Saturday, 14 October 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 24: Great Personalities Quiz

General Knowledge Quiz 24: Great Personalities Quiz




1. Which famous leader’s body was hung, head downward, in the Piazza Loreto in Milan in April 1945?
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler
Idi Amin
Hosni Mubarak

2. "The World I Live In" is a book written in 1908 by a famous personality. Who is this personality?
Helen Keller
Virginia Woolf
Mark Twain
Jane Austen

3. This famous writer and recipient of Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954 had served as a World War I ambulance driver. Name him
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ernest Hemingway
Pablo Picasso
Gertrude Stein

4. "Brave new World" is a best known novel by the English writer Aldous Huxley. The title was derived from one of the works of William Shakespear. Which work are we referring to?
The Merchant of Venice
Othello
The Tempest
As You Like It

5. Ioseb Besarionis dze Jugashvili is a well known Russina leader. By what name he is known?
Stalin
Lenin
Gorbachev
Yeltsin

6. Which famous writer used the pen name "Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass" for a series of humorous letters?
Mark Twain
Charles Dickens
Thomas Hardy
William Shakespeare

7. This Russian writer was sentenced to death and later served four years of exile in Siberia as the execution order was stayed. Who was the author?
Anton Checkov
Leo Tolstoy
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Alexander Pushkin

8. Julia Gillard is the first and only woman to become the Deputy Prime Minister and later Prime Minister of this country. Name the county
Israel
Australia
Argentina
Bolivia

9. Which soviet leaders was known as Mr. Nyet ("Mr. No") or "Grim Grom", because of his frequent use of the Soviet veto in the United Nations Security Council?
Leonid Brezhnev
Mikhail Gorbachev
Konstantin Chernenko
Andrei Gromyko

10. The winner of the Lenin Peace Prize in 1962, Kwame Nkrumah, was the first prime minister and president of an African country, having led it to independence from Britain in 1957. Which country?
Kenya
Ghana
Ethiopia
Sudan

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