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Trivia Quiz - Famous Homes and Properties and their People

You've probably heard of most of these homes, residences, and properties, but what do you know about the people that designed them, had them built, and lived in them? Choose the person that best answers the question about the Real Estate noted in the que

Quiz Number: 2837
Date Submitted: September 15, 2008
Quiz Categories: Business
Quiz Type: People Quiz
Author: dave
Average Score: 41.5 percent
Times Taken: 95 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11

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1. What Ruler of England built Windsor Castle
  A.   Edward III
  B.   William I
  C.   Henry IIIX
  D.   Elisabeth

2. Who commissioned the Taj Mahal in India?
  A.   Shah Zita
  B.   Shah Fahim
  C.   Shah Jahan
  D.   Mahatma Ghandi

3. The Residence known as Palace of Versailles in France was built by what ruler
  A.   Henry IV
  B.   Napoleon
  C.   Phillip
  D.   Louis XIV

4. Who was the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg Russia built for?
  A.   Napoleon
  B.   Catherine the Great
  C.   Maximillion
  D.   Empress Elisabeth

5. Who commissioned the Home in Ashland North Carolina know as the Biltmore House?
  A.   George Vanderbilt
  B.   Nelson Rockefeller
  C.   Harvey Biltmore
  D.   Harvey Firestone

6. The White House in Washington DC was built during the term of what President?
  A.   George Washington
  B.   John Adams
  C.   Thomas Jefferson
  D.   John Quincy Adams

7. What Auto Barron Built the property known as the Empire State Building in New York City?
  A.   Walter Chrysler
  B.   Henry Ford
  C.   John Raskob
  D.   Howard Hudson

8. What Architect designed the private residence known as Falling Water in Pennsylvania?
  A.   Bruce Graham
  B.   I.M. Pei
  C.   Albert Kahn
  D.   Frank Loyd Wright

9. Who built the private residential estate in San Simeon California known as Hearst Castle?
  A.   Andrew Carnegie
  B.   Cecil B. DeMille
  C.   William Randolph Hearst
  D.   David Rockefeller

10. Who built the home that includes other facilities known as Xanadu in Seatle Washinton?
  A.   Bill Gates
  B.   Larry Ellison
  C.   Steve Jobs
  D.   Sergey Brin®   

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