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Quiz about Who am I Rupert or Hubert
Quiz about Who am I Rupert or Hubert

Who am I? Rupert or Hubert Trivia Quiz

The name Rupert comes from the Lower Germanic name meaning "fame-bright" and the name Hubert is also Germanic meaning "mind-bright". Can you identify from the clue the correct Rupert or Hubert?

A matching quiz by zambesi. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Quiz #
Dec 03 21
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(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. Maigret  
  Rupert Stadler
2. Australian-American media mogul  
  Hubert Green
3. Former Vice President of the USA  
  Hubert Strolz
4. The Sound of Music  
  Rupert Georg von Trapp
5. Professional golfer  
  Hubert Humphrey
6. Ron Weasley (Harry Potter)  
  Hubert Walter
7. Austrian Winter Olympic gold medalist  
  Rupert Grint
8. Ex-Audi AG Executive charged with fraud  
  Rupert Davies
9. Archbishop of Canterbury and Lord Chancellor  
  Rupert Murdoch
10. French fashion designer  
  Hubert de Givenchy

Select each answer

1. Maigret
2. Australian-American media mogul
3. Former Vice President of the USA
4. The Sound of Music
5. Professional golfer
6. Ron Weasley (Harry Potter)
7. Austrian Winter Olympic gold medalist
8. Ex-Audi AG Executive charged with fraud
9. Archbishop of Canterbury and Lord Chancellor
10. French fashion designer

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Maigret

Answer: Rupert Davies

Rupert Davies (1916-1976) was an English actor of stage, film and television. During WWII he was a POW in Stalag Luft III, the famed POW camp of "The Great Escape". While in the camp he begaan to get involved in theatre performances for his fellow prisoners. Once returning to England after the war he began his professional career in acting.

He is best remembered as Commissaire Jules Maigret, the fictional French police detective, created by the Belgian writer Georges Simonen (1903-1989) in the BBC television 50-minute crime series "Maigret" (1959-1963).

In 1962 Rupert Davies won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.
2. Australian-American media mogul

Answer: Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdock (b. 1931) was born in Melbourne, Australia and after running an Adelaide newspaper owned by his father, began acquiring a number of newspapers in Australia and New Zealand in the 1950s and 1960s then moved into the UK market in 1969. He relocated to the USA in 1974 and was obliged to take out a US citizenship in 1985 to meet the legal requirements for US television network ownership.

He is currently the acting CEO of Fox News.
3. Former Vice President of the USA

Answer: Hubert Humphrey

Hubert Humphrey (1911-1988) was an American politician and served as the 38th Vice-President of the United States (1965-1969) under US President Lyndon B. Johnson. He was the Democratic Party's presidential nominee in 1968 but lost out to the Republican candidate, Richard Nixon.
4. The Sound of Music

Answer: Rupert Georg von Trapp

Rupert Georg von Trapp (1911-1992) was the first born son of Georg von Trapp whose lives were inspired by the play and movie "The Sound of Music". Rupert was portrayed as Friedrich in the play and film and actually studied medicine in Austria. He was a member of the Trapp Family Singers.

When the family immigrated to the USA he and his brother Werner joined the US Army and served in Italy with the 10th Mountain Division.
5. Professional golfer

Answer: Hubert Green

Hubert Green (1946-2018) was an American professional golfer who won two golfing majors being the U.S. Open (1977) and the PGA Championship (1985). In a career spanning the years 1969-2009 he had 29 professional wins with 19 on the PGA Tour.
6. Ron Weasley (Harry Potter)

Answer: Rupert Grint

Rupert Grint (b. 1988) is an English actor of film, stage and television. He who portrayed one of the three main characters (Ron Weasley) in the "Harry Potter" film series. He appeared in all eight "Harry Potter" films from 2001-2011. He has won a number of acting awards.
7. Austrian Winter Olympic gold medalist

Answer: Hubert Strolz

Hubert Strolz (b. 1962) is a former Austrian alpine skier who won the gold medal in the Combined event at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. He also won a silver medal in the Giant Slalom at the same Olympics. In retirement he runs a skiing and snowboard school in his hometown of Warth, Austria.
8. Ex-Audi AG Executive charged with fraud

Answer: Rupert Stadler

Rupert Stadler (b. 1963) is a German businessman and was the chairman of the board and chief executive officer (CEO) of Audi AG from 2010. He was arrested in 2018 with regard to the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal. It was found that emission testing to meet US standards was done during laboratory testing but in real-world driving it was 40 times over the limit.

In July 2019 Rupert Stadler was charged with fraud by prosecutors in Munich.
9. Archbishop of Canterbury and Lord Chancellor

Answer: Hubert Walter

Hubert Walter (1160-1205) was a very influential royal advisor holding the positions of Chief Justiciar of England (1193-1198), Archbishop of Canterbury (1193-1205), Lord Chancellor (1193-1205) and Baron of the Exchequer (1184-1185). All of these positions were held under the monarchies of Henry II, Richard I and John.
10. French fashion designer

Answer: Hubert de Givenchy

Hubert de Givenchy (1927-2018) was a French fashion designer who founded the house of Givenchy in 1952. He designed wardrobes and clothing for Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Maria Callas, Grace Kelly and Sphia Loren to name just a few.

He designed the famed black dress for Audrey Hepburn in the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and she also became the face of his perfume collection in 1954.
Source: Author zambesi

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