Quiz about Famous Surnames
Quiz about Famous Surnames

Average Famous Surnames Quiz | 20 Questions | People


Twenty easy famous surnames to complete. For example: Charlotte, Branwell, Anne and Emily. The answer is 'Bronte'. Charlotte Bronte etc. These increase in difficulty. Good luck and have fun.

A multiple-choice quiz by Quizzical. Estimated time: 9 mins.
  1. Home
  2. »
  3. Quizzes
  4. »
  5. People Trivia
  6. »
  7. Name Game
  8. »
  9. Same Surname

Author
Quizzical
Time
9 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
65,483
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
20
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
15 / 20
Plays
4031
Last 3 plays: kaperz (13/20), Guest 92 (0/20), Guest 75 (7/20).
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. Demi .... , Roger .... , Patrick .... , Mary Tyler .... , Henry ...., Dudley .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
2. Sir Walter .... , Ridley .... , Robert Falcon .... , Sir Peter .... , George C. .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
3. Gordon ... , Glenda ... , Joe ... , Michael ... , Jesse ... , Samuel L. ... ?

Answer: (One Word)
4. James .... , John .... , Louise .... , Lancelot .... , Roy 'Chubby' .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
5. Tommy ...., Alice .... , Gary .... , Jilly ...., James Fenimore .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
6. Grace ...., Aled ...., Inigo ...., Vinny ...., Griff Rhys .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
7. Robert ...., Percy ...., Irwin ...., George Bernard ...., Sandie ....?

Answer: (One Word)
8. John ...., Julie ...., Linford ...., Agatha .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
9. Jennifer ...., Zane ...., Lady Jane ....?

Answer: (One Word)
10. Gene ...., Ned ...., Grace .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
11. Henry ...., Jane ...., Bridget ....?

Answer: (One Word)
12. Kirk ...., Michael ...., Carl ...., James 'Buster' ....?

Answer: (One Word)
13. Richard ...., Roy ...., Ginger .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
14. Chaka ...., Jahangir ...., Imran ...., Genghis .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
15. John ...., Sir Henry ...., Washington .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
16. Sinclair ...., Carl ...., Denise ...., Clive Staples ....?

Answer: (One Word)
17. John ...., Henry ...., Gerald Rudolph ...., Harrison ....?

Answer: (One Word)
18. Richard ...., Douglas ...., Maud ...., Bryan ....?

Answer: (One Word)
19. Michael ...., Joan ...., Cindy .... ?

Answer: (One Word)
20. Anthony ...., Elizabeth ...., Carl ...., Kieren ....?

Answer: (One Word)

(Optional) Create a Free FunTrivia ID to save the points you are about to earn:

arrow Select a User ID:
arrow Choose a Password:
arrow Your Email:




Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Demi .... , Roger .... , Patrick .... , Mary Tyler .... , Henry ...., Dudley .... ?

Answer: Moore

Actors Roger Moore and Dudley Moore, actresses Demi Moore and Mary Tyler Moore, astronomer Patrick Moore and British sculptor Henry Moore.
2. Sir Walter .... , Ridley .... , Robert Falcon .... , Sir Peter .... , George C. .... ?

Answer: Scott

Scottish novelist Sir Walter Scott 'Ivanhoe' (1819) and 'Rob Roy' (1817). English film director Ridley Scott 'Alien' (1979) 'Blade Runner' (1982) and 'Thelma and Louise' (1991). British Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott. Painter and naturalist Sir Peter Scott and actor George Campbell Scott.
3. Gordon ... , Glenda ... , Joe ... , Michael ... , Jesse ... , Samuel L. ... ?

Answer: Jackson

Scottish actor Gordon Jackson and actor Samuel Leroy Jackson. UK vocalist Joe Jackson and the self proclaimed 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson. British star actress Glenda Jackson and Reverend Jesse Jackson.
4. James .... , John .... , Louise .... , Lancelot .... , Roy 'Chubby' .... ?

Answer: Brown

Rhythm and Blues performer James Brown. The abolitionist John Brown and Louise Brown the first test-tube baby. Landscape gardener Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. British comedian Roy 'Chubby' Brown.
5. Tommy ...., Alice .... , Gary .... , Jilly ...., James Fenimore .... ?

Answer: Cooper

UK male comedian Tommy Cooper. Shock-rock vocalist Alice Cooper born Vincent Furnier. American actor Gary Cooper. Novelist Jilly Cooper 'The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous', 'Riders', 'Polo' and 'Appassionata'. American author James Fenimore Cooper of 'The Last of the Mohicans' (1826)
6. Grace ...., Aled ...., Inigo ...., Vinny ...., Griff Rhys .... ?

Answer: Jones

UK vocalist Aled Jones who sang 'Walking in the Air'. UK female vocalist singer and actress Grace Jones (born in Jamaica) who starred in the Bond film 'A View to a Kill' (1985). British architect Inigo Jones of the Queen's House, Greenwich (1616-35) and Banqueting House, Whitehall (1619-21). Actor and former footballer Vinny Jones. British comedian Griff Rhys Jones.
7. Robert ...., Percy ...., Irwin ...., George Bernard ...., Sandie ....?

Answer: Shaw

English actor Robert Shaw who starred in the Bond movie 'From Russia With Love (1963). Percy Shaw who invented cat's eyes which are used as a safety feature on the road. Irish dramatist George Bernard Shaw and novelist Irwin Shaw of 'Rich Man, Poor Man'. Barefoot pop princess Sandie Shaw of the Sixties.
8. John ...., Julie ...., Linford ...., Agatha .... ?

Answer: Christie

British author Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie. British athlete Linford Christie who captained the British men's team at the 1992 Olympics. Julie Christie is an actress who has appeared in 'Doctor Zhivago' (1965). Serial killer John Reginald Christie of '10 Rillington Place'
9. Jennifer ...., Zane ...., Lady Jane ....?

Answer: Grey

American actress Jennifer Grey who appeared in 'Dirty Dancing' (1987). American novelist Zane Grey whose westerns provided the basis of hundreds of silent and sound movies. Lady Jane Grey was the Queen of England for 9 days in 1553.
10. Gene ...., Ned ...., Grace .... ?

Answer: Kelly

Gene Kelly was an American actor and dancer of the 1940's and 1950's. Grace Kelly was an American leading lady of the 1950's before retiring to become Princess of Monaco. Ned Kelly was a real-life infamous Australian outlaw.
11. Henry ...., Jane ...., Bridget ....?

Answer: Fonda

Jane and Bridget Fonda are American actresses. Jane was the daughter of American leading actor Henry Fonda and Bridget the daughter of Peter Fonda.
12. Kirk ...., Michael ...., Carl ...., James 'Buster' ....?

Answer: Douglas

Kirk Douglas is an American leading actor and father of American actor Michael Douglas. Carl Douglas was the Jamaican male vocalist of the British hit 'Kung Fu Fighting'. James 'Buster' Douglas was a boxer who on Feb 10th, 1990 in Tokyo, Japan defeated Mike Tyson in ten rounds.
13. Richard ...., Roy ...., Ginger .... ?

Answer: Rogers

Richard Rogers was a British architect of the famous Pompidou Centre, Paris. Ginger Rogers was an American actor and dancer. Roy Rogers was an American singing cowboy star born Leonard Slye. Richard Rodgers was the American composer of Broadway musicals such as 'Oklahoma' (1943), 'Carousel' (1945) and 'South Pacific' (1949)
14. Chaka ...., Jahangir ...., Imran ...., Genghis .... ?

Answer: Khan

Chaka Khan was a soul diva born Yvette Stevens whose British hits include 'I Feel For You' and 'I'm Every Woman'. Imran Khan is a Pakistani cricketer who made his test debut for Pakistan in 1971. Genghis Khan was a Mongol military leader whose large 13th century empire included Mongolia, China, Russia, Iraq and Iran. Jahangir Khan enjoyed the longest unbeaten run in professional sport taking all before him at squash in the 1980's.
15. John ...., Sir Henry ...., Washington .... ?

Answer: Irving

John Irving was an American author of 'The World According to Garp'. Sir Henry Irving was a British actor-manager who took over as manager of the Lyceum Theatre, London. Washington Irving was an American essayist and short story writer of 'Rip Van Winkle' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'.
16. Sinclair ...., Carl ...., Denise ...., Clive Staples ....?

Answer: Lewis

Sinclair Lewis was the American novelist of 'Elmer Gantry'. Clive Staples Lewis was the British author of 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' (1950). Carl Lewis is an American track and field athlete who won nine Olympic gold medals. Denise Lewis is a British heptathlon athlete awarded the MBE in 1999.
17. John ...., Henry ...., Gerald Rudolph ...., Harrison ....?

Answer: Ford

John Ford was the US film director of 'Stagecoach' (1939). Henry Ford was an American industrialist who founded Ford Motors in 1903. Gerald Rudolph Ford was the 38th US president (1974-77). Harrison Ford is an American actor of 'Star Wars' (1977) and 'Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom' (1984)
18. Richard ...., Douglas ...., Maud ...., Bryan ....?

Answer: Adams

Richard Adams was a British best-selling novelist of 'Watership Down'. Douglas Adams was the author of 'The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy'. Maud Adams appeared in the Bond movies 'The Man with the Golden Gun' (1974) and 'Octopussy' (1983). Bryan Adams is the Canadian rock singer of '(Everything I Do) I Do It For You'
19. Michael ...., Joan ...., Cindy .... ?

Answer: Crawford

Michael Crawford was a lively British comedy actor now best known for stage musicals. He was born Michael Dumble Smith. Joan Crawford was one of America's leading ladies and starred in 'Whatever Happened To Baby Jane' (1962). Supermodel Cindy Crawford.
20. Anthony ...., Elizabeth ...., Carl ...., Kieren ....?

Answer: Perkins

Anthony Perkins was an American actor whose famous line from the film 'Psycho' (1960) was 'A boy's best friend is his mother'. Elizabeth Perkins is an American actress who starred in 'The Flintstones' (1994). Carl Perkins was an American male vocalist of the British hit 'Blue Suede Shoes'. Keiren Perkins is an Australian swimmer who twice, in 1992 and 1996, won gold in the 1500 metres freestyle at the Olympic Games.
Source: Author Quizzical

This quiz was reviewed by FunTrivia editor gtho4 before going online.
Any errors found in FunTrivia content are routinely corrected through our feedback system.
Most Recent Scores
Jan 23 2023 : kaperz: 13/20
Jan 16 2023 : Guest 92: 0/20
Dec 30 2022 : Guest 75: 7/20
Dec 26 2022 : awr1051: 15/20
Dec 18 2022 : mulder100: 17/20
Dec 18 2022 : twlmy: 16/20
Dec 17 2022 : demurechicky: 18/20
Dec 12 2022 : IW66: 18/20
Dec 08 2022 : maos264: 17/20

Score Distribution

quiz
Related Quizzes
1. Are they a Gray or a Grey? Easier
2. Surnames ending in -SON Very Easy
3. The Wrath of a Khan Tough
4. That Jones Boy Average
5. They Share the Same Name! Average
6. Good 'Evans! Average
7. I'm On Atkins! Average
8. General Lee Speaking Very Easy
9. Wright On! Average
10. I Was Saying Boo-urns Average
11. Are they Robertson or Robinson Easier
12. Deck the Halls Average

1/28/2023, Copyright 2023 FunTrivia, Inc. - Report an Error / Contact Us