Weekly Quiz November 18 - 24

  • Who printed and published the 1st known book in English this week in 1477?

    Book of Common Prayer
    • William Blake
    • William Caxton
    • Johannes Gutenberg
    • Thomas Malory
  • Who did President Thomas Jefferson commission to lead the 1st European expedition to the American west and Pacific coast?

    Thomas Jefferson
    • Lewis and Clarke
    • Burke and Willis
    • John C. Frémont
    • Henry Morton Stanley
  • Where was Joe Biden born this week in 1942?

    Joe Biden
    • Wilmington, Delaware
    • Washington D.C.
    • Newark, Delaware
    • Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • In 1642 Dutch explorer Abel Tasman discovered Van Diemen's Land, what is it now called?

    Abel Tasman
    • Fiji
    • Tonga
    • Tasmania
    • New Zealand
  • Which US President gave the Gettysburg address that begins with "Four score and seven years ago...?

    • George Washington

      George Washington

    • Abraham Lincoln

      Abraham Lincoln

    • Thomas Jefferson

      Thomas Jefferson

    • James Monroe

      James Monroe

  • What is the name of the 1983 TV film about the effects of nuclear war, watched by 100 million?

    UK Tests a Hydrogen Bomb
    • The Day After
    • The Day After Tomorrow
    • The China Syndrome
    • The Chain Reaction
  • Which famous footballer scored his 1,000th goal in 1969?

    • Diego Maradona

      Diego Maradona

    • Ronaldo


    • Wayne Rooney

      Wayne Rooney

    • Pele


  • Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" published in 1859, was based on findings from what ship's voyage?

    Charles Darwin
    • Endurance
    • Endeavour
    • Beagle
    • Dawn Treader
  • In 2017 which world leader resigned after 37 years in power?

    • Robert Mugabe

      Robert Mugabe

    • Hosni Mubarak

      Hosni Mubarak

    • Akihito


    • Fidel Castro

      Fidel Castro

  • Who is this director of the 1923 film "The Ten Commandments"?

    Cecil B. DeMille
    • Charlie Chaplin
    • Cecil B. DeMille
    • Buster Keaton
    • Fritz Lang