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How much do you really know about animation? Test your skills and challenge your brain with AWN's "Animation Trivia Quiz". Each question below has five possible answers. Just click on the choices you think are correct, then click the "Submit Answers" button. Then we'll see just how "smart" you really are! If, as expected, you don't get all the answers right the first time, change your answers and click the "Try Again" button. Try as often as you like. If, out of sheer frustration, you choose to give up, just click the "I Give Up" button to see all the correct answers. Good luck...you'll need it!

This Week's Quiz...

1. It is common knowledge that the explosion of animation on television in the last 15 years has been due to the exporting of production to foreign countries where labor is cheap, known as "runaway production." What was the first network animated series to be produced outside of the U.S.?

A) Scooby-Doo
B) Rocky and His Friends
C) Popeye
D) Hoppity Hooper
E) Mr. Magoo


2. What cereal company did Ward have a long term relationship with from the mid 60s on?

A) General Mills
B) General Foods
C) Kellogg's
D) Quaker Oats
E) Post


3. What cereal started Ward's relationship with the Quaker Oats Company?

A) Cap'n Crunch
B) Quisp
C) Quake
D) Frankenberry
E) Count Chocula


4. In 1967, Jay Ward returned to network television with a slickly produced show. Which network was it?

A) ABC
B) CBS
C) NBC
D) FOX
E) UPN


5. What was the name of the series that marked Ward's return to Network television?

A) Dudley Do-Right
B) George of the Jungle
C) Hoppity Hooper
D) Here Comes the Gump
E) The And and the Aardvark




This week's quiz is the work of Karl Staven, an accomplished independent animator and current head of the Animation Department at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Degrees from Yale, Harvard, and NYU have given him a strong appreciation for animation history. You can contact Karl at karlstaven@hotmail.com


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