Quiz: Trivia On History! Ultimate Exam!

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Quiz: Trivia On History! Ultimate Exam!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these years/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1966: National Audubon Society 1st Meets

    • B. 

      1980: Ted Turner Launches CNN

    • C. 

      1969: Neil Armstrong Walks On Moon

    • D. 

      1973: East And West Germany Are Admitted To Un

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

      1992: North American Free Trade Agreement Signed

    • B. 

      1964: Cassius Clay Defeats Sonny Liston

    • C. 

      1984: Upton Sinclair Publishes The Jungle

    • D. 

      1801: Ireland Becomes Part Of Great Britain

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

      1814: The Star-Spangled Baner Written

    • B. 

      1820: Bulgaria Declares Independence

    • C. 

      1812: James Madison Is Elected President

    • D. 

      1984: President Ronald Reagan Wins Re-Election

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

      1963: "I Have A Dream Speech" Given In Washington

    • B. 

      1833: Christian Science Monitor Founded

    • C. 

      1830: President Jackson Signs Indian Removal Act

    • D. 

      1961: The Freedom Rides In Alabama Start

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

      2001: Timothy Mcveigh Is Executed

    • B. 

      1814: "The Star-Spangled Baner" Written

    • C. 

      1838: Mann Publishes Death In Venice

    • D. 

      1830: President Jackson Signs Indian Removal Act

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

      1998: Two U.S. Embassies Are Destroyed By Terrorists

    • B. 

      1874: Puerto Rico Now American Territory

    • C. 

      1865: Reconstruction Of The U.S. South Begins

    • D. 

      1978: U.S. Recognizes The People's Republic Of China

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

      2001: Senator Jim Jeffords Leaves Republican Party

    • B. 

      1809: Napoleon Annexes The Papal States

    • C. 

      1810: Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act Is Signed

    • D. 

      1850: I.M. Singer Invents The Sewing Machine

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

      1863: Thanksgiving Day Is Established By Lincoln

    • B. 

      1880: Uruguay Wins 1st World Cup

    • C. 

      1869: Suez Canal Opens To Traffic

    • D. 

      1784: Benjamin Franklin Invents Bifocals

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

      1871: Indian Appropriation Act Passed By Congress

    • B. 

      1826: Thomas Jefferson And John Adams Both Die

    • C. 

      1994: Yitzhak Rabin Awarded The Nobel Peace Prize

    • D. 

      1882: Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor Of Germany

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

      1865: Hemingway Pens For Whom The Bell Tolls

    • B. 

      1871: Indian Appropriation Act Passed By Congress

    • C. 

      1831: Virginia Slave Nat Turner Leads A Uprising

    • D. 

      1862: Union And Confederate Armies Battle At Shiloh

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

      1999: John F. Kennedy Jr. Dies In Plane Crash

    • B. 

      1942: Nazi Troops Invade Soviet Russia

    • C. 

      1853: Henry David Thoreau Pens Walden

    • D. 

      1820: U.S. Senate Passes The Missouri Compromise

  • 12. 
    Why did Henry Ford produce the Model T only in black?
    • A. 

      It Was His Favorite Color

    • B. 

      His Wife Insisted On It

    • C. 

      It Was The Quickest To Dry

    • D. 

      It Was The Only Paint Color Available

  • 13. 
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in which year?
    • A. 

      1969

    • B. 

      1968

    • C. 

      1967

    • D. 

      1972

  • 14. 
    Which U.S. state was established in 1896?
    • A. 

      Arizona

    • B. 

      Washington

    • C. 

      Oregon

    • D. 

      New Mexico

  • 15. 
    In 1979 carmaker John DeLorean was set up and videotaped by the FBI in a cocaine sting at what hotel?
    • A. 

      Red Roof Inn, Pittsburgh

    • B. 

      Sheraton Hotel At JFK Airport

    • C. 

      Beverly Hills Hotel

    • D. 

      Sheraton Hotel At Lax Airport

  • 16. 
    Which is Richmond, Virginia's national historic landmark and a charter member of Historic Hotels of America?
    • A. 

      The Washington

    • B. 

      The Fearrington House Inn

    • C. 

      The Jefferson

    • D. 

      The Greenbrier

  • 17. 
    What was the name of the hotel used extensively by journalists during the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001?
    • A. 

      International

    • B. 

      United

    • C. 

      Worldlodge

    • D. 

      Intercontinental

  • 18. 
    Into which Washington hotel was Abraham Lincoln smuggled during the weeks before his inauguration due to death threats?
    • A. 

      Melrose

    • B. 

      Mayflower

    • C. 

      Willard

    • D. 

      Hay Adams

  • 19. 
    What country's counter-terrorism group is called the GIGN?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 20. 
    Which U.S. President was the only one to be pictured on a coin while still in office?
    • A. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • B. 

      Richard Nixon

    • C. 

      Calvin Coolidge

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 21. 
    Which battleship survived battles at both Pearl Harbor and Normandy?
    • A. 

      The U.S.S. Cory

    • B. 

      The U.S.S. Arizona

    • C. 

      The U.S.S. Nevada

    • D. 

      The U.S.S. Ranger