Weekly Quiz for December 9 - 15

  • Which country was Lech Wałęsa elected President of in 1990?

    Lech Wałęsa
    • Hungry
    • Poland
    • Ireland
    • Wales
  • Who wrote the poem Charge of the Light Brigade, published this week in 1854?

    • William Wordsworth

      William Wordsworth

    • Lord Byron

      Lord Byron

    • Alfred Tennyson

      Alfred Tennyson

    • William Blake

      William Blake

  • Which British monarch abdicated their throne in 1936?

    Royal Crown
    • George IV
    • Edward VII
    • Edward VIII
    • Victoria
  • Who is this who sent the 1st radio signal across the Atlantic Ocean from England to Canada in 1901?

    Guglielmo Marconi
    • Thomas Edison
    • Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
    • Alexander Graham Bell
    • Guglielmo Marconi
  • Who headed the first expedition to reach the South Pole in 1911?

    • Robert Falcon Scott

      Robert Falcon Scott

    • Edmund Hillary

      Edmund Hillary

    • Roald Amundsen

      Roald Amundsen

    • Ernest Shackleton

      Ernest Shackleton

  • How old was Mary, Queen of Scots when she inherited the throne of Scotland in 1542?

    Mary, Queen of Scots
    • 6 days
    • 6 years
    • 16 years
    • 26 years
  • Which of these individuals won the Nobel Peace Prize, established by Alfred Nobel?

    Alfred Nobel
    • Martin Luthur King Jr.
    • Theodore Roosevelt
    • Archbishop Desmond Tutu
    • All of them
  • Which Roman Emperor, born in 37 AD, famous for his debaucherous lifestyle, was rumored to have started the Great Fire of Rome?

    • Augustus Caesar

      Augustus Caesar

    • Nero

      Nero

    • Claudius

      Claudius

    • Hadrian

      Hadrian

  • True or false: Uruguay was the first country to legalize the sale, and use of marijuana.

    Uruguay
    • False
    • True
  • Which actor delivered the famous line "greed is good" in the 1987 film Wall Street?

    • Martin Sheen

      Martin Sheen

    • Richard Gere

      Richard Gere

    • Michael Douglas

      Michael Douglas

    • Robert De Niro

      Robert De Niro

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