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German Beers

Here's a list of German Beers and their contributions to the world. Wondering why this is a "People" quiz? Well...
Average (10 qns)
270 plays
Famous People With Objects in their Name

I'll give you a clue about a celebrity, this time with an object that is part of their name - and you select the correct answer that fits both. Have fun :)
Easy (10 qns)
2601 plays
The Most Important 'A' People!

This quiz will include questions about 10 of the most important people whose names begin with 'A' in world history...please enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
5613 plays
R's in History...

In this quiz you will be identifying notable figures in the world whose first or last names begin with an "R"...
Easy (10 qns)
5841 plays
The Most Important 'S' People

Here are my nominations for the ten most influential individuals in history whose names begin with 'S'. The selections for this quiz were very difficult...see if you agree with the choices made here!
Difficult (10 qns)
2670 plays
The Most Important 'D' People

Who were the greatest figures of history whose names begin with 'D'? Of course we all have our own opinions, but here are ten entries for you to debate! Enjoy...
Tough (10 qns)
2403 plays
The Most Important 'F' People

Who were the most important and influential people in history whose names began with the letter 'F'? Here are my ten choices...see if you agree or disagree...and let me know! Enjoy...
Tough (10 qns)
2286 plays
The Most Important 'U' People

Could you imagine ten important historical figures whose names begin with the letter 'U'? Indeed it is so! I present you with ten more worthy entries in my series of history's most important people, all whose names begin with 'U'. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
987 plays
The Most Important 'B' People

Which 'B' people were most significant in world history? Here are 10 nominations in no particular order...
Tough (10 qns)
3213 plays
Z People

You've all caught on to the alphabet-soup concept. Check out all these people, historical and fictional, whose names begin with Z! Who would've thought there were so many?
Average (10 qns)
3276 plays
The Most Important 'O' People

Yes indeed, there are a few famous people in history whose names begin with 'O', and in fact several with some influence. Here are my top ten selections, see what you think!
Difficult (10 qns)
1311 plays
The Most Important 'I' People

Surprisingly, there are quite a number of 'biggies' (important and influential people) whose names begin with 'I' in human history. I submit to you here the ten most important among them, in my opinion. See if you agree!
Tough (10 qns)
1524 plays
The Most Important 'J' People

Have you ever wondered who the most important and influential people in history were? This series of quizzes ponders that very query, alphabetically. This entry covers the ten most important 'J' you agree?
Difficult (10 qns)
2256 plays
Time Traveling Reporter

I am a reporter from the 25th century, sent by time machine to interview some famous people. But I'm having some trouble. Maybe you can help!
Average (10 qns)
624 plays
The Most Important 'T' People

According to my research, the following ten individuals are the most important/influential in human history whose names begin with 'T'. Of course, this is a completely subjective process...see what you think of my selection!
Difficult (10 qns)
894 plays
Famous and Important "Kings"

This is a quiz about important and famous people with the surname of King.
Easy (10 qns)
1152 plays
The Most Important 'C' People

Of course this list is debatable, but the following ten figures are my nominees for the most important 'C' people in history. See if you can't identify them...
Difficult (10 qns)
1923 plays
The Most Important 'L' People

Who were the most important people whose names begin with the letter 'L' in history? This is a very difficult question, of course, but I attempt to answer it with my selection below. See if you agree.
Difficult (10 qns)
900 plays
The Most Important 'M' People

Much like with the letter 'L' it was shockingly difficult to decide on only 10 historical figures for this quiz; there are so many greats whose names begin with 'M'. Let me know if you agree with these...and have fun!
Tough (10 qns)
1455 plays
The Most Important 'P' People

As the title indicates, this quiz includes questions about the most influential and significant people with 'P' names in world history. Try this quiz and see if you agree with my selections!
Difficult (10 qns)
747 plays
Historical Figures: The Letter 'C'

Following are questions about famous folks with 'C' last names.
Difficult (10 qns)
1077 plays

Can you match these famous women to their correct married names (although they may not still be married to these husbands)?
Easy (15 qns)
Mar 20 17
375 plays
Famous "Mac"s

The Scottish prenom "Mac" traditionally signifies "son of", like "Mc", the Irish "O'" the Hebrew "Ben". See how many of these world famous "Mac"s you know!
Tough (10 qns)
570 plays
The Most Important 'G' People

Some of the most important and influential people in world history had names that began with the letter 'G'. This quiz focuses questions on them and their contributions...good luck!
Difficult (10 qns)
885 plays
The Most Important 'E' People

Once again another installment in this series that takes a look at the most important, the most influential people in human history...alphabetically speaking. Please give this quiz a try and see if you agree with my 'E' selections!
Difficult (10 qns)
1152 plays
The Most Important 'K' People

Who might be the most important people with 'K' names in history? Well, the following ten individuals certainly are candidates. Please let me know if you agree on!
Tough (10 qns)
1557 plays
The Most Important 'H' People

Who were the most significant figures in history with 'H' names? Of course, this question is completely debatable...but I daringly shall submit my top ten choices, in no particular order...enjoy!
Difficult (10 qns)
1104 plays
M & Ms (Our Names Begin with M)

All the characters in this quiz have a name, or names, beginning with M. See how many you know.
Tough (20 qns)
855 plays
The Most Important 'N' People

Once again I have bestowed upon myself the difficult task of selecting the ten most significant figures whose names begin with a certain letter...'N'. See if you can agree with these selections...and good luck!
Difficult (10 qns)
918 plays
The Most Important 'R' People

Which figures have been the most important and the most influential in history? This series of quizzes attempts to explore some possibilities. In this installment, I present the most important R people...good luck!
Difficult (10 qns)
822 plays
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