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Who's Who: Oliver

This quiz is about people named Oliver. The name can be the birth first name, the stage first name, or the name by which they are commonly known (which is sometimes actually a middle name). People with variations of the name, including shortened and foreign spellings, can also be included in this quiz.


 

Quiz ID:#23880
Fun:** (2.05)
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Category:People
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   What layer of the atmosphere was predicted by Oliver Heaviside?






#2   After what English king's execution did Oliver Cromwell rule England as Lord Protector?






#3   After what War of 1812 battle did Oliver Hazard Perry utter the phrase "We have met the enemy and they are ours"?






#4   Which of the following poems was not written by Oliver Wendell Holmes?






#5   In what professional sport did Ollie Matson (born 1930) compete?






#6   For which of his works did Oliver LaFarge win the 1930 Pulitzer Prize in Novel?






#7   In what century did Oliver Goldsmith, author of the poems "The Traveller" and "The Deserted Village" live?






#8   Oliver Winchester was known as the manufacturer of Winchester firearms. However, he first made his fortune manufacturing another product. What was that product?






#9   For which of the following movies, that he directed, did Oliver Stone win an Oscar for Best Director?






#10   Which of the following men signed the United States Declaration of Independence?






#11   Athlete Oliver Campbell (born 1871) competed professionally in baseball.




#12   Actor Oliver Reed starred in "The Three Musketeers" (1973), "The Four Musketeers" (1974), and "The Return of the Musketeers" (1989). He portrayed the Musketeer Athos.




#13   Scientist Oliver Lodge (born 1851) specialized in botany.




 

 


   



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