Wednesday, 13 September 2017

General Knowledge Quiz: Great Personalities 19

General Knowledge Quiz: Great Personalities 19

1. Which US President is known for the Gettysburg Address?
Barack Obama
George Washington
John F Kennedy
Abraham Lincoln

2. The phrase "your name is mud" was originated from an American physician Samuel Mudd who was imprisoned for conspiring in the assassination of a US President. Name the President
John F Kennedy
Abraham Lincoln
William McKinley
James A Garfield

3. Sarah Josepha Hale is known for which one of the following nursery rhymes?
Baa Baa Black Sheep
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Five Little Monkeys
Hickory Dickory Dock

4. This Oscar winning American actor, who served in the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Researve, was the highest ranking actor in militory history. He won the Academy Award for The Philadelphia Story. Who is he?
James Stewart
Cary Grant
Mel Brooks
Clint Eastwood

5. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel that is considered "the most influential Christian book of the nineteenth century" and was blessed by Pope Leo XIII, the first novel ever to receive such praise. Name the author
Lew Wallace
Margaret Mitchell
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Elizabeth George Speare

6. Boxer is a hardworking, but naive and ignorant horse in this classic novel by George Orwell. Which novel are we talking about?
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Coming Up for Air
The Road to Wigan Pier
Animal Farm

7. Oscar Wilde, the famous writer well known for his plays, has written only one novel. What was it?
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Lady Windermere's Fan
An Ideal Husband

8. The Ugandan political leader and military officer Idi Amin Dada was a good player of which one of the following sports?

9. What game was patented under the name sphairistike ("the art of playing ball") in 1874?
Lawn Tennis

10. Who wrote the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" anonymously which later became widely known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"?
William Wordswoth
Alfred Tennyson
Samuel Colridge
Clement Clarke Moore

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