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1 10 Famous People Who Were Slaves
Despite their miserable luck of having been born or captured into slavery, all of these individuals were able to make a mark on history either while enslaved or after having gained freedom. Please enjoy and hopefully learn!
Difficult
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jun 23 02
7473 plays
2 Famous and Infamous Patients
It is often the case that historical events are influenced by the state of health of the famous character in question. The source of information for this quiz is a series of books by Dr James Leavesley, a medical historian.
Tough
10 Q
MotherGoose
Jul 11 02
8295 plays
3 Mental Illness in History
Surely you've heard historical figures described as "So-and-So the Mad", but which mental illness were they really suffering from? Take this quiz to find out.
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 21 03
13317 plays
4 A Prayer but no Wing
Like some other pilots I know, I used to have occasional nightmares of falling to Earth without a functioning wing or parachute. A number of people have actually done just that and lived to tell the tale.
Difficult
10 Q
windrush
Jun 20 14
129 plays
5 The Skeleton in My Closet
Here are a few questions about celebrities who have caused the death of another human being. Some were accidents and some were not. Some may surprise you ... and some may not.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Aug 24 11
2019 plays
6 Legends or Legendary People
Were the following ten people legendary in what they actually achieved - or simply people with legends built up around them? Heroes or anti-heroes? You decide.
Average
10 Q
Creedy
Mar 02 14
843 plays
7 And That's Why the Chicken Crossed the Road
This quiz asks about how some of the greatest minds would have answered the question 'Why did the Chicken Cross the Road?'
Average
10 Q
lones78
Feb 27 10
1785 plays
8 Immortality Thrust Upon Them
It's one thing to be named for a famous object or event ... but what if that thing is named for you? Here's a quiz about famous people who became famous despite themselves.
Average
10 Q
Oddball
May 03 07
3627 plays
9 Fragrant People
There is a long tradition of naming flowers, especially roses, for famous people. Can you guess who has had a rose named for them from the clues?
Average
10 Q
StarStruck60
Mar 30 09
1974 plays
10 Noted People with Depression
Depression is a disorder which affects millions of people from all walks of life. Here is a quiz on a few people who accomplished much in their lives despite being affected by this debilitating mental illness.
Average
10 Q
fdgla
Dec 23 06
3978 plays
11 Pioneers of Egyptology
Highlighting some of their most significant contributions, learn about ten of the men who opened the door on a fascinating ancient world.
Tough
10 Q
sterretjie101
Dec 18 08
435 plays
12 Misanthropy: Hatred of the Human Race
Misanthropy is the antithesis of general human compassion and philanthropy. Here is an, hopefully, interesting quiz on holders of a commonly misunderstood social mannerism. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
jonnowales
Jun 24 08
897 plays
13 There're Always Exceptions
People are strange. We know that. However, these ten people are exceptions. They're really strange. Maybe you've met them. Maybe you're just curious. There's no ticket required for this side show extravaganza!
Tough
10 Q
alaspooryoric
Mar 06 14
555 plays
14 Celebrities With Mental Disorders
People from all walks of life suffer from various psychiatric and psychological disorders. Celebrities are no exception. I hope these quizzes can bring to light how many of our favourite celebs are as "normal" as everyone else.
Average
10 Q
mayneeyak
Feb 18 11
1893 plays
15 So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright
Here are ten famous architects and their works for you to construct from the clues given. Have fun!
Average
10 Q
Creedy
Jul 13 13
519 plays
16 Living with and Dying with Epilepsy
Epilepsy is a disorder that is much more common than many people realize. Many famous people have lived and died with this disorder. Because of myth, misinformation, and fear, their epilepsy has often been kept a secret.
Tough
10 Q
dcpddc478
Jul 25 10
237 plays
17 Ain't Dead Yet: Gifts from Over the Hill
Old fossils? No way. Choose from famous elders who changed the world in their later years.
Average
10 Q
Godwit
Jun 19 11
648 plays
18 Disloyal To The End...
...or "Quislings Everywhere". The name Quisling has become synonymous with traitor. Come meet the man who has given his name to this term.
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Oct 11 13
207 plays
19 Killer Celebrities
"Killer" not in the good sense, but celebrities who actually have killed someone. It's not as small a group as you might think.
Average
10 Q
wilbill
May 27 12
762 plays
20 Speed of Sound
Not all of the people in this quiz flew at the speed of sound, but they all have a connection to aviation. The quiz is predominantly UK/European based.
Tough
10 Q
rossian
Sep 10 10
222 plays
21 Everybody Loves A Lover
We all like a good love story. Ten famous couples from far back in history to modern times to identify. Both names are needed.
Easy
10 Q
Christinap
Jan 02 13
1482 plays
22 Come Dance with Me
This quiz is about famous dancers and choreographers. I'll tell you a little about them, and you'll tell me who they are. Okay, on your toes....
Tough
10 Q
Cymruambyth
Mar 15 10
291 plays
23 Celebrities With Mental Disorders II
Mental illness doesn't diminish one's ability to be successful in any area of life. In fact, when we observe the traits of many of our favourite celebrities, their disorders can enhance their unique abilities in their chosen field.
Average
10 Q
mayneeyak
Apr 20 11
936 plays
24 A Time to Dance
The beauty of dance can be appreciated by young and old alike, even someone lacking rhythm can learn. Greatness is achieved by few however, this quiz is about the few to reach those heights.
Average
10 Q
TemptressToo
May 13 14
330 plays
25 Real Castaways
Being a castaway on a deserted island or a remote frontier is not just fiction. There are real people who have spent long periods of time alone after being castaway. This is a quiz about some of these fascinating people and their stories.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Jan 24 10
513 plays
26 They Call me Flamboyant!
Flamboyance is defined by colourfulness and extravagance. Flamboyant personalities can dominate the stage, the air waves, and politics. Here are several I think you will know.
Easy
10 Q
Rehaberpro
Jun 29 13
849 plays
27 Courtesans and Prostitutes
If they entertain a king, they are called courtesans, but if they walk the street or advertise online they are prostitutes. What do you know about the oldest profession?
Tough
10 Q
Rehaberpro
Feb 22 09
1833 plays
28 Hail to the Native American Chiefs
What do you know about famous Native American Chiefs? See if you can identify these tribal leaders.
Average
10 Q
Helene61
Feb 16 14
378 plays
29 I Heard He's Not Even a Real Doctor
Oh, no! Our team leader has been found face-down in front of his computer, unconscious. I'm wandering Quizzyland, calling for a doctor, but I can't seem to find what I need!
Average
10 Q
LBaggins
Aug 06 13
591 plays
30 Diseases and Their "Poster" People
Connect the disease and the person associated with it.
Easy
10 Q
nyirene330
Feb 03 10
2133 plays
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* This Hungarian pianist and composer was one of Europe's first great celebrities. Women swooned at his performances and fought over the white gloves he tossed into the audience at the end of his performances.
* This Prussian diplomat was a instrumental force in the movement for unification of Germany. He served as chancellor of Germany from 1871 to 1890 and oversaw the rise of Germany as a powerful nationalistic state.
* This man was a British author and statesman who twice served as the British Prime Minister during the reign of Queen Victoria. He was instrumental in the expansion of the British Empire.
* This man was also a British statesman who served four times as Prime Minister during Queen Victoria's reign. He became a Liberal and was responsible for many reforms in British government.
* This 19th century American woman was an author, social reformer and abolitionist. She was instrumental in shaping public opinion about slavery as a moral issue paving the way to the Civil War.


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