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People Quiz #422

Famous People Quiz for 14 February 2017

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Which English botanist became famous for his research during expeditions to the east coast of Canada in 1766, the Pacific in 1769 and Iceland in 1772?

A
George Caley
B
Charles Darwin
C
George Shaw
D
Joseph Banks
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2

Who was the English King at the Battle of Agincourt?

A
Richard III
B
Henry V
C
John I
D
Edward VIII
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3

Who organised an Arab revolt against the Turks and wrote "The Seven Pillars Of Wisdom" about his experiences?

A
General Gordon
B
Winston Churchill
C
T E Lawrence
D
Lord Kitchener
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4

"Lewis Carroll" was the pseudonym of which author?

A
Charles Lamb
B
David Beckham
C
C L Dodson
D
Marion Evans
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5

Who used the pseudonym "Bab"?

A
Gerard Manley Hopkins
B
Charles Dickens
C
Tim Rice
D
W S Gilbert
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6

Which Irishman wrote the novels "Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man", "Ulysses" and "Finnegan's Wake"?

A
Oscar Wilde
B
Samuel Beckett
C
James Joyce
D
George Bernard Shaw
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7

Who was killed when his private plane crashed in Monterey Bay, California in 1997?

A
Sam Cooke
B
Buddy Holly
C
John F. Kennedy Junior
D
John Denver
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