Young World Quiz Questions

This is a quiz with questions about young persons that have made a name for them in the history.

  1. What was the name of the young girl who wrote to Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. President, asking him to grow a beard?
  2. This famous boy became Pharaoh of Egypt when he was eight years old. What was his name?
  3. Who was the young girl, whose diary, written during World War II became world-famous?
  4. This French boy invented a system of reading for the blind. What is his name?
  5. This young Indian boy in the U.S. became the world’s youngest medical student at the age of 13 years. His name is?
  6. What was the name of the curly-haired moppet of the U.S. who won a special Oscar Award in 1934 when she was only 6 years old?
  7. The fall of an apple from a tree first suggested the law of gravitation by a young boy of 16. Who was he?
  8. Which composer started composing music at the age of 5?
  9. This teenager became India’s youngest Test cricketer. What is his name and when did he make his test debut?
  10. What was the name of the U.S. girl who wrote to Yuri Andropov, the leader of the U.S.S.R., asking him to stop the nuclear arms race?
  11. Henry VIII is noted for his six wives, but how many children did he have?
  12. What is the name of the teenager who became India’s youngest Chess Grandmaster? At what age did he achieve this feat?
  13. This great poet wrote a 6000 words long epic poem when he was 12 years old. What is his name?
  14. This famed violinist gave his first public performance at the age of 7. Who was he?
  15. In what fields did the following youngsters achieve fame?
    (a) Monica Seles
    (b) Nadia Comaneci
    (c) Leander Peas
    (d) U. Srinivas
  16. What is the name of the Indian girl who won two gold medals in the Asian Games, Bangkok, 1998?
  17. This 5 year old child in the U.S. invented the toy truck. What is his name?
  18. Which novel was written by Mary Shelley at the age of 18?
  19. Name the twins who were thrown into the Tiber by their uncle but survived and are supposed to have been suckled by a she-wolf.
  20. A 10-year old boy became India’s youngest author when his book “England Tours India” was published in 1984. Who was he?

Quiz Answers

  1. Grace Bedell
  2. Tutankhamen
  3. Anne Frank
  4. Louis Braille
  5. Balamurali Krishna Ambati
  6. Shirley Temple
  7. Isaac Newton
  8. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  9. Sachin Tendulkar was 16 years, 205 old, when he made his Test debut against England in November 1989.
  10. Samantha Smith
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  12. Viswanathan Anand was 17 years, 17 days old when he became a Chess Grandmaster in 1987.
  13. Lord Alfred Tennyson
  14. Yehudi Menuhin
  15. (a) Tennis
    (b) Gymnastics
    (c) Tennis
    (d) Mandolin Playing
  16. Jyotimoyee Sikdar
  17. Robert Patch
  18. Frankenstein
  19. Romulus and Remus
  20. Ashish Jain of Delhi