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Famous Georges

written by: Delia
 
To be a George is a destiny. Take the quiz and learn some more about Georges - male and female!

Question 1:


Before becoming an important political figure, this George was a businessman, involved with the oil industry and then with professional sports.
George Orwell
George W Bush
George Washington
George Eliot

Question 2:


This George is one of the greatest English novelists. The term "Big Brother" comes from his book '1984'.
George Sand
George Eliot
George Orwell
George Bernard Shaw

Question 3:


This George was the first president of the USA. Although the American capital city was named after him, he never lived there.
George Bush
George Lucas
George Washington
George Orwell

Question 4:


This George was actually a woman and her real name was Mary Ann Evans. She used a male pen name because she wanted the publishers to take her works seriously.
George Eliot
George Orwell
George Sand
George Bernard Shaw

Question 5:


This George received the Nobel Prize in literature in 1925 but he didn't take the prize money. Instead, he gave the money for funding the translation of Swedish literature into English.
George Sand
George Fox
George Bernard Shaw
George Orwell

Question 6:


In 1997 this George was voted Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. His first TV role was in the TV series "E/R".
George Herbert
George Clooney
George Fox
George Lucas

Question 7:


This George lived for only 40 years - from 1593 until 1633. Nevertheless, he became a great poet. However, none of his works was published while he was alive.
George Fox
George Herbert
George Eliot
George Gordon Byron

Question 8:


His most famous works were "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" and "Don Juan". His fame rests not only on his romantic poems; he was known for his lifestyle, which included extravagant living, debts, separation, claims of incest, etc.
George Gordon Byron
George Eliot
George Sand
George Lucas

Question 9:


This George was also a woman. Her real name was Amandine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin. She was a feminist before the invention of the word. She had a romantic relationship with Chopin.
George Eliot
George Herbert
George Fox
George Sand

Question 10:


This George is the director of one of the most famous movie sagas. However the script for this saga was initially turned down by every major Hollywood studio because "no one would want to see it".
George Michael
George Clooney
George Lucas
George Orwell

 


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