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Quiz Updated Feb 28, 2014

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Hint Sentence Historical Figure % Correct
Prior to his presidency, this general moved troops to Valley Forge – because when there's a WAR ON, HE GETS GOING.GEORGE WASHINGTON
94.2%
''I'LL MAKE A WISE PHRASE'' he said, whilst writing one of his many Elizabethan-era plays.WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
94%
This highly-intelligent physicist was no ordinary “egghead” - he dipped into his ELITE BRAIN NEST to come up with the Theory of Special Relativity.ALBERT EINSTEIN
86.5%
This anti-apartheid activist was LEAN AND SOLEMN after his release from 27 years of imprisonment.NELSON MANDELA
86.3%
His CASUAL JURIES eventually took action, “applying” their death verdict on the Ides of March.JULIUS CAESAR
85%
He wrote his famous work on evolution with a SCRAWLIER HAND than many of his peers.CHARLES DARWIN
83.9%
''He TRIES A LOT, at least,'' said Plato of this student of his, who would go on to propogate formal logic.ARISTOTLE
83.5%
To ensure loyal soldiers would await him in France, perhaps this abdicating Emperor advised them in 1814, “NO! APPEAR NOT ON ELBA!” where he was to be exiled.NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
83%
Who knows if eating VINDALOO AND RICE helped this Italian artist spice up his drawing of the Vitruvian Man.LEONARDO DA VINCI
80.1%
An opposition campaign slogan, 'VOTE FOR LANDON, ERE ALL SINK', would not have prevented this incumbent president’s landslide victory in the 1936 U.S. election.FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT
79.3%
“How dare she MENTION ‘EAT’,” IRATE hungry peasants might have muttered, if this French queen had actually spoken the mis-attributed words “Let them eat cake.”MARIE ANTOINETTE
78.4%
“DO ASTONISH ME,” a crowd member said to the Wizard of Menlo Park, who then revealed the phonograph.THOMAS EDISON
75.8%
He went for A COOL ROMP along the Silk Road and may have met Kublai Khan.MARCO POLO
73.9%
Hint Sentence Historical Figure % Correct
In spite of his heavenly classical compositions, this Austrian was not A FAMOUS GERMAN-WALTZ GOD, though he probably could play one by ear.WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
70.4%
''A SEX 'N' DUEL DRAMA'' could describe his swashbuckling novel, 'The Three Musketeers'.ALEXANDRE DUMAS
69.9%
''WELL, WAIL A CLAIM!'' goaded Edward I to this Scottish leader prior to the Battle of Stirling Bridge.WILLIAM WALLACE
68.5%
Those he conquered may have called him the EXTRA-HATED GENERAL after his invasion of Persia in 334 BC.ALEXANDER THE GREAT
68.5%
Critics of this Italian composer’s leaping melodies in 'The Four Seasons' may have called him a VAIN VIOLIN TOAD.ANTONIO VIVALDI
68.4%
Though he himself was not GAWKY, FUSE-lighting plans were clumsily executed, and the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 was foiled.GUY FAWKES
65.8%
To those injured on the battlefields, this nurse seemed to be THE ANGEL OF RECLINING wounded Crimean War soldiers.FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
60.9%
Told that his play 'The Importance of Being Earnest' was well-woven, he shrugged and said, ''I LACE WORDS.''OSCAR WILDE
45.4%
Did this 5th century 'barbarian' foe of Rome tempt fate by saying ''I TAUNT HEALTH'' before his death?ATTILA THE HUN
40.7%
Art critics were invited to A NUDE ART DEMO to celebrate this French artist's latest exhibition, including his work 'Olympia.'ÉDOUARD MANET
37.4%
After winning his Nobel Prize in 1923, this Irish poet’s wife might have urged him: ''SIT; WRITE ME A LULLABY that I can sing to the children.”WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS
23.5%
A really poor translation of his work 'Eugene Onegin' from Russian to English may account for the UNEXPLAINED SHARK, dancing with Tatyana at the ball.ALEXANDER PUSHKIN
19.5%
 
Number % Answered
25 (all)
8.5%
22-24
19.6%
19-21
24.2%
16-18
17.6%
13-15
10.7%
10-12
5.3%
7-9
3.5%
4-6
5.2%
1-3
5.3%

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