Famous Couples In History Quiz

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Famous Couples In History Quiz

They had made history together. They will still remain in the hearts of the future. How well do you know these historic couples? Take this quiz to know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After the death of her lover, Cleopatra found true love. Though Egypt and Rome did not get along, these two people married in 36 B.C, planning to conquer Rome.
    • A. 

      Antony and Cleopatra

    • B. 

      Octavian and Cleopatra

    • C. 

      Julius Caesar and Cleopatra

    • D. 

      Ptolemy and Cleopatra

  • 2. 
    When the ruler of the Mughal Empire married his favorite wife, they were still teenagers. She gave birth to 14 children. After her death in 1629, the grieving emperor created one of world's most beautiful edifices - Taj Mahal, paying tribute to his beloved wife.
    • A. 

      Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne

    • B. 

      Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal

    • C. 

      Abelard and Heloise

    • D. 

      Shah Jahan and Raza Devi

  • 3. 
    In 1898, three years after their marriage, this "scientific" couple discovered polonium and radium. Thus, they won the Physics Nobel Prize in 1903 for discovering radioactivity.
    • A. 

      Abigail and John Adams

    • B. 

      John Alden and Priscilla Mullins

    • C. 

      Anthony and Cleopatra

    • D. 

      Marie and Pierre Curie

  • 4. 
    The beautiful Egyptian queen was chief wife of an Egyptian Pharaoh in 14th century BC. The couple remained in history as great reformers due to the profound religious changes they made - they introduced the monotheistic worship of the sun disk.
    • A. 

      Tutankamun and Cleopatra

    • B. 

      Amenhotep IV and Nefertiti

    • C. 

      Nefertiti and Ay

    • D. 

      Tutankamun and Nefertiti

  • 5. 
    Philosophy brought together this ancient Greek couple. The wife had a courtesan salon which was frequented by many of the philosophers we now know, but only one of them got to really know her. Noted for her great intellectual power, she gave him inspiration for his work in rhetorics.
    • A. 

      Aspasia and Pericles

    • B. 

      Aspasia and Plutarch

    • C. 

      Aspasia and Xenophon

    • D. 

      Aspasia and Plato

  • 6. 
    She was a successful Hollywood actress and he was the president of the USA. They never managed to be together legally, but their relationship was a public secret.
    • A. 

      Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMagio

    • B. 

      Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra

    • C. 

      Ava Gardner and Bobby Kennedy

    • D. 

      Marilyn Monroe and John Kennedy

  • 7. 
    Being romantic poets, these two had a really romantic relationship. They knew how to do it, including all the elements a romantic story needs: secret courtship, love poems and everything necessary for their love to thrive.
    • A. 

      Marie and Pierre Curie

    • B. 

      Robert and Elizabeth Browning

    • C. 

      Sappho and Homer

    • D. 

      Charles and Katherine Dickens

  • 8. 
    He was a famous French conqueror, but this wasn't enough for her to accept the marriage proposal immediately. She hesitated at first, but finally agreed.
    • A. 

      Napoleon and Josephine

    • B. 

      Napoleon and Josephine Baker

    • C. 

      Amenhotep and Nefertiti

    • D. 

      Alexander the Great and Cleopatra