Weekly Quiz for March 16 - 22

  • What Greek mythological creature was associated with the ancient city of Knossos, rediscovered in 1900 on Crete?

    Parthenon
    • Minotaur
    • Cyclopes
    • Gorgon
    • Phoenix
  • Who wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin" published this week in 1852?

    • Mark Twain

      Mark Twain

    • Walt Whitman

      Walt Whitman

    • Harriet Beecher Stowe

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

    • Louisa May Alcott

      Louisa May Alcott

  • Who discovered the electric battery in 1800?

    • John Logie Baird

      John Logie Baird

    • Alessandro Volta

      Alessandro Volta

    • Thomas Edison

      Thomas Edison

    • Guglielmo Marconi

      Guglielmo Marconi

  • Which country considers the Emerald Buddha one of its most sacred objects?

    Emerald Buddha
    • Cambodia
    • China
    • Japan
    • Thailand
  • Whose campaigns and military prowess led to the unification of Italy in 1861?

    Italy
    • Louis Napoleon
    • Giuseppe Garibaldi
    • Pope Pius IX
    • Victor Emmanual II
  • What island did Napoleon Bonaparte escape from this week in 1815?

    Napoléon Bonaparte
    • Saint Helena
    • Elba
    • Réunion
    • Corsica
  • Who was the 1st American president to visit Cuba since 1928?

    • Bill Clinton

      Bill Clinton

    • George H. W. Bush

      George H. W. Bush

    • Barack Obama

      Barack Obama

    • Donald Trump

      Donald Trump

  • True or false: In 2017 the Indian rivers Yamuna and Ganges were declared living entities by the courts.

    India
    • False
    • True
  • Which sacred building designed by Antoni Gaudí had its 1st stone laid in 1882 in Barcelona?

    • Park Güell
    • Alhambra
    • Barcelona Cathedral
    • Sagrada Familia
  • Which Australian city opened its famous harbor bridge in 1932?

    Australia
    • Melbourne
    • Sydney
    • Adelaide
    • Perth
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