Weekly Quiz for July 22-28

  • What 1959 cult sci-fi film by Ed Wood is often called the worst film ever made?

    1st Person to Walk in Space
    • Fire Maidens from Outer Space
    • Planet 9 from Outer Space
    • The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies
    • The Swarm
  • Haile Selassie, born this week in 1892, was the regent of which country?

    Haile Selassie
    • Morocco
    • Jordan
    • Ethiopia
    • Eswatini (Swaziland)
  • Which famous lost Inca site was rediscovered by Hiram Bingham this week in 1911?

    Hiram Bingham
    • Cusco
    • Chan Chan
    • Tikal
    • Machu Picchu
  • Custer's Last Stand, the famous defeat of the US 7th Cavalry this week in 1876 by Sioux and Cheyenne warriors is also known as?

    George Armstrong Custer
    • Battle of the Little Bighorn
    • Battle of Stony Lake
    • Battle of Julesburg
    • Battle of Wolf Mountain
  • Who appeared to descend by parachute accompanied by James Bond to open the 2012 Olympic Games in London?

    Olympics
    • British Prime Minister David Cameron
    • Paddington Bear
    • Queen Elizabeth II
    • Prince William
  • True or False: In 1945 a lift operator survived falling 75 stories after a plane crashed into the Empire State Building and broke the cables of their elevator?

    New York
    • False
    • True
  • In 1943 the RAF began Operation Gomorrah, their most destructive WWII bombing campaign on which German city?

    Germany
    • Hamburg
    • Dreden
    • Berlin
    • Munich
  • Who is this elected world leader, born this week in 1980, and only the 2nd to give birth while in office?

    Jacinda Ardern
    • Julia Gillard
    • Jacinda Ardern
    • Benazir Bhutto
    • Laura Chinchilla
  • The 1944 conference of Bretton Woods established what international organisation based on the economic ideas of John Maynard Keynes?

    John Maynard Keynes
    • United Nations (UN)
    • Marshall Plan
    • International Criminal Court
    • International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • How old was golfer Tiger Woods when he became the youngest person ever to win all four major open titles this week in 2000?

    Tiger Woods
    • 22
    • 24
    • 26
    • 28
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