How Many Inspirational Biographies Do You Know?

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How Many Inspirational Biographies Do You Know? - Quiz

Biographies are a great source when you want to know more about a great personality figure. It's what curious people run to when they want to know more about their favorite celebrities and historical figures. If you too have read more than 5 biographies, take our small quiz and see how much you know about some famous people.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How is Sergei Rachmaninov Biography written barrie Martyn called ?

    • A.

      Rachmaninoff, the Great Composer

    • B.

      Rachmaninoff: Composer, Pianist, Conductor

    • C.

      Rachmaninoff: Composer and Pianist

    • D.

      Rachmaninoff the Great Composer

    Correct Answer
    B. Rachmaninoff: Composer, Pianist, Conductor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Rachmaninoff: Composer, Pianist, Conductor". This title accurately reflects Sergei Rachmaninov's profession as a composer, pianist, and conductor. It provides a concise and informative summary of his biography.

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  • 2. 

    What's the name of Abraham Lincoln's famous Biographer?

    • A.

      James Jay Monahan's

    • B.

      Kenneth Davis

    • C.

      James. M. McPherson

    • D.

      Jean Marzollo

    Correct Answer
    C. James. M. McPherson
    Explanation
    James M. McPherson is a well-known author and historian who wrote a famous biography on Abraham Lincoln titled "Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution." His work is highly regarded and has won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for History. McPherson's biography provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of Lincoln's life, presidency, and his impact on the United States during the Civil War era.

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  • 3. 

    What is the first chapter of Martin Luther King's Biography called on the history Channel?

    • A.

      Martin Luther King JR: Early Years and Family

    • B.

      Martin Luther King the Youth Years.

    • C.

      Martin Luther King the promising early years

    • D.

      Martin Luther King the Destiny

    Correct Answer
    A. Martin Luther King JR: Early Years and Family
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Martin Luther King JR: Early Years and Family." This chapter focuses on the early life and family background of Martin Luther King Jr., providing insights into his upbringing and the influences that shaped his character and beliefs. It explores his childhood, education, and the values instilled in him by his family, which played a significant role in shaping his future as a civil rights leader.

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  • 4. 

    In which African country did the great Mahatma Gandhi grow up, according to his biography?

    • A.

      Namibia

    • B.

      Mozambique

    • C.

      South Africa

    • D.

      Kenya

    Correct Answer
    C. South Africa
    Explanation
    According to Mahatma Gandhi's biography, he grew up in South Africa. This is where he spent a significant part of his life and began his activism and fight against racial discrimination. Gandhi's experiences in South Africa played a crucial role in shaping his philosophy and principles of nonviolence and civil disobedience, which he later applied in his leadership of the Indian independence movement.

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  • 5. 

    What is Madonna's ethnical background according to her biography?

    • A.

      Italian

    • B.

      Italian and French Canadian

    • C.

      French Canadian

    • D.

      Cherokee

    Correct Answer
    B. Italian and French Canadian
    Explanation
    According to Madonna's biography, her ethnical background is a mix of Italian and French Canadian. This means that her ancestry includes both Italian and French Canadian heritage.

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  • 6. 

    According to his biography who inspired Michael Jackson's "Dirty Diana" song?

    • A.

      Dirty Diana

    • B.

      Diana Ross

    • C.

      Princess Diana

    • D.

      Brook Shields

    Correct Answer
    B. Diana Ross
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Diana Ross. According to Michael Jackson's biography, he was inspired by Diana Ross when he wrote the song "Dirty Diana".

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  • 7. 

    According to his biography what was singer Prince favorite color?

    • A.

      Violet

    • B.

      Purple

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    B. Purple
    Explanation
    In his biography, it is mentioned that singer Prince's favorite color was purple.

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  • 8. 

    Where was Rihanna born according to her biography?

    • A.

      Jamaica

    • B.

      Barbados

    • C.

      Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

    • D.

      Trinidad and Tobago

    Correct Answer
    C. Saint Michael Parish, Barbados
    Explanation
    Rihanna was born in Saint Michael Parish, Barbados according to her biography.

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  • 9. 

    How many times was President Trump married?

    • A.

      Three times

    • B.

      Twice

    • C.

      Four times

    • D.

      Once

    Correct Answer
    A. Three times
    Explanation
    President Trump was married three times. This is a well-known fact as he has been married to three different women throughout his life. His first marriage was to Ivana Trump, his second marriage was to Marla Maples, and his third and current marriage is to Melania Trump.

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  • 10. 

    What was Obama's job prior to becoming the US president?

    • A.

      Congressman

    • B.

      Lawyer

    • C.

      Teacher

    • D.

      Politician

    Correct Answer
    B. Lawyer
    Explanation
    Prior to becoming the US president, Obama's job was a lawyer. This can be inferred from the fact that he studied law and worked as a lawyer before entering politics.

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