Weekly Quiz No.36

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

Which year?


1. Tom Cruise was born on July 3rd.

a.1960 b.1962 c.1964

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
2. The French revolution begins with the storming of the Bastille prison.

a.1729 b.1759 c.1789

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
3. The first color TV transmission was made by John Logie Baird.

a.1918 b.1928 c.1938

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
4. The Philippine Islands are granted independence by the United States.

a.1946 b.1949 c.1952

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
5. The Vatican City State, with the Pope as it's leader is created.

a.1729 b.1829 c.1929

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
6. Disneyland opens in Anaheim, Carlifornia.

a.1951 b.1955 c.1959

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
7. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) is formed.

a.1908 b.1918 c.1928

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
8. Hong Kong was returned to China after 156 years of British colonial rule.

a.1995 b.1997 c.1999

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
9. The Mont Blanc road tunnel open thereby linking France and Italy.

a.1965 b.1971 c.1975

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   
10. The Spanish Civil war begins when the army revolts against the government.

a.1928 b.1932 c.1936

   
Correct year?   _______________  
   

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Compiled by Tony McDermott 2005