Weekly Quiz for June 23-30

  • In which country was the world's oldest parliament established this week in 930 AD?

    • England

      England

    • Italy

      Italy

    • Iceland

      Iceland

    • United States of America

      United States of America

  • Who was the 1st African American nominated for President this week in 1886?

    • Frederick Douglass

      Frederick Douglass

    • Booker T. Washington

      Booker T. Washington

    • James Weldon Johnson

      James Weldon Johnson

    • Marcus Garvey

      Marcus Garvey

  • What medical advance was made available to the US public this week in 1960?

    • Polio Vaccine
    • Contraceptive pill
    • Ultrasound
    • Measles vaccine
  • Who is this British person, that was a major figure in WWI and was born this week in 1850?

    Horatio Kitchener
    • John French
    • David Lloyd George
    • Horatio Kitchener
    • Douglas Haig
  • The first European building was constructed in the west coast American town of Yerba Buena this week in 1835, what is it called now?

    • San Diego
    • Los Angeles
    • Seattle
    • San Francisco
  • Which classic sci-fi film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford was released this week in 1982?

    Harrison Ford
    • Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
    • Alien
    • Blade Runner
    • Poltergeist
  • Which composer wrote the opera "Valkyrie", which premiered this week in 1870 and featured the famous piece "Ride of the Valkyries"?

    • Richard Wagner

      Richard Wagner

    • Giacomo Puccini

      Giacomo Puccini

    • Giuseppe Verdi

      Giuseppe Verdi

    • Igor Stravinsky

      Igor Stravinsky

  • Who delivered their famous speech this week in West Berlin in 1963 by announcing "Ich bin ein Berliner"?

    • German Chancellor Angela Merkel

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    • Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev

      Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev

    • US President John F. Kennedy

      US President John F. Kennedy

    • British PM Harold Macmillan

      British PM Harold Macmillan

  • What year did the US Supreme Court rule in favor of same-sex marriage?

    Very Rare Photo of the Supreme Court
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • 2015
    • 2016
  • Finnish author and artist Tove Jansson died this week in 2001, what series of books is she famous for?

    • Madeline series
    • Paddington Bear
    • Barbar the elephant
    • The Moomins
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