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UK Famous People

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My father, a former music hall performer, was 64 when I was born. I worked at the London Electricity Board before becoming a banker and spending some time in Nigeria.
Option : Margaret Thatcher
Option : John Major
Option : Tony Blair
Option : Gordon Brown
Answer : John Major
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I am an English scholar, politician, and writer born in 1478. I refused to comply with the Act of Supremacy, I was beheaded for denying that Henry VIII was Supreme Head of the Church of England.
Answer : Thomas More
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I am an actress who sang - The hills are alive with the sound of music.
Answer : Julie Andrews
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I am an award winning English actor. Since 1963 I have appeared in over 60 films. I played General Zod in Superman, Ludwig Beck in Valkyrie and a tough guy in The Limey. [T------ S----]
Answer : Terence Stamp
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I am the English king who lost the Battle of Bosworth Field and was later the subject of a Shakespeare play. [------- ---]
Answer : Richard III
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I was born in North London in 1963, I am one of the world ... ?s best-selling music artists. At birth I was named Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou. [------ M------]
Answer : George Michael
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I am a reality TV star who was born in 1981 and died in 2009. Always controversial I was a dental nurse before entering the Big Brother reality television show in 2002. [---- -----]
Answer : Jade Goody
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A physicist and academic celebrity, I worked at Cambridge for thirty years. One of my major scientific contributions was the prediction than black holes should emit radiation. [------- -------]
Answer : Stephen Hawking
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Despite the often told rags to riches story of unlikely success, both J. K. Rowlings mother and father had published works of fiction and encouraged her writing. True or False ... ?
Option : True
Option : False
Answer : False
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In 2011 I was ranked the 212th richest person in the world. One of my signature phrases is Screw it, Lets do it. I started in publishing and music but have expanded to a vast range of industries.
Answer : Richard Branson

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