The 'C' Quiz

All answers begin with 'C',
Common English Language usage:
Only the actual word beginning with 'C' necessary.
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Last updated: January 23, 2021
First submittedJanuary 23, 2021
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1) Who was the only US President to be sworn in by his own Father?
Calvin Coolidge
2) Who died in 1506, still believing that he had found a new route to the East Indies?
Christopher Columbus
3) The first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person to win 2 Nobel Prizes?
Marie Curie
4) The first modern scientist to propose that Earth and planets revolve around the sun?
Nicolaus Copernicus
5) Born in Egypt, her father was Ptolemy XII Auletes of Macedonian ancestry ?
Cleopatra
6) Composer and pianist, married to George Sand?
Frédéric Chopin
7) Who in 76 BC was captured by pirates, raised his ransom, was freed, formed an army, captured and crucified his pirate captors?
Gaius Julius Caesar
8) British explorer, navigator, cartographer, born in Yorkshire, murdered in Hawaii?
James Cook
9) Beginning with 'C' which country borders 4 countries beginning with 'C'?
Central African Republic
10) Who said “Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.”
Winston Churchill
11) At the birth of 'Rock & Roll' in the 50's was 'Bill Haley and the ****** ?"
Comets
12a) There are 4 Island Countries beginning with 'C'........ name them?
Cape Verde
12b) " "
Comoros
12c) " "
Cuba
12d) " "
Cyprus
16) Which county is the most southern in the United Kingdom?
Cornwall
17) Which mountain range is used as the continental divide between Asia and Europe?
Caucasus
18) Which US city of almost 3 million lies on the shore of Lake Michigan?
Chicago
19) The father of which famous revolutionary was born in Láncara in North-West Spain?
Fidel Castro
20) At 23½ degrees what is the name of the tropic that passes across Australia?
Capricorn
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