Weekly Quiz for December 2 - 8

  • 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?

    Coronation of Napoleon Bonaparte
    • 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?

    Attack on 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?

    Otis Redding
    • True
    • False
  • What was patented in the US in 1909 and sparked the birth of the plastics industry?

    United States of America
    • Plasticine
    • Petroleum jelly
    • Celluloid
    • Bakelite
  • What was the name of the pirate whose fearsome features were 1st recorded in 1717 and who helped create today's stereotypical image?

    Russian Antarctic Expedition
    • Black Caesar
    • Blackbeard
    • Captain Crapo
    • Calico Jack
  • Where was the world's worst industrial accident, involving leaking toxic gases at a Union Carbide pesticide plant that killed over 15,000 people?

    The Blue Marble
    • 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?

    • Anne Rice

      Anne Rice

    • Enid Blyton

      Enid Blyton

    • Agatha Christie

      Agatha Christie

    • Beatrix Potter

      Beatrix Potter

  • In 1989 Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and which US President declared the Cold War over?

    • Bill Clinton

      Bill Clinton

    • George W. Bush

      George W. Bush

    • Ronald Reagan

      Ronald Reagan

    • George H. W. Bush

      George H. W. Bush

  • Who is this who in 771 AD became sole King of the Franks after the death of his brother?

    • William the Conqueror
    • Charlemagne
    • Charles the Fat
    • Otto I