Weekly Quiz for October 7 - 13

  • John Lennon released the best-selling single of his solo career in 1971, what was it?

    John Lennon
    • Revolution
    • Imagine
    • (Just Like) Starting Over
    • Jealous Guy
  • Kenyan Wangari Maathai was the first African woman to do what in 2004?

    Kenya
    • Win the Booker literary prize
    • Be appointed head of the World Bank
    • Win the Nobel Peace Prize
    • Win an Academy Award
  • Which US president established the Office of Homeland Security in 2001?

    • Bill Clinton

      Bill Clinton

    • George H. W. Bush

      George H. W. Bush

    • George W. Bush

      George W. Bush

    • Barack Obama

      Barack Obama

  • Leif Ericson became the 1st European to do what this week in 1000 AD?

    Russian Antarctic Expedition
    • Travel to China
    • Sail around Cape Horn
    • Reach the East Indies
    • Reach North America
  • The tuxedo jacket is named after the venue it was first worn at - Tuxedo Park, New York?

    New York
    • True
    • False
  • The 1st Summer Olympic Games to be held in Latin America opened this week in which city?

    Olympics
    • Buenos Aires
    • Mexico City
    • Rio de Janiero
    • Santiago
  • What was US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan awarded in 2016?

    Bob Dylan
    • US Presidential Medal of Freedom
    • Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
    • Academy Award for Best Song
    • Nobel Prize for Literature
  • What was established in Greenwich, London, in 1884?

    England
    • Royal Navy
    • Universal time meridian of longitude
    • The Victoria Cross
    • Royal Obervatory
  • 33 miners from what country survived a record 69 days underground this week in 2010?

    CopiapĆ³ Mine Rescue
    • Uruguay
    • Mexico
    • Chile
    • Argentina
  • The Day of Six Billion was declared October 12 in what year to mark the birth of the 6 billionth person?

    • 1979
    • 1989
    • 1999
    • 2009
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