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November 18

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
This quiz contains questions on events that occurred on November 18.

Question 1:


On November 18 in 1820, US navigator Nathaniel Palmer became the first American to land on Antarctica. Why did he go there?
His rudder was broken and his ship, the Hero, just sailed due South.
There was no more meat on his ship and he was going after whale meat.
It was a total mistake - he was trying to get to Patagonia in Argentina.
He wanted to hunt for seals.

Question 2:


According to legend, on November 18 in 1307 William Tell shot an arrow through an apple on top of his son's head. Tell is a national hero of which country?
Denmark
Germany
Switzerland
Austria

Question 3:


On November 18 in 1913, Lincoln Beachy became the first American to perform which one of the following?
Double inside one and one-hale dive
Loop -the-loop in a plane.
Triple axle on ice skates
Heart transplant operations

Question 4:


On November 18 in 1978, Jim Jones and his followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown. Where was Jonestown?
Aruba
Nepal
Guyana
Arkansas

Question 5:


This Baltic country celebrates its Independence Day on November 18th. The people there speak an Indo-European language and its largest city is not Vilna.
Serbia
Lithuania
Latvia
Estonia

Question 6:


Which comic strip, written and illustrated by Bill Watterson, began on November 18 in 1985?
The Far Side
Dilbert
Calvin and Hobbs
Mutt and Jeff

Question 7:


The first book printed on press was produced on November 18 in what year?
1661
1477
1546
1309

Question 8:


What is the title of Mark Twain's first story, which was printed in the New York Saturday Evening Post
on November 18 in 1865?
Life Along the Mississippi
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Tom Sawyer

Question 9:


Which was the second Western Hemisphere country (after the USA) to gain its independence after winning an important battle on November 18 in 1803?
Argentina
Mexico
Haiti
Canada

Question 10:


Who directed "Steamboat Willie", the first fully synchronized sound cartoon with Mickey Mouse, which was released on November 18 in 1928?
Roy Disney and Sam Goldwyn
Walt Disney and Sam Goldwyn
Walt and Roy Disney
Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks

 


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