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Who said that? 10 Questions.

 
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Which famous American comedian, who died in 1996 aged 100 said this, “ If you live to be 100, you’ve got it made. Very few people die past that age ”?

  • Bob Hope
  • Jack Benny
  • George Burns
  • George Carlin

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Which infamous American gangster who died aged 48 in 1947 said this, “ If I want your opinion, I will give it to you “?

  • Al Capone
  • Carlo Gambino
  • Lucky Luciano
  • Bugsy Moran

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Which great ex British Prime Minister who died in 1965 aged 91 said this, “ I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma “?

  • Clement Attlee
  • Sir Anthony Eden
  • Neville Chamberlain
  • Sir Winston Churchill

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Which American inventor (1,093 US Patents including the Phonograph) said this, “ I haven’t failed, I’ve found 10,000 ways that don’t work “?

  • Thomas Edison
  • James Ritty
  • Samuel Morse
  • Eli Whitney

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Which very witty English Humorist and Writer died in 1927 aged 68. “ I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours “ was one of his quotes?

  • J B Priestley
  • Jerome k Jerome
  • Henry Evans
  • Max Beerbohm

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Which English Writer, born in Bombay, India in 1865 introduced us to Mowgli and other characters and said, “ Oh East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet “?

  • George Orwell
  • T S Eliot
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Randall Jarrell

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Which moustachioed comedian who made many films, and died in 1977 aged 86 said, “ One morning I shot an elephant in my pyjamas. How he got into my pyjamas I'll never know”?

  • Lou Costello
  • George Burns
  • Fred McMurray
  • Groucho Marx

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Which American politician (16th President of USA) who died in 1865 aged 56 said this, “ government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth “?

  • Andrew Johnson
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Ulysses S Grant
  • James A Garfield

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Which famous English novelist was born “Eric Blair” in 1903. He died in 1950 aged 46 and this is one of his quotes, “ All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others ”?

  • Cecil Beaton
  • William Blake
  • George Orwell
  • Henry Longhurst

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Which disgraced American President who died in 1994 aged 81 said, amongst many other quotes, “ "I was under medication when I made the decision to burn the tapes “?

  • Richard Milhous Nixon
  • Lyndon B Johnson
  • Gerald Ford
  • Jimmy Carter

 

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