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It Happened In October

written by: DieZel
 
Ten mixed bag questions regarding events that occurred in the month of October. Have fun!

Question 1:

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On October 1, 1977 before a huge crowd at Giants Stadium, legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento played his last game as a professional. This was Edson's nickname.
El Diego
Garrincha
Pele
Didi


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Question 2:


The Orient Express, a long-distance passenger train that has become a synonym with luxury travel, made its first run on October 4, 1883. This was the final destination of its first route.
Viena
Istanbul
Ankara
Ruse

Question 3:

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The highest ranking Nazi official brought before the Nuremberg Trials, Hermann Goring, was sentenced to death (this is true). His execution was supposed to take place on October 15, 1946, but Goring committed suicide in his cell several hours earlier.
True
False


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Question 4:


On October 7, 1982, this show made its debut in Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre. It eventually closed after nearly 18 years on September 10, 2000.
The Phantom of the Opera
Cats
Aida
Sunset Boulevard

Question 5:


The Great Chicago Fire, one of the worst disasters of the nineteenth century, started on October 8, 1871. The fire destroyed approximately 17,450 buildings, killed 250 people and left another 90,000 homeless, before it was extinguished on this date.
October 10
October 14
October 24
October 18

Question 6:


On October 11, 1968, NASA launched Apollo 7, the first manned Apollo mission.
True
False

Question 7:


On October 16, 1978, the Papal Conclave elected Karol Józef Wojtyła, who became known as Pope John Paul II. How old was he when this happened?
38
68
58
48

Question 8:


On October 18, 1968, a police raid on John Lennon and Yoko Ono's apartment revealed 168 grams of marijuana. This is what happened to Lennon and Ono as a result.
They plead guilty and were fined £150
They were found guilty and were sent to prison
The evidence mysteriously disappeared and the case was dismissed
They were found not guilty and released, due to Lennon's great contribution to British music

Question 9:

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The last commercial flight of the supersonic Concorde took place on October 24, 2003. However, Concorde made its last "retirement" flight later, on this date.
26 November 2003
26 October 2004
1 January 2005
20 November 2004


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Question 10:

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On October 31, 1941, after 14 years of hard work, the sculpturing of the colossal busts of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln finished earlier than planned because of Insufficient funding.
True
False


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