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Quiz about Quote Qwazy
Quiz about Quote Qwazy

Quote Qwazy! Trivia Quiz


I collect quotes, here are some of them. It is up to you to decide who it belongs to.

A multiple-choice quiz by Braison. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
Braison
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
300,215
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
4 / 10
Plays
1220
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Question 1 of 10
1. Who said: "I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be."

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Question 2 of 10
2. Who is this quote from? "In life, one must learn to endure."
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Question 3 of 10
3. Who said: "To create one's own world takes courage"?
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Question 4 of 10
4. Who is this quote from? "Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble."
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Question 5 of 10
5. Who said: "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools"?
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Question 6 of 10
6. Who is this quote from? "Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind."
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Question 7 of 10
7. Who said: "Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle"?
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Question 8 of 10
8. Who is this quote from? "The future depends on what we do in the present."
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Question 9 of 10
9. To whom is this quotation widely misattributed? "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle."
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Question 10 of 10
10. Who is this from? "I don't know that there are any shortcuts to doing a good job."
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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who said: "I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be."

Answer: Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams is best known as the author of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

George Washington was the first President of the USA. Oprah Winfrey is a famous talk show host. Jim Sonefeld is the drummer for Hootie and the Blowfish.
2. Who is this quote from? "In life, one must learn to endure."

Answer: Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 and died on July 2, 1961. He was a novelist, short story writer, and journalist. He was from Oak Park, Illinois.

Euripides (ca. 480 BC-406 BC) was the last of the three great tragedians of classical Athens. Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright) was an American architect. Darius Rucker is the lead singer of Hootie and the Blowfish.
3. Who said: "To create one's own world takes courage"?

Answer: Georgia O'Keefe

Georgia Totto O'Keeffe (November 15, 1887-March 6, 1986) was an American artist.

George Herbert was born on April 3, 1593 and died March 1, 1633. He was a Welsh poet, orator, and a priest. George Washington was the first President under the Constitution. George Burns (born Nathan Birnbaum (January 20, 1896 - March 6. 1996) was an American comedian, actor, and writer.
4. Who is this quote from? "Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble."

Answer: George Washington

George Washington was the first President of the USA.

Henry David Thoreau was born David Henry Thoreau on July 12, 1817 and died on May 6, 1862. He was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, sage writer and philosopher. Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 - October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theatre. Dean Felber plays bass, vocals, guitar,and piano for Hootie and the Blowfish.
5. Who said: "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools"?

Answer: Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer, who was born April 27, 1820 and died December 8, 1903, was an English philosopher, a prominent classical liberal political theorist and a sociological theorist of the Victorian era.

Humbert Wolfe was born January 5, 1885, died January 5, 1940. He was an Italian-born English poet, man of letters and civil servant. John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 - November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was the thirty-fifth President of the USA. Mark Bryan (born May 6, 1967) is the lead guitarist for the band Hootie & the Blowfish. He also plays the mandolin, among numerous other instruments, and helps with background vocals.
6. Who is this quote from? "Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind."

Answer: John F. Kennedy

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, who was born May 29, 1917 and was assinated November 22, 1963. He is often referred to by his initials JFK. He was the thirty-fifth President of the United States. He was being very truthful when he said this.

Joseph Conrad was born December 3, 1857 and died August 3, 1924. He was a Polish-born English novelist. Ken Hakuta, known as "Dr. Fad" since 1983, is an American inventor and television personality. Matthew Gray Nelson ,born September 20, 1967, is an American singer/songwriter/musician and international multi-platinum recording artist. He is the son of actress Kristin Harmon and the late teen idol Ricky Nelson.
7. Who said: "Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle"?

Answer: Ken Hakuta

Ken Hakuta, known as "Dr. Fad" since 1983, is an American inventor and television personality.

Lucille Ball (August 6, 1911 - April 26, 1989) was an American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film executive, and star of the landmark sitcoms "I Love Lucy", and "The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour". George Gordon Byron, was born on January 22, 1788 and died on April 19, 1824) was a British poet and a leading figure in Romanticism. Gunnar Eric Nelson (born September 20, 1967 in Santa Monica, California) is an American musician and singer/songwriter and international multi-platinum recording artist. He is the son of actress Kristin Harmon and the late teen idol Ricky Nelson.
8. Who is this quote from? "The future depends on what we do in the present."

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October, 2 1869 - January, 30 1948) was a major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement.

Margaret Hilda Thatcher (born October 13, 1925) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. Mark Twain was the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910), was an American author and humorist. Michelangelo (March 6, 1475 - February 18, 1564), was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet and engineer.
9. To whom is this quotation widely misattributed? "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle."

Answer: Plato

The quote is now thought to come from John Watson (1850-1907), writing under the pseudonym of Ian Maclaren. Watson's formulation was "Be pitiful, for every man is fighting a hard battle". The problem with attribution to Plato (or Philo of Alexandria or Confucius) is that the earliest record of the quote dates from 1897. Plato (428/427 BC - 348/347 BC), was a Classical Greek philosopher.

Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 - June 5, 2004) was the fortieth President of the United States (1981-1989) and the thirty-third Governor of California. Russel Stover is the name of a store, named after the founder, Russel Stover. Ruth Westheimer (born June 4, 1928) is a sex therapist and author, better known as Dr. Ruth.
10. Who is this from? "I don't know that there are any shortcuts to doing a good job."

Answer: Sandra Day O'Connor

Sandra Day O'Connor was the first female U.S. Supreme Court judge.

Socrates (c. 469 BC-399 BC) was a Classical Greek philosopher. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II. Slim Whitman (born January 20, 1924) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
Source: Author Braison

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