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Historical Pictorial Trivial

written by: kicker
 
Look at the images and answer these simple (or not) history questions. I hope you enjoy the photos!

Question 1:

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What is the device in the photo?
Kinetoscope
Electrical Generator
Radiator
Coin Mill


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Question 2:

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The famous Edwin Smith Papyrus, written around 16th century BC in Egypt, is the oldest document of what type?
Erotica
Independence Declaration
Military tactics
Trauma Surgery


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Question 3:

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This 1989 photo shows a sign at the beach of Durban, in what country?
South Africa
Israel
Sweden
Germany


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Question 4:

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This is a 1900 poster for "The Greatest Show on Earth", just 7 years before it merged with its largest competitor. Name the circus from the poster.
Cole Bros.
Barnum & Bailey
Cirque du Soleil
Ringling Bros.


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Question 5:

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In Mexican folk culture, this figure is the skeleton of a high society woman and one of the most popular figures of the Day of the Dead celebrations.
The Conchita
Huay Chivo
The Chupacabra
The Catrina


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Question 6:

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In 1904 this graduate of Radcliffe became the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Alice Betteridge
Helen Keller
Jackie Clemo
Richard Kinney


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Question 7:

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The mathematician seen in this 1753 portrait has been featured on numerous Swiss, German, and Russian postage stamps.
Georg von Vega
Leonhard Euler
Andre Marie Ampere
Jean-Baptiste Biot


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Question 8:

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This businesswoman and hair care entrepreneur was the first female to became a millionaire by her own achievements.
Bessie Coleman
Lucy Diggs Slowe
The Black Patti
Madam C. J. Walker


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Question 9:

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This is an illustration from U.S. Patent #223898 for an improved incandescent light bulb, issued on January 27, 1880 to what inventor?
Benjamin Franklin
George Westinghouse
Thomas Edison
Samuel F.B. Morse


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Question 10:

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This 1911 photo shows Heloene Ditrieu, the forth woman to earn a pilot's license. Who is widely regarded as the first female aviator?
Linda Finch
Svetlana Savitskaya
Lydia Litvyak
Amelia Earhart


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