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Welcome to our 'Famous Lasts' Quiz

Quiz I

  1. What was the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy by James Fenimore Cooper?
  2. Most academics agree that which of Shakespeare's plays was his last?
  3. Murdered in 1918 during the Russian Revolution,who was the last tsar of Russia?
  4. Name the last football team to win the old First Division before the creation of the Premier League for the 1992-93 season?
  5. Which battle was the last pitched battle fought on British soil?

  6. Who was the last act at the original Woodstock festival in 1969?
  7. Which American state was the last to join the United States?
  8. The last person to be executed by guillotine in France was in which decade of the 20th century?
  9. What is the last book of the New Testament and therefore also the last book of the Christian Bible?
  10. Which film's iconic last line is "Nobody's perfect"?
  11. Who was the last Viceroy of British India?
  12. Which American state is nicknamed 'The Last Frontier'?


  1. The Last of the Mohicans
  2. The Tempest
  3. Nicholas II
  4. Leeds United
  5. The Battle of Culloden (1745)
  6. Jimi Hendrix (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
  7. Hawaii (1959)
  8. 1970s (1977)
  9. The Book of Revelation
  10. Some Like it Hot
  11. Lord Louis Mountbatten
  12. Alaska

Quiz II

  1. Which of Charles Dickens' books ended unfinished when he died in 1870?
  2. What was Eugene Cernan the last to do?
  3. The Beatles last played together in public in which San Francisco venue in 1966?
  4. As of 2019, which country was the last to join the EU?
  5. The final episode of which TV series coincided with the broadcast of the first million pound winner of the UK's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
  6. Name the last Harry Potter novel, which was published 10 years after the first, in 2007?
  7. Which British pop group from Liverpool are best known for scoring "nul points" and finishing in last place at the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest?
  8. Can you name John Wayne's last film?
  9. Name the last British king to be killed in battle?
  10. Harry was dubbed "the Last Fighting Tommy" and was the last suviving combat soldier of the First World War, what was his last name?
  11. The Last Supper is a mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the late 15th-century, it is housed in the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in which city?
  12. Which big band leader's last UK performance was his 90th at London's Royal Albert Hall, that's more than any other performer except Eric Clapton?
  13. Which historical figure's last words were: "All my possessions for a moment of time."?
  14. "I get to live the rest of my life like a schnook", is the last line in which film?


  1. The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  2. Walk on the moon (in 1972)
  3. Candlestick Park
  4. Croatia (2013)
  5. One Foot in the Grave
  6. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  7. Jemini

  8. The Shootist
  9. Richard III (Battle of Bosworth, 1485)
  10. Patch (Harry Patch)
  11. Milan
  12. James Last
  13. Elizabeth I
  14. Goodfellas