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This Is An Historic Moment Quiz

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Which achievement links Arthur Martin-Leake, Noel Chavasse and Charles Upham?

  • Only triple dead heat in Olympic 100 metres
  • All three swam Pacific Ocean together
  • Only people to be awarded two Victoria Crosses
  • All three were 8ft 11in tall

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When Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt were the last people to walk on the moon, what number was their Apollo mission?

  • XIV (14)
  • XV (15)
  • XVI (16)
  • XVII (17)

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Before Tony Blair, who was the previous leader of the Labour Party to win a general election?

  • John Smith
  • Harold Wilson
  • Michael Foot
  • James Callaghan

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What name was given to the Chinese peasant uprising of 1900?

  • The Bulldog Rebellion
  • The Boxer Rebellion
  • The Bloodhound Rebellion
  • The Beagle Rebellion

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Before becoming President of the United States, Bill Clinton was governor of which state?

  • Kansas
  • Nebraska
  • Iowa
  • Arkansas

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Which British Queen had been pregnant at least 18 times, but only gave birth to one child who lived to be at least 2 years old?

  • Matilda
  • Mary I
  • Anne
  • Mary II

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Which famous person from history was born with the name Temujin in the 12th centry?

  • Alexander the Great
  • Genghis Khan
  • Attila the Hun
  • Frederick the Great

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Which Scottish novelist became Governor General of Canada in 1935?

  • John Buchan
  • J M Barrie
  • Edward Boyd
  • Norman Cameron

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In which British city was Guy Fawkes born and Dick Turpin killed?

  • London
  • Bristol
  • Manchester
  • York

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In what year was the Berlin wall erected?

  • 1959
  • 1960
  • 1961
  • 1962

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What type of antique furniture was a "cheval"?

  • Table
  • Chair
  • Mirror
  • Bed

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What nationality was Copernicus, the astronomer who showed that the Earth rotated around the Sun?

  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Hungarian
  • French

 

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