Free Famous People Trivia Quiz Questions


Who did Pope John Paul II succeed as Pope?
A: John Paul I.

Who described his paintings as "hand-painted dream photographs?"
A: Salvador Dali.

What was the full first name of the President who gave his name to Teddy Bears?
A: Theodore.

Donald Woods escaped from where in 1979, later the subject of the film Cry Freedom?
A: South Africa.

Which Austrian wrote The Psychopathology of Everyday Life?
A: Freud.

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Which Chinese leader's widow was arrested for trying to overthrow the government in the 19780s?
A: Mao Tse Tung.

Who became the first woman prime minister of an Islamic nation?
A: Benzair Bhutto.

Who said, "Some women get excited about nothing-- and then they marry him?
A: Cher.

Who is the famous mother of Elijah Blue?
A: Cher.

What was the occupation of Roger Moore's father?
A: Policeman.

Who designed Posh Spice Victoria Adams' wedding dress?
A: Vera Wang.

What was Jack Dempsey's job before he became a boxer?
A: Copper miner.

Which rock star did Cindy Crawford name her first son after?
A: Presley.

Picasso moved to Paris in 1901 but where was he born?
A: Spain.

Which US President went to the same London university as Mick Jagger?
A: John F. Kennedy.

Tom Whittaker was the first man to climb Everest in what circumstances?
A: He has only one leg.

Who published the General Theory of Relativity in 1915?
A: Albert Einstein.

Pancho Villa was a revolutionary in which country?
A: Mexico.

In 1968 the Oscars were postponed for 48 hours because of whose death?
A: Martin Luther King.

Who replaced Mary Robinson as president of Ireland in 1997?
A: Mary McAleese.

What breed of dog was Barry Manilow's Bagel?
A: Beagle.

What did Michael Jackson say instead of "I do" when he married Lisa Marie Presley?
A: Why not?

How old was Douglas Fairbanks when he married 23-year-old Joan Crawford?
A: 19.

Who said, "The only placed a man wants depth in a woman is in her decolletage?"
 A: Zsa Zsa Gabor.

Which white house resident's book was a best seller in the late 80s?
A: Millie the dog.

Which future President made the famous Checkers Speech in 1952?
A: Richard Nixon.

Who succeeded Lal Bahadur Shasrtri as Prime Minister of India?
A: Indira Gandhi.

Which Russian imposed a reign of terror during the 30s and 40s?
A: Stalin.

In the 60s Queen Elizabeth II dedicated an acre of ground in memory of which American?
A: President Kennedy.

Who led India to overthrow British rule by non-violent means?
A: Gandhi.

Which Hollywood star stated, "The rest of my life will be devoted to women and litigation?"
A: Errol Flynn.

In which Sydney cathedral sis Michael Hutchence's funeral take place?
A: St. Andrew's.

Who's best-known stage role was as Regina in The Little Foxes?
A: Tallulah Bankhead.

Who became chief designer at Givenchy in 1996?
A: Alexander McQueen.

By 1999 how may times had Jane Fonda been Oscar nominated?
A: Seven.

Which former central American dictator was born on exactly the same day as singer Gene Vincent?
A: Manuel Noriega.

Which kidnap victim was involved in a bank raid, brandishing a gun?
A: Patty Hearst.

Who was the only 20th century President to get stuck in the White House bath tub as he was so big?
A: William Howard Taft.

Sun Yat Sen overthrew the emperor in which country establishing a republic after 2000 years of imperial rule?
A: China.

Who led a government in Italy in the 20s and later became its dictator?>
A: Mussolini.

Who were Ken and Barbie named after?
A: The children of their creators.

Which football team gave Bill Cosby a trial?
A: Green Bay Packers.

How old would John Lennon have been at the star to the year 2,000?
A: 59.

Who was Axle Rose's famous singer father-in-law?
A: Don Everly.

Which baseball player was born on the same day as Greg Louganis?
A: Steve Sax.

Who designed the dress which made the most at Diana's dress auction?
A: Victor Edelstein.

Who said, "Id rather have a cup of tea than go to bed with someone any day?"
A: Boy George.

Richard Gere won a scholarship to the University of Massachusetts in which sport?
A: Gymnastics.