Weekly Quiz for January 13 - 19

  • Who was the 1st American President to travel by airplane?

    • Herbert Hoover

      Herbert Hoover

    • Franklin D. Roosevelt

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • Dwight D. Eisenhower

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • John F. Kennedy

      John F. Kennedy

  • True or false: In 2019 Americans were more likely to die of an opioid overdose than in a car accident?

    United States of America
    • False
    • True
  • Which is the world's largest office building?

    The Blue Marble
    • Pentagon
    • Apple Park
    • Boeing Everett Factory
    • Burj Khalifa
  • Who crowned themself the 1st tsar of Russia in 1547?

    • Ivan the Terrible

      Ivan the Terrible

    • Peter the Great

      Peter the Great

    • Catherine the Great

      Catherine the Great

    • Vlad the Impaler

      Vlad the Impaler

  • What kingdom did Nebuchadrezzar II rule when he invaded Jerusalem in 588 BC?

    Ruins of Pompeii
    • Sumeria
    • Egyptian New Kingdom
    • Mayan
    • Neo-Babylonian
  • Who is this who published Book One of his novel Don Quixote this week in 1605?

    Miguel de Cervantes
    • Federico García Lorca
    • Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer
    • Miguel de Cervantes
    • Pablo Neruda
  • Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian was renamed who by the Roman Senate in 27 BC?

    • Julius Caesar

      Julius Caesar

    • Mark Antony

      Mark Antony

    • Augustus

      Augustus

    • Tiberius Caesar

      Tiberius Caesar

  • The First Fleet to land in Botany Bay, Australia, in 1788 carried what?

    Sydney Opera House
    • Settlers
    • Slaves
    • Soldiers
    • Convicts
  • What was the name of the military operation that began the Gulf War in 1991?

    Operation Desert Shield
    • Urgent Fury
    • Desert Storm
    • Clean Corridor
    • Scorched Earth
  • Who recorded and made famous the single "I Write the Songs", which became No. 1 in the charts in 1976?

    • Barry Manilow

      Barry Manilow

    • Barry White

      Barry White

    • Elton John

      Elton John

    • Tom Jones

      Tom Jones

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