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Guess the Decade Vol.2

written by: discoglist
 
Here are some historical events. You just have to guess in what decade they happened. Good luck!

Question 1:


What decade witnessed the publishing of Charles Darwin's 'The Origin of Species', and the first official game of baseball?
1890s
1800s
1790s
1850s

Question 2:


This decade saw the end of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe and the Year Without a Summer.
1870s
1810s
1900s
1780s

Question 3:


What decade was nicknamed the Mauve Decade, and saw the discovery of the X-rays by Wilhelm Rontgen?
1820s
1920s
1940s
1890s

Question 4:


During this decade the first modern railway opened, and Beethoven's Ninth Symphony premiered in Vienna.
1820s
1790s
1870s
1890s

Question 5:


The prototype telephone, the light bulb and the phonograph were all invented during this decade.
1840s
1890s
1820s
1870s

Question 6:


What decade saw the the end of the Enlightenment, the invention of canned food, and the publishing of the atomic theory?
1860s
1840s
1880s
1800s

Question 7:


Mark Twain published 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn', and Robert Louis Stevenson published 'Treasure Island' and 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' during this decade.
1780s
1820s
1850s
1880s

Question 8:


The first attempt to assassinate an American President was made during this decade.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
1830s
1810s
1820s
1840s

Question 9:


During this decade the submarine was invented, Alfred Nobel invented dynamite, and the American Civil War broke.
1860s
1890s
1830s
1810s

Question 10:


This decade saw the first postage stamp, the first electrical telegraph and the first use of general anesthesia in an operation.
1840s
1890s
1780s
1860s

 


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