Quiz about Are They a John or a Variant of the Name Part II
Quiz about Are They a John or a Variant of the Name Part II

Are They a John or a Variant of the Name? Part II Quiz

The name John comes from the Hebrew name "Yochanan" meaning "YahWeh is gracious". Can you identify the correct John, Jon, Jonathan, Johnny, Jack or Jackie from the simple clue that is given.

A matching quiz by zambesi. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Quiz #
Dec 03 21
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Avg Score
9 / 10
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1. Liverpool Lad   
Jack Dempsey
2. "Mister Roberts"   
Jon Cryer
3. English romance novelist   
Jonathan Letterman
4. Comedian, actor, author and artist.   
John McEnroe
5. The Manassa Mauler   
Jackie Collins
6. Television brother to Charlie Sheen   
John Lennon
7. Pioneer nurseryman   
Jon Lord
8. You cannot be serious   
Jonathan Winters
9. Deep Purple   
Jack Lemmon
10. American surgeon (Civil War)   
Johnny Appleseed

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Liverpool Lad

Answer: John Lennon

John Lennon (1940-1980) was an English lad from Liverpool who was a singer, songwriter, musician and activist. He was also a co-founder of the Beatles. Together with Paul McCartney he formed one of the most successful song writing teams in the history of popular music. He is responsible for 25 number one hits on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts as a writer, co-writer or performer.
2. "Mister Roberts"

Answer: Jack Lemmon

Jack Lemmon (1925-2001) was an American actor and musician. Jack was nominated eight times for an Academy Award, winning twice. His first success was as Best Supporting Actor in the 1955 film "Mister Roberts". His second success
came as Best Actor in the 1973 drama film "Save the Tiger". Jack was also a singer and musician (he played the piano). His voice was heard on a few film soundtracks in 1955-56. He released a solo album in 1958 titled "A Twist of Lemmon".
3. English romance novelist

Answer: Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins (1937-2015) was an English romance novelist. She wrote over 30 novels selling over 500 million copies and translated into 40 different languages. A number of her books have been adapted to film and television miniseries. She was the younger sister to actress Dame Joan Collins.
4. Comedian, actor, author and artist.

Answer: Jonathan Winters

Jonathan Winters (1925-2013) was an American comedian, actor and author. Jonathan produced many comedy albums receiving 11 Grammy nominations for Best Comedy Album. He did win one Grammy Award for Best Album for Children. In a career spanning 1949-2013 Jonathan Winters appeared in hundreds of television shows, episodes, series and films.
5. The Manassa Mauler

Answer: Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey (1895-1983) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1914-1927. He earned the nicknames of "Kid Blackie" and the "Manassa Mauler" as he was born in Manassa, Colorado. He was the world heavyweight champion from 1919-1926 when he was beaten by Gene Tunney.
6. Television brother to Charlie Sheen

Answer: Jon Cryer

Jon Cryer is an American actor, screenwriter, television director and film producer. Jon has made many appearances in movies but is best remembered for his role as Alan Harper In the TV series "Two and Half Men" (2003-2015). Jon Cryer is the brother of Charlie Harper (Martin Sheen) in the series.
7. Pioneer nurseryman

Answer: Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed (1774-1845) was born John Chapman and was an American pioneer nurseryman. He introduced apple trees to many eastern states of the USA and became a legend while still alive. He was a leader in conservation and also a missionary. He spread appleseeds randomly on his travels and considered them nurseries rather than orchards.

He built fences around them to protect them from livestock and left the orchards in the hands of locals.
8. You cannot be serious

Answer: John McEnroe

John McEnroe is a former professional tennis player who won seven Grand Slam singles titles (four US Open and three Wimbledon) and nine Grand Slam men's doubles titles. He had incredible shot-making and volleying skills but his court behaviour frequently got him into trouble with court umpires and tennis authorities. During matches he was frequently saying to umpires "you cannot be serious" when calls went against him.

He autobiography was titled "You Cannot Be Serious".
9. Deep Purple

Answer: Jon Lord

Jon Lord (1941-2012) was an English composer, pianist and Hammond organ player. Jon Lord was on keyboard and backing vocals with the heavy metal and modern hard rock band "Deep Purple". He was a co-founder and member of Deep Purple from 1968-1976.
10. American surgeon (Civil War)

Answer: Jonathan Letterman

Jonathan Letterman (1824-1872) was an American surgeon who is now credited as being the "Father of Battlefield Medicine". This stemmed from his methods of medical organisation in armies or battlefields during the American Civil War. He system of organisation helped thousands of wounded soldiers to receive the right care and treatment during the war.
Source: Author zambesi

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