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The Hatch and Dispatch Quiz

A quiz about when people were born and when people died and what they did in the middle bit. 10 Questions.

 
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1

The year was 1791. Two of these three were born but which one died in that year?

  • Charles Babbage
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Michael Faraday

2

What year saw the birth of Ronald Reagan, Ginger Rogers and Tennessee Williams?

  • 1901
  • 1911
  • 1921

3

How old was Michelangelo when he died?

  • 27
  • 47
  • 89

4

Match the person to the century in which they lived.

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Left

  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Robert Burns
  • Rembrandt
  • Sir Francis Drake

Right

  • 16th century
  • 17th century
  • 19th century
  • 18th century

5

Which one of these three comedians lived to see his 100th birthday?

  • Groucho Marx
  • Arthur Askey
  • Bob Hope

6

1900 saw the deaths of 2 of those listed below. But who was very much alive for the next 10 years?

  • Mark Twain
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Friedrich Neitzsche

7

Which one of these England players will be just 30 at the time of the Summer 2010 World Cup?

  • John Terry
  • Gareth Barry
  • Steven Gerrard

8

Match up the person with the correct years of birth and death.

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Left

  • Julius Caesar
  • Genghis Khan
  • Henry VIII
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

Right

  • 1769 - 1821
  • 1162 - 1227
  • 1491 - 1547
  • 100BC - 44BC

9

How old was Alexander the Great when he died?

  • 33 years old
  • 44 years old
  • 55 years old

10

Order these animals according to their typical average lifespans (shortest lifespan first)

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  • Grizzly Bear
  • Deer
  • Rabbit
  • Lion

 

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