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Quiz: Test your knowledge of movies and TV shows on George Washington

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In the two-hour Season 1 finale of “Sleepy Hollow,” Ichabod and Abbie discover a secret hidden in George Washington's Bible and learn the truth about his death. The show airs at 8 tonight on Fox.

Washington has been the topic of several TV movies and films. Here is a short quiz about the man and the movies made about him.

1. What is Washington's birthdate?

2. Who played Washington and his wife, Martha, in the 1984 TV mini-series “George Washington”?

3. These same two actors reprised their roles for a TV movie sequel. What was its title?

4. Tourists visit his home known as Mount Vernon, but what was the family home called before its name change?

5. Who played Washington in the 2000 film “The Crossing?”

6. Jack Benny and Ann Sheridan starred in which comedy about a couple purchasing a run-down farmhouse where Washington slept during the American Revolution?

7. This 2008 TV documentary portrayed Washington as arrogant and was quickly criticized for its inaccuracies.

Answers: 1. Feb. 22, 1732. 2. Barry Bostwick and Patty Duke. 3. “George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation.” 4. Little Hunting Creek Plantation. 5. Jeff Daniels. 6. “George Washington Slept Here” (1942). 7. “The Real George Washington.”

skrieg@news-sentinel.com


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