Who became President of Cuba in 1976?
- Hugo Chávez
- Fidel Castro
- Raul Castro
- Che Guevara
Which monarch's coronation in 1804 is depicted in this painting?
- Napoleon Bonaparte (France)
- George III (United Kingdom)
- Alexander I (Russia)
- Louis XIV (France)
What is the name of the speech delivered by Franklin D. Roosevelt to US Congress the day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor?
- Atoms for Peace
- I have a Dream
- Day of Infamy
- Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death
True or false: "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay" by Otis Redding was the 1st posthumous No.1 single in America?
What was patented in the US in 1909 and sparked the birth of the plastics industry?
- Petroleum jelly
What was the name of the pirate whose fearsome features were 1st recorded in 1717 and who helped create today's stereotypical image?
- Black Caesar
- Captain Crapo
- Calico Jack
Where was the world's worst industrial accident, which involved leaking toxic gases at a Union Carbide pesticide plan, where over 15,000 people died?
- Bhopal, India
- Three Mile Island, USA
- Aberfan, Wales
- Courrières, France
Who was the famous female writer who mysteriously disappeared for 11 days this week in 1926?
In 1989 Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and which US President declared the Cold War over?
George W. Bush
George H. W. Bush
Who in 771 AD became sole King of the Franks after the death of his brother?
- William the Conqueror
- Charles the Fat
- Otto I
Well done! You beat the average!
People find this quiz a good challenge!
Try Another Weekly History Quiz
Try Another History QuizList of Quizzes