Weekly Quiz for April 6 - 12

  • What year was the 1st modern Olympics in Athens, Greece?

    Olympics
    • 1896
    • 1900
    • 1904
    • 1908
  • Which nation established the 1st European settlement in South Africa in 1652?

    Cape Colony Founded
    • Great Britain
    • Netherlands
    • Spain
    • Portugal
  • What is the name of this famous statue rediscovered in 1820?

    Venus de Milo
    • Peplos Kore
    • Athena Parthenos
    • Aphrodite of Knidos
    • Venus de Milo
  • Who surrendered on behalf of the Confederates in Virginia at the Appomattox Court House in 1865?

    • George Armstrong Custer

      George Armstrong Custer

    • Robert E. Lee

      Robert E. Lee

    • William Tecumseh Sherman

      William Tecumseh Sherman

    • Ulysses S. Grant

      Ulysses S. Grant

  • The book "All the President's Men" was about which US political scandal?

    March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
    • Iran-Contra
    • Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky
    • Watergate
    • Teapot Dome
  • The 1998 Good Friday Agreement was a major peace initiative for which region?

    Dayton Agreement
    • Rwanda
    • Serbia
    • Northern Ireland
    • Colombia
  • Who recorded the classic single "Strangers in the Night" in 1966?

    • Bing Crosby

      Bing Crosby

    • Ella Fitzgerald

      Ella Fitzgerald

    • Tom Jones

      Tom Jones

    • Frank Sinatra

      Frank Sinatra

  • Which Hollywood actress is known for the line "I want to be alone"?

    • Greta Garbo

      Greta Garbo

    • Clara Bow

      Clara Bow

    • Bette Davis

      Bette Davis

    • Vivien Leigh

      Vivien Leigh

  • Where was Napoleon Bonaparte exiled to after his abdication in 1814?

    Napoléon Bonaparte
    • Sicily
    • St Helena
    • Elba
    • Corsica
  • True or false: Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, ended a tax on beards in 1722?

    Peter the Great
    • True
    • False
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