Famous People From Eastern Europe

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Famous People From Eastern Europe

If Eastern Europe is still a bit of a mystery to some, then the great people of this part of the world are an even more hazy bit of world history. While many may not know, some of the world's best known and key figures in art, science, politics, and other fields of endeavor have come from this part of our world. Take the following quiz and see how informed you are, learn a little more about this fascinating region, piece together the puzzle that is our planet Earth.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This man, born in 1791, was the son of one of the world's most beloved composers. Can you guess which composer? 
    • A. 

      Franz Joseph Haydn

    • B. 

      Sergei Rachmaninov

    • C. 

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    • D. 

      Giuseppe Verdi

  • 2. 
    Alina Cojocaru is one of Romania's most noted personalities. Can you guess where she works? 
    • A. 

      The Romanian Civil Defense Authority

    • B. 

      At Aldi as head of VP head of East Europe

    • C. 

      At the Royal Ballet of London

    • D. 

      For Metro Goldwyn Mayer as a cinematographer

  • 3. 
    Scott Bakula, star of the series Quantum Leap, is from what East Europe country?  
    • A. 

      Bulgaria

    • B. 

      Romania

    • C. 

      Montenegro

    • D. 

      Croatia

  • 4. 
    This famous Turkish celebrity may seem she should be famous for doing the Mambo as in this video. What is she really noted for? Can you find her name? 
    • A. 

      She is Turkey's greatest living track star

    • B. 

      She swam the English Channel over and back

    • C. 

      She is a Turkish diplomat

    • D. 

      She was Miss World

  • 5. 
    This man's given last name is Zadeah. He is from Azerbaijan originally, but now resides in California  primarily. Can you guess his profession? Hint: It has to do with being fuzzy. 
    • A. 

      Economist

    • B. 

      Investment banker

    • C. 

      Mathematician

    • D. 

      Yogi Bear National Park Director