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"Ever wonder, when either one or more initials of famous people are used instead of their full names, what names those initials represent? If so, this quiz is for you! "
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Booker T. Washington was a pioneer in the field of education for his fellow Afro-Americans. What name was represented by the 'T'?
Thomas E. Dewey will forever be linked to the 1948 U.S. Presidential election, a contest he was expected to win - but didn't!
Less well known is the name represented by that enigmatic 'E'. Do you know what it is?
Oscar winner, F. Murray Abraham, is a character actor of considerable ability. Do you know his first name?
Tom T. Hall is an iconic figure in the world of country music, both as singer and song-writer. Now, what do you think that "T" stands for?
Nothing; it was added to give his name greater effect.
He was born Hiram Ulysses Grant in 1822, but the name by which he passed into history was recorded when he entered West Point Military Academy in 1839. Remembered better, perhaps, for his Civil War exploits than for his time in the White House, what does the "S" stand for in the name "Ulysses S. Grant"?
The pantheon of 20th Century British authors would be incomplete without the inclusion of A.S. Byatt. For someone so prominent, those initials provide a paradoxical anonymity. Are you able to correctly determine her full given names?
C.E.W. Bean was an Australian dedicated to the cause of writing about - and preserving the relics of - his country's military history during World War I. Which names did his parents bestow on him?
Clifford Eric William
Charles Edwin Woodrow
Colin Ernest Wilmington
Carlaw Edwin Wallace
B.F. Skinner(1904-1990) was a famous behavioural psychologist, whose work has had a widespread influence on educational and vocational theory and ideas. Less well known were his given names. Do you know what they were?
JPR Williams was a great full-back in the Welsh Rugby Union team of the 1970s, during which time the side dominated British rugby. He was an elusive player, but will his full name prove equally elusive?
John Peter Rhys
Jeffrey Paul Richard
James Patrick Robert
Joshua Phillip Raymond
What is represented by the 'S' in the name of novelist, Pearl S. Buck?
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