Famous People Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Stephen Sondheim supported himself before his West Side Story
success, by writing what?
A: Topper TV scripts.
Which Gwen won an Olympic Gold medal in track?
Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey were band leaders, but who was Arnold
A: Pop singer Englebert Humperdinck.
Dudley Moore is famous for playing what instrument?
What geological feature was named for the man that was the head
of the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India in the early 19th
A: Mount Everest, named for Sir George Everest.
What was the name of the Russian goldsmith who became famous for
his jeweled eggs?
A: Peter Faberge.
Who is the famous mother of Elijah Blue?
What world renowned southern city is known for its Beale Street
A: Memphis, Tennessee.
What is the name of the world's most famous Opera House?
A: La Scala.
What famous American frontiersman boasted: "I can't say I was
ever lost, but I was bewildered once for three days"?
A: Daniel Boone.
What was the name of the future President who made the famous
Checkers Speech in 1952?
A: Richard Nixon.
What renowned Cherokee Indian was known to the Americans of his
time as George Guess?
Francis Bellamy wrote what famous
words to commemorate the 400th
anniversary of Columbus's discovery of America?
A: The Pledge of Allegiance.
What world renowned frontierswoman, buried in Deadwood, South
Dakota, was laid to rest wearing a white dress and with a gun in
A: Calamity Jane.
The Horseshoe Falls are part of which famous Falls?
In which state is the Sun Studio where
Elvis made his recordings?
What politician appeared in an episode of Major Dad that marked
the Marine corps' 215th anniversary?
A: Dan Quayle.
What famous actor turned down the role of Archie Bunker in the
pilot for All in the Family?
A: Mickey Rooney.
Who won $15,000 on the
TV show Name That Tune before gaining fame
as an astronaut?
A: John Glenn.
Before legally changing his name, what was Mr. T's real name?
A: Lawrence Tero.
In what US state, famous for its ski resorts, is South Park
What did Farrah Fawcett the famous
actress have named after her?
A: It was a gold-plated "Farrah faucet".