What is the name of this famous textile that depicts William the Conqueror's victory at the Battle of Hastings this week in 1066?
- Cloth of St Gereon
- Bayeux Tapestry
- Överhogdal Tapestry
- Butler-Bowden Cope
What island was Napoleon Bonaparte sent to in 1815 when he was exiled for the second and final time?
- St Helena
- Ascension Island
Whose 2017 tweet went viral when she wrote “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’"?
During which Olympics did American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos give the Black Power salute on the podium?
- Toyko 1964
- Mexico City 1968
- Munich 1972
- Montreal 1976
In 1384 Jadwiga was crowned King of Poland, despite being a woman?
How much did America pay Russia to buy Alaska, which it took formal possession of this week in 1867?
- $7.2 million
- $10.6 million
- $30.5 million
- $57.3 million
What Beatles single, released in 1963 became their 1st American No. 1 and heralded the start of the British Invasion of the American music industry?
- A Hard Day's Night
- I Saw Her Standing There
- Yellow Submarine
- I Want to Hold Your Hand
Who is this who was convicted in the US on tax evasion charges in 1931?
- Spiro T. Agnew
- Alvin Karpis
- Al Capone
- Baby Face Nelson
Where did British General Lord Cornwallis surrender to George Washington, ending the American Revolutionary War in 1781?
- Washington DC
What was Mata Hari's nationality, who was executed by a French firing squad in 1917 for spying for Germany?
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