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The Great American News Quiz
January 21, 2015
Great American songwriter Neil Diamond celebrates a birthday this week...and as one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, he has a lot to celebrate! He has had eleven #1 singles in his career and continues to tour to great fanfare.
1. Diamond attended NYU on what type of scholarship?
   tennis
   fencing
   golf
   squash
2. On which song did Diamond duet with Barbra Streisand?
   You Don't Bring Me Flowers
   Song Sung Blue
   Love on the Rocks
   Hello Again
3. Which band made Diamond's "Red, Red Wine" a radio hit?
   10,000 Maniacs
   UB40
   The Band
   The Monkees
4. Who is the female lead in the 1980 Diamond movie "The Jazz Singer?"
   Bette Midler
   Barbara Hershey
   Barbra Streisand
   Lucie Arnaz
5. Universal Pictures threatened to sue Diamond over the song "Heartlight," which was inspired by which film?
   Titanic
   An Officer and a Gentleman
   Moonstruck
   E.T.
6. Which Diamond tune became the theme song for Michael Dukakis' presidential campaign?
   America
   Sweet Caroline
   Cherry, Cherry
   Shilo
7. What was Diamond's first number one hit in the U.S.?
   Cracklin' Rose
   I'm a Believer
   Play Me
   Red, Red Wine
8. Sweet Caroline is the signature sing-along for which sporting team?
   Boston Red Sox
   New York Yankees
   New York Knicks
   Los Angeles Dodgers
9. A version of Diamond's "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" is prominently featured in which Quentin Tarantino film?
   Kill Bill
   Reservoir Dogs
   Pulp Fiction
   Django Unchained
10. How many Grammy Awards has Diamond won?
   zero
   one
   three
   five


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