August 9, 2011

Famous Left-Handers Trivia Quiz

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Qmark_130August 13 is International Left-Handers Day! Who would have known there was an international holiday celebrating left-handed people all over the world? Only my clever editor at Scholastic of course. So if you aren't celebrating already, get ready for the festivities with this Famous Lefties Quiz. All the answers are the names of famous left-handed people.

  1. Name our current Commander in Chief, who happens to be a left-hander.
  2. This famous Adventures of Tom Sawyer author was a lefty.
  3. The lead singer of the band Coldplay is actually ambidextrous. He writes with his left hand, and draws with his right hand. Who is he?
  4. This famous New York Yankees player known as “The Babe” was left-handed.
  5. He painted the Sistine Chapel and sculpted “David” during the Italian Renaissance with his left hand.
  6. He invented the “Model T Ford” back in 1908, which was the first Ford car.
  7. This “Baby” singer swears to “Never Say Never.”

BONUS QUESTION: Lefties account for what percent of the human population?
A. 10% B. 25% C. 40%

Leave your answers in the Comments below, and check back next Tuesday for answers. And on  Saturday, August 13th, wish your closest lefty friends a Happy International Left-Handers Day!

–Ratha, Stacks Writer

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  1. moneymoneymoney

    1. barack obama
    3. chris martin (i love that viva la vida song)
    3.babe ruth
    7.justin beiber (i’m not a fan)

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  2. MoonlightSapphire11

    1. Barack Obama
    2. Mark Twain
    3.
    4. Babe Ruth
    5. Michelangelo
    6. Henry Ford
    7. Justin Bieber
    BONUS: 10%

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  3. redwolf31

    1. Barack Obama
    2.
    3.
    4. Babe Ruth
    5.
    6.
    7. Justin Bieber
    WAIT A MINUTE! while i was thinking that Justin sings like a girl I just noticed that you didn’t add famous left-handed FEMALES! WHAT’S UP WITH THAT?! If there aren’t any then I’m going to be the most famous left-handed female lawyer.
    bonus: 25% (just checked online and the site] said that it’s most likely 10% but i think it’s unreliable so im gonna stick with my answer)

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  4. Andrea

    1. ?
    2. Mark Twain
    3. ?
    4. Babe Ruth
    5. ?
    6. Henry Ford
    7. Justin Bieber
    Happy International Left-Handers Day everybody!

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  5. Chrysanthemum98

    1. Barack Obama
    2. Mark Twain
    3. Chris Martin
    4. Babe Ruth
    5. Michelangelo
    6. Henry Ford
    7. Justin Bieber
    8. B. 25%

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  6. beastlybasilisk4

    I am a HUGE fan of the Harry Potter series and I will enjoy this wonderful series and pass these wonderful book to my children and hope they do the same.
    #1fan,
    beastlybasilisk4

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  7. Becky

    I’m lefthanded, but not good with these tests. But ill try!
    1. No idea!
    2. Benjamin Franklin?
    3. No idea!
    4. Duh! Babe Ruth
    5. Napoleon?? I dont know.
    6. Can’t remember his name!!
    7. Justin Bieber is left handed?!?!? OMG!
    BONUS: a. 10%
    Becky

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  8. Percy and harry fan

    1. Barack Obama
    2. Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
    3. ?
    4. Babe Ruth
    5. Michelangelo
    6. Henry Ford
    7. …Justin Bieber…:/
    Bonus: Umm…A, 10%

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  9. 44maplesyrup

    go left handed ppl!!! i’m actually ambidextrous but i love lefties like mark twain and yea,justin bieber too!

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  10. Taffy

    1- President Obama
    2- Mark Twain
    3- Chris Martin (♥Cold-PlaY)
    4- Babe Ruth ?
    5- Leo.Divinci or Micheal Angelo ?
    6- ?
    7- JUSTIN BEIBER !!!
    8- 40% ?
    - Shout-out to all my lefties out there including me !

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  11. mintchocolatechip100

    1. The President (Barack Obama)
    2. Mark Twain
    3. ?
    4. Babe Ruth
    5. Michelangelo
    6. Henry Ford
    7.Justin Beiber

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  12. Starrninjarawr

    1. Barack Obama
    2. Mark Twain
    3. Chris Martin
    4. Babe Ruth
    5. Michelangelo
    6. Henry Ford
    7. Justin Bieber
    BONUS: A.10%
    I’m left-handed!

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  13. Kimberley

    hi im kimberley big fan wish i could have your autograph masive fan your books are amazing really cool,
    thanks alot,
    your sincerley,
    from kimberley

    Reply