Quiz about Famous People Called George
Quiz about Famous People Called George

Famous People Called George Trivia Quiz


25 questions about famous people called George for your enjoyment. They start off easy but, by George, do they get tougher.

A multiple-choice quiz by Quizzical. Estimated time: 12 mins.
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Author
Quizzical
Time
12 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
37,102
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
25
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
14 / 25
Plays
1750
Last 3 plays: Guest 74 (0/25), Guest 50 (1/25), Senga2 (14/25).
This quiz has 2 formats: you can play it as a or as shown below.
Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. The first president of the USA was George _____________ .

Answer: (One Word)
2. The former Beatle who became a film producer with Handmade Films was George _______ .

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname )
3. This American had a successful career on radio, television and in films. At the age of seventy-nine he won an Oscar for 'The Sunshine Boys' (1975): George _______ .

Answer: (One Word)
4. The U.S. President who was Vice-President to Ronald Reagan, George ...?

Answer: (One Word)
5. His books include 'Animal Farm' (1945) and 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' (1949), George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
6. The English singer who teamed up with friend Andrew Ridgeley to form 'The Executives' before changing the name to 'Wham', George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
7. The highly talented Northern Irish footballer who played for Manchester United, George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
8. The French romantic novelist who is remembered for her long list of lovers including Chopin with whom she lived for eight years. George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
9. The American singer whose British hits include 'Give Me The Night' and 'In Your Eyes', George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
10. The British record producer of the Beatles, George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
11. The English painter of animals especially horses, such as "Whistlejacket", George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
12. The French composer of the opera 'Carmen', Georges ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
13. The American actor who won an Oscar for his performance playing the lead in 'Patton' (1970) which he refused to accept. George Campbell ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
14. The American composer and lyricist whose songs include 'The Yankee Doodle Boy' and 'Give My Regards To Broadway', George Michael ... ?

Answer: (One Word (Surname only))
15. The American opinion poll organizer, George Horace ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
16. The English founder of the religious group, the 'Society of Friends' or the 'Quakers' as they are usually called, George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
17. The English social reformer and founder of the YMCA in 1844, Sir George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
18. The English engineer who built the steam locomotive 'The Rocket', George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
19. Name the Quaker and chocolate manufacturer who expanded his father's business and established a model village for his workers at Bourneville, George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
20. Which British naturalist and conservationist, best known for his work with his wife Joy, and the lioness Elsa, was murdered by bandits in a remote game park in Kenya, George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
21. Name the English entertainer and ukulele player whose risque songs sung in his broad Lancashire accent included 'Cleaning Windows' and 'Mr. Wu', George ... ?

Answer: (Last name or first and last names)
22. This American inventor founded the Kodak photographic company, George ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
23. Who was the American film director of 'The Philadelphia Story' (1940) and 'My Fair Lady' (1964) which won him an oscar, George ... ? Hint

Ford
Cukor
Curtiz
Stevens

24. Name the French physicist who developed 'Neon Lighting' which was displayed for the first time at the Paris Motor Show in 1910, George ... ? Hint

Henri
Philips
Paul
Claude

25. Name the Belgian novelist and creator of 'Maigret', Georges ... ? Hint

Simons
Herge
Remi
Simenon


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. The first president of the USA was George _____________ .

Answer: Washington

2. The former Beatle who became a film producer with Handmade Films was George _______ .

Answer: George Harrison

3. This American had a successful career on radio, television and in films. At the age of seventy-nine he won an Oscar for 'The Sunshine Boys' (1975): George _______ .

Answer: Burns

4. The U.S. President who was Vice-President to Ronald Reagan, George ...?

Answer: Bush

5. His books include 'Animal Farm' (1945) and 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' (1949), George ... ?

Answer: Orwell

6. The English singer who teamed up with friend Andrew Ridgeley to form 'The Executives' before changing the name to 'Wham', George ... ?

Answer: Michael

7. The highly talented Northern Irish footballer who played for Manchester United, George ... ?

Answer: Best

8. The French romantic novelist who is remembered for her long list of lovers including Chopin with whom she lived for eight years. George ... ?

Answer: Sand

Amandine Aurore Lucie Dudevant adopted her masculine pseudonym for the novel 'Indiana' (1832).
9. The American singer whose British hits include 'Give Me The Night' and 'In Your Eyes', George ... ?

Answer: Benson

10. The British record producer of the Beatles, George ... ?

Answer: Martin

11. The English painter of animals especially horses, such as "Whistlejacket", George ... ?

Answer: Stubbs

12. The French composer of the opera 'Carmen', Georges ... ?

Answer: Bizet

13. The American actor who won an Oscar for his performance playing the lead in 'Patton' (1970) which he refused to accept. George Campbell ... ?

Answer: Scott

14. The American composer and lyricist whose songs include 'The Yankee Doodle Boy' and 'Give My Regards To Broadway', George Michael ... ?

Answer: Cohan

15. The American opinion poll organizer, George Horace ... ?

Answer: Gallup

16. The English founder of the religious group, the 'Society of Friends' or the 'Quakers' as they are usually called, George ... ?

Answer: Fox

Some of you may think it was William Penn, but in fact he was the first Quaker to arrive in America.
17. The English social reformer and founder of the YMCA in 1844, Sir George ... ?

Answer: Williams

18. The English engineer who built the steam locomotive 'The Rocket', George ... ?

Answer: Stephenson

19. Name the Quaker and chocolate manufacturer who expanded his father's business and established a model village for his workers at Bourneville, George ... ?

Answer: Cadbury

20. Which British naturalist and conservationist, best known for his work with his wife Joy, and the lioness Elsa, was murdered by bandits in a remote game park in Kenya, George ... ?

Answer: Adamson

21. Name the English entertainer and ukulele player whose risque songs sung in his broad Lancashire accent included 'Cleaning Windows' and 'Mr. Wu', George ... ?

Answer: Formby

22. This American inventor founded the Kodak photographic company, George ... ?

Answer: Eastman

23. Who was the American film director of 'The Philadelphia Story' (1940) and 'My Fair Lady' (1964) which won him an oscar, George ... ?

Answer: Cukor

24. Name the French physicist who developed 'Neon Lighting' which was displayed for the first time at the Paris Motor Show in 1910, George ... ?

Answer: Claude

25. Name the Belgian novelist and creator of 'Maigret', Georges ... ?

Answer: Simenon

Source: Author Quizzical

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