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People You May Have Heard Of Quiz

People from History, Literature, Music etc. How many do you know? Have a go, study pictures closely. As always Good luck. 10 Questions.

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What is Nicholas Breakspear's claim to fame?

  • Invented the printing press
  • First man to swim the English Channel
  • First English Pope
  • Shot Jack Ruby

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Which author wrote romance novels under the pseudonym of Mary Westmacott?

  • Lynda la Plante
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Jane Austen
  • Agatha Christie

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In Mark Twain's novel "Tom Sawyer" what is the surname of Becky (Tom's romantic interest)?

  • Thatcher
  • Briggs
  • Wilson
  • Thompson

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Who was Time Magazine's "Man of the Year" in 1938?

  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Charles Lindbergh
  • Jesse Owens

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Which comedian/comedienne won a Grammy Award for 'Best Bluegrass Album' in 2009?

  • Steve Martin
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Woody Allen
  • Goldie Hawn

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Who, when asked, "Is Ringo Starr the best drummer in the world"? replied, "He's not even the best drummer in The Beatles!"?

  • Mick Jagger
  • Keith Moon
  • Buddy Rich
  • John Lennon

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Which monarch was executed at Fotheringay Castle?

  • Charles I
  • Anne Boleyn
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • Lady Jane Grey

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Which famous literary figure leading up to his death in Paris used the alias of Sebastian Melmoth?

  • H.G. Wells
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Jules Verne

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What was unusual about the drummer who played for Def Leppard?

  • Only had one arm
  • He was deaf (hence the name)
  • He was blind
  • He was deaf and blind

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Who as at 2013 is the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated?

  • Lord North
  • Spencer Percival
  • Piit the Elder
  • Robert Walpole