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Elizabeth Taylor 101

Elizabeth Taylor 101

by Laura Reineke

Her name speaks for itself but how well do you really know Elizabeth Taylor? Take the Elizabeth Taylor 101 Quiz to prove you’re a true fan of the Hollywood icon!

Elizabeth Taylor was a dual citizen of the United States and which other nation?
1 of 15 questions

Canada

United Kingdom

Spain

France

One of her earliest successes after transitioning into adult roles came when she starred alongside Spencer Tracy and Joan Bennett in which film?
2 of 15 questions

"Conspirator"

"The Big Hangover"

"A Place in the Sun"

"Father of the Bride"

Taylor was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress four years in a row. For which film did she finally win the statue in 1960?
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"BUtterfield 8"

"Raintree County"

"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

"The Midnight Special"

"Cleopatra" cemented Taylor as Hollywood's highest paid actress. How much was her contract with 20th Century Fox worth at the time?
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$1 billion

$100,000

$1 million

$500,000

In what year did Taylor make both her Broadway and West End theater debuts (in "The Little Foxes")?
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1982

1985

1961

1974

Taylor's third marriage, to Mike Todd, was the only one that didn't end in divorce. Why?
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Todd died of a heart attack

Todd was murdered

Todd died in a plane crash

the marriage was never consummated

Taylor took a Hebrew name as part of her conversion to Judaism in 1959. What was it?
7 of 15 questions

Elisheba Rachel

Tzipora

Batsheva

Ruth

Constantly suffering from various medical issues, Taylor is said to have been hospitalized how many times in her life?
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10

30

70

50

What was the reported value of Taylor's jewelry collection at the time of her death?
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$500,000

$1 billion

$1 million

$150 million

Where were Taylor and her eighth husband, Larry Fortensky, married?
10 of 15 questions

Neverland Ranch

Walt Disney World

Rome

Paris

Before her first marriage to Conrad "Nicky" Hilton, Taylor was engaged to Glenn Davis, recipient of what prestigious athletic honor?
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Olympic gold medal

the Heisman Trophy

Cy Young Award

Walter Camp Award

Taylor was married to former Naval secretary John Warner during his election to what public office in Virginia?
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mayor

congressman

U.S. senator

governor

Taylor had three biological children and one adopted daughter. At what age did she become a grandmother?
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39

45

49

52

Richard Burton outbid Aristotle Onassis for a $1.1 million, 69-carat Cartier diamond ring that he gave to Taylor. By what name did this ring come to be known?
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La Peregrina

Krupp Diamond

Hortensia Diamond

the Taylor-Burton diamond

Taylor won her second Oscar after a critically well-received performance - for which she gained 25 pounds and donned a wig and heavy makeup - as which character in Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
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Honey

Mary

Martha

Rose