Header

16 - Quiz Answers

Answers to the Quiz - 100 years on

In what year                                                                                         

  1. Did England win the World Cup for Soccer?                      1966
  2. Did a king abdicate?                                                         1936, Edward VIII
  3. Did the USA drop the first atomic bomb?1936 1945
  4. The first man walk on the moon? 1969, N Armstrong
  5. Was President Kennedy assassinated? 1963
  6. Did the Beatles release their first single? 1962, ‘Love love me do’  
  7. Was the Armistice signed for the First World War? 1918
  8. Did President Nixon resign? 1974
  9. Was Everest first climbed? 1953, Hillary, Tenzing
  10. Was Queen Elizabeth II crowned? 1953
  11. Did the ‘Queen Mother’ die? 2002
  12. Was the General Strike? 1926
  13. Was Sputnik launched? 1957
  14. Was the Indian Ocean tsunami? 2004
  15. Was Pearl Harbour bombed? 1941
  16. Was VE day? 1945
  17. Did the Berlin Wall fall? 1989
  18. Were The Twin Towers destroyed 2001
  19. Did India gain independence? 1947
  20. Fidel Castro become PM of Cuba? 1959
  21. Did Britain first win the Eurovision song contest 1967, Sandy Shaw with ‘Puppet on a string’
  22. Did Lindberg fly the Atlantic? 1927
  23. Amelia Earhart fly the Atlantic? 1932
  24. Was the first man in space? 1961, Gagarin
  25. The first 4-minute mile run? 1954, Roger Bannister