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#1. Who was known as the Mother of Modern Physics?

#2. The first person to win a Nobel prize in two different scientific disciplines is?

#3. What is the name of the woman who revolutionized medical treatment in the 1800s by improving cleanliness and organization in hospitals?

#4. Rita Levi-Montalcini won a Nobel prize for her discovery of? [n—e gro–h f-c–r]

#5. Alfred Nobel, the man after whom the Nobel Prizes are named, was originally well known for inventing what? [——–]

#6. An American actress, born 1934, sister of Warren Beatty, she starred in the films “The Apartment” and “Sweet Charity”.

#7. An English chemist and physicist, after whom the SI unit of capacitance is named. [Sir Michael ——-]

#8. An Iraqi leader, born 1937, who has survived at least 12 assassination attempts but was eventually hung.

#9. Born 1944, Indian prime minister from 1984 to 1989, grandson of Nehru, assassinated at an election rally in 1991. [—-v G—–]

#10. British film director, 1899-1980, his films include “The 39 Steps” and “The Lady Vanishes”. [A—– H——–]

#11. British QC, born 1954, wife of a famous politician. Maiden name of Booth. [-h—- B—-]

#12. By which nickname was Edward Teach better known? [B———]

#13. Catherine Zeta-Jones married which well-known actor? [——- ——-]

#14. Chris Haney died at the age of 59. What did he invent with his friend Scott Abbot? [T—— P——]

#15. Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus [—-], Roman emperor from 54 to 68 AD.

#16. Deaf and blind American writer, 1880-1968, who refused to be discouraged by her disabilities.

#17. English Architect born 1632, designed 53 London churches and was a founder of the Royal Society. [Sir Christopher —-]

#18. English civil engineer and mechanical engineer, born 1781 who built the first public railway line in the world to use steam locomotives. [George S———]

#19. English composer made Master of the King’s Music in 1924, wrote two symphonies and the Pomp and Circumstance Marches. [Edward E—-]

#20. English Naturalist born on the 12th February 1809, a proponent of the theory of Natural Selection.

#21. Hilary and Bill Clinton attended their daughter’s wedding in August 2010 in New York state. What is their daughter’s first name?

#22. How is the terrorist ILLYICH RAMILLO SANCHEZ better known? [Carlos — ——]

#23. How was actress Harlan Carpenter better known? [Jean H—–]

#24. Who won the 1982 Man Booker Prize for his novel “Schindler’s Ark,” published in the US as “Schindler’s List”? [T—– K—-ll-]

#25. In William Shakespeare’s play “Julius Caesar,” Julius Caesar says that “[—-rds] die many times before their deaths.”

#26. Howard Hughes designed and built what massive aircraft made entirely of birch wood in the 1940s? [S—– G—-]

#27. General Douglas MacArthur said which famous words in Australia in March 1942 after leaving the Philippines? [- —– r—-n]

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