Who Are The Dionne Quintuplets?

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Who Are The Dionne Quintuplets? - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    So, who are the Dionne Quintuplets?

    • A.

      The first female quintuplets

    • B.

      The first quintuplets to become famous

    • C.

      The first known quintuplets to survive infancy

    • D.

      Quintuplets who were born back to back, no time apart

    • E.

      They were sisters who traveled the world and sang

    Correct Answer
    C. The first known quintuplets to survive infancy
    Explanation
    The Dionne Quintuplets were the first known quintuplets to survive infancy. This means that they were the first set of five babies to be born and live past the early stages of life. The Dionne Quintuplets gained significant fame and attention due to their rare status as surviving quintuplets, and their lives were heavily publicized and monitored. They became a major tourist attraction and were even featured in films. Their survival and subsequent fame made them a significant historical milestone in the study of multiple births.

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  • 2. 

    Out of the five sisters, how many are alive today?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    • E.

      5

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    The question states that there are five sisters, and it asks how many are alive today. The answer is 2, indicating that only two out of the five sisters are currently alive.

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  • 3. 

    Born in Ontario, these girls had a rough life. From the very beginning at birth, what was wrong?

    • A.

      Their mother became very ill

    • B.

      Their parents died

    • C.

      They all had cancer

    • D.

      They were born premature

    • E.

      They had a sister die

    Correct Answer
    D. They were born premature
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that they were born premature. This means that the girls were born before they reached full term, which can lead to various health complications and difficulties in their early life.

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  • 4. 

    Which sister died at age 20 from an epileptic seizure?

    • A.

      Marie

    • B.

      Cecile

    • C.

      Annette

    • D.

      Yvonne

    • E.

      Emilie

    Correct Answer
    E. Emilie
    Explanation
    Emilie is the correct answer because she is the sister who died at age 20 from an epileptic seizure.

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  • 5. 

    How old was Marie when she passed from a blood clot?

    • A.

      35

    • B.

      30

    • C.

      26

    • D.

      33

    • E.

      29

    Correct Answer
    A. 35
    Explanation
    Marie passed away at the age of 35 due to a blood clot.

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  • 6. 

    After four months with their family, what did the girls become for nine years?

    • A.

      Warriors of the King

    • B.

      Maidens of the King

    • C.

      Wards of the King

    • D.

      Queens of the King

    • E.

      Princesses of the King

    Correct Answer
    C. Wards of the King
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Wards of the King". This suggests that after spending four months with their family, the girls became wards of the king for a period of nine years. Being wards means that they are under the legal guardianship and protection of the king, indicating a close relationship and dependency on him.

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  • 7. 

    What did the girls become in Ontario that the government profited off of?

    • A.

      Spies

    • B.

      Tourist Attraction

    • C.

      Dancers

    • D.

      Lawyers

    • E.

      Inmates

    Correct Answer
    B. Tourist Attraction
    Explanation
    In Ontario, the girls became a tourist attraction that the government profited off of. This suggests that the girls were involved in some kind of unique or interesting activity or display that attracted tourists. The government likely capitalized on this attraction by charging entrance fees or selling merchandise related to the girls. This would have allowed the government to generate revenue from the tourists visiting the attraction.

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  • 8. 

    Dr. Allan Roy Dafoe had originally diagnosed Olivia Dionne with "fetal abnormality", not knowing having quintuplets was even possible because it had never happened. Who helped him deliver the babies?

    • A.

      Olivia's husband and his friend

    • B.

      Olivia's husband

    • C.

      Two of Olivia's friends that had came with her

    • D.

      Two midwives Olivia summoned in the middle of the night

    • E.

      Two nurses at the hospital

    Correct Answer
    D. Two midwives Olivia summoned in the middle of the night
    Explanation
    Dr. Allan Roy Dafoe originally diagnosed Olivia Dionne with "fetal abnormality" and was not aware that having quintuplets was possible. In the middle of the night, Olivia summoned two midwives to help deliver the babies. These midwives assisted Dr. Dafoe in the delivery process, ensuring the safe arrival of the quintuplets.

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  • 9. 

    The Ontario government once said that the parents were unfit to take care of quintuplets and took the babies away, giving them to the Dr. and other caretakers. How many other children did Olivia have?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      None

    • E.

      3

    Correct Answer
    E. 3
    Explanation
    The question is asking how many other children Olivia had. The information provided in the question does not mention anything about Olivia having any other children besides the quintuplets. Therefore, the correct answer is "None."

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  • 10. 

    What age did Yvonne pass from cancer?

    • A.

      Yvonne wasn't the sister that passed from cancer

    • B.

      79

    • C.

      69

    • D.

      67

    • E.

      76

    Correct Answer
    D. 67
    Explanation
    Yvonne passed away from cancer at the age of 67. The question states that Yvonne was not the sister who passed away from cancer, implying that there was another sister who did. Therefore, the correct answer is 67, indicating Yvonne's age at the time of her passing.

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