Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Which artist who was famous for his impossible drawings and tessellations was left-handed?||The Left Handers Quiz
M.C. Escher. Maurits Cornelis Escher was born in The Netherlands in 1898. He originally studied to become an architect but then became interested in graphic design. He was an expert at creating woodcuts and drawings of objects that were impossible to create in real life, such as stair cases that went around in a circular formation but always appeared to be going up.
|This left-handed actress was born in 1975 and was known for starring in, directing and producing a number of movies. Some of the movies she was famous for include "Ever After" (1998) and "Charlie's Angels" (2000). What is her name?||The Left Handers Quiz
Drew Barrymore. Drew Barrymore was born in California in 1975. She came from a family of actors and her grandfather was actor John Barrymore, who starred in a number of movies including "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1920) and "Sherlock Holmes" (1922). Drew gained much attention for her role of Gertie in the 1982 movie "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial". The first movie she directed was "Whip It" (2009) in which she also starred as Smashly Simpson.
|Which left-handed fashion designer was famous for designing clothes and a range of fragrances that includes Classique and Le Mâle?||The Left Handers Quiz
Jean-Paul Gaultier. Jean-Paul Gaultier was a fashion designer who was born in France in 1952. In addition to success as a fashion designer he was the host of the late-night entertainment show "Eurotrash" for its first seven series. His fragrance Classique, was first released in 1993 followed by Le Mâle in 1995.
James Lovell. Often known as Jim Lovell, he was one of the few men to travel to the moon twice, however, he never set foot on its surface. He was the commander of Apollo 13 in 1970, which while en route to the moon suffered damage that lead to the abortion of the mission days after it took off from earth. All members of this NASA crew returned safely to earth.
|Which musician who was a member of The Police and also appeared in a number of films including "Bee Movie" (2007) and "Brüno" (2009) is left handed?||The Left Handers Quiz
Sting. Sting was born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner in 1951. He was a member of the band The Police between 1977 and 1983, during which time the band released five albums and had multiple hits including "Every Breath You Take" and "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic". After he left the band he produced a number of solo albums.
|Which left-handed British prime minister first became premier in 1940 and was later awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?||The Left Handers Quiz
Winston Churchill. Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was born in Oxfordshire, England in 1874. He was active in public life from 1900 till his death in 1965. He was first prime minister between 1940 and 1945 and regained his position between 1951 and 1955. In addition to being prime minister he was also a writer and wrote books and opinion pieces for newspapers and magazines. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953 for his collection of published works. After his death in 1965 he was honoured with a state funeral.
Mark Twain. Mark Twain was born in Florida in 1835 and died in 1910. Some of his most famous works include "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". He made a number of quoted comments in the course of his life time about being left handed.
|A number of presidents of the United States of America have been left handed. What is the name of the left-handed president that was in office from 1945 to 1953?||The Left Handers Quiz
Harry S. Truman. Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States. He was born in Missouri in 1884 and died in the same state in 1972. Prior to becoming president he was in the army, had a haberdashery business and was a farmer.
A number of other presidents were left handed including Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Herbert Hoover.
Paul McCartney. Paul has admitted in a number of interviews that he is left-handed and plays the guitar left-handed. He was born in Liverpool, England in 1942. When he was 15 years old he met John Lennon and they later formed the band The Beatles. After the band separated in 1970 he recorded solo albums and later formed another band, Wings, with numerous other people including his first wife Linda.
|The first left-handed person is a world famous tennis player from Spain. They won the French Open four times between 2005 and 2008 as well as winning the Australian Open in 2009 and Wimbledon in 2008. Who is the tennis star?||The Left Handers Quiz
Rafael Nadal. Rafael Nadal, commonly known as Rafa, was born on the island of Majorca in June 1986. In addition to the achievements listed above he also won a gold medal for men's singles tennis at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.