The Globetrot Triva 2 challenge has just begun, and writers in the Author's Lounge are Down Under in Sydney, Australia. I am thinking, however, of a different type of Sydney. Can you identify these famous people who share the name Sy(i)dney?
Charlie Muffin, Britain's scruffiest spy, surveyed the Cold Case files on his desk. In one he would find the identity of the KGB's most important double agent of the past 100 years. That spy had been born or called Charles, Charlie or Chuck.
The singing of carols is usually reserved for the holidays. However, these famous Carols, Carrolls, Karols, Carolyns and Carolines can be found in a quiz any time. Some are still popular performers, while others are either retired or have passed away.
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"Mary, Mary, long before the fashions came:
And there is something there that sounds so fair,
It's a grand old name!" George M Cohan (1906). Some Marys that you might know.
The name Joseph comes from the Hebrew name Yosef meaning "he will add". Can you identify the correct Joseph, Joe or Joey from these various fields including sports, history, entertainment, politics and the arts.
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.
Kyle is an amazing name; take it from me. But I'm not alone in this world. No. There are several of us. Maybe even hundreds of thousands of us. You simply need to know ten Kyles or Kylies (eleven if you include me). Good luck!
'Hermione' is a Greek name, and it derives from 'Hermes', the god of travel, language and thievery, amongst other things.. This quiz is about a variety of Hermiones, and I hope you will enjoy playing it.
Some people, fictitious or historical, have become so famous that they are universally known as symbols of success, virtue, vice or whatever. Occasionally their first names are less generally known. See how familiar you are with the greats of this planet