Weekly Quiz for April 27 - May 3

  • "Für Elise" is a famous piano piece by which classical composer?

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Ludwig van Beethoven

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

      Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    • Claude Debussy

      Claude Debussy

  • In 1770 Captain James Cook landed at Botany Bay, now the site of which modern Australian city?

    Australia
    • Melbourne
    • Canberra
    • Sydney
    • Adelaide
  • Who led the mutiny on HMS Bounty in 1789?

    Black Tot Day
    • William Bligh
    • Fletcher Christian
    • Edward Pellew
    • Horatio Nelson
  • What is the name of the world's 1st adhesive stamp shown below?

    Penny Black
    • Inverted Jenny
    • Bull's Eye
    • Treskilling Yellow
    • Penny Black
  • True or false: Author Margaret Mitchell won a Pulitzer Prize for her novel "Gone With the Wind".

    Margaret Mitchell
    • True
    • False
  • When did Peter Mark Roget 1st publish his "Roget's Thesaurus"?

    Peter Mark Roget
    • 1832
    • 1852
    • 1872
    • 1892
  • Which was the first country in the world to bring in daylight saving in 1916?

    The Blue Marble
    • United States
    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • France
  • Computer Scientist Tim Berners-Lee launched what in 1989?

    Tim Berners-Lee
    • IBM PC
    • ARPANET
    • World Wide Web
    • Game Boy
  • What did "The Edict of Toleration" issued in 311 AD by Roman Emperor Galerius end?

    Ruins of Pompeii
    • Civil War
    • War with Persia
    • Persecution of Christians
    • Persecution of Jews
  • Who released the hit single "Respect" in 1967, later Billboard's Song of the Year?

    • Nina Simone

      Nina Simone

    • Aretha Franklin

      Aretha Franklin

    • Ella Fitzgerald

      Ella Fitzgerald

    • Diana Ross

      Diana Ross

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