Star Dogs Quiz

Test your knowledge of these famous on-screen canines.

Quiz

Test your knowledge of these famous on-screen canines.

1. Who was the first dog movie star in the United States?

  • Lassie.
  • Rin Tin Tin.
  • Benji.

2. How was Toto cast in the movie The Wizard of Oz?

  • He looked like the illustration in the original book.
  • He was Judy Garland's own dog.
  • He was a famous pet store mascot in Hollywood.

3. What was the name of Odysseus's dog in The Odyssey?

  • Penelope.
  • Calypso.
  • Argus.

4. Which of the following is one of Snoopy's brothers?

  • Snowy.
  • Spike.
  • Spooch.

5. What dog was a real-life Soviet astronaut?

  • Sputnik.
  • Mongrel.
  • Laika.

6. What's the name of the family dog on The Simpsons?

  • She's the Fastest.
  • Wiggle Puppy.
  • Santa's Little Helper.

7. What claymation dog lives at 62, West Wallaby Street?

  • Wallace.
  • Gromit.
  • Shaun.

8. What kind of dog is Wishbone, star of the television series?

  • Jack Russell terrier.
  • Chihuahua.
  • Staffordshire terrier.

9. How much does a dog actor typically make in a day?

  • $250.
  • $1,000.
  • $2500.

10. What is the Latin name of the "dog star"?

  • Rigel.
  • Canis Major.
  • Sirius.

Your Results:

1. Who was the first dog movie star in the United States?
Rin Tin Tin.

2. How was Toto cast in the movie The Wizard of Oz?
He looked like the illustration in the original book.

3. What was the name of Odysseus's dog in The Odyssey?
Argus.

4. Which of the following is one of Snoopy's brothers?
Spike.

5. What dog was a real-life Soviet astronaut?
Laika.

6. What's the name of the family dog on The Simpsons?
Santa's Little Helper.

7. What claymation dog lives at 62, West Wallaby Street?
Gromit.

8. What kind of dog is Wishbone, star of the television series?
Jack Russell terrier.

9. How much does a dog actor typically make in a day?
$250.

10. What is the Latin name of the "dog star"?
Sirius.

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