Unusual People

Unusual People

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1.

What did Samuel Colt invent?

Alloy metals
The colt revolver
The starting cages for horse racing
Plastic sandwich wrap
I don't know
2.

What is Linus Pauling famous for?

Taking astronomical amounts of Vitamin C
Inventing bubble bath
Crossing Europe in a hot-air balloon
Having a siamese twin
Swimming across the Atlantic
I don't know
3.

Who claimed to "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee?"

Michael Jordan
Joe DiMaggio
Muhammad Ali
Tiger Woods
Marilyn Monroe
I don't know
4.

Who said, "Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?"

Dorothy Parker
Marilyn Monroe
Bette Davis
Mae West
I don't know
5.

Who was the jazz saxophonist whose improvisations were known as "sheets of sound"?

Miles Davis
Dexter Gordon
John Coltrane
I don't know
6.

What group showed their ultimate coolness with the phrase, "ring a ding ding"?

Abba
The cast of "Grease"
Public Enemy
Frank Sinatra's Rat Pack
I don't know
7.

Eva Braun was:

A jazz singer from the twenties
Hitler's girlfriend
John Lennon's first wife
The first woman to walk on the moon
I don't know
8.

Who called himself "the Godfather of soul" and "the hardest working man in show business"?

Bob Marley
George Clinton
James Brown
Stevie Wonder
Marvin Gaye
I don't know
9.

How did gangster Al Capone die?

Prostate cancer
After years with syphilis, he contracted pneumonia and died from cardiac arrest.
He was murdered by an enemy after being released from prison.
He committed suicide.
He was murdered in jail.
He was murdered by a cousin.
He received the death penalty.
I don't know
10.

Who is the namesake of teddy bears?

Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosevelt
JF Kennedy
Harriet Tubman
I don't know
11.

How did Marvin Gaye die?

He died of drug and alcohol abuse
He died in a motorcycle accident
He died of cancer
He was murdered by his father
I don't know
12.

What year did Mickey Mouse first appear?

1913
1928
1936
1955
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