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Historical News event quiz

8 Historical news clips quiz which you must try to ascertain a specific event time or date from a multiple choice. 8 Questions.

 
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1

At what time did the SAS start their iconic successful assault on the embassy building in Princess Gate London on 5th May 1980?

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  • 16:45 GMT
  • 19:23 GMT
  • 22:00 GMT
  • 20:12 GMT

2

(Falklands war) On 4 May 1982 the British lost the Type 42 destroyer HMS Sheffield following an Exocet missile strike from the Argentine Navy. What day did she sink?

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  • 6th May
  • 15th May
  • 4th May
  • 10th May

3

Elvis Presley died on 16th August 1977. He was officially pronounced dead at what time at the Baptist Memorial Hospital?

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  • 5:30pm
  • 3:30pm
  • 10:30am
  • 3:30am

4

The US dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima at what time on August 6, 1945 during the Second World War?

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  • 5:15 pm Local time
  • 2:15 pm Local time
  • 11:00 am Local time
  • 8:15 am Local time

5

Apollo 11 took the 1st men to land on the Moon in 1969, but in what Month did the event take place?

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  • July
  • June
  • May
  • April

6

President John F Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963 but on what day of the week was it?

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  • Monday
  • Friday
  • Tuesday
  • Sunday

7

The worlds tallest building the Burj Khalifa at 2717ft construction began on 21 September 2004 and opened on 4 January 2010. How many weeks is that?

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  • 350
  • 276
  • 250
  • 266

8

The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II as monarch of the United Kingdom took place on what date?

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  • 1st May 1953
  • 28th July 1953
  • 4th July 1953
  • 2nd June 1953

 

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