What Do You Know of These Figures?

 From Abraham Lincoln to Catherine the Great, we're going to test you on Four great figures of history, representing politics, royalty, science and art. Can you answer True or False on all these questions?
 
 
Part 1: Abraham Lincoln
Ready!
 
 
Is this TRUE?
Edwin Booth saved Abraham Lincoln's son, Robert, from serious injury or death when Robert fell from a train platform in 1864.
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
Actually, Lincoln did not move to Illinois until he was 21.
True, he moved there as a little boy
False, he didn't move there until he was 21
 
 
Is this TRUE?
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
Actually, he was a wrestler, but the 300 and 1 thing is real!
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
Investigations traced the milk to a cow that ate poisonous plants.
True
False
 
 
Part 2: Pablo Picasso
Ready!
 
 
Is this TRUE?
His FULL name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso!
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
He actually had four children from three different women, two of them wives.
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
He loved music but his great love was Flamenco.
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
It was at the age of 9 that he completed his first serious painting.
True
False
 
 
Part 3: Albert Einstein
Ready!
 
 
Is this TRUE?
He won ONCE.
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
According to him when interviewed for his biography, he was considered slow as a little boy.
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
As a child, his father showed him a compass and he was fascinated by the mysterious power that moved the needle
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
On the contrary, he hated socks and never wore them.
True
False
 
 
Part 4: Catherine the Great
Ready!
 
 
Is this TRUE?
She thought him pale and boring and hated his drinking. She usurped him in a coup.
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
On the contrary, she was one of the adopters of inoculations and supported their distribution
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
Voltaire was one of her close friends.
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
She had many lovers, although she was not as sex-crazed as her opponents painted her out to be, and would give them gifts of serfs, among many other things.
True
False
 
 
Is this TRUE?
Actually, it was Sophie. Her full name is Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst.
True
False
Didn't Go So Well
It seems your gut feeling didn't correspond with reality and what you thought you knew is actually wrong. That's ok, nobody expects you to know all of these and you can always try again or look at your mistakes to learn some fascinating facts. Some of these are old history, after all. But say, didn't you learn a lot of new things? Check out our answers to cement your learning of some great new facts and anecdotes!
Great Job!
You may not have got all questions right but you have gotten at least half or more of them, and that's not an easy feat! You definitely have some sense for history, as well as some good brains in your head and a sense of logic that allowed you to figure some of these out even without knowing the answer in advance. Why not look now at your mistakes and see where you went wrong?
Incredible!
Wow, you answered all or almost all questions correctly! You really know your way around the past. If you used your logic and not your knowledge - that's even more impressive! You correctly guessed or actually knew all about these famous figures of history - and that's really impressive! You've earned our deep respect!
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