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Only True Fans Can Get 10/12 on This Marilyn Monroe Trivia Quiz

Marilyn Monroe: the original blonde bombshell. This woman has ruled beauty standards in Hollywood for decades, the classic image of a perfect woman. But underneath her life was far from perfect. Multiple marriages, affair allegations, abuse, addiction, and mental illness plagued Monroe’s life and left her one of the most fascinating characters in the golden age of Hollywood. It’s time for you to discover if you know the story behind the face, the person who existed under the Marilyn persona. If you can answer these questions about Marilyn from childhood to death, you’re a true expert.

Let’s jump in our time machine and head on back to the ’50s to see if you know what Marilyn was up to besides being talented, poised, and 100 percent gorgeous. Do you know the real Marilyn hidden beneath the persona? It’s Marilyn Monroe trivia time, and only true fans will know all the answers.

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#1

Let's start with the most basic question. What was Marilyn Monroe's real name?

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  • Norma Jeane Mortenson

  • Norma Jane Baker

  • Norma Joan Monroe

  • Norma Jean Morton

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#2

What was Monroe's natural hair color?

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  • Red

  • Blonde

  • Brunette

  • Black

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#3

Which famous man bought the burial vault next to Marilyn Monroe?

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  • Arthur Miller

  • Hugh Hefner

  • Joe DiMaggio

  • JFK

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#4

What title did Monroe win at an early modeling gig at an agricultural festival?

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  • Princess Kay of the Milky Way

  • Butter Princess

  • Corn Queen

  • Artichoke Queen

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#5

When Marilyn (then Norma Jeane) was a child, her mother was institutionalized. How many pairs of foster parents did she live with during that time?

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  • 5

  • 7

  • 8

  • 11

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#6

To help end segregration, Monroe persuaded the Mocambo club to hire a particular performer for a week and promised to sit in the front row each night. Which singer was this?

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  • Nina Simone

  • Ella Fitzgerald

  • Etta James

  • Billie Holiday

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