Weekly Quiz for August 12-18

  • Which year did the 1st Model T Ford automobile roll off the production line?

    Model T
    • 1903
    • 1908
    • 1915
    • 1921
  • What was the 1st film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture this week in 1927?

    Hollywoodland
    • Wings
    • All Quiet on the Western Front
    • Grand Hotel
    • Gold Rush
  • Conquistador Hernán Cortés and his forces captured and destroyed the city of Tenochtitlan, the center of which empire this week in 1521?

    Hernán Cortés
    • Inca
    • Maya
    • Zapotec
    • Aztec
  • What was the code-name for the secret effort by the USA to create the 1st atomic bomb?

    Nuclear Bombing of Nagasaki
    • Operation Carpetbagger
    • The Manhattan Project
    • Project Paperclip
    • Operation Sunrise
  • King Duncan I of Scotland was killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth this week in 1040, not murdered as depicted in William Shakespeare's play

    Macbeth
    • False
    • True
  • Who is this famous performer from Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, born this week in 1860?

    Annie Oakley
    • Calamity Jane
    • Mabel Stark
    • Annie Oakley
    • Annie Jones
  • Where did the Klondike gold rush begin this week in 1896?

    United States of America
    • California
    • Colorado
    • South Dakota
    • Alaska/Canada border
  • What country was split into two parts along the 38th parallel this week in 1945?

    Korean War Ends
    • Ireland
    • Germany
    • Korea
    • Vietnam
  • It took a letter from his mother for 22 year-old Harry T. Burn to make the deciding vote in Tennessee's and America's ratification of the 19th Amendment, allowing women to vote

    Women's Suffrage March on Fifth Ave, New York
    • True
    • False
  • When The Beatles arrived in Hamburg to perform this week in 1960 they had five members but were still missing which member of their later famous four-man line-up?

    The Beatles on Ed Sullivan
    • George Harrison
    • John Lennon
    • Ringo Starr
    • Paul McCartney
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