History Quiz / After They Were...DEAD!

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Quiz Updated Oct 18, 2012

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Post-mortem activity Pre-mortem identity % Correct
Won Academy Award for portrayal of comic book villainHeath Ledger
84.8%
Won critical acclaim for her diary detailing her family's attempts to avoid Nazi capture in AmsterdamAnne Frank
80.6%
Appeared on U.S. half dollar only three months after his assassinationJohn F. Kennedy
76.7%
Became Moscow's most visited citizenVladimir Lenin
61.7%
Garnered $200 million music recording dealMichael Jackson
60.1%
Inducted into Rock and Roll, Country Music, Gospel Music and Rockabilly halls of fameElvis Presley
59.2%
Deified by Roman Senate in 42 B.C.Julius Caesar
59.1%
Donated 31,225,000 kronor to establish prizes for Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature and PeaceAlfred Nobel
55.8%
Reached #1 on the Billboard charts with '(Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay'Otis Redding
50.6%
Finished (via CGI) filming his role in The CrowBrandon Lee
42.8%
Hidden by the Argentine government - name declared tabooEva Peron
36.5%
Post-mortem activity Pre-mortem identity % Correct
Delivered to Salome on a platterJohn the Baptist
31.6%
Awarded Medal of Honor for valor in the Spanish American WarTheodore Roosevelt
29.6%
Had his remains exhumed in Iceland thereby check-mating paternity claimsBobby Fischer
18.2%
Elected to baseball Hall of Fame and awarded Congressional Gold MedalRoberto Clemente
17.3%
Inducted into Big Band Hall of Fame; Received Grammy Lifetime Achievement AwardGlenn Miller
16.4%
Had his 'Dialogue' removed from the Vatican list of banned booksGalileo Galilei
14.9%
Moved from Santo Domingo to Havana to Seville (or did he?)Christopher Columbus
9.4%
Awarded Mark Twain Prize for American HumorGeorge Carlin
8.4%
Had three electoral votes disallowed by CongressHorace Greeley
1.6%
Awarded Nobel Peace PrizeDag Hammarskjöld
0.9%
Won Grammy Award for Spoken Word: Children's Audrey Hepburn
0.9%
 
Number % Answered
22 (all)
0.1%
19-21
0.4%
16-18
3.1%
13-15
12.2%
10-12
23.1%
7-9
25.3%
4-6
19.6%
1-3
16.2%

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