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Quiz I

  1. Which famous building completed in 1973 was designed by Jorn Urtzon?
  2. Elvis Presley was born in 1935 in which state in the Southern United States?
  3. What is the name of the famous marble mausoleum on the bank of the river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra?
  4. Which entertainer's first two names were Wladziu Valentino?




  5. Edward Teach became famous under what nickname? (Hint: He was a pirate.)
  6. Who said "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes"?
  7. The famous city of Timbuktu is in which African country?
  8. Why did Louise Brown become famous in 1978?
  9. Which actor, born Ninnian Joseph Yule Jr., was among the last surviving stars of the silent film era?
  10. Who said "We're more popular than Jesus" in part of a remark made in March 1966?
  11. The Hay Wain, an 1821 painting by John Constable, depicts a rural scene on which river?
  12. What was the first name of Argentine Marxist revolutionist "Che" Guevara?
  13. The Famous Five is a series of Enid Blyton children's adventure novels set mostly in which English county?
  14. In films, both Mick Jagger and Heath Ledger have played which famous outlaw?
  15. "Famous" is a song from the 2016 album The Life of Pablo by which American musician?
  16. How is famous American painter Anna Mary Robinson better known?
  17. Which brand of blended Scotch whisky, was first produced by Matthew Gloag & Son in 1896?
  18. Which Apollo mission landed the first men on the moon?
  19. How is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta better known?
  20. Who was English potter Josiah Wedgewood's very famous grandson?
  21. Which Italian violinist was the most celebrated violin virtuoso of the early 1800s?
  22. Terry Bollea, born in 1953, became famous under what name?
  23. Which English artist was famous for painting horses?
  24. Which Russian jewellery firm (founded in 1842) became famous for 50 Imperial eggs?
  25. Which market located in Canary Wharf, London, is famous for fish?
  26. What was French frigate Isere's most famous cargo?
  27. Which famous explorer discovered Cuba?
  28. Name the most famous single from The Knack's debut 1979 album "Get the Knack"?
  29. What powerful family ruled Florence during the Renaissance?
  30. The famous photograph of Marilyn Monroe's dress blowing up above a subway grating was taken in September 1954 for which film?




Answers:

  1. Sydney Opera
  2. Mississippi
  3. The Taj Mahal
  4. Liberace's (Wladziu Valentino Liberace)
  5. Blackbeard
  6. Andy Warhol
  7. Mali
  8. First test tube baby (she was born at Oldham General Hospital)
  9. Mickey Rooney
  10. John Lennon
  11. River Stour (it hangs in the National Gallery in London)
  12. Ernesto
  13. Dorset
  14. Ned Kelly
  15. Kanye West
  16. Grandma Moses
  17. The Famous Grouse
  18. Apollo 11
  19. Lady Gaga
  20. Charles Darwin
  21. Paganini (Niccolo Paganini)
  22. Hulk Hogan
  23. George Stubbs




  24. Faberge
  25. Billingsgate Market
  26. Statue of Liberty
  27. Christopher Columbus
  28. My Sharona
  29. The Medici
  30. The Seven Year Itch