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Where did they come from?

Well known names, but where were they born? 10 Questions.

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Fairy tale author Hans Christian Andersen was born in 1805 and died in 1875. What is the name of the country in which he was born?

  • Denmark
  • Holland
  • Germany
  • Norway

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Sir Charles Spencer ("Charlie") Chaplin, KBE, was born in 1889 and died in 1977. In which country was he born?

  • USA
  • Canada
  • England
  • Wales

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Marie Curie was born in November 1867 and died in July 1934, aged 66, was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. and is the only person win the Nobel Prize in two fields. In which city was she born?

  • Paris, France
  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Brussels, Belgium

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Super action hero American movie and TV star Bruce Willis was born in March 1955. But in which country he was born?

  • USA
  • West Germany
  • Scotland
  • Canada


Physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, revolutionary and military theorist Che Guevara, was born on 14 May 1928, but in which country?

  • Ecuador
  • Cuba
  • Argentina
  • Chile

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Courtesan, exotic dancer and accused spy Mata Hari was born on 7 August 1876. In which country?

  • Germany
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Netherlands

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Teacher and politician Golda Meir was born on 3 May 1898 and died on 8 December 1978. She was Israel's first female Prime Minister. Where was she born?

  • Krakow, Poland
  • Kiev, Ukraine
  • Hebron, Palestine
  • Milwaukee, USA

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Militant, anti-apartheid activist and leader Nelson Mandela, was born in 1918. In what country was he born?

  • Swaziland
  • Botswana
  • South Africa
  • Kenya

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Sprinter Usain Bolt is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time measurements became mandatory in 1977. Where was he born?

  • Jamaica
  • Trinidad
  • Nigeria
  • Barbados

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Star of Broadway, vaudeville, and radio, a comedian, movie and TV star, and all-around entertainer, Bob Hope was born in 1903 and died in 2003 after a career spanning over 60 years. Where was he born?

  • Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Trenton, New Jersey, USA
  • London, England
  • Whitley Bay, England