What did Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize, patented in 1867?
- Sewing machine
What film starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman won Best Picture at the Academy Awards in 1944?
- The Maltese Falcon
- The Big Sleep
What was the 1st commercially successful video game launched this week in 1972?
- Mario Brothers
- Space Invaders
True or false: In 1954 a woman in Alabama became the 1st person to be hit by a meteor and survive.
When Hugh Hefner launched Playboy magazine in 1953 which actress was its 1st centerfold?
What did activist Rosa Parks do in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955?
- Refuse to move to the back of the bus
- Led a march
- Managed to vote despite opposition
- Insisted on being served at a whites only shop
What was name of physicist Erwin Schrödinger's famous thought experiment published in 1935?
- Schrödinger's hat
- Schrödinger's rat
- Schrödinger's cat
- Schrödinger's bat
Which English king, who came to the throne in 1016, supposedly tried to command an incoming tide?
- Alfred the Great
- Edward the Confessor
- King Canute
- William the Conqueor
What was Mark Twain's real name?
- Samuel Butler
- Samuel Clemens
- William Carlyle
- Albert Speer
Idina Menzel sings the role of which character in the animated film Frozen, released this week in 2013?
- Queen Elsa
- Princess Anna
- Olaf the snowman
- All of them
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