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Trivia Quiz - It Happened on this Date in History!


Can you match the famous event to the date? -tazzytina

Quiz Number: 1251
Date Submitted: May 22, 2007
Quiz Categories: History
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: tazzytina
Average Score: 61.8 percent
Times Taken: 190 times
Taken by Registered Users: 26

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It Happened on this Date in History
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1. January 28, 1986
  A.   The Beatles break up
  B.   Space Shutlle Challenger explosion
  C.   Inaguration of President Ronald Reagan
  D.   Subway bombing in London

2. July 20, 1969
  A.   "The Brady Bunch" aires on television
  B.   Bobby Kennedy is assassinated
  C.   Martin Luther King made his "I have a dream" speech
  D.   first moon walk

3. January 7, 1927
  A.   The Great Depression began
  B.   television was invented
  C.   stock market crashed
  D.   World War II began

4. December 8, 1980
  A.   Pope John Paul assasination attempted
  B.   Ronald Reagan assassination attempt
  C.   John Lennon was murdered
  D.   Vietnam War ended

5. August 8, 1974
  A.   Richard Nixon resigns
  B.   Brad Pitt was born
  C.   stock market crash
  D.   India conducts a nuclear test

6. October 29, 1929
  A.   sinking of the Titanic
  B.   Black Tuesday, stock market crash
  C.   first training of seeing eye dogs
  D.   comic strip Popeye is launched

7. January 1, 1971
  A.   ads for cigarettes are banned on TV
  B.   Concorde makes its first supersonic flight
  C.   Apollo is launched toward the moon
  D.   The Beatles break up

8. February 11, 1990
  A.   Hubble space telescope was launched
  B.   Nelson Mandela was released from prison
  C.   Iraq invaded Kuwait
  D.   Milli Vanilli stripped of their Grammy

9. April 12, 1961
  A.   Space shuttle Challenger exploded
  B.   Mickey Mantle becomes highest paid baseball player
  C.   first human orbited the Earth
  D.   Berlin Wall was built

10. December 7 ,1941
  A.   attack on Pearl Harbor
  B.   end of World War II
  C.   beginning of the Korean Conflict
  D.   end of the Great Depression


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