Weekly Quiz for November 11 - 17

  • "The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" marked the end of which war?

    End of World War I
    • US Civil War
    • World War I
    • World War II
    • Korean War
  • Who is this political leader, confirmed dead in 2004?

    Yasser Arafat
    • Osama bin Laden
    • Fidel Castro
    • Yasser Arafat
    • Ayatollah Khomeini
  • True or false: Barack Obama was the first sitting US president to pose for a gay magazine?

    Barack Obama
    • True
    • False
  • Which explorer's body and diary was found in Antarctica in 1912?

    • Roald Amundsen

      Roald Amundsen

    • Edmund Hillary

      Edmund Hillary

    • Robert Falcon Scott

      Robert Falcon Scott

    • Richard E. Byrd

      Richard E. Byrd

  • Which major shipping canal opened in 1869?

    HMS Vanguard Disaster
    • Panama Canal
    • Corinth Canal
    • Houston Ship Canal
    • Suez Canal
  • Who did Elizabeth I succeed when she came to the throne of England this week in 1558?

    Elizabeth I
    • Henry VIII
    • Mary I
    • Edward VI
    • James I
  • Who wrote "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes" in a letter in 1789?

    • Thomas Jefferson

      Thomas Jefferson

    • George Washington

      George Washington

    • Benjamin Franklin

      Benjamin Franklin

    • Abraham Lincoln

      Abraham Lincoln

  • Who is this actor born this week in 1980?

    Ryan Gosling
    • Ryan Seacrest
    • Ryan Reynolds
    • Ryan Phillipe
    • Ryan Gosling
  • Who was the artist of the "Salvator Mundi" painting that set a new world record price when it sold at auction in 2017?

    • Michelangelo

      Michelangelo

    • Pablo Picasso

      Pablo Picasso

    • Leonardo da Vinci

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • Raphael

      Raphael

  • Inca Emperor Atahualpa was captured in the Andes by which Spanish conquistador in 1532?

    Atahualpa
    • Francisco Pizarro
    • Hernán Cortés
    • Christopher Columbus
    • Ferdinand Magellan
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