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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.
It was a total mistake - he was trying to get to Patagonia in Argentina.
He wanted to hunt for seals.
There was no more meat on his ship and he was going after whale meat.

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?
Austria
Switzerland
Germany
Denmark

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
Triple axle on ice skates
Heart transplant operations
Loop -the-loop in a plane.

Question 4:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

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?
Tom Sawyer
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Life Along the Mississippi

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?
Canada
Mexico
Argentina
Haiti

Question 10:


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

 


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