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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1994: Yasir Arafat Awarded The Nobel Peace Prize

    • B.

      1981: California Opens Los Angeles' First Highway

    • C.

      1991: Operation Desert Storm Begins

    • D.

      1814: The Star-Spangled Baner Written

    Correct Answer
    B. 1981: California Opens Los Angeles' First Highway
    Explanation
    The given answer, "1981: California Opens Los Angeles' First Highway," is not correctly matched because the first highway in Los Angeles was actually opened in 1940. Therefore, the year 1981 does not correspond to the correct event.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1856: Winston Churchill Succeeds Chamberlain

    • B.

      1801: Thomas Jefferson Becomes President Of U.S.

    • C.

      1846: U.S. Signs An Oregon Treaty With The British

    • D.

      1884: Mark Twain Publishes "Huckleberry Finn"

    Correct Answer
    A. 1856: Winston Churchill Succeeds Chamberlain
  • 3. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1995: UN Peace-Keeping Forces Leave Somalia

    • B.

      1997: U.S. Starts Its First Peacetime Military Draft

    • C.

      1888: Jack The Ripper Is Blamed For London Murders

    • D.

      1990: Nelson Mandela Is Released From Prison

    Correct Answer
    B. 1997: U.S. Starts Its First Peacetime Military Draft
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1997: U.S. Starts Its First Peacetime Military Draft. This is because the statement is not accurate. The United States has never implemented a peacetime military draft. The last time a draft was used in the U.S. was during the Vietnam War in the 1970s.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1849: California Gold Rush Starts

    • B.

      1886: First Coca-Cola Is Sold In Atlanta

    • C.

      1829: Greece Gets Independence From Ottoman Empire

    • D.

      1841: Dr. Drew Opens America's First Blood Bank

    Correct Answer
    D. 1841: Dr. Drew Opens America's First Blood Bank
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1841: Dr. Drew Opens America's First Blood Bank. This is because Dr. Drew did not open America's first blood bank in 1841. The first blood bank in the United States was opened in 1937 by Dr. Bernard Fantus at Cook County Hospital in Chicago.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1825: John Quincy Adams Is Elected President

    • B.

      1830: Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor

    • C.

      1821: Sailors In New Orleans Invent Poker

    • D.

      1879: Thomas Edison Invents The Lightbulb

    Correct Answer
    B. 1830: Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor
  • 6. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1869: U.S. Treasury Begins Issuing Liberty Bonds

    • B.

      1854: Republican Party Is Organized

    • C.

      1889: Wall Street Journal Begins Publication

    • D.

      1864: U.S. General Sherman Burns Atlanta

    Correct Answer
    A. 1869: U.S. Treasury Begins Issuing Liberty Bonds
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1869: U.S. Treasury Begins Issuing Liberty Bonds. This is because Liberty Bonds were not introduced until World War I, which occurred much later in the early 20th century. Therefore, it is not correctly matched with the year 1869.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1845: Republic Of Texas Becomes The 28th State

    • B.

      1871: Indian Appropriation Act Passed By Congress

    • C.

      1847: Communist Manifesto Published

    • D.

      1853: South Africa Institutes Racial Apartheid

    Correct Answer
    D. 1853: South Africa Institutes Racial Apartheid
  • 8. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1825: New York Stock Exchange Opens

    • B.

      U.S. Signs An Oregon Treaty With The British

    • C.

      1818: United States And Canada Agree On Borders

    • D.

      1858: The First Birth Control Pill Is Introduced

    Correct Answer
    D. 1858: The First Birth Control Pill Is Introduced
    Explanation
    The year 1858 does not correctly match with the event "The First Birth Control Pill Is Introduced." The first birth control pill, known as Enovid, was actually introduced in 1960, not 1858.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1825: The Erie Canal In NY Is Completed

    • B.

      1900: Photocopying Machine Is Invented

    • C.

      1803: Jefferson Purchases The Louisiana Territory

    • D.

      1807: France Becomes The 4th Nuclear Power

    Correct Answer
    D. 1807: France Becomes The 4th Nuclear Power
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because France did not become the 4th nuclear power in 1807. The development of nuclear power and the recognition of countries as nuclear powers occurred much later in history, with France officially becoming a nuclear power in 1960. Therefore, the year/event of 1807: France Becomes The 4th Nuclear Power is not correctly matched.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1901: Zeppelin Builds The First Dirigible

    • B.

      1902: The Aswan Dam Is Completed

    • C.

      1897: United States Annexes The Hawaiian Islands

    • D.

      1910: North Vietnam Attacks Us Naval Destroyers

    Correct Answer
    D. 1910: North Vietnam Attacks Us Naval Destroyers
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because the event mentioned in 1910, which states that North Vietnam attacked US Naval Destroyers, is not correctly matched. North Vietnam did not exist as a separate entity in 1910. The country was divided into North and South Vietnam in 1954, following the Geneva Accords. The attack on US Naval Destroyers, known as the Gulf of Tonkin incident, occurred in 1964 during the Vietnam War.

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  • 11. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1831: Charles De Gaulle Resigns From Office

    • B.

      1830: President Jackson Signs Indian Removal Act

    • C.

      1809: Napoleon Annexes The Papal States

    • D.

      1900: First Auto Show Is Held In NY City

    Correct Answer
    A. 1831: Charles De Gaulle Resigns From Office
  • 12. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1969: Sesame Street Debuts

    • B.

      1956: Castro Launches Revolution Against Batista

    • C.

      1973: World Trade Center Opened

    • D.

      1955: James Naisfeld Invents Basketball

    Correct Answer
    D. 1955: James Naisfeld Invents Basketball
  • 13. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1987: Iran-Contra Affair Hearings

    • B.

      1964: President Johnson Is Elected President

    • C.

      1979: Eiffel Tower Is Completed In Paris

    • D.

      1955: Juan Peron Is Overthrown By A Military Coup

    Correct Answer
    C. 1979: Eiffel Tower Is Completed In Paris
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the event "1979: Eiffel Tower Is Completed In Paris" is not correctly matched. However, this is incorrect as the Eiffel Tower was indeed completed in Paris in 1889. Therefore, the correct explanation is that the answer is incorrect.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1945: Wall Street Journal Begins Publication

    • B.

      1967: First "Rolling Stone Magazine" Is Published

    • C.

      1940: Dr. Drew Opens America's First Blood Bank

    • D.

      1997: Tony Blair Elected Prime Minister

    Correct Answer
    A. 1945: Wall Street Journal Begins Publication
    Explanation
    The Wall Street Journal actually began publication in 1889, not 1945.

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  • 15. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1944: Soviet Troops Liberate Prisoners Of Auschwitz

    • B.

      1969: Charles De Gaulle Resigns From Office

    • C.

      2000: Pope John Paul II Travels To Israel

    • D.

      1964: Vincent Van Gogh Finishes 'The Starry Night'

    Correct Answer
    D. 1964: Vincent Van Gogh Finishes 'The Starry Night'
    Explanation
    Vincent Van Gogh finished 'The Starry Night' in 1889, not in 1964.

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