Weekly Quiz for March 2 - 8

  • Which musical film starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer was released this week in 1965?

    Julie Andrews
    • Mary Poppins
    • My Fair Lady
    • The Sound of Music
    • Cinderella
  • Whose beating by US police in 1991 was captured on video and led to major rioting in that city?

    United States of America
    • Patrick Dorismond
    • Rodney King
    • Eric Garner
    • Michael Brown
  • In which country was the worldwide pandemic the Spanish Flu 1st recorded this week in 1918?

    The Blue Marble
    • Spain
    • United States of America
    • France
    • Mexico
  • "We have nothing to fear but fear itself" is a quote by which American President?

    • John F. Kennedy

      John F. Kennedy

    • Abraham Lincoln

      Abraham Lincoln

    • George H. W. Bush

      George H. W. Bush

    • Franklin D. Roosevelt

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • Who popularized the term "Iron Curtain" in a speech in 1946?

    • Winston Churchill

      Winston Churchill

    • Franklin D. Roosevelt

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • Joseph Stalin

      Joseph Stalin

    • Charles de Gaulle

      Charles de Gaulle

  • Which famous American of the Wild West died in the Battle of the Alamo in 1836?

    • Geronimo

      Geronimo

    • Davy Crocket

      Davy Crocket

    • Jesse James

      Jesse James

    • Annie Oakley

      Annie Oakley

  • In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for what invention?

    Alexander Graham Bell
    • Gramaphone
    • Electricity
    • Telephone
    • Telegraph
  • True or false: In 1908 the Cincinnati Mayor stood before a city council and announced "women are not physically fit to operate automobiles".

    1st Car Race in America
    • False
    • True
  • What year did Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappear with 239 people on board?

    Flight MH370 Disappears
    • 2008
    • 2011
    • 2014
    • 2017
  • What was announced in 1861, that has since been called the most important event in 19th century Russia?

    Emancipation of the Serfs
    • War with Napoleon
    • Emancipation of the Serfs
    • Crimean War
    • Trans-Siberian Railway
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