Weekly Quiz for October 28 - November 3

  • What year was the Statue of Liberty dedicated in New York?

    Statue of Liberty
    • 1876
    • 1886
    • 1896
    • 1906
  • What happened to English adventurer and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh in 1618?

    Walter Raleigh
    • He was knighted by Elizabeth I
    • He laid his cloak down so the monarch avoided stepping in a puddle
    • He landed on the coast of California
    • He was bedheaded
  • Whose radio broadcast of the novel "The War of the Worlds" was so believable that it caused widespread panic in 1938?

    • Orson Welles

      Orson Welles

    • H. G. Wells

      H. G. Wells

    • Cary Grant

      Cary Grant

    • Laurence Olivier

      Laurence Olivier

  • Which continents were connected by the opening of the Bosphorus Bridge in 1973?

    Opening of the Bosphorus Bridge
    • North and South America
    • Asia and Africa
    • Asia and Europe
    • Asia and Australia
  • Selected as the worldwide signal for distress in 1906, what does SOS actually stand for?

    SS Libau Sets Sail
    • Save our Souls
    • Save our Ship
    • Send on Salvation
    • Nothing
  • What was the 1st animal to be sent into orbit aboard the USSR's Sputnik 2 in 1957?

    John Glenn Orbits Earth
    • Monkey
    • Parrot
    • Dog
    • Mice
  • What is the world's largest selling English-language newspaper, 1st published in 1838?

    The Blue Marble
    • The New York Times
    • The Times of India
    • The Times (UK)
    • Financial Times
  • Where did the famous boxing match the 'Rumble in the Jungle' take place, where Muhammad Ali delivered a knock out of George Foreman?

    Muhammad Ali
    • Las Vegas, America
    • Madison Square Gardens, New York
    • Kinshasa, Zaire
    • Harare, Zimbabwe
  • What was the name of the 1st thermonuclear weapon (hydrogen bomb), detonated in a test by the US in 1952?

    UK Tests a Hydrogen Bomb
    • Tsar Bomba
    • Ivy Mike
    • Little Boy
    • Honest John
  • What religious movement was begun in 1517 when Martin Luther sent his 95 Theses to the Archbishop of Mainz?

    Martin Luther
    • Protestant Reformation
    • Counter-Reformation
    • English Reformation
    • Unitarianism
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