Weekly Quiz for June 8-14

  • Who was nominated to the US Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993 and is the subject of a recent film?

    Very Rare Photo of the Supreme Court
    • Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    • Stephen Breyer
    • Clarence Thomas
    • Samuel Alito
  • What international conflict ended this week after in 1982 after 74 days?

    Argentine Soldiers Surrender in the Falklands
    • The Iran-Iraq War
    • Lebanon War
    • The Falklands War
    • Invasion of Granada
  • Who was the author of the anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" born this week in 1811?

    • Emily Dickinson

      Emily Dickinson

    • Harriet Beecher Stowe

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

    • Louisa May Alcott

      Louisa May Alcott

    • Lucy Maud Montgomery

      Lucy Maud Montgomery

  • Which US comedy film starring Dan Aykroyd was released this week in 1984?

    Dan Aykroyd
    • Trading Places
    • Ghostbusters
    • The Blues Brothers
    • Dragnet
  • This week in 1922, Charlie Osborne of Anthon, Iowa, got the hiccups which then didn't stop for 68 years

    United States of America
    • False
    • True
  • Which country became the first in the world to legislate against nuclear weapons in 1987?

    Castle Bravo Nuclear Test
    • Norway
    • Sweden
    • Iceland
    • New Zealand
  • Which American organization was formed on June 10, 1935?

    Woodstock Music and Art Fair
    • Weight Watchers
    • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
    • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
    • American Red Cross
  • James Gandolfini starred in which TV series ended this week in 2007 with its now famous "cut to black" ending?

    James Gandolfini
    • The Wire
    • The West Wing
    • Dexter
    • The Sopranos
  • New York became an English colony this week in 1665, what or who was it named after?

    New York
    • The Duke of York
    • The English City of York
    • The English county of Yorkshire
    • A title of the then King of England, Charles II
  • Who is this famous Spaniard, associated with the Sagrada Familia, who died when they were hit by a tram this week in 1926?

    Antoni Gaudi
    • Joaquín Sorolla
    • Antoni Gaudí
    • Juan Gris
    • Federico García Lorca
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