Weekly Quiz No.6

All historical events below occured in December, but in which year?:

Which year?


1. Frank Sinatra was born on December 12th.

a.1912 b.1915 c.1918

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
2. Dr Barney Clark, a 61y.o. American dentist becomes the first human to receive an artificial heart.

a.1962 b.1972 c.1982

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
3. Prohibition is repealed in America after over 13 years.

a.1931 b.1933 c.1935

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
4. Marie Curie becomes the first woman to receive a Nobel prize.

a.1903 b.1913 c.1923

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
5. Roald Amundsen, the Norwegian explorer, becomes the first man to reach the South Pole.

a.1903 b.1907 c.1911

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
6. Panama declares war on the United States.

a.1889 b.1939 c.1989

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
7. The 'Mayflower' lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts.

a.1520 b.1620 c.1720

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
8. The Wright Brothers make their first airplane flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C.

a.1903 b.1905 c.1907

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
9. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize.

a.1961 b.1964 c.1967

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
10. Thomas Edison demonstrates the first sound recording, reciting Mary Had a Little Lamb in West Orange, New Jersey.

a.1877 b.1887 c.1897

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   

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Compiled by Tony McDermott 2004