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  • 1. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1972: Five Men Arrested At The Watergate

    • B. 

      1974: Nixon Limits Highway Speeds To 55 Mph

    • C. 

      1990: Operation Desert Shield Begins

    • D. 

      1989: Warner Brothers Pictures Is Born

  • 2. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1981: IBM Sells Its First Personal Computer

    • B. 

      1967: 1st Granulated Soap Flakes Arrive

    • C. 

      1841: President Harrison Dies 1 Month In Office

    • D. 

      1969: Neil Armstrong Walks On Moon

  • 3. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1836: Arc De Triumphe Is Completed After 30 Years

    • B. 

      1995: O.J. Simpson Is Acquitted Of Murder

    • C. 

      1848: Dial Telephones Are Introduced

    • D. 

      1986: Space Shuttle Challenger Explodes

  • 4. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1998: Mark McGwire Breaks Roger Maris' Record

    • B. 

      1972: Nixon Visits China

    • C. 

      1983: Crack Cocaine Is Developed

    • D. 

      1981: New York Daily News Published

  • 5. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1994: Mandela Elected President Of South Africa

    • B. 

      1988: Iran-Iraq War Ends After Eight Years

    • C. 

      1866: Leo Tolstoy Writes "War And Peace"

    • D. 

      1992: Grand Canyon Becomes National Park

  • 6. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1979: Sony Introduces The Walkman Radio

    • B. 

      1858: Lincoln-Douglas Debates Take Place

    • C. 

      1976: Wozniak And Jobs Start Apple Computers

    • D. 

      1861: Unemployment Insurance 1st Offered

  • 7. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1995: Israeli Prime Minister Rabin Is Assassinated

    • B. 

      1999: Russian President Boris Yeltsin Resigns

    • C. 

      1998: Explicit Starr Report Is Released On Clinton

    • D. 

      1997: U.S. Population Surpasses 100 Million

  • 8. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1860: Abraham Lincoln Is Elected President

    • B. 

      1994: Mandela Elected President Of South Africa

    • C. 

      1812: James Madison Is Elected President

    • D. 

      1863: League Of Women Voters Formed

  • 9. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1970: Jimi Hendrix And Janis Joplin Both Die

    • B. 

      1926: Harding Defeats Cox For President

    • C. 

      1803: Jefferson Purchases The Louisiana Territory

    • D. 

      2001: U.S. Spy Plane Collides With Chinese Plane

  • 10. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1821: Mexico Declares Independence From Spain

    • B. 

      1833: League Of Nations Meets For The First Time

    • C. 

      1980: 57 Countries Boycott The Moscow Olympics

    • D. 

      1866: Leo Tolstoy Writes "War And Peace"

  • 11. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1850: I.M. Singer Invents The Sewing Machine

    • B. 

      1994: Yasir Arafat Awarded The Nobel Peace Prize

    • C. 

      1986: American Civil Liberties Union Born

    • D. 

      1970: National Guard Kills Four Students At Kent State

  • 12. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1869: Suez Canal Opens To Traffic

    • B. 

      1995: Israeli Prime Minister Rabin Is Assassinated

    • C. 

      9010: Edward VII Of Great Britain Dies

    • D. 

      1988: Al Capone Convicted Of Tax Evasion

  • 13. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1804: Napoleon Proclaims Himself Emperor Of France

    • B. 

      2001: Timothy McVeigh Is Executed

    • C. 

      1821: Mexico Declares Independence From Spain

    • D. 

      1827: Freon First Used In Refrigerators

  • 14. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1791: Star-Spangled Banner Adopted As National Anthem

    • B. 

      1784: Benjamin Franklin Invents Bifocals

    • C. 

      1850: Levi Strauss Invents Blue Jeans

    • D. 

      1984: Macintosh Personal Computer Released

  • 15. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1989: Exxon Valdez Runs Aground Spills Oil

    • B. 

      1997: Tony Blair Elected Prime Minister

    • C. 

      1784: Benjamin Franklin Invents Bifocals

    • D. 

      1978: Salvador Dali Paints "Persistence Of Memory"