Can You Pass This Trivia Quiz On History?

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India has made large steps when it comes to the medical, scientific, and mathematical field. India is acclaimed for having some of the best engineering schools in the world, and many people go to India for specialized treatments. Did you know that India was home the two first cities in the world? Take this test and review your knowledge on some historical facts on India.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1853: Henry David Thoreau Pens Walden

    • B.

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

    • C.

      1964: First Comic Book Is Published

    • D.

      1963: An Artificial Heart Is Used The First Time

    Correct Answer
    C. 1964: First Comic Book Is Published
    Explanation
    The given answer, "1964: First Comic Book Is Published," is not correctly matched because the first comic book was actually published in 1933, not 1964.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1955: Flat-Disk Phonograph Is Introduced

    • B.

      1981: IBM Sells Its First Personal Computer

    • C.

      1963: John F. Kennedy Is Assassinated In Dallas

    • D.

      1973: Henry Kissinger Becomes Secretary Of State

    Correct Answer
    A. 1955: Flat-Disk Phonograph Is Introduced
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because the flat-disk phonograph was actually introduced in 1948, not in 1955.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1818: United States And Canada Agree On Borders

    • B.

      1830: New York City Subway Opens

    • C.

      1958: Khrushchev Becomes Premier Of The U.S.S.R.

    • D.

      1991: The U.S.S.R. Officially Ends

    Correct Answer
    B. 1830: New York City Subway Opens
    Explanation
    The given answer states that the year/event 1830: New York City Subway Opens is not correctly matched. This is because the New York City subway system did not open until 1904, not in 1830. Therefore, the given answer is correct in identifying the mismatch between the year and event.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1829: Greece Gets Independence From Ottoman Empire

    • B.

      1979: Nuclear-Related Accident At Three Mile Island

    • C.

      1982: At&T Is Fragmented Into Several Companies

    • D.

      1992: Revolution Breaks Out In Russia

    Correct Answer
    D. 1992: Revolution Breaks Out In Russia
    Explanation
    The year/event that is not correctly matched is 1992: Revolution Breaks Out In Russia. This is because the revolution in Russia actually took place in 1917, not in 1992.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1807: London Is First To Use Gas Street Lights

    • B.

      1830: President Jackson Signs Indian Removal Act

    • C.

      1962: First Movie Nickelodeon Opens

    • D.

      1961: The Freedom Rides In Alabama Start

    Correct Answer
    C. 1962: First Movie Nickelodeon Opens
    Explanation
    In 1962, the first movie Nickelodeon did not open. The term "Nickelodeon" refers to a type of early movie theater that charged a nickel for admission. However, the concept of Nickelodeons originated in the early 1900s, not in 1962. Therefore, the year/event is not correctly matched.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1989: U.S. Invades Panama To Arrest General Noriega

    • B.

      1991: The USSR Officially Ends

    • C.

      1979: Sony Introduces The Walkman Radio

    • D.

      1988: Great Earthquake Hits San Francisco

    Correct Answer
    D. 1988: Great Earthquake Hits San Francisco
    Explanation
    The given answer is not correctly matched because the Great Earthquake actually hit San Francisco in 1906, not in 1988.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1981: CBS Anchorman Walter Cronkite Retires

    • B.

      1854: Republican Party Is Organized

    • C.

      1861: Wasserman Develops Syphilis Test

    • D.

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

    Correct Answer
    C. 1861: Wasserman Develops Syphilis Test
    Explanation
    The given answer states that the year/event 1861: Wasserman Develops Syphilis Test is not correctly matched. However, this statement is incorrect. In 1906, August Paul von Wasserman, a German bacteriologist, developed the Wasserman test, also known as the Wassermann test, which is used to diagnose syphilis. Therefore, the correct answer should be a different option.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1969: Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) Begin

    • B.

      1962: Jamaica Becomes An Independent State

    • C.

      1975: British Labour Party Is Formed

    • D.

      1980: 57 Countries Boycott The Moscow Olympics

    Correct Answer
    C. 1975: British Labour Party Is Formed
    Explanation
    The British Labour Party was actually formed in 1900, not in 1975. This makes it the incorrect match in the given options.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1820: U.S. Senate Passes The Missouri Compromise

    • B.

      1899: Theodore Roosevelt Wins Nobel Prize

    • C.

      1973: Gerald Ford Replaces Agnew As Vice President Of USA

    • D.

      9010: Edward VII Of Great Britain Dies

    Correct Answer
    B. 1899: Theodore Roosevelt Wins Nobel Prize
    Explanation
    The year/event that is not correctly matched is 9010: Edward VII Of Great Britain Dies. This is because the year 9010 is far into the future and it is not possible for Edward VII to have died in that year.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1794: Montessori Opens The First Day-Care

    • B.

      1960: France Becomes The 4th Nuclear Power

    • C.

      1789: Washington Sworn In As 1st U.S. President

    • D.

      1991: Dow Jones Tops 3000 For The First Time

    Correct Answer
    A. 1794: Montessori Opens The First Day-Care
  • 11. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1988: George Bush Wins The Presidential Election

    • B.

      1958: Prince Charles Becomes The Prince Of Wales

    • C.

      1952: Picasso Paints Gertrude Stein

    • D.

      1979: Muslim Leader Ayatollah Khomeini Invades Iran

    Correct Answer
    C. 1952: Picasso Paints Gertrude Stein
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because Picasso actually painted Gertrude Stein in 1905-1906, not in 1952.

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  • 12. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1970: National Guard Kill 4 Students At Kent State

    • B.

      1976: Jimmy Carter Beats Gerald Ford In Election

    • C.

      1960: Great Britain Joins Triple Entente

    • D.

      1781: The American Revolution Ends

    Correct Answer
    C. 1960: Great Britain Joins Triple Entente
    Explanation
    The Triple Entente was a military alliance between France, Russia, and the United Kingdom, formed in 1907. However, Great Britain did not join the Triple Entente in 1960. This is an incorrect match because Great Britain was already a member of the alliance before 1960.

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  • 13. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1775: American War Of Independence Begins

    • B.

      1776: Oklahoma Becomes The 46th State

    • C.

      1970: Jimi Hendrix And Janis Joplin Both Die

    • D.

      1801: Thomas Jefferson Becomes President Of U.S.

    Correct Answer
    B. 1776: Oklahoma Becomes The 46th State
  • 14. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1996: First Canned Tuna Is Packed

    • B.

      1997: Princess Diana Is Killed In An Auto Accident

    • C.

      1991: Operation Desert Storm Begins

    • D.

      1960: The Bay Of Pigs Invasion Ends In Disaster

    Correct Answer
    A. 1996: First Canned Tuna Is Packed
  • 15. 

    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?

    • A.

      1962: John Glenn Orbits Earth

    • B.

      1970: First Exhibition Of Cubist Held

    • C.

      1831: Virginia Slave Nat Turner Leads A Uprising

    • D.

      1972: Nixon Visits China

    Correct Answer
    B. 1970: First Exhibition Of Cubist Held
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1970: First Exhibition Of Cubist Held. This is because the first exhibition of Cubism actually took place in 1907, not 1970. Cubism was a revolutionary art movement that emerged in the early 20th century, pioneered by artists such as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. It challenged traditional perspectives and representations of objects by breaking them down into geometric forms. Therefore, the given year/event is not correctly matched.

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