Weekly Quiz June 1 - 7

  • Who became Kenya's first president when it became a republic in 1964?

    • Jomo Kenyatta

      Jomo Kenyatta

    • Kwame Nkrumah

      Kwame Nkrumah

    • Haile Selassie

      Haile Selassie

    • Idi Amin

      Idi Amin

  • What does the television channel CNN stand for, launched by Ted Turner in 1980?

    Ted Turner
    • Connected News Net
    • Communicated News Notices
    • Cable News Network
    • Chicken Noodle Network
  • What year was Great Britain's Queen Elizabeth II crowned in Westminster Abbey?

    Elizabeth II
    • 1951
    • 1953
    • 1955
    • 1957
  • The 1943 race-related Zoot Street riots occurred in which American city?

    United States of America
    • San Francisco
    • Chicago
    • Philadelphia
    • Los Angeles
  • In what year did pro-democracy protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square result in hundreds being killed when Chinese soldiers were ordered to clear the square and suppress the movement?

    Goddess of Democracy
    • 1983
    • 1985
    • 1987
    • 1989
  • Who released the album "Born in the USA" this week in 1984?

    • Prince Rogers Nelson

      Prince Rogers Nelson

    • Neil Young

      Neil Young

    • Bruce Springsteen

      Bruce Springsteen

    • Michael Jackson

      Michael Jackson

  • What food became popular as the result of the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia?

    Liberty Bell
    • Bananas
    • Ice cream cone
    • Pizza
    • Milkshakes
  • What epidemic officially began in 1981?

    SARS Outbreak
    • Ebola
    • AIDS
    • Legionnaires outbreak
    • Fainting epidemic
  • Operation Overlord was the code name for which 1944 military operation?

    Germany Invades the Soviet Union
    • Dunkirk Evacuation
    • D-Day Landings
    • Victory in Europe
    • Invasion of Italy
  • Which legendary baseball player retired this week in 1935?

    • Cy Young

      Cy Young

    • Lou Gehrig

      Lou Gehrig

    • Jackie Robinson

      Jackie Robinson

    • Babe Ruth

      Babe Ruth

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