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Quiz about Katharine Katherine Catharine or Catherine

Katharine, Katherine, Catharine or Catherine? Quiz

All of these names come from the Latin meaning "pure, clear". Can you identify which one is Katharine, Katherine, Catharine or Catherine.

A matching quiz by zambesi. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Quiz #
Dec 03 21
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1. Duchess of Kent   
2. Dual Olympic gold medalist   
Catherine Middleton
3. Town in Australia   
Catherine de' Medici
4. Queen of France   
Catherine Blanchett
5. Duchess of Cambridge   
Catherine Carr
6. NASA physicist and mathematician   
7. Town in the state of New York (USA)   
Katherine G. Johnson
8. Australian actress   
Katharine Worsley
9. American actress   
Katharine Hepburn
10. Wife of King Henry VIII   
Catherine Parr

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Duchess of Kent

Answer: Katharine Worsley

Katharine Mary Worsley married Prince Edward, Duke of Kent in 1961. After the marriage she became Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Kent. They have three children: George Windsor, Earl of St. Andrews (b. 1962), Lady Helen Taylor (b. 1964) and Lord Nicholas Windsor (b. 1970).
2. Dual Olympic gold medalist

Answer: Catherine Carr

Catherine Carr from Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA) is a former swimmer who broke world records and is a dual Olympic gold medalist. She won her gold medals at the !972 Munich Olympics in the 100m Breaststroke and the 4 x 100m Medley Relay.
3. Town in Australia

Answer: Katherine

Katherine is a town in the Northern Territory, Australia. The town is situated on the Katherine River and in close proximity to Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine Gorge and its many ancient rock paintings. Katherine is approximately 320kms (200 miles) southeast of Darwin.
4. Queen of France

Answer: Catherine de' Medici

Catherine de' Medici (1519-1589) although born in Italy became Queen of France (1547-1559) upon her marriage to King Henry II of France (1519-1559). Upon the death of Henry II in 1559, he was succeeded by their three sons who became King of France in sequence (Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III).
5. Duchess of Cambridge

Answer: Catherine Middleton

Catherine Elizabeth "Kate" Middleton became the Duchess of Cambridge upon her marriage to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge in April 2011. Catherine and William met while they were both students at the University of St. Andrews (Scotland). The Duchess of Cambridge is the patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
6. NASA physicist and mathematician

Answer: Katherine G. Johnson

Katherine G. Johnson is an African-American physicist and mathematician. She worked for NASA from 1953 until her retirement in 1986. Her calculations on trajectories, launch windows and return flight paths were critical to the missions of John Glenn and Alan Shepard.

She was also involved in the Apollo 11 flight to the moon. Before her retirement she submitted calculations for a mission to Mars.
7. Town in the state of New York (USA)

Answer: Catharine

Catharine is a town in Schuyler, New York. The town is named after Catherine Montour who was a Native American leader in the 18th century. Catharine Creek, which flows through the counties of Schuyler and Chemung (New York), is also named after her.
8. Australian actress

Answer: Catherine Blanchett

Catherine Blanchett, known professionally as Cate Blanchett is an Australian actress and theatre director. She has been nominated numerous times for an Academy Award and has been successful as Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. She has also won a number of international theatre awards.

She married Andrew Upton, an Australian playwright and screenwriter, in 1997 and they have four children.
9. American actress

Answer: Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003) was an American screen actress. She was nominated 12 times for the Academy Award for Best Actress, winning on four occasions. Her wins were in "Morning Glory (1934), "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1968), "The Lion in Winter" (1969) and "On Golden Pond" (1982).

Her final film role was in a made for television drama movie "One Christmas" in 1994 at the age of 87. She was married to Ludlow Ogden Smith from 1928-1934 and then had a hidden relationship with Spencer Tracy from 1941 until his death in 1967.
10. Wife of King Henry VIII

Answer: Catherine Parr

Catherine Parr (1512-1548) was the last of the six wives of King Henry VIII. She was the Queen of England and Ireland when she married him in 1543 until his death in 1547. Henry VIII was her third husband and she married for the fourth time after his death.
Source: Author zambesi

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