History Quiz / Biography: B

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Quiz Updated Jul 2, 2012

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Biography Channel Profile 'B' Person % Correct
He was a deaf German composer and the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras.Ludwig van Beethoven
88.4%
She was mistress and later wife to Adolf Hitler. Eva Braun
66.8%
He was the military general who became the first Emperor of France. His drive for military expansion changed the history of France and the world.Napoleon Bonaparte
65.9%
He was a voice actor and entertainer who provided voices for Bugs Bunny and over 400 other cartoon characters.Mel Blanc
55%
She was an educator, nurse, and founder of the American Red Cross.Clara Barton
50.4%
He was a Scottish dramatist, best known for writing the play Peter Pan.J.M. Barrie
48.9%
She is best known for severing her husband's penis while he slept, in retaliation for his sexual assaults against her.Lorena Bobbitt
48%
She was the Prime Minister of Pakistan and the first female prime minister of a Muslim nation. She was killed by a suicide bomber in 2007.Benazir Bhutto
47.2%
He is a French composer who is best known for the realistic opera Carmen, a work that established itself as the model of opéra comique.Georges Bizet
44%
He was prime minister of Israel from 1977 to 1983 and was the co-recipient of the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize.Menachem Begin
37.2%
Biography Channel Profile 'B' Person % Correct
He is a songwriter and pianist who wrote the musical Promises, Promises and the film score for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.Burt Bacharach
34.3%
He was an Irish poet and dramatist who contributed greatly to 'Theatre of the Absurd.' His most famous play is Waiting for Godot.Samuel Beckett
31.5%
He was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. He died from injuries suffered while in police custody.Steve Biko
22.9%
He was an English philosopher and statesman who is known as the 'father of the scientific method' and pioneer of the scientific revolution. Francis Bacon
21.2%
He was a naval officer and fearless explorer best known for being the first to reach the South Pole by air.Richard E. Byrd
20.3%
He was a European painter of the late Middle Ages. His two most famous works are The Garden of Earthly Delights and The Temptation of St. Anthony. Hieronymus Bosch
16.4%
He is the British-born producer and director of a number of highly popular shows in the United States, including Survivor and The Apprentice.Mark Burnett
14.5%
He choreographed more than 20 Broadway shows, and he also directed and choreographed Hollywood films starting in the 1930s, including 42nd Street.Busby Berkeley
13.9%
He was a Nazi leader who headed the Gestapo in Lyon from 1942 to 1944, and was held responsible for the death and deportation thousands.Klaus Barbie
10.4%
She is an American opera singer who is widely considered to be among the finest coloratura sopranos of her time and has won five Grammy Awards.Kathleen Battle
4%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
1.1%
18-19
1.2%
16-17
2.8%
14-15
5.2%
12-13
8.4%
10-11
11.9%
8-9
14.7%
6-7
16.4%
4-5
16.2%
2-3
14.7%
1-1
7.5%

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