Birthday Years And Dates Quiz

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Are you a curious human who likes knowing about dates that have an impact in history or just general knowledge about that? The quiz will assist you in identifying the most commonly misinterpreted stuff about phrases to do with numbers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Barack Obama was born in 1961. How do you say '1961'?

    • A.

      One nine six one

    • B.

      One thousand, nine hundred and sixty-one

    • C.

      One nine sixty-one

    • D.

      Nineteen sixty-one

    Correct Answer
    D. Nineteen sixty-one
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Nineteen sixty-one" because it correctly represents the year 1961 in spoken form.

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  • 2. 

    William Shakespeare was born in 1564. How do you say '1564'?

    • A.

      Fifteen six four

    • B.

      Fifteen sixty-four

    • C.

      One thousand five hundred and sixty-four

    • D.

      One five six four

    Correct Answer
    B. Fifteen sixty-four
    Explanation
    The correct way to say '1564' is "Fifteen sixty-four".

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  • 3. 

    The internet became popular in...

    • A.

      The 50s

    • B.

      The 70s

    • C.

      The 90s

    • D.

      The 30s

    Correct Answer
    C. The 90s
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the 90s because this is when the internet started to gain widespread popularity and became accessible to the general public. During this decade, advancements in technology and the introduction of the World Wide Web allowed for easier and faster internet access, leading to its widespread adoption and integration into various aspects of everyday life.

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  • 4. 

    The Edo period in Japan ended in 1868, in...

    • A.

      The 17th century

    • B.

      The 18th century

    • C.

      The 19th century

    • D.

      The 20th century

    Correct Answer
    C. The 19th century
    Explanation
    The Edo period in Japan ended in 1868, which falls within the 19th century. During this period, Japan was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and experienced relative peace and stability. However, by the mid-19th century, external pressures and internal conflicts led to the downfall of the shogunate and the restoration of imperial rule. This marked the end of the Edo period and the beginning of a new era in Japanese history.

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  • 5. 

    April 1st is April Fool's Day. How do you say '1st'?

    • A.

      First

    • B.

      Oneth

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Single

    Correct Answer
    A. First
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "first" because in English, the ordinal number for "1" is "first". It is commonly used to indicate the first position in a sequence or the first occurrence of something. In this case, April 1st refers to the first day of April, which is known as April Fool's Day.

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  • 6. 

    How do you say '2nd' in May 2nd?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Doubled

    • C.

      Twond

    • D.

      Second

    Correct Answer
    D. Second
    Explanation
    In the context of "May 2nd," the term "2nd" refers to the ordinal number for the second day of May. The correct way to express this ordinal number is "Second."

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  • 7. 

    For the twenty-fourth of June, which is correct?

    • A.

      24rth

    • B.

      24fth

    • C.

      24th

    • D.

      24t

    Correct Answer
    C. 24th
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "24th" because it follows the standard ordinal number format for the 24th day of the month. The suffix "th" is used to indicate that it is the 24th day. The other options, "24rth", "24fth", and "24t", do not follow the correct format and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 8. 

    For the third of July, which is correct?

    • A.

      3th

    • B.

      3st

    • C.

      3nd

    • D.

      3rd

    Correct Answer
    D. 3rd
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "3rd" because when writing the date, the ordinal number for the third day of the month is "3rd." The suffix "rd" is used to indicate the ordinal number for the number three.

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  • 9. 

    "When did you see him?""About ___________."

    • A.

      Two weeks ago

    • B.

      Two weeks before

    • C.

      Before two weeks

    • D.

      Ago two weeks

    Correct Answer
    A. Two weeks ago
    Explanation
    The phrase "two weeks ago" is the correct answer because it accurately completes the sentence. The word "ago" is used to indicate that the event (seeing him) occurred in the past, and "two weeks" specifies the time frame. The other options ("two weeks before," "before two weeks," "ago two weeks") do not follow the correct syntax and do not convey the intended meaning.

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  • 10. 

    I went to Seoul ...

    • A.

      Next year

    • B.

      Last year

    • C.

      Tomorrow

    • D.

      Every day

    Correct Answer
    B. Last year
    Explanation
    The phrase "last year" indicates that the speaker went to Seoul in the year preceding the current one. This suggests that the speaker is referring to a specific point in time in the past when they visited Seoul.

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