Tuesday, November 18, 2008

November Quiz

Queen Latifah


1.  T F Queen Latifah’s real name is Dana Elaine Owens.

2.  T F She was born in 1974.

3.  T F She has never won a Grammy Award.

4.  T F She has been nominated for an Academy Award.

5.  T F She was raised in a middle class suburb in New Jersey.

6.  T F She performed in her high school play The Wiz.

7.  T F Her parents divorced when Latifah was ten.

8.  T F Her mother was a high school teacher and her dad was a policeman.

9. T F Her stage name, Latifah meaning "kind" in Arabic, was given to her when she was eight by her cousin.

10. T F She played volleyball for her high school team.

11. T F Latifah started her career beatboxing for the rap group Ladies Dick.

12. T F Latifah was one of the members of the original version of the Flavor Unit, which, was a crew of MC's grouped around producer DJ Mark the 45 King.

13. T F At the same time, Latifah was a pole dancer at a nightclub in Brooklyn called Bigger and Better.

14. T F Latifah's first album All Hail the Queen, was released when she was sixteen.

15. T F She began her film career in supporting roles in the 1991 films House Party 2, Juice, and Jungle Fever.

16. T F She appeared as Referee on the UK label Music of Life album "1989—The Hustlers Convention".  It received critical reviews.

17. T F In 1991 she discovered the hip-hop group Old School, who would change their name to Naughty by Nature.

18. T F From 1993 to 1998, Latifah had a starring role on Living Single, a FOX sitcom; she also wrote and performed its theme music.

19. T F She also had recurring roles during the second season (1991-1992) of the NBC hit The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

20. T F Latifah received an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in Chicago.

21. T F She had her own talk show, Queen, from 1999 to 2001.

22. T F She has starred with John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, and Steve Martin.

23. T F Latifah voiced Ellie, a friendly mammoth, in the animated film, Ice Age: The Meltdown.

24. T F In 2003, Latifah was the victim of a carjacking, which also resulted in the shooting of a friend.

25. T F In 1996 she was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a loaded handgun.

26. T F Latifah is a celebrity spokesperson for CoverGirl cosmetics, Curvation ladies underwear, Pizza Hut and Jenny Craig.

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