Quiz: Can You Match These 13 Historical Figures To Their Accomplishments?

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 Oct 13, 2017

1 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Jonas Salk
Discovered the cure for polio
Discovered the cure for smallpox
Discovered the cure for measles

2 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Albert Einstein
Introduced the Doppler effect
Introduced the Theory of Relativity
Introduced the Big Bang Theory

3 of 13Pick Your Answer!

William Shakespeare
Wrote plays and sonnets
Foretold the future

4 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Susan B. Anthony
Fought to lower the voting age
Fought for the women's right to vote
Fought for lower taxes

5 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone
Invented the television
Invented the motion picture camera

6 of 13Pick Your Answer!

The Wright Brothers
Made the first transatlantic flight
Flew the first powered aircraft
Made the first helicopter

7 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Leonardo Da Vinci
Painted the Mona Lisa
Sculpted the Venus de Milo
Painted the Sistine Chapel

8 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Herman Melville
Wrote "Moby Dick"
Wrote "Tom Sawyer"
Wrote "A Christmas Carol"

9 of 13Pick Your Answer!

William Shatner
Starred in the original "Star Trek"
Starred in "A Streetcar Named Desire"
Starred in "The Munsters"

10 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Lady Godiva
Started the Suffragette movement
Campaigner for civil rights
Rode naked through the streets of Coventry

11 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Marie Curie
Discovered penecillin
Discovered the law of gravity
Discovered radium

12 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Jane Austen
Wrote "Pride and Prejudice"
Wrote "Romeo and Juliet"
Wrote "Frankenstein"

13 of 13Pick Your Answer!

Neil Armstrong
Was the first man to walk on the Moon
Was the first man to work at NASA
Was the first man to visit the International Space Station
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