Memorial Quiz | 2022 Celebrity Deaths Big Round-Up

Updated: Jan. 6, 2023, to include the names of famous personalities who died before New Year 2023.

A Year-End trivia game on 2022’s significant celebrity deaths – From the Pope to the Queen: What was Estelle Harris’s character on Seinfeld? Who was the original host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos”? What did Barbara Walters ask President Carter? And where is Queen Elizabeth‘s final resting place? Test your knowledge of the famous people we lost this year.

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2022 Year-End Quiz: 23 general knowledge multiple-choice questions in Memorium of famous people who died in 2022. Click “start quiz.”

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1. Who is this graceful man?

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2. Who composed Chariots of Fire (Race to the End)?

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3. What was Estelle Harris’s character on Seinfeld?

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4. Who was Taylor Hawkins drumming for before joining the Foo Fighters?

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5. Who was the first woman to serve as the US Secretary of State?

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6. Which movies earned the late William Hurt three consecutive best actor Oscar nominations?

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7. Complete the 1993 song title: “I’d Do Anything for Love….”

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8. He was the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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9. He was the original host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.”

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10. Which movie starred Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, and Tony Sirico?

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11. Where was Ivana Trump buried?

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12. Which world leader was known for glasnost and perestroika?

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13. Which two 90s movies feature Anne Heche and Vince Vaughn?

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14. She’s the actress who starred in TV’s “Murder, She Wrote” between 1984 and 1996.

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15. He’s the singer that made “Great Balls of Fire” famous.

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16. What was Kirstie Alley’s character in Cheers?

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17. Which 1970s group sang “I’m So Excited”?

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18. She starred in “Fame” and sang “What a Feeling.” Who is she?

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19. Coolio’s last top-40 hit in the US, “C U When U Get There,” is based on which famous composition?

Screenshot: Coolio – C U When U Get There (feat. 40 Thevz) Official Music Video

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20. What was one of the most famous questions that Barbara Walters asked President Jimmy Carter during her interview?

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21. Who was known in Brazil as “O Rei” or “The King”?

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22. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI was the first pope in 600 years to do what?

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23. Where is Queen Elizabeth’s final resting place?

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Who is this graceful man?

Photo: James F. X. O'Gara / CC BY
Jiang Zemin, former leader of China
Shinzō Abe, former Prime Minister of Japan
Takeshi Kitano, Japanese TV personality
Jackie Chan, Hong Kong actor

He was the original host of "America's Funniest Home Videos."

Bob Saget.
Bill Cosby.
Dave Coulier.
John Stamos.

He was the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.

Photo: National Archives at College Park, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized.
Denzel Washington.
Morgan Freeman.
Harry Belafonte.
Sidney Poitier.

Complete the 1993 song title: "I'd Do Anything for Love…."

Screenshot: Meat Loaf on YouTube
“...(But Not Like That.)”
“...(But I Won't Do That.)"
“...(Now, I Owe You That.)”
“...(If You were A Bat.)”

Which movies earned the late William Hurt three consecutive best actor Oscar nominations?

Screenshot: Captain America Civil War Onset Interview / Marvel
The Accidental Tourist, Alice, and Until the End of the World.
Kiss of the Spider Woman, Children of a Lesser God, and Broadcast News.
Smoke, Michael, and Lost in Space.
Body Heat. The Big Chill and Gorky Park.

Who was the first woman to serve as the US Secretary of State?

Photo: United States Department of State, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Janet Reno.
Madeleine Albright.
Hillary Clinton.
Condoleezza Rice.

Who was Taylor Hawkins drumming for before joining the Foo Fighters?

Photo: Thomson200, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
Alanis Morissette.
Nirvana.
Rage Against The Machine.
The Police.

What was Estelle Harris’s character on Seinfeld?

Screenshot: Seinfeld / Sony Pictures Television
Estelle Costanza.
Estelle Leonard.
Ethel Costanza.
Helen Seinfeld.

Who composed Chariots of Fire (Race to the End)?

Photo: Markdawson, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Richard Clayderman.
Jean-Michel Jarre.
Liberace.
Vangelis.

Which movie starred Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, and Tony Sirico?

Screenshot: G********s / Warner Bros. Pictures
Goodfellas.
The Godfather.
The saints of New Jersey.
The Avengers.

Where was Ivana Trump buried?

Photo: Christopher Peterson at English Wikipedia, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Mar-a-Lago.
The Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey.
Trump Tower.
Trump International Hotel Las Vegas.

Which two 90s movies feature Anne Heche and Vince Vaughn?

Screenshot: Universal Pictures
The Green Mile and To Die For.
Dead Man Walking and Cape Fear.
Return to Paradise and Psycho.
Just Cause and I Know What You Did Last Summer.

Which world leader was known for glasnost and perestroika?

Photo: RIA Novosti archive / Vladimir Vyatkin, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Mikhail Gorbachev.
Boris Yeltsin.
Nikita Khrushchev.
Joseph Stalin.

Where is Queen Elizabeth's final resting place?

Screenshot: BBC - YouTube
Windsor Castle.
Westminster Hall.
Buckingham Palace.
London Tower.

Coolio's last top-40 hit in the US, "C U When U Get There," is based on which famous composition?

Screenshot: Coolio - C U When U Get There (feat. 40 Thevz) Official Music Video
Bach’s “Air on the G String”
Pachelbel’s “Canon in D Major”
Stevie Wonder’s “Pastime Paradise”
Lakeside’s “Fantastic Voyage"

She's the actress who starred in TV's "Murder, She Wrote" between 1984 and 1996.

Screenshot: Murder, She Wrote / NBCUniversal
Bea Arthur.
Angela Lansbury,
Anjelica Huston.
Jessica Fletcher.

He's the singer that made "Great Balls of Fire" famous.

Photo: Silvio Tanaka, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Jerry Lee Lewis.
Little Richard.
Chuck Berry.
Johnny Cash.

She starred in “Fame” and sang “What a Feeling.” Who is she?

Screenshot: Fame / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / United Artists
Irene Cara.
Jennifer Beals.
Debbie Allen.
Erica Gimpel.

What was Kirstie Alley’s character in Cheers?

Screenshot: Cheers / Paramount
Psychiatrist Lilith Sternin.
Businesswoman Rebecca Howe.
Waitress Carla Tortelli.
Graduate student Diane Chambers.

Who was known in Brazil as "O Rei" or "The King"?

Photo: Fotopersbureau De Boer, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized
Pelé.
Paulo Coelho.
Neymar.
Lula da Silva.

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI was the first pope in 600 years to do what?

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To resign.
To live outside the papal apartments.
To be from the Americas.
To be from outside Europe.

Which 1970s group sang “I’m So Excited”?

Photo: Rob Mieremet / Anefo, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized
Sister Sledge.
The Pointer Sisters.
Chic.
The Weather Girls.

What was one of the most famous questions that Barbara Walters asked President Jimmy Carter during her interview?

Photo: White House, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
"What is your favorite color?"
"If you could have dinner with any three people, who would they be?"
"Do you and your wife sleep separately?"
"What is your biggest fear?"

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