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Nicknames

The Nickname Quiz, by "Friesy" 15 Questions.

 
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1

Which US president acquired the nickname "Dubya"?

  • Bill Clinton
  • George W Bush
  • Jimmy Carter

2

Which famous military man acquired the nickname "the Little Corporal"?

  • Julius Caesar
  • Douglas MacArthur
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

3

Which English King became known as "the Hammer of the Scots"?

  • Henry I
  • Edward I
  • William I

4

Originally applying to the Beaufighter aircraft, the term "Whispering Death" later became the nickname of which cricketer (now a commentator)?

  • Michael Holding
  • Dennis Lillee
  • Shoaib Akhtar

5

In the world of music, who is "the Boss"?

  • George Michael
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Meatloaf

6

At the turn of the 16th century, the Ottoman Empire was ruled by Suleiman the ..................?

  • ...Magnificent
  • ...Handsome
  • ...Enchanter

7

Match up the person on the left to his or her correct nickname.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Ethelred
  • Vlad
  • Rasputin
  • Skippy

Right

  • the Mad Monk
  • the Unready
  • the Impaler
  • the Bush Kangaroo

8

Who, in WWII, was the Desert Fox?

  • Gen. Montgomery
  • Erwin Rommel
  • Richard Heydrich

9

What nickname was often given to British PM Margaret Thatcher?

  • the Boiler
  • Maggie May.....not
  • the Iron Lady

10

Who was Albert de Salvo?

  • Frank Sinatra
  • the Boston Strangler
  • Basil Brush

11

Which institution became known as "the Old Lady"?

  • the Ministry of Defence
  • the Bank of England
  • the Houses of Parliament

12

What nickname is given to Fitz Hall, the Queens Park Rangers defender (on loan to Newcastle).

  • Too small Fitz Hall
  • One Size Fitz Hall
  • He's tall, Fitz Hall

13

Ginger, Posh, Sporty, Baby and, ooooh, what was it?

  • Bubbly
  • Flabby
  • Scary

14

Because of his habit of ramming sharpened wooden stakes through his victims, Vlad Tepes, a 15th century Wallachian ruler, will forever be remembered as ...?

  • Vlad the Impala
  • Vlad the Impaler
  • Vlad the Inhaler

15

Why was Capt. Mark Phillips said to have been given the nickname of "Fog" by others in the Royal Family?

  • Because he descended upon them from nowhere
  • Because he was thick and dense.
  • Because he just sat their for hours

 

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