Weekly Quiz for November 4 -10

  • Who is this archaeologist, who discovered the tomb of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922?

    Howard Carter
    • Heinrich Schliemann
    • Howard Carter
    • Flinders Petrie
    • Hiram Bingham
  • Who did Barack Obama defeat to be elected President of the United States in 2008?

    • George W. Bush

      George W. Bush

    • Dick Cheney

      Dick Cheney

    • Mitt Romney

      Mitt Romney

    • John McCain

      John McCain

  • Which Beatle said at a Royal Variety performance in 1963 "Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And for the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewelry…"?

    • Paul McCartney

      Paul McCartney

    • Ringo Starr

      Ringo Starr

    • John Lennon

      John Lennon

    • George Harrison

      George Harrison

  • Which world leader declared the United States The Great Satan in 1979?

    United States of America
    • Ayatollah Khomeini (Iran)
    • Leonid Brezhnev (USSR)
    • Fidel Castro (Cuba)
    • Kim Il-sung (North Korea)
  • Who is this famous basketball player who announced he had HIV this week in 1991?

    Magic Johnson
    • Michael Jordan
    • Magic Johnson
    • Larry Bird
    • Hakeem Olajuwon
  • Which explorer said the immortal words "Dr Livingstone, I presume?" in Central Africa this week in 1871?

    'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?'
    • Mungo Park
    • Meriwether Lewis
    • Richard Burton
    • Henry Morton Stanley
  • Who did Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés meet at Tenochtitlan for the first time in 1519?

    Hernán Cortés
    • Atahualpa
    • Moctezuma II
    • Kan Ek
    • Hunac Ceel
  • The Russian October Revolution of 1917 was led by which socialist political party?

    Red October
    • Mensheviks
    • Bolsheviks
    • Việt Minh
    • Khmer Rouge
  • What was the name of the infamous ship found drifting in 1872 in the Atlantic, its crew mysteriously vanished?

    Ship
    • Mary Rose
    • Ellen Austin
    • Mary Celeste
    • Sarah Jane
  • True or false: Walt Disney served as an FBI informer reporting on Hollywood subversives.

    Walt Disney
    • True
    • False
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