Statistics for 1890s Decade Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 26,581 times
    (20,609 since last reset)
  • The average score is 11 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What sporting event was held for the first time in over 1,600 years?Olympic Games
93%
What Christmas ballet was written by Pyotr Tchaikovsky?The Nutcracker
88%
What character was created by Bram Stoker?Dracula
86%
What style of dance was invented in Argentina and Uruguay?Tango
80%
What nation did the United States declare war on after the sinking of the USS Maine?Spain
70%
What future President led a group of soldiers called the Rough Riders?Theodore Roosevelt
68%
Who wrote "The Jungle Book"?Rudyard Kipling
66%
What gold rush happened in Canada?Klondike Gold Rush
58%
What writer was convicted of sodomy and sentenced to hard labor?Oscar Wilde
53%
To what Pacific island did Paul Gauguin move?Tahiti
52%
What famous hotel in Paris opened? (The only reason not to stay there was if
you couldn't afford it)
Hôtel Ritz
51%
What type of radiation was discovered by Wilhelm Röntgen?X-Rays
50%
What nickname has been given to the decade?{Gay} Nineties
47%
What crime was Alfred Dreyfus accused of committing?Espionage
43%
What was the French term for an impoverished, unconventional, artistic person?Bohémien
40%
What Massachusetts woman was accused of killing her parents with an axe?Lizzie Borden
40%
What style of sensationalist journalism was practiced by William Randolph Hearst?{Yellow} Journalism
39%
What term referred to a wealthy American industrialist?{Robber} Baron
38%
What type of baskets were originally used in basketball?{Peach} Baskets
36%
What composer wrote his most famous march, "The Stars and Stripes Forever"?John Philip Sousa
31%

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