Know Your MO: A Maureen O’Hara Quiz

Will You Ace this Quiz in Technicolor?

She’s bold, independent, able to stand up to any man—even John Wayne. Yes, this maven’s got moxie! She’s the mesmerizing, mischievous, marvelous Maureen O’Hara! The Queen of Technicolor!

Let’s see how much you know about this fiery redhead who lit up the big screen during Hollywood’s Golden Age, and for decades after. Take this fun quiz and see if got the Mo magic!

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True! O’Hara did many of her own stunts—quite extraordinary for a woman in those days.
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True! O’Hara did many of her own stunts—quite extraordinary for a woman in those days.
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O’Hara’s favorite role was Mary Kate in The Quiet Man.
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O’Hara’s favorite role was Mary Kate in The Quiet Man.
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It's true! O’Hara became an American citizen in 1946 and held dual citizenship her whole life.
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It's true! O’Hara became an American citizen in 1946 and held dual citizenship her whole life.
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She was never nominated, but she received an honorary Academy Award in 2014 at age 94. Clint Eastwood presented the statuette.
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She was never nominated, but she received an honorary Academy Award in 2014 at age 94. Clint Eastwood presented the statuette.
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Her mother may have encouraged her, but it was a gypsy who predicted her fame.
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Her mother may have encouraged her, but it was a gypsy who predicted her fame.
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It’s true! The stunning redhead was quite the “tomboy,” and even trained in Judo as a teen.
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It’s true! The stunning redhead was quite the “tomboy,” and even trained in Judo as a teen.
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True
It’s true! In fact, she was considered a prude!
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It’s true! In fact, she was considered a prude!
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A trick question! Maureen’s father did own soccer teams, but her mother was a beloved opera singer.
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A trick question! Maureen’s father did own soccer teams, but her mother was a beloved opera singer.
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False. She retired after making Big Jake with John Wayne in 1971, but returned in 1991 to work with John Candy in Only the Lonely.
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False. She retired after making Big Jake with John Wayne in 1971, but returned in 1991 to work with John Candy in Only the Lonely.
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It’s true! She was elected President and CEO of her third husband’s airline, Antilles Air Boats, when he died.
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It’s true! She was elected President and CEO of her third husband’s airline, Antilles Air Boats, when he died.

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A Mo-mentous Performance!

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An e-Mo-tional Performance!

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You Had Your Mo-ments…

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Uh-oh! You’re on Slo-Mo!

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