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Quiz Updated Oct 25, 2015

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He was the 37th President of the U.S. and first to resign his position when he assisted in a cover-up of illegal activity in the Watergate scandal.Richard Nixon
99%
An English physicist and mathematician, he is most famous for his work on gravity and was instrumental in the scientific revolution of the 17th century.Isaac Newton
94.3%
He became the 5th Roman Emperor at 17, after his mom poisoned the competition. He then put her to death, and pursued his love of theater.Nero
89.1%
He was an actor who played Spock in both the 1960s TV series 'Star Trek' and several movies based on the show. Leonard Nimoy
87.9%
He believed that he could predict the future and published his predictions in The Prophecies. Some believe they have or will come true.Nostradamus
77.3%
He is an Irish actor known for his strong leading-man roles and for his role as Qui-Gon Jinn in the prequel to 'Star Wars.'Liam Neeson
75.6%
A singer and songwriter, she is known for her work with Fleetwood Mac as well as for her solo career.Stevie Nicks
72.5%
Nicknamed 'Broadway Joe,' he was a U.S. football quarterback who in his third season with the New York Jets threw for a record 4,007 yards.Joe Namath
68.4%
A Czech-born women's tennis star, she was one of the world's top tennis players in the world in the 1970s and 1980s.Martina Navratilova
63.4%
He was an American Prohibition agent, famous for serving as the leader of a legendary team of law enforcement agents nicknamed the Untouchables.Eliot Ness
61.5%
Biography Channel Profile 'N' Person % Correct
A pioneer in the field of consumer advocacy, he is a four-time U.S. Presidential candidate.Ralph Nader
60.4%
He is an American country singer-songwriter, actor, and activist. He reached his greatest fame during the 1970s, and remains an American pop icon.Willie Nelson
59.6%
He was a Russian novelist and critic known for the intricate literary devices employed in such novels as 'Lolita.'Vladimir Nabokov
56.3%
He was the inventor of basketball.James Naismith
52.3%
He was the military ruler of Panama who ran a corrupt puppet government there until the United States drove him out in 1990.Manuel Noriega
52.1%
A former deputy-director of the National Security Council, he was implicated in the Iran-Contra affair and forced to resign. Charges were cleared in 1990.Oliver North
46.8%
He is an American singer, songwriter, and film composer best known for such songs as 'Short People,' 'I Love L.A.,' and 'Mama Told Me Not to Come.'Randy Newman
43.6%
He fronted the band Amboy Dukes in the 1970s. He has produced solo work since 1977, including the very successful 'Cat Scratch Fever.'Ted Nugent
36.3%
A film, stage, and TV actress, she played Catwoman in the 1960’s TV series 'Batman.' She was also in the musical film 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.'Julie Newmar
29.8%
She is the former wife of Tiger Woods, and mother to his two children.Elin Nordegren
28.1%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
6.8%
18-19
12.4%
16-17
13.5%
14-15
13.2%
12-13
13%
10-11
12.3%
8-9
10.8%
6-7
8.8%
4-5
5.1%
2-3
3%
1-1
1%

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