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Trivia Quiz - Famous Last Words

Notable dying words from some of history's notable people. In other words, trivia about famous last words!

Quiz Number: 3123
Date Submitted: April 22, 2009
Quiz Categories: History, Culture
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 32.4 percent
Times Taken: 203 times
Taken by Registered Users: 18

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1. "All is lost. We have poisoned our children and my wife and I will shoot ourselves."
  A.   Joseph Goebbels
  B.   Adolf Hitler
  C.   Hermann Goering
  D.   Benito Mussolini

2. Who, when asked what she required, replied 'Only but death'?"
  A.   Charlotte Bronte
  B.   George Eliot
  C.   Daphne Du Maurier
  D.   Jane Austen

3. "Turn up the lights. I don't want to go home in the dark."
  A.   Walt Whitman
  B.   Robert E Lee
  C.   Mark Twain
  D.   O Henry

4. "Let not poor Nelly starve."
  A.   Otto Von Bismarck
  B.   Napoleon Bonaparte
  C.   Charles II
  D.   Oliver Cromwell

5. "When I am dead and opened, you shall find Calais lying in my heart."
  A.   Queen Mary
  B.   Queen Elizabeth I
  C.   Anne Boleyn
  D.   Mary Queen of Scots

6. "Tell my mother I died for my country. I thought I did it for the best. Useless! Useless!"
  A.   John Wilkes Booth
  B.   Charlotte Corday
  C.   Guy Fawkes
  D.   Lee Harvey Oswald

7. "The people my trust."
  A.   James Garfield
  B.   Abraham Lincoln
  C.   William McKinley
  D.   Theodore Roosevelt

8. "'Tis a sharp remedy, but a sure one for all ills."
  A.   Walter Raleigh
  B.   Marie Antoinette
  C.   Thomas Cromwell
  D.   Charles I

9. "A dying man can do nothing easy."
  A.   Franklin Roosevelt
  B.   Douglas Fairbanks
  C.   Benjamin Franklin
  D.   George III

10. "Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough."
  A.   Oscar Wilde
  B.   Karl Marx
  C.   Groucho Marx
  D.   George Bernard Shaw®   

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