Weekly Quiz for July 15-21

  • Which Dutch painter, born this week in 1606, completed this self-portrait?

    Rembrandt van Rijn
    • Johannes Vermeer
    • Rembrandt van Rijn
    • Frans Hals
    • Peter Paul Reubens
  • What was banned in England on this week in 1439 to stop the spread of the Black Death?

    Black Death
    • Kissing
    • Shaking of hands
    • Market days
    • Boats to France
  • What was the code name for the invasion of Great Britain in 1940, ordered by Adolf Hitler?

    Adolf Hitler
    • Operation Attila
    • Operation Alfred
    • Operation SeaLion
    • Operation Felix
  • Who published the classic American novel Catcher in Rye this week in 1951?

    • Kurt Vonnegut

      Kurt Vonnegut

    • J. D. Salinger

      J. D. Salinger

    • James Joyce

      James Joyce

    • William S. Burroughs

      William S. Burroughs

  • Who was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 points in Olympic History?

    Olympics
    • Olga Korbut
    • Nadia Comăneci
    • Mary Lou Retton
    • Věra Čáslavská
  • In 1994 astronomers observed the 1st collision of objects in our solar system when the Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed into what?

    Far Side of the Moon Revealed
    • Jupiter
    • Moon
    • Sun
    • Mars
  • Which country was split into two this week in 1954?

    • South Korea

      South Korea

    • India

      India

    • Germany

      Germany

    • Vietnam

      Vietnam

  • The NASA mission number was the 1st manned mission to land on the Moon this week in 1969?

    Neil Armstrong
    • Apollo 8
    • Apollo 11
    • Apollo 13
    • Apollo 17
  • True or False: In 2017 US scientists calculated that the total amount of plastic ever produced equalled the weight of 1 billion elephants

    The Blue Marble
    • True
    • False
  • Who is this famous Wild West figure, one half of the 1st quick-draw duel of the American West in 1865?

    Wild Bill Hickok
    • Wyatt Earp
    • Wild Bill Hickok
    • Buffalo Bill Cody
    • Texas Jack Omohundro
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