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Famous Last Words Quiz

Try and guess who said these famous last words or deathbed statements. 20 Questions.

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Which famous actor's last words were these: "I should never have switched from Scotch to Martini's"?

  • Richard Burton
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Terry Thomas
  • Oliver Reed

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"I'm bored with it all" were the last words uttered by which statesman 9 days before his death?

  • Winston Churchill
  • Charles de Gaulle
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Harold Macmillan

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Which writer's dying words were: "Goodnight darlings, I'll see you tomorrow"?

  • John Steinbeck
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Noel Coward

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Which revolutionary's last words were: "Last words are for fools who haven't said enough"?

  • Che Guevara
  • Simon Bolivar
  • Karl Marx
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

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Which famous ballerina's last words were: "Get my Swan costume ready"?

  • Margot Fonteyn
  • Anna Pavlova
  • Alicia Markova
  • Galina Ulanova

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Which famous writer's last words were: "Either that wallpaper goes or I do"?

  • Oscar Wilde
  • James Joyce
  • Ian Fleming
  • Rudyard Kipling

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Which prophet spoke these last words: "Tomorrow, I shall not be here"?

  • Isaiah
  • Mohammed
  • Nostradamus
  • Elijah

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Which footballer's last words were these: "Don't die like I did"?

  • Eusebio
  • Johann Cruyff
  • Dixie Dean
  • George Best

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Which fashion designer uttered these last words: "You see, this is how you die"?

  • Madame Gres
  • Coco Chanel
  • Eileen Ford
  • Madame Carven

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When a priest said "May the Lord have mercy on your soul" which comedian's deathbed reply was: "Why not, after all, it belongs to him"?

  • Mel Blanc
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • George Burns
  • Sid Caesar

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What musician wrote: "It's better to burn out than to fade away" in his suicide note?

  • Kurt Cobain
  • Nick Drake
  • Ian Curtis
  • Michael Hutchence

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Which artist's last words were: "Where is my clock"?

  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Claude Monet
  • Salvador Dali
  • Henri Matisse

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Whose last words were: "Everything is an illusion"?

  • Mata Hari
  • Pocahontas
  • Cleopatra
  • Mother Teresa

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After his wife asked him where he wanted to be buried, which entertainer's deathbed reply was: "Surprise me"?

  • Sammy Davis Jnr.
  • Bing Crosby
  • Bob Hope
  • Max Bygraves

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Which comedian's last words were: "Die, my dear? Why that's the last thing I'll do!"?

  • Moe Howard
  • Oliver Hardy
  • Lou Costello
  • Groucho Marx

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Which comedian's last words were: "I'm glad that's over"?

  • Bernie Winters
  • Eric Morecambe
  • Arthur Askey
  • Mel Smith

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Which explorer's last words were: "I'm just going outside, I may be some time"?

  • Robert Peary
  • Roald Amundsen
  • Robert Falcon Scott
  • Captain Lawrence Oates

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Which artist's last words were: "Drink to me, drink to my health, you know I can't drink anymore"?

  • Paul Gauguin
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Mark Rothko
  • Roy Lichtenstein

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Which Formula 1 racing driver's final comment on his radio was: "The car seems ok...."?

  • Ayrton Senna
  • Jim Clark
  • Gilles Villeneuve
  • Ronnie Peterson

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Which writer's deathbed farewell was: "Dying is easy, comedy is hard"?

  • Samuel Becket
  • P.G. Wodehouse
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Bertrand Russell