Weekly Quiz for February 3 - 9

  • In 1870 the US ratified the 15th amendment to the constitution, what did it then do?

    Constitution of the United States
    • Abolished slavery
    • Gave right to vote regardless of race or color
    • Limited a president to 2 terms
    • Established prohibition
  • Who directed the Italian film "La Dolce Vita", which premiered this week in 1960?

    • Federico Fellini

      Federico Fellini

    • Bernardo Bertolucci

      Bernardo Bertolucci

    • Roberto Benigni

      Roberto Benigni

    • Jean-Luc Godard

      Jean-Luc Godard

  • From which university did Mark Zuckerberg launch Facebook in 2004?

    Mark Zuckerberg
    • Princeton
    • Yale
    • Harvard
    • MIT
  • Who appointed Yasser Arafat their leader in 1969?

    Yasser Arafat
    • Government of Egypt
    • Palatine Liberation Organization
    • Arab League
    • Ba'ath Party
  • Who founded Singapore as a British trading post in 1819?

    • Cecil Rhodes

      Cecil Rhodes

    • William Bligh

      William Bligh

    • James Brooke

      James Brooke

    • Stamford Raffles

      Stamford Raffles

  • The Battle of Guadalcanal in WWII ended this week in 1943, what group of islands was it fought on?

    Battle of Eniwetok
    • Solomon Islands
    • Dutch East Indies
    • Marshall Islands
    • Hawaiian Islands
  • In which year did the population of the US reach 200 million?

    United States of America
    • 1929
    • 1949
    • 1969
    • 1989
  • How old was Elizabeth II when she became queen in 1952?

    Elizabeth II
    • 22
    • 25
    • 28
    • 32
  • The famous Roman Portland Vase in the British Museum was shattered in 1845 by a drunken visitor?

    2,000-year-old Glass Treasure Shattered by a Drunk
    • True
    • False
  • Who is this famous scientist?

    Isaac Newton
    • Charles Darwin
    • Albert Einstein
    • Isaac Newton
    • Galileo Galilei
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