Oprah Winfrey

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Oprah Winfrey.

1. Where was Oprah Winfrey born?
a. New York
b. Illinois
c. Mississippi
d. Georgia
e. North Carolina

2. Which of the following best describes Oprah Winfrey's childhood?
a. She lived on a farm without running water
b. She moved around a lot
c. She had to do lots of chores
d. She was poor
e. All of the above

3. Oprah Winfrey learned to read at a young age from studying what book?
a. War and Peace
b. The Bible
c. Moby Dick
d. The dictionary
e. The Odyssey

4. How did Oprah Winfrey win a full scholarship to college?
a. She won a speech contest
b. She earned a sports scholarship in softball
c. She won a beauty contest
d. She won a sports scholarship in track
e. She did not have a scholarship to college, but paid for it by working part time

5. At the age of nineteen, Oprah Winfrey became the first female African-American news anchor in what city?
a. New York
b. Memphis
c. Chicago
d. Nashville
e. Richmond

6. What was the name of the Oprah Winfrey Show before it was named the Oprah Winfrey show?
a. Breakfast in Chicago
b. Early Morning Show
c. A.M. Chicago
d. Good Morning Chicago
e. Today Show

7. Where does the name 'Oprah' come from?
a. A famous jazz singer
b. It was her grandmother's name
c. It is a town in Mississippi
d. A ballet dancer
e. A character in the Bible

8. In what city was the Oprah Winfrey Show based?
a. New York
b. Memphis
c. Chicago
d. Nashville
e. Los Angeles

9. Oprah Winfrey was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in what movie?
a. How Stella Got Her Groove Back
b. The Color Purple
c. Monster's Ball
d. The Green Mile
e. Ghost

10. Oprah Winfrey has done which of the following:
a. Started her own magazine
b. Acted in movies
c. Started her own production company
d. Hosted a talk show
e. All of the above

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