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Why are they famous?

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This quiz asks how people achieved their fame. None of which are famous for being actors, singers, sportsmen or politicians.


How did Tenzing Norgay become famous?
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In 1953, Sir Tenzing Norgay, alongside Sir Edmund Hillary became the first two people to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

How did scientist David Ho become famous?
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Pioneering treatment of HIV Aids.

How did daredevil Felix Baumgartner become famous?
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By becoming the first person to break the sound barrier, skydiving 24 miles above earth.

What is Donna Karan famous for?
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She is a fashion designer, founder of DKNY.

Penn and Teller are a duo of famous what?
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Magicians

Why is Anthony Bourdain famous?
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He is a famous chef.

Why is Paul Allen famous?
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He is the co-founder of Microsoft.

On January 15th 2009, Chelsey Sullenberger became instantly famous and was regarded as a national hero in the US. Why?
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He was an American Airlines pilot who landed a plane in the Hudson river after his plane came into contact with a flock of geese.

Why is Scotsman John Logie Baird famous?
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He invented the TV.

Why is Theodore J. Kaczynski famous?
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He is a well known serial killer, also known as the Unabomber.

Even if you didn’t know he was famous, if you saw Robert Wadlow you would stare at him, so why was he famous?
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He was the world’s tallest man in history. He was 8ft 11.

Why is Dr. Conrad Murray famous?
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He was Michael Jackson’s doctor at the time of Jackson’s death.

How did Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein become famous in the 1970’s?
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They were the journalists that brought the Watergate scandal to light.

Why is Noam Chomsky famous?
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He is a famous intellectual and linguist.

Whilst he has acted in a few movies what is John Cena’s main claim to fame?
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Being a WWE wrestler.

Why is Carlos Slim famous?
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He is a Mexican Business magnate and former richest man in the world.

Why is Monica Lewinsky famous?
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She was involved in an alleged sex scandal involving Bill Clinton which led to his impeachment.

Why is Winne Harlow famous?
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She is a famous model.

He was alive in the 17th century, why is Rembrandt famous?
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He is a famous painter.

Why is Ronnie Coleman famous?
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He is a famous bodybuilder.
FULL QUESTION AND ANSWER LIST
How did Tenzing Norgay become famous?
In 1953, Sir Tenzing Norgay, alongside Sir Edmund Hillary became the first two people to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

How did scientist David Ho become famous?
Pioneering treatment of HIV Aids.

How did daredevil Felix Baumgartner become famous?
By becoming the first person to break the sound barrier, skydiving 24 miles above earth.

What is Donna Karan famous for?
She is a fashion designer. Founder of DKNY.

Penn and Teller are a duo of famous what?
Magicians.

Why is Anthony Bourdain famous?
He is a famous chef.

Why is Paul Allen famous?
He is the co-founder of Microsoft.

On January 15th 2009 Chelsey Sullenberger became instantly famous and was regarded as a national hero in the US. Why?
He was an American Airlines pilot who landed a plane in the Hudson river after his plane came into contact with a flock of geese.

Why is Scotsman John Logie Baird famous?
He invented the TV.

Why is Theodore J. Kaczynski famous?
He is a well known serial killer, also known as the Unabomber.

Even if you didn’t know he was famous, if you saw Robert Wadlow you would stare at him, so why was he famous?
He was the world’s tallest man. in history. He was 8ft 11.

Why is Dr. Conrad Murray famous?
He was Michael Jackson’s doctor at the time of Jackson’s death.

How did Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein become famous in the 1970’s?
They were the journalists that brought the Watergate scandal to light.

Why is Noam Chomsky famous?
He is a famous intellectual and linguist.

Why is Carlos Slim famous?
He is famous for being the former richest man in the world.

Why is Monica Lewinsky famous?
She was implicated in a sex scandal involving Bill Clinton which led to his impeachment.

Why is Winne Harlow famous?
She is a famous model.

He was alive in the 17th century, why is Rembrandt famous?
He is a famous painter.

Why is Ronnie Coleman famous? He is a famous bodybuilder. Whilst he has acted in a few movies what is John Cena’s main claim to fame?
Being a wrestler.
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