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20 Quiz Questions on Famous People

Here are 20 Famous People Questions that are provided for your Quiz or Trivia Night at no cost. Scroll to the bottom to see the answers.





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Alfred Nobel, the man after whom the Nobel Prizes are named, was originally well known for inventing what ? [--------]

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An American actress, born 1934, sister of Warren Beatty, she starred in the films "The Apartment" and "Sweet Charity".

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An English chemist and physicist, after whom the SI unit of capacitance is named. [Sir Michael -------]

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An Iraqi leader, born 1937, who has survived at least 12 assassination attempts but was eventually hung.

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Born 1944, Indian prime minister from 1984 to 1989, grandson of Nehru, assassinated at an election rally in 1991. [----v G-----]

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British film director, 1899-1980, his films include "The 39 Steps" and "The Lady Vanishes". [A----- H--------]

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British QC, born 1954, wife of a famous politician. Maiden name of Booth. [-h---- B----]

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By which nickname was Edward Teach better known ? [B---------]

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Catherine Zeta Jones married which well-known actor ? [------- -------]

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Chris Haney died at the age of 59. What did he invent with his friend Scott Abbot ? [T------ P------]

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Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus [----], roman emperor from 54 to 68 AD.

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Deaf and blind American writer, 1880-1968, who refused to be discouraged by her disabilities.

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English Architect born 1632, designed 53 London churches and was a founder of the Royal Society. [Sir Christopher ----]

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English civil engineer and mechanical engineer, born 1781 who built the first public railway line in the world to use steam locomotives. [George S---------]

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English composer, made Master of the King's Music in 1924, wrote two symphonies and the Pomp and Circumstance Marches. [Edward E----]

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English Naturalist born on the 12th February 1809, proponent of the theory of Natural Selection.

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Hilary and Bill Clinton attended their daughter's wedding in August 2010 in New York state. What is their daughter's first name ?

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How did Lawrence of Arabia die in 1935 ?

A Motorbike Accident
Its a mystery, he disappeared
Influenza
He was murdered

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How is the terrorist ILLYICH RAMILLO SANCHEZ better known ? [Carlos --- ------]

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How was actress Harlean Carpenter better known ? [Jean H-----]


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