During which conflict did a US Admiral declare "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"?
- US Civil War (1861-65)
- War of the Pacific (1879-84)
- World War I (1914-1918)
- World War II (1939-1945)
True of False: The Dutch Republic sold New Holland (now Brazil) for 63 tonnes of gold to Portugal in 1661?
Who revealed their idea for a World Wide Web on the internet in 1991?
- Alan Turing
- Leonard Kleinrock
- Tim Berners-Lee
- John Atanasoff
How did Prometheus, the world's oldest tree die this week in 1964 in Nevada, USA?
- It was poisoned
- Of old age
- Blew down in a storm
- It was accidentally cut down
US President Richard Nixon announced he would do what this week in 1974?
- Run again for President
- Resign as President
- End US involvement in Vietnam
- Visit China
Scottish biologist Alexander Fleming, born this week in 1881, invented what?
- Polio vaccine
- Tuberculosis vaccine
Which of these 19th century British poets is poet laureate Alfred Tennyson?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Russian Yuri Malenchenko was the first person to do what in 2003?
- Marry underwater
- Marry in Red Square
- Marry in space
- Marry while bungee jumping
Which US President once joked he'd "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes" ?!?
- Donald Trump
- George W. Bush
- Bill Clinton
- Ronald Reagan
Which famous European composer completed "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" (A Little Serenade) this week in 1787?
Ludwig van Beethoven
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Johann Sebastian Bach
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