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These Mad Hungarians were Really Martians!

While some Hungarians--like the Gabor sisters--were unquestionably from Venus, others were really from Mars! A metallic voice clicks, "Take. Me. To. Your. Leader." Let's go meet the Martians...
Average (10 qns)
Sep 10 09
1500 plays
Party Like an Egyptian

We here at All Puns Intended are throwing a party to celebrate the anniversary of the Arab Spring! We've bent the laws of time and space to invite ten accomplished Egyptians, from the ancient past to modern times. Come and make merry with us!
Average (10 qns)
Jan 29 12
4890 plays
Rasputin: The Mad Monk of Russia

Rasputin was without a doubt one of the most infamous and enigmatic characters of the Russian Revolution. This quiz takes a brief look at this fascinating man. Good luck!
Tough (15 qns)
Apr 16 08
1374 plays
Don't Get Your Nicaraguans in a Twist

Nicaragua may have had a tortured history, but it has been the birthplace of many great people. Here, we meet some of the names that have emerged from this beautiful Central American country.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 16 11
2319 plays
The Soviets that Saved the World

At two critical moments in the Cold War, Vasiliy Arkhipov and Stanislov Petrov saved the world from nuclear war, and still their stories remain relatively unknown.
Tough (10 qns)
Jan 23 11
420 plays
Famous People of the Nazi Era

This quiz deals with famous people from various fields who lived in Germany during the rule of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party. I hope you like the quiz!
Average (10 qns)
Jul 22 09
1854 plays
A Toast to the French

Join myself, PDAZ, Rowena8482, and doublemm at our soirée en France, as we discover some remarkable French folk.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 29 12
5013 plays
Don't Forget Your Toga!

"Don't forget your toga!" was written on your invitation, but I'm sorry to say that it was a practical joke! You're really going to stand out in your Roman garb while I introduce you around at this soirée of the 'who's who' of Ancient Greek society.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 30 12
4821 plays
What's Special About Spain?

What's special about Spain indeed? Well, these 10 people might be. They left their mark on the world in various fields. So see what you know about these famous people from all walks of life coming from the South European country.
Easy (10 qns)
Sep 06 14
594 plays
Some Postage Stamp Heroes of Magical Moldova

The people chosen to be shown on a nation's stamps offer insights into the country's history and values. Let's look at some people who have appeared on Moldovan stamps.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 23 14
1188 plays
Romanians Away from Home

My East European country has many sons and daughters who lived most of their lives abroad and reached fame in foreign countries. Here are a few of them, all personalities of mondial renown. Let's try to remember their names.
Average (10 qns)
Dec 06 06
705 plays
Skydiving the Speed of Sound

October 14th, 2012, witnessed a truly remarkable feat of daredevilism. Felix Baumgartner, an extreme sports skydiver, took to the outer limits of the atmosphere in order to break the world record for the highest ever accelerated free-fall. Did you see it
Average (10 qns)
Oct 15 12
309 plays
Famous People Linked to Malta

This is my first non-music quiz and as a topic I have chosen Malta, my country of birth. Find out how these famous people are linked to Malta by playing this quiz.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 17 14
1260 plays
Where Were They Born?

I will give you the name of a world-famous (or infamous) person and all you need to do is tell me where that person was born. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
Nov 23 12
822 plays
Raoul Wallenberg

I admire this man so much. He helped the Jews during World War II and was an amazing man. This quiz is devoted to him.
Average (10 qns)
May 25 03
753 plays
Where Was I Born?

The country with which a person is associated is not necessarily the country of their birth. Do you know where these well-known people were born?
Difficult (15 qns)
Jan 13 04
3072 plays
Cape to Cairo Historical Figures

This quiz travels from South Africa to Egypt, and test your knowledge of significant historical figures in African history. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Dec 26 08
558 plays
Shooting the Breeze

The Four Winds crash an imaginary garden party in Medellin, Colombia, in January 2012 and meet some interesting Colombians. Whom do you know?
Average (10 qns)
Jan 31 12
3720 plays
Vlad the Impaler

Vlad Tepes Dracula, the historical figure who inspired Bram Stoker for his blood thirsting Count, was a machiavellian leader of the 15th century. The true story of the legend that hides behind a myth.
Difficult (10 qns)
Jan 16 02
2211 plays
Great Danes (NOT the canines)

Here are ten great Danes for you. Some old, some new, it's up to you to find them. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Mar 28 14
330 plays
They were born where?!

Many famous people turn out to be born outside the country they are most associated with. Here are just 10 of them from various walks of life.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 04 15
378 plays
Spotted at the German Bundespresseball

The Bundespresseball (Federal Press Ball) is a splendid celebration of about 2,500 German notables from politics, business and culture. Can you identify these people who could have been there in 2011?
Tough (10 qns)
Jan 30 12
3747 plays
Vlad the Impaler

Vampires are a curiousity for many reasons, be it the immortality or the horror. Folklore varies greatly from region to region but this man is probably the most infamous of all.
Tough (10 qns)
Oct 02 08
1158 plays

Senegal is a country in West Africa. Find out about some people who are Senegalese in this quiz. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 13 13
141 plays
South African Roots

Many people know of Nelson Mandela, Charlize Theron, Gary Player and Dr. Christiaan Barnard, but here is a quiz on some notable people from a wide spectrum of backgrounds, whom you might not be aware of having a South African connection.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 04 16
186 plays
Chinese People

China is one of the most populous countries in the world. Find out about some of the most notable people from this country. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
Jun 29 14
243 plays
Quotes About People And Peoples

We don't only gossip about individuals but also about groups of people and whole nations .What follows alludes to such 'cliches' 'and 'stereotypes'.Fortunately, quoting them need not yet mean believing them.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 25 01
3207 plays
Quotes About Countries And Their People

This quiz is about what famous and less famous people said about certain countries. Some questions refer to the author of the quote; other questions require you to guess which country was meant.
Difficult (10 qns)
Aug 29 03
1296 plays
Cruising for a Carnival

Everyone knows Brazil is famous for Carnival and here are some Carnival related questions about famous people from this vibrant country.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 31 12
4101 plays
How Swede It Is

This quiz is about people from my ancestoral home of Sweden.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 26 12
333 plays
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