Weekly Quiz for March 9 -15

  • Emperor Wu, who assumed the throne in 121 AD and ruled for 54 years, was part of which Chinese dynasty?

    China
    • Han
    • Tang
    • Ming
    • Qing
  • Who created the TV show Buffy the Vampire, which premiered in 1997 starring Sarah Michelle Geller?

    Sarah Michelle Gellar
    • Chris Carter
    • Shonda Rhimes
    • Joss Whedon
    • Chuck Lorre
  • True or false: March 11, 1986 marked 1 million days since the supposed foundation of Rome in 753 BC.

    Alaric I Sacks Rome
    • True
    • False
  • Who was murdered on the Ides of March in 44 BC?

    • Alexander the Great

      Alexander the Great

    • Julius Caesar

      Julius Caesar

    • Augustus Caesar

      Augustus Caesar

    • Caligula

      Caligula

  • What was first bottled in this vessel in 1894?

    Coca-Cola Sold in Bottles
    • Pepsi
    • Coca-cola
    • Budweiser
    • Oil
  • True or false: In 1781, William Herschel sees what he thinks is a comet but actually discovers the planet Uranus.

    William Herschel
    • True
    • False
  • Who wrote the influential economics book "The Wealth of Nations" published in 1776?

    • David Hume

      David Hume

    • Adam Smith

      Adam Smith

    • Karl Marx

      Karl Marx

    • John Maynard Keynes

      John Maynard Keynes

  • In what decade did the Barbie doll make her debut at the New York Toy Fair?

    Statue of Liberty
    • 1930s
    • 1940s
    • 1950s
    • 1960s
  • Which scientific theory is Albert Einstein most famous for?

    Albert Einstein
    • Natural Selection
    • String Theory
    • The Big Bang Theory
    • Theory of Relativity
  • Who was named President of the People's Republic of China in 2013?

    • Xi Jinping

      Xi Jinping

    • Jiang Zemin

      Jiang Zemin

    • Jack Ma

      Jack Ma

    • Deng Xiaoping

      Deng Xiaoping

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