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People Quiz #598

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1

Whose birth and death are commemorated on the same day?

A
Kings and Queens of England
B
Buddha
C
William Shakespeare
D
George Washington
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2

Who in history is the only divorced wife of someone who later became president of the USA?

A
Jane Wyman
B
Frances Folsom
C
Elizabeth Bloomer Warren
D
Katharine Hepburn
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3

Who wrote under the pseudonym Alcofribas Nasier?

A
Molière
B
François Rabelais
C
Geoffrey Chaucer
D
Thomas Malory
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4

Who married Liam Neeson in 1994 after they met on the set of the film "Nell"?

A
Angelina Jolie
B
Joely Richardson
C
Natasha Richardson
D
Jennifer Aniston
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5

Who first popularised the story of Dr Faustus in England?

A
Charles Gounod
B
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
C
Thomas Mann
D
Christopher Marlowe
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6

Who wrote the music for the ballet "Romeo and Juliet" and "Peter and the Wolf" (a children's tale for narrator and orchestra)?

A
Stravinsky
B
Prokofiev
C
Rimsky-Korsakov
D
Tchaikovsky
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7

Who led the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957, led the 1963 March on Washington and, in 1964, became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end segregation and racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other non-violent means?

A
Robert Kennedy
B
Mahatma Ghandi
C
Martin Luther King, Jr.
D
James Brown
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