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Famous Belgians

There are some internationally famous names that have coloured the history of Belgium... test yourself here to see if you are up to speed with the Who's Who of this nation...

Question 1
Georges Remi created which comic strip character?
A: Mickey Mouse
B: Tintin
C: Captain Pugwash
D: Professor Nimbus
Question 2
Which all-action hero is Belgian?
A: Stephen Seagal
B: Arnold Schwarzenegger
C: Sylvester Stallone
D: Jean-Claude Van Damme
Question 3
How many of her seven Grand Slam tennis titles has Justine Henin won by beating compatriot Kim Clijsters in an all-Belgian final?
A: One
B: Two
C: Three
D: Four
Question 4
Rene Magritte was well known for which type of painting?
A: surrealism
B: impressionism
C: cubism
D: post-impressionism
Question 5
What number in the British charts did Plastic Bertrandís legendary song «a plane pour moi reach in 1977?
A: One
B: Five
C: Eight
D: Forty-seven
Question 6
Which fashion designer is Belgian?
A: Christian Lacroix
B: Dries Van Noten
C: Jean Paul Gaultier
D: Christian Dior
Question 7
What did Johnny Hallyday do to Belgium in 2005?
A: Applied for Belgian citizenship
B: Made an insulting Belgian joke at a concert in Paris
C: Encouraged Flemish-speaking Belgians to support separation
D: Renounced his Belgian citizenship
Question 8
What did Belgian Adolphe Sax invent?
A: Saxophone
B: Clarinet
C: Flute
D: Electric keyboard
Question 9
What is the name of the ruling, named after a Belgian footballer, which allows footballers to move freely from one club to another at the end of their contracts?
A: Vandenbrouck
B: Henin
C: Bodart
D: Bosman
Question 10
Which Belgian monarch is remembered chiefly for ruthlessly exploiting the Congo?
A: Leopold I
B: Leopold II
C: Albert I
D: Leopold III

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