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Callum & Ians History Quizzes To Get Your Brain Cells Working Part 6 LGBT History

Updated on May 16, 2012
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This is the Sixth Quiz and is based on 'LGBT History Hubs'. Many of you have read our 100 hubs covering LGBT People of History, and it is there where you will find your answers for the questions about the following people.

This Quiz is slightly harder than the others and you may struggle so please find below a link to our LGBT People Of History Series where you can do some revision and will help you whilst answering the questions.

Best Of Luck To You All!



1 - Get a pen or pencil and a piece of paper.

2 - Answer the questions below on your piece of paper.

3 - Then check your answers to the answers below

4 - Answer the poll and tell me how many you really got right.

Please don't lie and cheat by going to the answers straight away, have an attempt and if you dont know the answer, move on to the next question.

Come on this is fun and I am sure you will all enjoy it.

Question One

What was Hadrian’s male lover and consort’s name?

A – Antinous

B – Aristotle

C – Aristophanes

D – Aunty Mary

Question Two

Alexander The Great was born on which of the following dates?

A – 356BCE

B – 345BCE

C – 321BCE

D – 355BCE

Question Three

What was Tchaikovsky’s full name?

A – Peter Roland Tchaikovsky

B – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

C – Pyotr Sergei Tchaikovsky

D – Pyotr Iletsovo Tchaikovsky

Question Four

Christine Jorgensen returned to New York (after having full sexual reassignment surgery) on which date making her an overnight celebrity?

A – February 1953

B – March 1952

C – January 1951

D – November 1950

Question Five

Bessie Smith American blues legend was born in which year?

A – 1897

B – 1898

C – 1900

D – 1937

Break Time!!

Time for a break, you have reached the half way post now and your well on your way to completing the quiz.

But we don't want you to strain yourself or have a nervous breakdown so go and have a nice few minutes break with a cup of tea, coffee or what ever you like to drink, listen to some music and maybe have a read of some of our LGBT History hubs.

Whatever you choose to do please have a break.

Okay when you have had a rest, its time to strap yourself in, pin back ears and open your eyes and begin the next five questions.

Come on everyone you can do this!!

Question Six

Michelangelo painted Genesis on which Chapel ceiling?

A – The Sistine Chapel

B – St Peters Basilica

C – St Mary’s Chapel

D – Westminster Abbey

Question Seven

The bestselling book ‘Goodbye To Berlin’ was used to make the blockbuster film ‘Cabaret’, but it was written by which author?

A – W.H. Auden

B – Christopher Isherwood

C – Walt Whitman

D - E.M Forster

Question Eight

Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on which date?

A – August 6th 1928

B – August 6th 1927

C – August 6th 1926

D – August 6th 1925

Question Nine

Harvey Milk served in the US Army during the Korean war True Or False?

True – He served in the US Army


False – He served in the US Navy

Question Ten

What was John Inman’s Character ‘Mr Humphries’ famous catch phrase from the 1970s sitcom ‘Are You Being Served’?

A – I’m Free

B – I’m Me

C – I’m Here

D – I’m A Little Teapot Short And Stout


You Have Done It!!


You have done the Quiz, and now its time to have another cup of tea, coffee, a lie down, ciggy or even nervous break down but well done on completing the Quiz!!

Right then its now time to mark your answers, you will find my answers to the questions below, now please be honest when you take the vote and tell me how many you really got right.

NO CHEATING!!! or I will be very upset and you will be sent to your bedroom without super and made to sit on the naughty step for the next ten years!

Thanks again for having a go at this one quiz, and I hope that you have enjoyed it. :)

Answer Honestly!

How Many Did You Get Right?

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Answers To The Ten Questions

Question One - (A) Antinous

Question Two - (A) 356BCE

Question Three - (B) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Question Four -(A) 1953

Question Five - (A) 1897

Question Six - (A) The Sistine Chapel

Question Seven - (B) Christopher Isherwood

Question Eight -(A) August 6th 1928

Question Nine - False He Served In The US Navy

Question Ten - (A) I'm Free


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    • alian346 profile image

      alian346 5 years ago from Edinburgh, Scotland

      Hi Linda - writing quizzes is our latest addiction! There are 6 so far for you to try....

      Bon chance!


    • calpol25 profile image

      Callum 5 years ago from Edinburgh, Scotland, UK (At Home With My Wonderful Partner)

      Thank you Cherri, yes please do have a go, remember its not about winning, its about having fun, taking part and learning xxxxx Good luck and look forward to your comments xx

    • cherriquinn profile image

      cherriquinn 5 years ago from UK. England. Newcastle upon Tyne

      Excellent idea gentlemen! Great quizzes. I'll have to have a go!!

    • calpol25 profile image

      Callum 5 years ago from Edinburgh, Scotland, UK (At Home With My Wonderful Partner)

      Lol hahahahah :)

    • alian346 profile image

      alian346 5 years ago from Edinburgh, Scotland

      'Aunty Mary' - 'Roland' ??????

      Methinks you're extracting the urine....