Surnames questions This is a list of recently added questions about surnames. Play surnames quiz and see all the questions. Who became the first World Chess Champion?Wilhelm Steinitz. Wilhelm was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed World Chess Champion, from 1886 to 1894. He was also a highly influential writer and chess theoretician. He is considered to be the founder of the scientific approach to chess, unveiling in 1873 a new positional style of play.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 27% Wilhelm SteinitzWilhelm Steinitz413Emanuel LaskerEmanuel Lasker280José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca340Alexander AlekhineAlexander Alekhine471chess riddles » What is the most popular surname in Italy?Rossi. The surname, which most often occurs in Italy (it carries about 68,000 families) is Rossi.Created by: Marta Kurdzielaverage 63% RossiRossi989FerrariFerrari293MarinoMarino229GrecoGreco39Italy riddles » What is the most popular surname in Germany?Müller is the most popular German surname. Depending on the region, we can also find varieties of Windmüller and Brook Müller.Created by: Marta Kurdzielaverage 69% SchmidtSchmidt610HuberHuber27MüllerMüller1546HansenHansen37Germany riddles » How many Academy Awards did Jack Nicholson win?3. Jack Nicholson is considered as one of greatest actors in cinema history. His 12 Academy Award nominations make him the most nominated male actor in the Academy's history. He has won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, one for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and the other for As Good as It Gets (1997). He also won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Terms of Endearment (1983).Created by: Ninjaihard 47% 11425221570332866441234awards riddles » Who is the author of the shortest horror story?Fredric Brown. He is known for his use of humor and for his mastery of the "short short" form stories of 1 to 3 pages, often with ingenious plotting devices and surprise endings. His short story called "Knock" has only two sentences: "The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door..."Created by: Ninjaivery hard 19% Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe507Stephen KingStephen King356Fredric BrownFredric Brown248Bram StokerBram Stoker142books riddles » What is the most common last name in China?Wang. The most common last name in China is Wang, which means king. There are around 93 million people using it.Created by: Ninjaihard 46% LiLi521WangWang630ZhangZhang151ZedongZedong44China riddles » What was Freddie Mercury's born name?Farrokh Bulsara. Mercury was born of Parsi descent in the Sultanate of Zanzibar. He spent most of his childhood in India. At the age of 18, he moved with his family to Middlesex, England.Created by: Mukihard 47% Ferdinand MercuryFerdinand Mercury3844Frederick MargoFrederick Margo3025Frantz MergathFrantz Mergath2240Farrokh BulsaraFarrokh Bulsara8247Queen riddles » What was the born name of Bob Dylan?Robert Allen Zimmerman. Bob Dylan was born as Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941 in a Jewish family in Duluth, Minessota. He adopted the stage name "Bob Dylan" influenced by poems by Dylan Thomas. In August 1962 he legally changed his name to Robert Dylan.Created by: Natka555hard 53% Robert Michael DylanRobert Michael Dylan4698Robert Allen ZimmermanRobert Allen Zimmerman9424Vaclav KapucekVaclav Kapucek1396Bob HorgroveBob Horgrove2044singers riddles » Who was the first man to leave the spacecraft in space?Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov was a Soviet astronaut, general major pilot and two-time Hero of the Soviet Union. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extra-vehicular activity, exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykvery hard 39% Neil Alden ArmstrongNeil Alden Armstrong3072Edwin Eugene Buzz Aldrin, Jr.Edwin Eugene Buzz Aldrin, Jr.1123Alexey Arkhipovich LeonovAlexey Arkhipovich Leonov6005Yuri Alekseyevich GagarinYuri Alekseyevich Gagarin4879astronauts riddles » Which famous painter had an exceptionally long full name?Pablo Picasso. Long and complex names honoring various saints and relatives are characteristic to the Iberian Peninsula. The full name of Pablo Picasso was Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Crispiniano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso10438Henry MatisseHenry Matisse1464Vincent van GoghVincent van Gogh3166Ilya RepinIlya Repin909painters riddles » Play surnames quiz and see all the questions.