A Happy Little Bob Ross Quiz

From the early '80s to the mid-'90s, Bob Ross hosted The Joy of Painting on public television. He became known for the ease of his Bob Ross method of painting and for his happy demeanor. There was more to Bob Ross than just his curly hair, plaid shirts, and happy little trees, though. Let's see just how much you know about the man himself.

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Bob Ross served in which branch of the military?
Army
Navy
Marine Corps
Air Force
2 of 10
Ross' pet squirrel, an occasional guest on the show, was named...
Peapod
Happy
Sweet Pea
Scamper
3 of 10
Bob Ross was born in and died in which state?
Alaska
Georgia
Florida
Wyoming
4 of 10
What did Ross usually say after cleaning a brush?
It's as good as new.
Just beat the devil out of it.
A clean little brush is a happy little brush.
Just shake it like a Polaroid.
5 of 10
Bob Ross once stated on an episode of The Joy of Painting that he did not wear shoes to school...
Ever
While in kindergarten
Until sixth grade
In the spring
6 of 10
Which youth-focused channel hired Ross to star in a series of promotional spots?
MTV
Nickelodeon
VH1
Disney
7 of 10
Bob Ross' voice was so soothing that its effects were once compared to those of...
Morphine
Ambien
Lunesta
Demerol
8 of 10
While Ross was fond of all wildlife, he was particularly fond of which animal?
Squirrels
Moose
Fish
Rabbits
9 of 10
The landscapes Ross painted were strongly influenced by the time he spent in which state?
Vermont
Alaska
Minnesota
Oregon
10 of 10
Bob Ross died on which holiday?
New Year's Day
Memorial Day
4th of July
Christmas