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Famous Last Words Trivia Quiz

What do some folk say when they are leaving, you would be surprised and amused. Some easy, some more difficult. Hope you enjoy. 12 Questions.

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In 1891 who said, "How were the receipts today at Madison Square Gardens?", he was a showman to the last

  • P T Barnum
  • Billy Smart
  • James Bailey


Which famous movie star said in 1957, "I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis."

  • Spencer Tracy
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • James Cagney


Which famous Roman died after uttering the words "Et Tu Brute" ? in 44BC

  • Julius Caesar
  • Emperor Nero
  • Caesar Augustus


Which famous 'lovie' parted with the words "Goodnight darlings, I shall see you in the morning." in 1973

  • Samuel Beckett
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Noel Coward


Which poet said in 1956, "Too late for fruit, too early for flowers"

  • John Masefield
  • Walter de la Mare
  • Alfred Noyes


Which famous statesman died in 1965 with the words, "I am bored with it all."

  • Clement Atlee
  • Winston Churchill
  • Ernest Bevin


Which world famous ballerina parted with the words, "Get my swan costume ready." in 1931

  • Beryl Grey
  • Margot Fonteyn
  • Anna Pavlova


Which famous wit left this world in 1900 with the words, "Either this wallpaper goes or I do!"

  • Sir John Betjemen
  • Lord Byron
  • Oscar Wilde


Which famous poet and writer died in New York in 1953 after a drinking spree of epic proportions, with the words "I've had 18 straight whiskies, I think that's a record."

  • Dylan Thomas
  • W S Graham
  • Henry Reed


Which bad boy, robber was executed in Australia in 1880 after uttering the words "Such is life"

  • Dick Turpin
  • Dr Crippen
  • Ned Kelly


Which monarch saved his last words in 1685 to think of one of his lady friends, "Don't let poor Nelly (Nell gwynne) starve! "

  • Charles I
  • Charles II
  • James II


Which famous artist, died in 1519 after saying "I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have." I'm sure you will agree he was wrong!

  • Michaelangelo
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Raphael