Weekly Quiz for September 16-22

  • Which famous American automobile manufacturer was founded by William C. Durant, in Flint, Michigan in 1908?

    1st Car Race in America
    • General Motors
    • Ford Motor Company
    • Chrysler
    • Cadillac
  • Who directed the documentary film "Roger & Me" which win the top prize at the Toronto Film Festival in 1989?

    • Steven Spielberg

      Steven Spielberg

    • Quentin Tarantino

      Quentin Tarantino

    • Michael Moore

      Michael Moore

    • Martin Scorsese

      Martin Scorsese

  • What film, based on the Tennessee Williams play, made Marlon Brando a star on its release in 1951?

    Marlon Brando
    • On the Waterfront
    • A Streetcar Named Desire
    • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
    • The Wild One
  • In 1893, which country was the 1st in the world to grant women the vote?

    Women's Suffrage March on Fifth Ave, New York
    • Finland
    • Canada
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
  • How many people were hanged during the Salem witch trials in Massachusetts?

    Salem Witch Trials
    • 6
    • 12
    • 20
    • 35
  • Which city suffered a devastating fire this week in 1812?

    Great Fire of Moscow
    • Moscow
    • Chicago
    • London
    • San Francisco
  • What English monument did Cecil Chubb buy for £6,600 in 1915?

    England
    • London Bridge
    • Leeds Castle
    • Skara Brae
    • Stonehenge
  • A DNA study in 2016 found which civilization the oldest known on earth?

    • Kenyan Masai
    • Alaskan Eskimo–Aleut
    • North African Berbers
    • Australian Aborginals
  • Which song released this week in 1960 started a world-wide dance craze?

    The Twist Dance Craze
    • Macarena
    • The Lambeth Walk
    • The Twist
    • The Funky Chicken
  • The surrender of Pope Pius IX in 1870 finally unified Italy and ended the independence of the Papal States after how many years?

    St. Peter's Basilica
    • 503 years
    • 746 years
    • 983 years
    • 1,116 years
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