Quiz: Can You Identify The Historical Figure By A Vague Description?

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How well do you actually know some of the most famous people who have ever lived?

Identify famous figures like actresses, presidents, olympians and more to see how knowledgeable you are about historical figures!

 May 18, 2020

1 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

Ditched her poor upbringing and learned how to rock a white dress
Margaret Thatcher
Oprah Winfrey
Marilyn Monroe

2 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

A really tall guy that got killed while watching a play at the theatre
Muhammad Ali
Abraham Lincoln
Ludwig Beethoven

3 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

Catholic who did a lot of things to help out poor people in India
Mother Teresa
Eva Peron
Queen Elizabeth II

4 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He had an affair with a really attractive woman who sang him Happy Birthday
Albert Einstein
John F. Kennedy
Elvis Presley

5 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He had a dream and shared it with thousands of people during a speech in DC
Muhammad Ali
Christopher Columbus
Martin Luther King

6 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

A South African President and anti-apartheid campaigner
Nelson Mandela
Desmond Tutu
Malcolm X

7 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She sat down on a bus and went to jail for it
Rosa Parks
Oprah Winfrey
Grace Kelly

8 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She didn't fly around the world, but she tried
Amelia Earhart
Eva Peron
Haile Selassie

9 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

This person made up a story about a wizard called Harry and people really liked it
John Green
J.K.Rowling
Veronica Roth

10 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She adopted a lot of kids and has really great lips
Angelina Jolie
Oprah Winfrey
Grace Kelley

11 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He painted cool things and cut off his ear
Salvador Dali
Pablo Picasso
Vincent van Gogh

12 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

Liberated women from the constraints of the "corseted silhouette" and popularizing a sporty, casual chic
Ralph Lauren
Stella McCartney
Coco Chanel

13 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She had breakfast at Tiffany's
Diane Keaton
Audrey Hepburn
Grace Kelly

14 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He was really good at baseball and then had a candy bar named after himself
Babe Ruth
Jackie Robinson
Lou Gehrig

15 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She kept a diary during the Nazi occupation of Germany
Edith Stein
Anne Frank
Lili Henoch

16 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He runs really fast (but not for the US)
Usain Bolt
Carl Lewis
Michael Phelps

17 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She said "Then let them eat cake"
Marie Antoinette
Queen Victoria
Queen Elizabeth II

18 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He was the longest US president
George Washington
Theodore Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Who had an affair with Marilyn Monroe? Who was the longest president? Who is the fastest runner? How many of these figures do you really know?