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Quiz: How much do you know about Dolly Parton?

Test your knowledge of the iconic country star.

ACCLAIMED COUNTRY SINGER Dolly Parton has had a varied life and career, and she has been back in the headlines this week. 

She gave $1 million (€843,000) towards Covid-19 research which helped fund the Moderna coronavirus vaccine, which is 94.5% effective against Covid-19, according to early clinical trial results. 

Between this and a new Netflix holiday musical called Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square being released today, how could we resist a quiz on the country icon?

How old is Dolly?
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63
68

74
80
How did she start her music career after school?
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As a sound mixer
As a songwriter

As a guitar player
As a backup dancer
What was the title of her first country single?
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Country Girl
Rhinestone Queen

Fuel to the Flame
Dumb Blonde
True or false: The first cloned mammal (a sheep) was named after her?
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True
False
Who did Dolly write the song Jolene about?
Her neighbour
A bank worker who flirted with her husband

A friend's cheating husband
Her husband's co-worker
How many Guinness World Records has she won?
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Two
Four

Six
Ten
Who is her pop star goddaughter?
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Britney Spears
Katy Perry

Miley Cyrus
Ariana Grande
Dolly co-owns the Dollywood theme park. Where is it located?
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Texas
Tennessee

Alabama
Mississippi
In 1995, Dolly set up a programme to post books to children. When was this launched in Ireland?
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2005
2010

2012
2019
When did she give $1 million towards research into the promising Moderna Covid-19 vaccine?
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April
May

June
July
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top Dog
Doesn't get any better than this!
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Clever Cat
Almost purr-fect
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You scored out of !
Fintastic
A great effort
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You scored out of !
What are ewe doing?
You did your best
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Turtle-y awful
A shell of a bad effort
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