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The Name 'Shirley'

Quiz Questions About Shirley

  1. By what name was Shirley Crabtree better known?
  2. Shirley Eaton is famous for an iconic appearance in which film?
  3. Can you name actress Shirley MacLaine's famous younger brother?
  4. "I am serious, and don't call me Shirley" is a quote from which film?
  5. In which decade was Shirley Temple Hollywood's number one box-office draw as a child actress?
  6. Anne Shirley is the title character in the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables. Who wrote this novel?
  7. Shirley is the largest member of the flock in which British children's television series?
  8. Which British athlete won an Olympic silver medal in the 100 metres hurdles in 1984?

  9. Miss Shirley Brahms is a fictional character in which British sitcom?
  10. Shirley Carter is a fictional character in which British soap?
  11. American sitcom Laverne & Shirley was a spin-off of which other sitcom?
  12. Published in 1849, Shirley is a social novel by which English novelist?
  13. Shirley Valentine is a one-character play by which playwright?
  14. Shirley Bassey has sung the theme song for how many James Bond films?


  1. Big Daddy (English professional wrestler)
  2. Goldfinger (as Bond Girl Jill Masterson (1964))
  3. Warren Beatty
  4. Airplane!
  5. 1930s (from 1934 to 1938)
  6. Lucy Maude Montgomery
  7. Shaun the Sheep
  8. Shirley Strong
  9. Are You Being Served?
  10. EastEnders
  11. Happy Days
  12. Charlotte Bronte
  13. Willy Russell
  14. Three (Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979))

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