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Robert James Fischer Quiz

(This quiz is about chess player Robert James Fischer, popularly known as Bobby Fischer.)

1. When was Robert James Fischer born?
a) 9 March 1943
b) 16 April 1936
c) 9 September 1938
d) 24 October 1942

2. Where was Robert James Fischer born?
a) Albertville
b) Chicago
c) Double Springs
d) Jasper

3. When did Robert James Fischer first win American championship?
a) 1948
b) 1952
c) 1956
d) 1958

4. What was Robert James Fischer’s usual opening when he played white?
a) 1.a3
b) 1.b4
c) 1.e4
d) 1.g3

5. When did Robert James Fischer win world championship?
a) 1969
b) 1972
c) 1966
d) 1978

6. Whom did Robert James Fischer defeat to become world champion?
a) Boris Spassky
b) Garry Kasparov
c) Vishwanathan Anand
d) Viktor Korchnoi

7. Against whom did Robert James Fischer refuse to play in world championship in 1975?
a) Deep Blue
b) Paul Morphy
c) Anatoly Karpov
d) Emanuel Lasker

8. When was Robert James Fischer granted Icelandic citizenship?
a) 21 March 2005
b) 6 June 2004
c) 5 August 2003
d) 4 November 2002

9. When did Robert James Fischer die?
a) 22 May 1998
b) 5 July 1999
c) 17 January 2008
d) 4 December 2006

10. Where did Robert James Fischer die?
a) Tokyo
b) Belgrade
c) Reykjavik
d) Moscow

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Robert James Fischer Quiz Answers

1. When was Robert James Fischer born?
a) 9 March 1943

2. Where was Robert James Fischer born?
b) Chicago

3. When did Robert James Fischer first win American championship?
d) 1958

4. What was Robert James Fischer’s usual opening when he played white?
c) 1.e4

5. When did Robert James Fischer win world championship?
b) 1972

6. Whom did Robert James Fischer defeat to become world champion?
a) Boris Spassky

7. Against whom did Robert James Fischer refuse to play in world championship in 1975?
c) Anatoly Karpov

8. When was Robert James Fischer granted Icelandic citizenship?
a) 21 March 2005

9. When did Robert James Fischer die?
c) 17 January 2008

10. Where did Robert James Fischer die?
c) Reykjavik

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