The Post Quiz: Famous Firsts

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This month's theme is 'Pioneers'. How much do you know about them?

Post Quiz: Famous Firsts

It's simple: Match the famous firsts.

Famous FirstFamous Firster
  1. First explorer to cross Antarctic Circle
  2. Inventor of reflecting telescope
  3. First person to receive two Nobel Prizes
  4. First marathon runner
  5. First human to make paper
  6. First talking movie star
  7. First to build a bicycle
  8. First to build a transatlantic steamship
  9. First woman to earn a doctorate
  10. First woman to climb Mt Everest
  • Isaac Newton
  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • Junko Tabei
  • Cai Lun
  • Juliana Morell
  • Pheidippides
  • Al Jolson
  • Karl von Drais
  • Marie Curie
  • James Cook

Overwhelmed by 'firsts'? Click the picture for answers.

Craig Doyle in a Sinclair C5 car.
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