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Who said it? - Quiz Questions with Answers

  1. Who claimed “History is bunk”?
  2. According to whom does “the end justify the means”?
  3. Who said “Ask not what YOUR COUNTRY can do for you, but what YOU can do for your country”?
  4. Who felt that “the ballot is stronger than the bullet”?
  5. Who said “so little done, so much to do”?
  6. Who boasted that he could “float like a butterfly and sting like a bee”?
  7. Which famous leader said “Let a hundred flowers bloom”?
  8. Who claimed “We are not amused”?
  9. Which great personality declared “I have nothing to offer, but blood, toil, tears and sweat”?
  10. Who called the English a “Nation of Shopkeepers”?
  11. Which famous author said, “I have nothing to declare except my genius”?
  12. Who said “That’s one small step for man, but a giant leap for mankind”?
  13. Which famous Nobel Laureate remarked “If everyone were to act, where would the audience be”?
  14. Who wrote “Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them”?
  15. Who stated “One man’s meat is another man’s poison”?
  16. Who said that “He who praises everybody, praises nobody”?
  17. Which inventor said “Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration”?
  18. Who wrote “The proper study of mankind is man”?
  19. Which famous American Civil Rights leader said “have a dream…”?
  20. Who said “Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains”?


  1. Henry Ford
  2. Niccolo Machiavelli
  3. John F. Kennedy
  4. Abraham Lincoln
  5. Cecil John Rhodes
  6. Mohammed Ali (or Cassius Clay)
  7. Mao Tse-Tung
  8. Queen Victoria
  9. Winston Churchill
  10. Napoleon Bonaparte
  11. Oscar Wilde
  12. Neil Armstrong when landing on the moon
  13. Rabindranath Tagore
  14. William Shakespeare
  15. Hippocrates
  16. Samuel Johnson
  17. Thomas Edison
  18. Alexander Pope
  19. Martin Luther king, Jr.
  20. Jean Jacques Rousseau

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