Of Famous People and Places

 In this trivia test we're going to grill you on famous people and famous places, and see how you fair! So, are you ready to dive into your general knowledge for these? Good luck!
 
 
Samoa and Solomon Islands are former colonies of which nation?
Germany
Syria
Portugal
Sweden
 
 
Sean Penn married which popstar in 1985?
Madonna
Kylie Minogue
Whitney Houston
Cher
 
 
The Acropolis Museum can be found in which country?
Greece
Italy
Norway
United States
 
 
The Austrian Kurt Gödel is most associated with which field?
Mathematics
Chemistry
Biology
Medicine
 
 
The highest mountain in South America, Mount Aconcouaga, is in which nation?
Argentina
Chile
Brazil
Peru
 
 
The Japanese inventor Akio Morita is behind which company?
Sony
Samsung
Honda
Yamaha
 
 
The mouth of the River Ganges is found in which nation?
Bangladesh
Laos
China
Indonesia
 
 
The world's most southerly capital city lies in which nation?
South Africa
New Zealand
Chile
Australia
 
 
Thomas Watson Sr. is best remembered for founding which technology company?
IBM
Microsoft
Apple
Twitter
 
 
What does the 'F' stand for in the name of F. Scott Fitzgerald?
Francis
Frank
Fred
Ford
 
 
What is Coco Chanel's real first name?
Gabrielle
Julie
Edwina
Phyllis
 
 
What nickname precedes "Luciano" in the name of a famous criminal mastermind?
Lucky
Lion
Crazy
Mad
 
 
Which actor/director did actress Emma Thompson marry?
Kenneth Branagh
Ron Howard
Ben Stiller
George Clooney
 
 
Which famous figure married actress Brooke Shields?
Andre Agassi
Bono
Steven Spielberg
Quentin Tarantino
 
 
Which singer was shot dead by his father in 1984?
Marvin Gaye
Bill Withers
Sam Cooke
Otis Redding
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