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1.
  Famous Amys   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
No, not "Famous Amos", Amy! See if you can match the correct Amy to her clue. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, jaknginger, Sep 27 22
Easier
jaknginger gold member
Sep 27 22
422 plays
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  Famous People Named Bob (General Edition)   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Match the famous Robert, Roberto, Bob, or Bobby with the short description.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, bernie73, May 17 22
Very Easy
bernie73 gold member
May 17 22
587 plays
3.
  A Bundle of "Bob"    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Here's a burlap bag of famous Bobs, all jumbled up. Can you sort them out? Music, politics, sports, and arts and entertainment are covered. Bob's your uncle!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, gracious1, Mar 30 20
Very Easy
gracious1 gold member
Mar 30 20
721 plays
4.
  Smart Alecs and Alexes    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
This quiz will test your knowledge of famous people that were commonly known as Alec or Alex. Match the description with the proper individual. Best of luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, Jul 04 17
Easier
Triviaballer gold member
Jul 04 17
1170 plays
5.
  Anthony's Brainwaves   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
'Anthony's brainwaves, help me now...' This quiz is about ten famous men called Anthony, from all sorts of fields. See if you can figure out which one's which! (Note: there is a British bias.)
Easier, 10 Qns, Kankurette, May 16 18
Easier
Kankurette gold member
May 16 18
470 plays
6.
  Half an Arthur   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I will give you the first half of the names of these people (it's Arthur) and you need to match the second half (their surnames) with the details given, Best of luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Mar 27 20
Easier
pollucci19 gold member
Mar 27 20
533 plays
7.
  Are they named Arthur or Art   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Arthur comes from the Celtic meaning "bear" and Art means "noble one" or "bear man". Coming from different fields can you identify the correct Arthur or Art from the clue that is given.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zambesi, Oct 15 17
Very Easy
zambesi
Oct 15 17
899 plays
8.
  Who am I? Benjamin, Ben or Benny   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
The name Benjamin comes from the Hebrew name Binyamin. This means "son of the south" or son of the right hand". Can you identify the correct Benjamin, Ben or Benny from the various fields including sport, politics, entertainment and history.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, zambesi, Sep 22 17
Very Easy
zambesi
Sep 22 17
940 plays
9.
  Alfred and Alfredo Look for a Surname    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Alfredo is a masculine name formed from two Germanic words: "ælf meaning" elf "and" ræd "meaning counsel, so Alfred or Alfredo means "wise counselor ". Find out who these Alfreds or Alfredos were.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, masfon, Nov 30 20
Very Easy
masfon gold member
Nov 30 20
661 plays
10.
  Anne Who?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about Anne. Anne Who? That's what you need to decide! Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Jun 17 20
Average
Sallyo
Jun 17 20
5137 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Our next "Amy" used to be married to director and producer, Steven Spielberg. Which one?

From Quiz "Awesome Amys"




11.
  The Amanda Show   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Amanda is a common name nowadays but do you know these famous Amandas? Match the Amanda to her proper description.
Easier, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Jan 28 19
Easier
Joepetz gold member
Jan 28 19
384 plays
12.
  Was Alexander Great?    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the famous Alexander with his surname. This is to continue my quest for the Adventures in Authoring badge
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bwfc10, Apr 12 20
Very Easy
bwfc10
Apr 12 20
602 plays
13.
  In the Name of the Arts .... and Arthurs    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The man's name Arthur has a long history dating back to at least King Arthur. How much do you know about these people named Arthur and its derivatives?
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jun 01 22
Average
SixShutouts66 gold member
Jun 01 22
242 plays
14.
  The Battle of the Bryans (and Brians)   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In brief, and without braggadocio, Bryans -- and Brians -- have brought about some brilliant things. Here's a quiz for them.
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Apr 27 22
Average
CellarDoor gold member
Apr 27 22
409 plays
15.
  A Bonnie Lassie    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Learn about some famous people who are called Bonnie with this quiz. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Lpez, Apr 27 22
Average
Lpez gold member
Apr 27 22
2899 plays
16.
  Annes in the Limelight   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about a wonderful collection of women called Anne or Ann.
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jul 12 12
Average
Plodd
903 plays
17.
  It's Al-ementary, My Dear Watson!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are several famous people named Al in need of finding, and Wile E. Watson - cousin to the famous Dr. Watson - is just the man we need for the job! Shall we go along with him as he searches?
Easier, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Oct 17 11
Easier
beergirllaura
675 plays
18.
  Am I Ann, Anne or Annie?    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you identify the correct Ann, Anne or Annie from the clue that is given?
Easier, 10 Qns, zambesi, May 30 20
Easier
zambesi
May 30 20
655 plays
19.
  The Lives of Brians   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 'Life of Brian' is a comedy film by legendary British comedy group, Monty Python. It shouldn't be confused with the 'Lives of Brians', this quiz about a group of people named Brian.
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Apr 27 22
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Apr 27 22
461 plays
20.
  How Great Thou "Art" : Famous Arthurs   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'm not claiming that Arthurs have saved the world but a few Arthurs have left their footprint on history. How much do you know about them?
Average, 10 Qns, glendathecat, Aug 19 09
Average
glendathecat
1300 plays
21.
  Who am I? Alan, Allan or Allen    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
The name Alan came to Britain from Brittany at about the time of the Norman Conquest (11th century). The names means "little rock or handsome". Can you identify the correct Alan, Allan or Allen from the clue?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zambesi, Jun 07 20
Very Easy
zambesi
Jun 07 20
567 plays
22.
  Ten August(us) Personages   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The term 'August' ("to be respected, honoured or distinguished") could be considered applicable to all ten of the men named Augustus mentioned in this quiz. Let's see what you know about them...
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Aug 13 18
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Aug 13 18
358 plays
23.
  Awesome Amys   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
See if you can identify which "Amys" I am talking about in this quiz, All are famous or infamous ladies named "Amy". Have fun!
Average, 15 Qns, Blindlady-27, Nov 07 18
Average
Blindlady-27
Nov 07 18
1033 plays
24.
  Art for Art's Sake   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I have accepted the challenge of kyleisalive on creating a quiz on Art for Art's Sake. Your challenge is to sort through famous people named Art, Arthur, Artie and other forms of the name to find the right person named Art.
Easier, 10 Qns, Iceman61, Jul 31 09
Easier
Iceman61
1383 plays
25.
  Are they an Albert, a Bert or a Burt?    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you identify the correct Albert, Bert or Burt from the clue that is given.
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, Jan 04 19
Average
zambesi
Jan 04 19
506 plays
26.
  You Can Call Me Al    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Al is a common name, as it can stand for a lot of things. So, it's no surprise that there are a lot of famous people with the name Al. What do you know about them?
Easier, 10 Qns, WeirdAlLover, Oct 13 15
Easier
WeirdAlLover
1482 plays
27.
  Will the Real Alexander Please Stand Up?    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
This quiz will challenge you to unravel the cryptic clues provided to determine which Alex/Alexander best fits with which clue. Be careful, appearances may be deceiving.
Average, 10 Qns, tazman6619, Jun 15 20
Average
tazman6619 gold member
Jun 15 20
243 plays
28.
  I'm calling it the "Audrey 10": 1st Name Audreys    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In deference to "Little Shop of Horrors'" Audrey 2, this quiz will have ten Audreys. I started writing quizzes based on my name, now I am on to my wife's first name. Here is a quiz on ten women with the first name of "Audrey".
Average, 10 Qns, Spaudrey, Feb 26 11
Average
Spaudrey
378 plays
29.
  All About Anna    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Anna is a Hebrew name that means gracious. It may be a derivative of the name Hannah. There are many famous people with this name. Let's take a look at some of them.
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Nov 13 14
Average
dcpddc478
505 plays
30.
  Whatever Happened to Alfred?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Spend time thinking about some of the world's most famous Alfreds? Wonder whatever happened to them? If you do, this quiz is tailor made for you. If you don't, never fear! It will still give you a few moments of pleasant distraction.
Average, 10 Qns, glendathecat, Jun 16 10
Average
glendathecat
401 plays
31.
  The World of Amy    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions about women with the name "Amy/Aimee".
Average, 10 Qns, missleanne, Apr 08 10
Average
missleanne
709 plays
32.
  Ask Alexa    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are many famous people named Alexa. I will tell you who and give you a question. You tell me how that Alexa would answer.
Average, 10 Qns, Ilona_Ritter, Dec 09 21
Average
Ilona_Ritter
Dec 09 21
176 plays
33.
  Famous Women Named "Barbara"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The name "Barbara" means "foreigner or stranger". Hopefully, you are no stranger to these famous Barbaras of past and present. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, barbarastl, Apr 27 22
Average
barbarastl
Apr 27 22
790 plays
34.
  Famous 'Benjamins'    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about well-known people named Benjamin and is dedicated to my 2 year old son Benjamin... the apple of my eye.
Difficult, 10 Qns, ballykissangel, Apr 27 22
Difficult
ballykissangel
Apr 27 22
729 plays
35.
  Famous Adams    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is in honour of my four year old son, Adam. It is a quiz about people, real or fictional, that were named Adam.
Tough, 10 Qns, ballykissangel, Oct 11 13
Tough
ballykissangel
747 plays

First Names A-B Trivia Questions

1. Adolph Marx (1888-1964) changed his first name in 1911 to Arthur. Arthur Marx is better known as which of the Marx Brothers? (Hint: when you see the answer, his real name and stage name makes sense)

From Quiz
In the Name of the Arts .... and Arthurs

Answer: Harpo

Harpo Marx was named Adolph Marx at birth and changed it age 23 to Arthur Marx since he disliked his given name. His older brother Leonard Joseph Marx was known as Chico. The third oldest brother Julius Henry Marx is the most well-known, Groucho. Two younger brothers Milton Marx (Gummo) and Herbert Manfred Marx (Zeppo) played lesser roles in the Marx Brothers. Arthur/Harpo was an excellent musician, who played about six different instruments and was a dedicated harpist. He was self-taught on the harp and developed an unorthodox style that fascinated professional harpists. His love of the harp and the relatively close sound of Art and Harpo makes sense of the nickname he used. In the Marx Brothers' movies Harpo didn't speak, using a horn or whistling to communicate. He was noted for his use of props, especially in sight gags, and for his curly wig. In 1933 during a tour of Russia Harpo acted as a secret courier, delivering messages to and from the US Ambassador William Bullitt.

2. Yes, I am Alexa Vega. I heard you want to know where I was born. Well, where was I was born?

From Quiz Ask Alexa

Answer: Miami, FL

Vega was born on August 27, 1988. Although born in Florida, she moved to California with her family when she was four. She is an actress who started in the "SPY Kids" (2001) and its sequel movies, playing Carmen Cortez. She is also a singer. One of her songs is "Heart Drive."

3. The first Emperor of the Roman Empire ruled under the name Augustus, but what was his original birth name?

From Quiz Ten August(us) Personages

Answer: Gaius Octavius Thurinus

The Emperor Augustus was the adopted heir and successor of the ill-fated Julius Caesar (also known as Gaius Julius Caesar) who had previously ruled over the Roman Empire, but as Dictator rather than Emperor. He was born Gaius Octavius Thurinus and before he took control of the empire he was generally known as Octavianus or Octavian. He was the grandson of Julius Caesar's sister, Julia, and was raised by his grandmother (and later adopted by his great-uncle) after the death of his father when he was four years old. Augustus proved to be a highly successful emperor and his reign saw massive expansion of the Roman Empire's boundaries, a large-scale redevelopment of the city of Rome and significant reform of taxation, the military and other services. In addition he was responsible for the start of a period of peace known as the Pax Romana. The name Augustus was actually a title bestowed on him in 27 BC by the Roman Senate to represent his religious authority and roughly translates into English as "the illustrious one". On Augustus' death in 14 AD (at the age of 75) the name and title passed on to his successors (although they tended to be known by their real names or other titles). Marcus Antonius (better known as Marc Anthony) and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus were members of the Second Triumvirate along with Augustus.

4. Brian Epstein rose to fame in the 1960s as the manager of which chart-topping British band?

From Quiz The Lives of Brians

Answer: The Beatles

In November 1961, Brian Epstein visited the Cavern Club in Liverpool to see a performance by an up and coming local band; just a couple of months later he signed up to be their manager and went on to lead them to international success. The band in question was of course the Beatles. The Beatles went on to record numerous number one singles in countries all around the world, including the US (where they had led the 'British Invasion' in 1964), and star in five films including 'A Hard Day's Night' (1964) and 'Help' (1965). Epstein's success was however short-lived. He died of a drug overdose in 1967, at the age of 32.

5. The original "Battle of the Brians" captivated audiences worldwide during the 1988 Olympics. In what sport were Brian Orser and Brian Boitano vying for gold?

From Quiz The Battle of the Bryans (and Brians)

Answer: Figure skating

These were the Winter Olympics, held that year in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Orser, a Canadian born in 1961, and Boitano, an American born in 1963, had each won a world championship and the adulation of skating fans. Orser was well regarded for his artistry; Boitano was famous for his technical skill, embodied in his trademark 'Tano Triple Lutz. And after two-thirds of the figure-skating competition at the 1988 Olympics, the two were essentially tied as they entered the long form finale. Boitano took home the gold after winning the technical tiebreaker, but both enjoyed professional success in the following years.

6. Whatever happened to Alfred Pennyworth? Batman's batman "died" in 1964 but what happened to him afterwards?

From Quiz Whatever Happened to Alfred?

Answer: He turned into a supervillain

Alfred's "death" came in the "Detective Comic" 328 published in June 1964 where he seemingly sacrificed himself to save Batman and Robin. This left them on their own for the following two years and having to face a new supervillain known as the Outsider. Finally, in Edition 356 (October 1966), it was revealed that the Outsider was really Alfred who had been revived and scientifically modified. Alfred, on being restored to normal, had no memory of the intervening period.

7. This Al used to be a U.S. Vice President, and is an environmentalist. Who is he?

From Quiz You Can Call Me Al

Answer: Al Gore

Al Gore was the Vice President under Bill Clinton. His is also famous for his book on global warming, called "An Inconvenient Truth."

8. Arthur #1 represents the realm of mythical history. He has legendary status and I'm not referring to the Fonz. I'm talking about the King with knights and a round table. What, according to Geoffrey de Monmouth, was his name?

From Quiz How Great Thou "Art" : Famous Arthurs

Answer: Arthur Pendragon

Geoffrey de Monmouth recorded the myths of King Arthur in his 12th Century work, "Historia regum Britanniae". He relates that Arthur's father, Uther Pendragon, slept with Igraine (or Igerna), wife of the Duke of Cornwall. He managed this because the magician Merlin had charmed him to look like the Duke. Arthur was the resulting child. The Fonz (who didn't need magic to attract female attention in the TV series "Happy Days") was Arthur Fonzarelli.

9. Which famous director was Amy Irving married to? Her divorce from him resulted in a massive financial settlement.

From Quiz The World of Amy

Answer: Steven Spielberg

Amy Irving starred along with Sissy Spacek in the movie "Carrie" (1976). Amy again played the role of Sue Snell in the 1999 film "The Rage: Carrie 2".

10. Nominated for an Academy Award for the movie "I Remember Mama", this Barbara was best remembered for playing the matriarch of television's Ewing family.

From Quiz Famous Women Named "Barbara"

Answer: Barbara Bel Geddes

Ms. Bel Geddes was also nominated for a Tony Award for "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof". Much sought-after in her youth, her career was damaged during the era of McCarthyism and she never regained her previous leading lady status.

11. This Anne married William Shakespeare and bore his three children. What was her name?

From Quiz Anne Who?

Answer: Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway of Shottery married William Shakespeare in 1582 when he was eighteen. She was several years his senior, and they lived apart for much of the marriage with Anne and her children, Judith, Hamnet and Susannah, remaining in Stratford while Will worked in London. When Will died, he left Anne his "second best bed" which is not an insult, since the best bed was actually a spare one! Stratford was Shakespeare's hometown, Hart was the married name of his sister Joanna and Arden was his mother, Mary's, maiden name.

12. Adam Arkin played Dr. Aaron Shutt on the tv medical drama 'Chicago Hope'. What kind of doctor was Shutt?

From Quiz Famous Adams

Answer: neurologist

Adam Arkin is the son of actor Alan Arkin.

13. There once was an Arthur, Prince of Wales, who was destined to rule until his untimely death at age 15. Which of his siblings later ruled in his stead?

From Quiz In the Name of the Arts .... and Arthurs

Answer: King Henry VIII

Arthur Tudor (1486-1502) was the older brother of the future King Henry VIII. At age eleven he was engaged to Catherine of Aragon, and four years later they married. Although Arthur had been in good health for most of his life, he died about six months later from what was called the "sweating sickness" and is believed to be tuberculosis. Henry VIII was five years younger than Arthur and became king in 1509, seven years after Arthur's death.

14. Hello. My name is Alexa Chung. You want to know what my first book was. What was its title?

From Quiz Ask Alexa

Answer: "It"

"It" was released in 2013 and had to do with fashion. "It" is a collection of her writings, drawings, and photographs. Born November 5, 1983, Alexa Chung is a model, television presenter, fashion designer, and writer. She has been on the best-dressed list in multiple magazines.

15. What was the name of the Post-Impressionist artist who was a noted portrait painter and a war artist during the First World War?

From Quiz Ten August(us) Personages

Answer: Augustus John

Augustus John (1878-1961) was a Welsh artist who achieved acclaim early in his career for his drawing of figures and for developing a technique of sketching with oil paints. However, he is best known for his post-war career as a portrait artist - famous people whose portraits were painted by John include T. E. Lawrence, Thomas Hardy, George Bernard Shaw and Dylan Thomas. He was also the brother of fellow artist, Gwen John. During the First World War, John went to the front lines in France alongside a Canadian Infantry regiment. As a result, many of his war portraits are of Canadian soldiers. Other works, including a large mural, were commissioned by the Canadian-British newspaper publisher, Lord Beaverbrook, for the Canadian War Memorials Fund.

16. Brian Cowen, the former politician and leader of the Fianna Fáil party, held what position from May 2008 to March 2011?

From Quiz The Lives of Brians

Answer: Taoiseach of Ireland

According to the Constitution of Ireland, the Taoiseach is the head of government or prime minister. The position is usually held by the leader of the party that holds the most seats in the Dáil Éireann (the lower house of the Irish parliament) and is officially appointed by the President. Brian Cowen took on the role of Taoiseach following the resignation of Bertie Ahern in 2008. He went on to preside over a series of financial disasters in Ireland, including the near collapse of the Anglo-Irish Bank, severe cuts in public spending, and a bail-out from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund. Following several votes of no confidence in his government he was forced to resign in 2011 and retired from politics. Cowen also held the position of Tánaiste (deputy prime minister) from June 2007 to May 2008.

17. Wile E. Watson is on the trail of the American humorist - who lost his left leg in a trolley accident at the age of nine - known for creating the 'Lil' Abner' cartoon. What imaginative and creative 'Al' is he looking for?

From Quiz It's Al-ementary, My Dear Watson!

Answer: Al Capp

Debuting in 1934, the 'Lil' Abner' comic strip went from being published in eight papers to ultimately over 900. Al Capp also created 'Long Sam' and 'Abbie an' Slats'. During World War II, and for years afterward, Al Capp entertained hospital patients - in particular, amputees. In 1946 he created a comic book ('Al Capp by Lil' Abner') for the Red Cross to distribute to amputee veterans. He also served as honorary chairperson for the Sister Kenny Foundation, which pioneered new polio treatments. Al Capp - Alfred Gerald Caplin (1909-1979) - was also a satirist, and a radio and television commentator.

18. This famous American mobster named Al earned the nickname 'Scarface'. What's his name?

From Quiz You Can Call Me Al

Answer: Al Capone

His real first name was Alphonse. He got his nickname from the scars on his face, received when he insulted a patron whilst working as a nightclub doorman. Al Capone died in 1947 of cardiac arrest.

19. Which "Amy" was the daughter of an American President?

From Quiz Awesome Amys

Answer: Amy Carter

Amy Lynn Carter was the last child and only daughter of President Jimmy Carter and Rosalyn. She was born in 1967 and lived four years from age nine to age thirteen in the White House while her father was president. She married James Gregory Wentzel in 1996. Since her stay in the White House, Amy has earned a Bachelor's degree in Art from Memphis College of the Arts and a Master's Degree in Art History from Tulane History. Amy has also been quite a political activist. Working with Abbie Hoffman (of the Chicago Seven, accusing of disrupting the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in 1968) Amy protested the recruiting by the CIA on the campus of the University of Massachusetts in 1987. She was arrested, but was not convicted of any of the charges.

20. Arthur #2 represents the realm of religious history. This royal heir to the throne is probably best remembered for his inadvertent role in the English Reformation. Who was his more famous brother?

From Quiz How Great Thou "Art" : Famous Arthurs

Answer: Henry VIII

Henry VII was the King who seized the English throne from Richard III in 1485 following the War of the Roses and Arthur was his eldest son. Arthur was named after the mythical King Arthur as part of an attempt to give extra credibility to the family's lineage. Henry was eager to forge an alliance with Spain so, at the age of 2, Arthur was promised in marriage to the Spanish Katherine of Aragon whom he duly married aged 15. Six months after his marriage, Arthur was dead. Henry VII was keen to further the alliance and therefore arranged for Katherine to marry Arthur's younger brother, Henry. The marriage took place in 1509 shortly after Henry had begun his reign as Henry VIII. Later, however, Henry sought to divorce Katherine claiming, among many other things, that his agreement to the marriage had been given under duress. The divorce was the central factor in the eventual split from Rome.

21. Which Amy starred in the 2007 Disney movie "Enchanted"?

From Quiz The World of Amy

Answer: Amy Adams

Amy Adams was born in Italy in 1974 to American parents. She was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role as Giselle in "Enchanted".

22. This Senator authored a bill to repeal President Clinton's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" armed forces policy. When she was elected in 1992, it marked the first time in U.S. history that a state was represented by two female senators at the same time.

From Quiz Famous Women Named "Barbara"

Answer: Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer and Diane Feinstein both represented California in the U.S. Senate beginning in 1992.

23. This Anne is one of the most famous fictional redheads of all time. As an orphan of eleven she came to live with an elderly brother and sister on Prince Edward Island. What is her married name?

From Quiz Anne Who?

Answer: Anne Blythe

Anne Shirley met Gilbert Blythe in "Anne of Green Gables", was friendly with him in "Anne of Avonlea", and became engaged to him in "Anne of the Island". In "Anne of Windy Willows" (aka "Anne of Windy Poplars") she corresponded with him while working away from home. They married in "Anne's House of Dreams". The answer to this question is therefore "Anne Blythe". Anne was the creation of L.M. Montgomery. Cuthbert was the surname of Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert who adopted Anne, and Avonlea was the name of the town where she lived.

24. Adam Cartwright was the eldest son of rancher Ben Cartwright on tv's western show 'Bonanza'. Which actor played Adam?

From Quiz Famous Adams

Answer: Pernell Roberts

Michael Landon was 'Little Joe'; Dan Blocker played 'Hoss'; and Lorne Green, was of course patriarch, 'Ben Cartwright'.

25. Afflicted with two left feet, my son. Come to me and I'll help you fix that problem after a few lessons. Who am I?

From Quiz In the Name of the Arts .... and Arthurs

Answer: Arthur Murray

Arthur Murray (1895-1991) was born as Moses Teichman in Austria-Hungary and immigrated to the US in 1897. He worked as a dance instructor at age 17 as a part time job. After studying under Vernon and Irene Castle, he started a chain of dance studios and later starred in an early television show "The Arthur Murray Party". His pupils included Eleanor Roosevelt, the Duke of Windsor, John D. Rockefeller, Jack Dempsey, and various other society blue book individuals. His son-in-law was Dr Henry Heimlich of the life-saving maneuver. Art Blakey was a famous American jazz drummer. Arthur Miller was an American playwright and spouse of Marilyn Monroe. Artie Wilson was one of the leader hitters in the Negro Baseball League. He played one year in the major leagues, but had a long career in the next tier, the Pacific Coast League, where he developed a reputation as a very good opposite field hitter.

26. Hello. My name is Alexis Davalos. Oh, you'd like to know what my father's first name is. That's easy; what is it?

From Quiz Ask Alexa

Answer: Jeff

Alexis Davalos was born May 28, 1982, to Elyssa Davalos and Jeff Dunas; he was born October 23, 1954, and is an American photographer of celebrities. Davalos played Andromeda in "Clash of the Titans" in 2010.

27. Augustus Fitzroy, the 3rd Duke of Grafton, held which of the UK's Great Offices of State from October 1768 to January 1770?

From Quiz Ten August(us) Personages

Answer: Prime Minister

The Duke of Grafton was a Whig politician who took up the role of Prime Minister when his predecessor, the Earl of Chatham (also known as William Pitt the Elder), resigned due to ill health. However, his time in the top job was short-lived due to serious criticism of his foreign policy that stemmed from his refusal to intervene in the French invasion of Corsica (a British ally). He was also condemned as corrupt by the author of the 'Junius Letters', a series of anonymous political commentaries published in the newspapers throughout his tenure. He was replaced as Prime Minister by Lord North, who had held the role of Chancellor of the Exchequer in Grafton's government. The roles of Foreign Secretary and Home Secretary weren't instituted until 1782. The Duke of Grafton's family surname - 'Fitzroy' - derived from the fact that his great-grandfather (the 1st Duke of Grafton) was one of the illegitimate children of King Charles II and his mistress Barbara Villiers.

28. In April 2004 the West Indian cricketer, Brian Lara, broke the world record for the highest number of runs scored in an international test match with his result of 400 not out. Against which nation was this result scored?

From Quiz The Lives of Brians

Answer: England

This record-breaking match, held in Antigua, was the fourth test between the West Indies and England during the 2003/04 cricket season. However, despite Lara's amazing run scoring, the match ended in a draw. England had also already won the first three tests to win the series and retain the Wisden Trophy (which is awarded to the winners of international test cricket series between England and the West Indies). Brian Lara also broke the record for the most runs scored in a domestic first-class cricket match in 1994. He scored 501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham, in a match that also went on to end in a draw. The incorrect options are all famous cricketing nations but they didn't have the misfortune to come up against Brian Lara on that day in history.

29. Bryan Berg is a trained architect, but his career is far off the beaten track. He's set world records -- and earned a good living -- by building towering structures out of what common material?

From Quiz The Battle of the Bryans (and Brians)

Answer: Playing cards

Berg, born in 1974, has literally built his professional life on a house of cards -- and it's working out pretty well for him! His card-stacking construction method requires no glue, tape, or bending, yet he has used it to rise to great heights, repeatedly breaking his own records. In 2007, for example, he used 1100 decks to build a card skyscraper nearly 26 feet (8 meters) high! This project was completed at the African-American Museum in Dallas, Texas, but Berg has traveled to many different countries to build structures on commission. He's also showcased his skills on television talk shows and even in a music video. It takes some creativity to make ends meet this way, but creativity is clearly something Berg has in spades. (Sorry.)

30. Anne Hathaway is an American actress known for her light hearted roles in "The Princess Diaries" (2001) and "The Devil Wears Prada" (2006). In 2011, she successfully auditioned to play a classic role in which musical film?

From Quiz Annes in the Limelight

Answer: Fantine in Les Miserables

Filming for the 2012 version of "Les Miserables" was completed at locations in England and Paris including the Old Royal Naval College at Greenwich in London. Directed by Tom Hooper, who also directed "The King's Speech" (2010), the film saw Anne Hathaway losing a considerable amount of weight and cutting her hair very short for her role as the prostitute, Fantine. Anne Hathaway has portrayed the 'girl next door' in many of her films and it was at the 2009 Academy Awards when her soprano singing voice came to notice. Since then, she has sung her way through the 2011 animated film "Rio" as Jewel, the beautiful blue Spix's macaw.

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