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Alexander Graham Bell invented which of the following devices?
Telephone - Among many inventions, Alexander is also credited with developing one of the early versions of a metal detector in 1881.
Complete the title of the famous Martin Luther King Jr. speech "I have a ____"?
Dream - King received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence in 1964.
In what century was Queen Victoria ruler of the British Empire?
19th - Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom from 1837 until 1901.
In which country were the Modern Olympics held for the first time in 1896?
Greece - The modern Olympic Games currently host more than two hundred participating nations.
Leif Eriksson was the son of which famous Viking?
a. Rolo the White
b. Dan the Blue
c. Erik the Red
d. Simon the Yellow
Erik the Red - Eriksson is considered by some historians as the first European to land in North America.
The Mayan civilization was located in which modern day country?
Mexico - The Mayan people were known for art, architecture, mathematics, the calendar and their astronomical system.
Where was the Titanic heading when it hit an iceberg and sank?
a. New York
New York - The Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning of April 15th, 1912.
Which US Apollo mission was the first to land on the moon?
11 - Apollo 11 was the first spaceflight to land humans on the Moon.
Not including annulled marriages, which English King was famous for having 3 wives?
a. Edward VIII
b. Richard VIII
c. Richard the Lionheart
d. Henry VIII
Henry VIII - Henry's three wives were Seymour, Howard and Parr.
Which of these cities was divided by a "wall" from 1961 to 1989?
a. Washington, D.C.
Berlin - A wall divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.
Which of the following was the name of one of Christopher Columbus' famous ships?
a. Santa Mary
Pinta - Columbus sailed from Spain with three ships. The Nina, Pinta and the Santa Maria.
Of the following famous politicians, who drafted the Declaration of Independence?
a. George Bush
b. Bill Clinton
c. Franklin D. Roosevelt
d. Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson - The Declaration of Independence was originally published in July of 1776.
Who invented the lightbulb, and over 1000 other inventions?
a. J. P. Morgan
b. Henry Ford
c. Thomas Edison
d. Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison - Edison also invented the phonograph and the motion picture camera.
Who was the first man on the moon?
a. Alan Shepard
b. Neil Armstrong
c. John Glenn
d. Buzz Aldrin
Neil Armstrong - Armstrong was the first to set foot on the moon on July 21st, 1969.
Who was the first President of the United States?
a. George Washington
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. Andrew Jackson
George Washington - George Washington served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797.
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