What year was the Statue of Liberty dedicated in New York?
What happened to English adventurer and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh in 1618?
- 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?
H. G. Wells
Which continents were connected by the opening of the Bosphorus Bridge in 1973?
- 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?
- Save our Souls
- Save our Ship
- Send on Salvation
What was the 1st animal to be sent into orbit aboard the USSR's Sputnik 2 in 1957?
What is the world's largest selling English-language newspaper, 1st published in 1838?
- 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?
- 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?
- 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?
- Protestant Reformation
- English Reformation
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