About Famous Personalities

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Famous Personalities with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Famous Personalities MCQ

1. This composer was born in Norway, and even though he moved to Austria, he would come back to compose in Norway during summer.

  • Bach
  • Beethoven
  • Mozart
  • Grieg

2. Which composer was able to make a living without being paid by members of nobility?

  • Mozart
  • Beethoven
  • Bach
  • Grieg

3. Was Beethoven married?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes, but he divorced later in life.
  • None of these

4. What French Composer wrote Claire De Lune?

  • Beethoven
  • Dvorak
  • Mozart
  • Debussy

5. This composer wrote a piece called 4' 33" where he sat at a piano in silence for 4 minutes and 33 seconds.

  • Bach
  • Beethoven
  • Cage
  • Mozart

6. This composer was taught how to play the piano at a very young age by his Father who would wake him up in the middle of the night to practice.

  • Bach
  • Beethoven
  • Mozart
  • Copland

7. Which composer married his cousin?

  • Beethoven
  • Grieg
  • Mozart
  • Bach

8. A composer is someone who...

  • Writes music
  • Writes book
  • Operates a train
  • Eats with his fingers

9. Beethoven's first name is...

  • Paul
  • Ludwig
  • Wiggy
  • Flupwig

10. What instruments did Beethoven play?

  • Violin and Piano
  • Piano and Flute
  • Kazoo and hurdy-gurdy
  • Panpipes and Piano

11. Which composer died at the youngest age?

  • Chopin
  • Tchaikovsky
  • Mozart
  • Beethoven

12. This music comes from Beethoven's famous piece called:

  • Fur Elise
  • Ode to Joy
  • Symphony No. 5
  • We Will Rock You

13. Mozart composed his first opera at ___.

  • 3
  • 12
  • 25
  • 41

14. Mozart's body is missing.  How old was Mozart when he died?

  • 105
  • 27
  • 35/36
  • 64

15. Did Mozart get married?

  • yes
  • no
  • almost
  • never

16. Mozart and his _______ played for kings when he was a little boy.

  • sister
  • brother
  • frog
  • dog

17. Beethoven was born in.....

  • Bonn, Germany
  • New York City
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Morrisdale, Pennsylvania

18. Where was Mozart born?

  • Russia
  • Austria
  • United States
  • Ireland

19. What country did Bach come from?

  • France
  • Russia
  • Germany
  • United States

20. In the Hall of the Mountain King, Morning, Norwegian

  • Edvard Greig
  • Richard Wagner
  • Ludwig Von Beethoven
  • Frederick Smetena

21. Famously deaf musician

  • Beethoven
  • Vivaldi
  • Mozart
  • Bach

22. The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty

  • Tchaikovsky
  • Schubert
  • Wagner
  • Mozart

23. Fur Elise, 5th Symphony, Moonlight Sonata, Fidelio, Erocia

  • Beethoven
  • Mozart
  • Haydn
  • Schubert

24. Porgy and Bess, Rhapsody in Blue, American jazz composer

  • Gershwin
  • Ives
  • Copland
  • Sousa

25. Family of Saltimbanques IS THE FAMOUS PAINTING BY WHOM

  • LEONARDO DA VINCI
  • PABLO PICASSO
  • SALVADOR DALI
  • VINCENT VEN

26. The Indian film industry is considered one of the largest film industries in the world. But the pillar is this industry was made by the-----

  • AALAM AARA
  • DADASAHEB PHALKE
  • Raja Harischandra
  • Jatin Khanna

27. She never saw her mother or sister again after leaving home to become a missionary. Albania's international airport is named after her, the Aeroporti Nene Tereza. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.

  • INDIRA GANDHI
  • SONIA GANDHI
  • MOTHER TERESA
  • SAINT ALEXANDER

28. Shahab-ud-din Muhammad Khurram is the real name of which famous Indian personality

  • AKBAR
  • SHAHJAHAN
  • JAHANGIR
  • BABUR

29. attended the Madras Institute of Technology, where he received a degree in aeronautical engineering in 1960. _______________After graduation he joined the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)—an Indian military research institute—and later the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

  • Kailasavadivoo Sivan
  • Vikram Sarabhai
  • Abdul Kalam
  • UR Rao

30. ____________was born on August 4, 1961, at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu, Hawaii. He/she is the only president born outside the contiguous 48 states. He/she was born to an American mother of European descent and an African father.

  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Nelson Mandella
  • Barack Obama
  • Lucas Radebe

31. He won his first BAFTA award for Best Actor for The Revenant. He has been nominated for six Academy Awards – five for acting and one for producing – and in 2016, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for The Revenant. _________________ has an estimated net worth of $245 million.

  • Tom Cruise
  • Chris Evans
  • LEONARDO DI CAPRIO
  • Chris Hemsworth

32. Was a Spanish Jesuit who lived as a Roman Catholic missionary in the 1500s. He was one of the first seven ___________members of the Jesuit order and travelled extensively, particularly in India, Southeast Asia, and Japan, to share his faith. He is the patron saint of Roman Catholic missions.

  • Michael the Archangel
  • Joan of Arc
  • Francis xavier
  • Anthony of Padua

33. He was the best selling artist in the United States for 2009, the year of his death. ... In this sentence whom all are talking about

  • Go Soo Jung
  • Song Yoo-jung
  • Michael jackson
  • Cha In-ha

34. _______________was born on 5th February 1985. He was born into a family of four as the last born. His father Jose, was a gardener and the footballer recollects his father was a heavy drinker. His mother, Maria was a cook and a cleaner, and she would work until late night so as to provide for her children and family.

  • LIONEL MESSI
  • CHRISTIANO RONALDO
  • Neymar
  • David Beckham

35. Who is known as 'Indian Bismarck'?

  • Kamaraj
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  • Nehru
  • Rajaji

36. Which among the famous danseuses is not an exponent of the Odissi dance style?

  • Sanjukta Panigrahi
  • Madhavi Mudgal
  • Sonal Man Singh
  • Yamini Krishnamurthy

37. Graham Green was associated with which of the fields?

  • Science
  • Music
  • Painting
  • Literature

38. Shovna Narayan is a reputed personality in which of the following fields?

  • Classical dance
  • Literature
  • Journalism
  • Classical music

39. In which field 'Aachan Maharaj' has distinguished himself?

  • Painting
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Vocal Music

40. Guru Gopi Krishna was a maestro of which of the following dance forma?

  • Kuchipudi
  • Kathak
  • Manipuri
  • Bahratanatyam

41. Ms Kim Campbell is the first woman Prime Minister of -

  • Portugal
  • Canada
  • Switzerland
  • Congo

42. Who headed the first scientific group to leave for Antarctica in 1982?

  • Dr. R. Sengupta
  • Dr. S. Z. Kasim
  • Dr. V. K. Raina
  • Dr. H. K. Gupta

43. Which among the famous dancers is not an exponent of the Odissi dance style?

  • Sanjukta Panigrahi
  • Madhavi Mudgal
  • Sonal Man Singh
  • Yamini Krishnamurthy

44. The first Indian to swim across English channel was

  • V. Merchant
  • P. K. Banerji
  • Mihir Sen
  • Arati Saha

45. Michael Jackson is a distinguished person in the field of?

  • Pop Music
  • Jounalism
  • Sports
  • Acting

46. Raja Ravi Verma, was famous in which of the fields?

  • Painting
  • Politics
  • Dance
  • Music

47. Who is known as the 'Lady with the Lamp'?

  • Florence Nightingale
  • Sarojini Naidu
  • Indira Gandhi
  • Joan of Arc

48. Girilal Jain was a noted figure in which of the following fields?

  • Social Service
  • Journalism
  • Literature
  • Politics

49. Who is Larry Pressler?

  • Politician
  • Painter
  • Actor
  • Tennis player

50. Who is known as 'Desert Fox'?

  • Bismarck
  • Eisenhower
  • Gen. Rommel
  • Walter Scott

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