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Famous Primates


  1. A video game created by Shigeru Miyamoto follows the adventures of which gorilla?
  2. Which two actors played the chimpanzees Zira and Cornelius in the 1968 film Planet of the Apes?
  3. What was the name of the chimpanzee in a 1951 American comedy film starring Ronald Reagan?
  4. What is the name of Ross's pet capuchin monkey on Friends?

  5. What was the name of Tarzan's chimpanzee companion in many of the Tarzan films?
  6. Can you name the novelty song by The Goodies with a primate in its title?
  7. What was the name of the fictional orangutang in Walt Disney's film The Jungle Book?
  8. What was the name of the orangutan in Clint Eastwood's 1978 hit Every Which Way But Loose?
  9. Which island did King Kong live on?
  10. What was the name of Michael Jackson's famous chimp companion?
  11. Topov was a monkey in which 1970s children's television series?
  12. What is the name of the fictional monkey in the series of popular children's picture books written by Margret and H. A. Rey?


  1. Donkey Kong
  2. Kim Hunter (Zira) and Roddy McDowall (Cornelius)
  3. Bonzo (in 'Bedtime for Bonzo')
  4. Marcel
  5. Cheeta
  6. The Funky Gibbon
  7. King Louie
  8. Clyde
  9. Skull Island
  10. Bubbles
  11. Pipkins
  12. Curious George, or George