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Famous Last Words

Here are some questions about the last words spoken by some famous people.


 

Quiz ID:#20911
Fun:*** (2.6)
Difficulty:*** (2.37)
Category:People
Created By:Zag24Aus****!!

 

 

 



#1   "I've had eighteen straight whiskies, I think that's the record." What hard-drinking poet said this?






#2   On his last day, Bing Crosby enjoyed one of his favorite pastimes, and he spoke of it with his final words. What were they?






#3   The final question of this author, famous for her children's books was "Is it not meningitis?"







#4   Two of the founding fathers of the United States died on July 4, 1826, the 50th anniversary of the official adoption of the Declaration of Independence. One of them said, as his last words, "Is it the Fourth?" Who spoke those words?







#5   "Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No ____ would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him." These were the last words of what proud man? (The blank is the last name of the correct person.)






#6   General John Sedgwick, a Union Commander who was killed in the American Civil War, uttered what ironic final words?






#7   When Charles II, King of England and Scotland, died in 1685, his last words were reported to be "Don't let poor Nelly starve." Who was Nelly?






#8   Legend says that the final words of this author were "Either that wallpaper goes, or I do."






#9   When asked if he had a final request, convicted murderer James Rodges had this response:






#10   Conrad Hilton, founder of the Hilton Hotel chain, was known for his comments on business practices, philanthropy, and God. But his final words were somewhat more pedestrian. What were they?






 

 


   



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