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Who's Who: Nicholas

This quiz is about people named Nicholas. 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:#25121
Fun:*** (2.17)
Difficulty:*** (2.11)
Category:People
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In what professional sport did Nick Buoniconti (born 1940) compete?






#2   In what year did Nikita Khrushchev become First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union?






#3   Which of the following plays was not written by English playwright Nicholas Rowe (born 1674)?






#4   For what was Niccolo Machiavelli (born 1469) best known?






#5   In what century did astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus publish his theory of heliocentricity?






#6   What Nobel Prize did Nicolaas Bloembergen win in 1981?






#7   Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (born 1844) was a member of a group of Russian composers. By what name was that group known?






#8   Tsar Nicholas Romanov was the last Tsar of Russia. What was his ordinal number?






#9   Which of the following movies did not star Nicolas Cage?






#10   Which of the following men was one of the "Oxford Martyrs" of 16th century England?






#11   Nikos Kazantzakis (born 1883) was an author and poet.




#12   Nikola Tesla (born 1856) invented alternating current.




#13   Saint Nicholas, the inspiration for Santa Claus, lived during the 10th century.




 

 


   



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