by Nippon Television Network is equally popular – and has been exported to other countries. What is it?

3.            Asterix comic series about Gaulish warriors, who have adventures and fight the Roman Republic during the era of Julius Caesar. The success of the series has led to the adaptation of its books into 13 films. Name the two creators of this cartoon series?

4.            Released theatrically on October 23, 1941, Dumbo was Disney’s fourth animated film. And at just 64 minutes, the movie was also the shortest and least expensive produced by the Studio. The adorable baby elephant has been flapping his extra-large ears and flying into our hearts for seven full decades. In the story, Dumbo was the unkind nickname given to him by jealous aunts. What was his real name as given by his own mother?

5.            Mickey Mouse is a cartoon character of anthropomorphic mouse who typically wears red shorts, large yellow shoes, and white gloves, Mickey is one of the world’s most recognizable characters. Who developed this famous character?

6.            Started as a daily syndicated newspaper comic on March 12, 1951, originally appearing in 16 newspapers. It revolves around Dennis Mitchell – a precocious but lovable, freckle-faced five-and-a-half-year-old boy with a blond cowlick and a penchant for mischief. The comic is now drawn by its creator’s former assistants and distributed to at least 1,000 newspapers in 48 countries and 19 languages. Name the American cartoonist who created Dennis the Menace?

7.            Woody Woodpecker is an animated cartoon character, an anthropomorphic acorn woodpecker with his trademark laugh, “Ha-ha-ha-HAA-ha!” which is known and imitated all over the world for generations. Who created Woody Woodpecker?

8.            It is a fictional cat created by Jim Davies portrayed as a lazy, fat, and cynical orange persian/tabby cat. He is noted for his love of lasagna and sleeping, and his hatred of Mondays, fellow cat Nermal and exercise. This comic strip was syndicated in roughly 2,580 newspapers and journals, and held the Guinness World Record for being the world’s most widely syndicated comic strip. What this famous character?

9.            It is an American animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions. The series takes place in a romanticized Stone Age setting and follows the activities of the title family and their next-door neighbors, the Rubbles (who are also their best friends) who live in caves next door to each other. It was originally broadcast on ABC from September 30, 1960, to April 1, 1966, and was the first animated series to hold a primetime slot on television. What is this sitcom?

10.          It is an animated cartoon character, created by  the late 1930s by Ben Hardaway & Tex Avery and voiced originally by Mel Blanc. It is an anthropomorphic gray and white rabbit or hare who is famous for his flippant, insouciant personality. Due to  popularity during the golden age of American animation, he became not only an American cultural icon and the official mascot of Warner Bros. Entertainment, but also one of the most recognizable characters in the world. What is this character?

Answers

  1. Herge
  1. Anpanman
  1. Rene Goscinny & Albert Uderzo
  1. Jumbo, Jr.
  1. Walt Disney
  1. Hank Ketcham
  1. Walter Lantz & Ben Hardaway
  1. Garfield
  1. The Flintstones
  1. Buggs Bunny

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