Esther Williams the Million Dollar Mermaid Quiz
A general knowledge quiz about the film star and competitive swimmer. 10 Questions.
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Where in the U.S. was Esther Jane Williams born on August 8, 1921?
Bayonne, New Jersey
Salt Lake City, Utah
How old was she when she passed away on June 6, 2013?
She set many national and regional swimming records when younger. What swimming styles did she win 3 US National Championships in?
Butterfly and Backstroke
Breaststroke and Freestyle
Sidestroke and Backstroke
Dogpaddle and Butterfly
What was the reason she could not compete in the 1940 & 1944 Olympics?
She made failing grades in Algebra
To retain her position with the Aquacades
They were cancelled because of World War II
She was considered a professional swimmer
What famous "Tarzan" was she partnered with while working for Billy Rose's Aquacades show?
MGM developed the "Aquamusical" to highlight her talents. What talent was featured in the Aquamusical?
Synchronized swimming and diving
Which one of these films did Esther Williams "not" star in?
South Sea Serenade
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
She was an advisor to the International Olympic Committee at the 1984 Summer Olympics. What city were the Olympics held in?
Los Angeles, CA
Seoul, South Korea
Moscow, Soviet Union
What type of business did she start and succeed at after retiring from acting?
Designing inflatable pool toys
She founded the Los Angeles Athletic Club
Designing swimsuits and swimming pools
Developing ear and nose plugs
What was the name of her 1999 autobiography?
My Life in a One Piece
I Was An American Pool Pin-up
The Million Dollar Mermaid
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