Which Dutch painter, born this week in 1606, completed this self-portrait?
- 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?
- 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?
- Operation Attila
- Operation Alfred
- Operation SeaLion
- Operation Felix
Who published the classic American novel Catcher in Rye this week in 1951?
J. D. Salinger
William S. Burroughs
Who was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 points in Olympic History?
- 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?
Which country was split into two this week in 1954?
The NASA mission number was the 1st manned mission to land on the Moon this week in 1969?
- 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
Who is this famous Wild West figure, one half of the 1st quick-draw duel of the American West in 1865?
- Wyatt Earp
- Wild Bill Hickok
- Buffalo Bill Cody
- Texas Jack Omohundro
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