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Person of the Year-Part One

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
Every year Times Magazine selects a person to hold this title. This is a difficult quiz on these people.

Question 1:


When did Time magazine begin selecting "Man of the Year"?
1932
1937
1927
1942

Question 2:


When was the title "Man of the Year" changed to "Person of the Year"?
2002
1999
1949
1982

Question 3:


Who was selected as Time magazine's first "Man of the Year"?
John F. Kennedy
Haille Selassie
Charles Lindbergh
Owen D. Young

Question 4:


Who was Time magazine's first "Man of the Year" to be under 26 years old?
Nelson Mandela
Jeff Bezos
Charles Lindbergh
John F. Kennedy

Question 5:


Who was the first woman to win Time magazine's title "Man of the Year"?
Mother Teresa
Bessie Wallis Warfield Spencer Simpson
Princess Diana
Queen Elizabeth II

Question 6:


Who was the first non-American to be granted Time magazine's title "Man of the Year"?
Joseph Stalin
Mahatma Gandhi
Winston Churchill
Alfred Nobel

Question 7:


Since the inception of the "Man of the Year" award through 2007, every sitting US President was chosen "Man of the Year."
True
False

Question 8:


Who was the first person to be chosen "Man (or Person) of the Year" three times?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Gerald Ford
Winston Churchill

Question 9:


He was the first person involved in the automobile industry to win Time magazine's title "Man (or Person) of the Year".
Gottlieb Daimler
Henry Ford
Walter Percy Chrysler
Otto Benz

Question 10:


He was the first European to be selected "Man of the Year" by Time magazine. He was also the first winner to be executed in his country for treason.
Laurence des Lemaussanne
Hans von Drucker
Konrad Adenauer
Pierre Laval

Question 11:


In 1986 this brave woman won Time magazine's "Man of the Year" award. Three years earlier she witnessed the assassination of her husband.
Corazon C. Aquino
Jacqueline Kennedy
Benazir Bhutto
Indira Gandhi

Question 12:


Joseph Stalin was selected as Time magazine's "Man (or Person) of the Year" more than once.
True
False

Question 13:


When he was voted "Man of the Year" his photograph was not put on the cover of Time magazine.
Richard Nixon
Spiro Agnew
Neville Chamberlain
Adolph Hitler

Question 14:


Find the correct statement about Dwight David Eisenhower.
He was the first person to win Time magazine's "Man of the Year" award three times.
He won Time magazine's "Man of the Year" award once as President and once before he was President.
He never won Time magazine's "Man of the Year" award.
He won Time magazine's "Man of the Year" award twice as US President.

Question 15:


He was the first person chosen for Time magazine's "Man of the Year" award two years in a row.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Vladimir Putin
Bill Gates
Richard M. Nixon

Question 16:


This American jurist won Time magazine's "Man of the Year" award in 1973 and was influential in getting rid of the man who won the award in 1971.
Lech Walesa
King Faisal
John Sirica
Yuri Andropov

Question 17:


In 1968 the Apollo astronauts were chosen for Time magazine's "Man of the Year" award. Who were they ?
Cunningham, Eisele, Young
Cernan, Lovell, Young
Schirra, Stafford, Sweigert
Anders, Borman, Lovell

Question 18:


This two-time winner of Time magazine's "Man of the Year" title came up with a plan to rebuild Europe after World War II.
James F. Byrnes
William Westmoreland
Charles de Gaulle
George Marshall

Question 19:


In 1956 the Freedom Fighters of this country won Time magazine's "Man of the Year" award.
Algeria
Hungary
Nepal
Czechoslovakia

Question 20:


She was the first Queen to win Time magazine's title "Man of the Year".
Queen Naor
Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Margarethe
Queen Latifah

Question 21:


This man, named "Person of the Year" by Time magazine in 2001, stood tall after the 9/11 and inspired his city to get through the terrible attack.
Peter Uberroth
David Ho
Rudy Giuliani
Adrien Fenty

Question 22:


Cynthia Cooper, Coleen Rowley, and Sherron Watkins were granted Time magazine's "Person of the Year" award. Under what title did they win?
The European Union
The American Woman
The American Nurse
The Whistleblowers

 


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