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Famous Toms

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Famous Toms game quiz
"Here are ten famous people with the first name Tom - or versions of that name. Enjoy the quiz!"

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1. This mighty man contributed most to the American Declaration of Independence and was the third President of that country. Who was he?
    Thomas D. Eisenhower
    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas B. Franklin
    Thomas Hancock

2. This Thomas was a Catholic Dominician priest and a very influential philosopher and theologian of the thirteenth century. He is sometimes referred to as the "Angelic Doctor" (of the Catholic Church). Who was he?
    Thomas Moore
    Thomas Cruise
    Thomas Hobson
    Thomas Aquinas

3. This wizard gave us, among other things, the motion picture camera - and he lit up our world into the bargain. Who was he?
    Thomas Mann
    Thomas Tesla
    Thomas Bell
    Thomas Edison

4. This English lawyer, statesman, and Lord Chancellor lost his head when he opposed Henry VIII's wishes. Who was he?
    Thomas Becket
    Thomas More
    Thomas Manfred
    Thomas Katt

5. This English novelist and poet gave us such works as "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" and "Far from the Madding Crowd". Who was he?
    Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Jones
    Thomas Cruise
    Thomas Katt

6. This Thomas was an English philosopher. He was born in 1588 and died in 1679. His most noted work was "Leviathan". Who was he?
    Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Wilson
    Thomas Jones
    Thomas Stonewall

7. This Thomas lived from 1875 to 1955. He was a German writer. His novels are noted for their symbolism and for their incorporated themes from Nietzsche, Goethe and Schopenhauser. He fled to Switzerland in 1933 and then to the United States when the Second World War broke out. Who was he?
    Thomas Mann
    Thomas Munich
    Thomas Thomasius
    Thomas Kerr

8. In 1170, he lost his life in the Canterbury Cathedral. Who was he?
    Thomas Pecket
    Thomas Recket
    Thomas Secket
    Thomas Becket

9. Described as a "corsetmaker by trade, a journalist by profession, and a propagandist by inclination" he was also known as one of the founding fathers of the United States of America. Who was he?
    Thomas Twinge
    Thomas Thore
    Thomas Paine
    Thomas Hake

10. Part of a very well known comedy team where we were the stars of several hundred animated shorts between 1940 and 2008, we were constantly at war with each other - to the delight of children everywhere. Who were we?
    Tom and Jerry
    Tom and Terry
    Tom and Mary
    Tom and Gerry

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