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People Quiz #411

Famous People Quiz for 29 November 2016

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1

Who was born Claire Mary Teresa Rowstron in Gisborne, New Zealand, but became famous under her adopted name?

A
Helen Clark
B
Kiri Te Kanawa
C
Rachel Hunter
D
Anna Paquin
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2

Who, as President of Uganda, was overthrown by his own army commanders in a military coup d'état twice, in 1971 and 1985?

A
Bazilio Olara-Okello
B
Idi Amin
C
Apollo Milton Obote
D
Tito Okello
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3

Who was awarded a Nobel Prize in 1908 for his work on the chemistry of radioactive substances?

A
Eduard Buchner
B
Pierre Curie
C
Mark Oliphant
D
Ernest Rutherford
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4

Who appeared as novelist Mel Hutchwright in the TV serial "Coronation Street" in 2005?

A
Oliver Reed
B
Ian McKellen
C
Peter O'Toole
D
Terence Stamp
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5

Which 20th century US novelist wrote "Of Mice and Men", "The Grapes of Wrath" and "East of Eden"?

A
Ernest Hemingway
B
John Steinbeck
C
Wilbur Smith
D
Stephen King
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6

Who married the Prince of Wales in April 2005?

Note: This question was updated in September 2022
A
Anne
B
Diana
C
Sophie
D
Camilla
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7

Who was President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979 and was depicted in the film "The Last King Of Scotland"?

A
Yusufu Lule
B
Robert Mugabe
C
Milton Obote
D
Idi Amin
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