Sep 022014
 

Christiaan Neethling Barnard was a South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world’s first successful human-to-human heart transplant.

Christiaan Barnard Quiz Questions

1. When was Christiaan Barnard born?
a) 22 March 1914
b) 4 June 1924
c) 17 July 1918
d) 8 November 1922

2. Where was Christiaan Barnard born?
a) Amsterdam
b) Durban
c) Beaufort West
d) Port Elizabeth

3. When was Christiaan Barnard resident surgeon?
a) 1953-1956
b) 1948-1950
c) 1964-1966
d) 1951-1952

4. Which university did Christiaan Barnard attend?
a) Oxford
b) Minnesota
c) Harvard
d) Yale

5. When did Christiaan Barnard perform the first human heart transplant?
a) 26 January 1969
b) 10 May 1978
c) 9 August 1965
d) 3 December 1967

6. Where was Christiaan Barnard senior cardiothoracic surgeon?
a) King’s College Hospital
b) Guy’s Hospital
c) Groote Schuur Hospital
d) St. George’s Hospital

7. How many days did Louis Washkansky live after his heart was replaced?
a) 18
b) 24
c) 15
d) 31

8. When did Christiaan Barnard write The Second Life?
a) 1967
b) 1993
c) 1977
d) 1984

9. When did Christiaan Barnard die?
a) 14 February 2009
b) 10 April 2008
c) 2 September 2001
d) 7 October 2005

10. Where did Christiaan Barnard die?
a) Paphos
b) Cape Town
c) Winburg
d) Lyndenburg

Christiaan Barnard Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was Christiaan Barnard born?
d) 8 November 1922

2. Where was Christiaan Barnard born?
c) Beaufort West

3. When was Christiaan Barnard resident surgeon?
a) 1953-1956

4. Which university did Christiaan Barnard attend?
b) Minnesota

5. When did Christiaan Barnard perform the first human heart transplant?
d) 3 December 1967

6. Where was Christiaan Barnard senior cardiothoracic surgeon?
c) Groote Schuur Hospital

7. How many days did Louis Washkansky live after his heart was replaced?
a) 18

8. When did Christiaan Barnard write The Second Life?
b) 1993

9. When did Christiaan Barnard die?
c) 2 September 2001

10. Where did Christiaan Barnard die?
a) Paphos

Sep 012014
 

O. Henry Quiz Questions

O. Henry (real name William Sydney Porter) in ...

O. Henry in his thirties. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) What was O. Henry’s real name?
a) Henry Ford
b) Clark Cable
c) Arthur Kent
d) William Sidney Porter

2) When was O. Henry born?
a) 14 April 1865
b) 11 September 1862
c) 2 January 1870
d) 3 June 1868

3) Which humourous weekly was started by O. Henry?
a) Shankar’s Weekly
b) Eve’s Weekly
c) The Tablet
d) The Rolling Stone

4) Where did O. Henry work as a teller?
a) First National Bank, Austin
b) ANZ Grindlays Bank, Atlanta
c) Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
d) First American Bank, Washington

5) Where did O. Henry flee to avoid trial?
a) Canada
b) Mexico
c) Honduras
d) Brazil

The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which story by O. Henry deals with sacrifices husband and wife make for buying Christmas presents for each other?
a) Let me feel your pulse
b) The Gentle Grafter
c) The Gift of the Magi
d) Heart of the West

7) How many dollars does Della get for her hair in The Gift of the Magi?
a) 80
b) 60
c) 40
d) 20

8) What does Jim buy for Della in The Gift of the Magi?
a) Diamond ring
b) Gold chain
c) Silver bracelet
d) Combs

English: The William Sidney Porter House 30.26...

O. Henry’s House 30.2657° -97.7391°, Austin, Texas, United States.The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 18, 1973. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

9) Which story by O. Henry deals with kidnappers who find the kidnapped boy a nuisance and want to return him with money?
a) The Cop and the Anthem
b) The Duplicity of Hargraves
c) Christmas by Injunction
d) The Ransom of Red Chief

10) Where did O. Henry die?
a) Austin
b) London
c) New York
d) Philadelphia

O. Henry Quiz Questions with Answers

William Sydney Porter

William Sydney Porter (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) What was O. Henry’s real name?
d) William Sidney Porter

2) When was O. Henry born?
b) 11 September 1862

3) Which humourous weekly was started by O. Henry?
d) The Rolling Stone

4) Where did O. Henry work as a teller?
a) First National Bank, Austin

5) Where did O. Henry flee to avoid trial?
c) Honduras

6) Which story by O. Henry deals with sacrifices husband and wife make for buying Christmas presents for each other?
c) The Gift of the Magi

7) How many dollars does Della get for her hair in The Gift of the Magi?
d) 20

8) What does Jim buy for Della in The Gift of the Magi?
d) Combs

9) Which story by O. Henry deals with kidnappers who find the kidnapped boy a nuisance and want to return him with money?
d) The Ransom of Red Chief

10) Where did O. Henry die?
c) New York

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Aug 312014
 

Vyacheslav Molotov was a Soviet politician and diplomat.

Vyacheslav Molotov Quiz Questions

1. What was Vyacheslav Molotov’s original surname?
a) Ulyanov
b) Skryabin
c) Safin
d) Bulganin

2. When was Vyacheslav Molotov born? (Date of birth according to calendar prevalent in Russia.)
a) 25 February 1890
b) 19 April 1898
c) 12 July 1900
d) 3 December 1894

3. Where was Vyacheslav Molotov born?
a) Omsk
b) Tyumen
c) Kukarka
d) Baku

4. When was Vyacheslav Molotov prime minister of USSR?
a) 1917-1924
b) 1924-1929
c) 1958-1960
d) 1930-1941

5. When was Vyacheslav Molotov foreign minister of USSR under Joseph Stalin?
a) 1953-1956
b) 1939-1949
c) 1956-1964
d) 1972-1984

6. When was Molotov-Ribbentrop signed?
a) 5 January 1936
b) 1 June 1922
c) 23 August 1939
d) 8 October 1942

7. What are Molotov cocktails?
a) Orange juice cans
b) Bottles of inflammable liquid
c) Telescopic rifles
d) Hand grenades

8. Who dismissed Vyacheslav Molotov as foreign minister?
a) Leonid Brezhnev
b) Nikolay Podgorny
c) Nikita Khrushchev
d) Aleksey Kosygin

9. When did Vyacheslav Molotov die?
a) 5 March 1976
b) 7 May 1984
c) 30 September 1988
d) 8 November 1986

10. Where did Vyacheslav Molotov die?
a) Karlovka
b) Moscow
c) Petrograd
d) Krasnoyarsk

Vyacheslav Molotov Quiz Questions and Answers

1. What was Vyacheslav Molotov’s original surname?
b) Skryabin

2. When was Vyacheslav Molotov born? (Date of birth according to calendar prevalent in Russia.)
a) 25 February 1890

3. Where was Vyacheslav Molotov born?
c) Kukarka

4. When was Vyacheslav Molotov prime minister of USSR?
d) 1930-1941

5. When was Vyacheslav Molotov foreign minister of USSR under Joseph Stalin?
b) 1939-1949

6. When was Molotov-Ribbentrop signed?
c) 23 August 1939

7. What are Molotov cocktails?
b) Bottles of inflammable liquid

8. Who dismissed Vyacheslav Molotov as foreign minister?
c) Nikita Khrushchev

9. When did Vyacheslav Molotov die?
d) 8 November 1986

10. Where did Vyacheslav Molotov die?
b) Moscow