Weekly Quiz No.32

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

Which year?


1. Morgan Freeman was born on June 1st.

a.1937 b.1940 c.1943

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
2. General Charles De Gaulle named the premier of France.

a.1953 b.1958 c.1963

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
3. Queen Elizabeth II is crowned in Westminster Abbey.

a.1951 b.1953 c.1955

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
4. China leases Hong Kong to Great Britain for 99 years.

a.1878 b.1888 c.1898

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
5. The ballpoint pen is patented in the United States

a.1933 b.1943 c.1953

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
6. Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa.

a.1964 b.1967 c.1970

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
7. China explodes its first H-bomb.

a.1947 b.1957 c.1967

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
8. Official removal of the Berlin Wall begins.

a.1988 b.1990 c.1992

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
9. North Korean troops move into South Korea

a.1950 b.1952 c.1954

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
10. US Senator Robert Kennedy is shot and killed in Los Angeles.

a.1964 b.1966 c.1968

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   

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Compiled by Tony McDermott 2005