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Famous People Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Free famous people trivia questions with answers.

 

Famous People Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Who became prime minister of India following Lal Bahadur Shasrtri?
A: Indira Gandhi.

Who was it who once said "Hello Muddah Hello Faddah"?
A: Allan Sherman.

What is the last name of fashion designer Donatella, sister of the murdered Gianni?
A: Versace.

World War I German spy Mata Hari was born in what country?
A: In Holland as Margaretha Geertrulida Zelle.

What famous Swiss citizen said of nuclear bombs: "If I had known, I would have become a watchmaker"?
A: Albert Einstein.

What was the name of the philosopher who once stated "Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers"?
A: Socrates, who lived in Greece from 470 to 399 B.C.

 

From where did the famous philosopher Plato get his name from?
A: It was a nickname given him by his wrestling teacher.

In 64 A.D., when Rome burned, where was Nero?
A: Nero was at home in his villa at Antium 35 miles from Rome.

What were the dying words of Robert E. Lee?
A: Strike the tent.

Who wrote an Unauthorized Biography about Nancy Reagan?
A: Kitty Kelley.

What was the name of the American athlete who fell over during the final of the 3,000 meters at the LA Olympics?
A: Mary Decker.

Carrie Fisher is what actresses daughter?
A: Debbie Reynolds.

Who was the king of rock and roll?
A: Elvis Presley.

 

What was the name of Sherlock Holmes' assistant?
A: Dr. Watson.

What famous woman was accused of abducting Stompie Seipei?
A: Winnie Mandela.

Who was the journalist who first told the world about the My Lai massacre?
A: Seymour Hersh.

Axle Rose's father-in-law was a famous singer, what was his name?
A: Don Everly.

Rudolf Nureyev was what kind of dancer?
A: Ballet.

What was the full name of the movie mogul famous for his goldwynisms?
A: Sam Goldwyn.

Twiggy was the most famous model of which decade?
A: 1960s.

Elizabeth Taylor married which Richard twice?
A: Burton.

 

In what field is Giorgio Armani famous?
A: Fashion design.

In what decade of the twentieth century was Goldie Hawn born?
A: 40s.

What politician referred to drawing a line in the sand about the Gulf War?
A: George H. Bush.

Borris who succeeded Mikhail Gorbachev?
A: Yeltsin.

What was the name of the tennis player who famously yelled at an umpire "You cannot be serious!"?
A: John McEnroe.

Mark Spitz won his seven gold medals where?
A: Munich.

Al Gore was elected Senator for what state in 1985?
A: Tennessee.

 

What was aviation pioneer Lindbergh's first name?
A: Charles.

What part of the UK was Sir Anthony Hopkins born?
A: Wales.

Deep Blue, an IBM computer played chess with what internationally known chess champion?
A: Gary Kasparov.

Charles Schulz's most famous creation was what?
A: Peanuts comic strip.

Which famous family group included the brothers Marlon and Tito?
A: Jackson Five.