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Date of Events Quiz

Can you match the correct date to the event in every question? You'll obviously have to pick one answer for each question. Good luck !!!
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Last updated: July 16, 2022
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1. When was the construction of the Eiffel Tower finished?
1765
1856
1813
1889
The construction of the Eiffel Tower started in 1887 and ended in 1889.
2. When did the Great War (ww1) start?
1923
1915
1939
1914
The First World War started in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
3. What year did the Islamic Golden Age end?
1022
1258
1453
622
The Islamic Golden Age started with the creation of Islam in 622, and ended after the city of Baghdad fell to the Mongol Empire.
4. What year did Hong Kong return to China?
1997
1998
2004
1979
On July 1st, 1997 the British colony of Hong Kong was returned to China, followed by the Portuguese colony of Macau in 1999.
5. What year was the Mongol Empire formed?
1227
1158
1206
1231
The Mongol Empire was formed in the year 1206, by Genghis Khan, came out to be the biggest land empire ever known to humanity.
6. When did the USA gain their independence from British rule?
1825
1776
1698
1804
The declaration of independence happened in the Congress of Philadelphia in July 4th, 1776, and from then on, 4th of July is a celebration for the American people.
7. When did Alaska join the USA?
1856
1799
1867
1833
Alaska officially became part of the USA in October 18, 1867, before it was part of the Russian Empire.It was purchased by the USA after the Russians thought it was useless, years later massive veins of gold were found.Its price was just 7.2 million USD.
8. What year was the Yuan Dynasty established?
1279
1265
1239
1294
The Yuan Dynasty, first and only Chinese dynasty with a Mongol ruler, Kublai Khan was established after the Mongol Empire finally won over the weakened Song Dynasty, in a naval battle where the Song fleet was destroyed.
9. Which year did Constantinople fall to the Ottomans?
1654
1036
1453
1263
Constantinople finally fell to the Ottomans on May 29, 1453, under Mehmed II, aka Mehmed the Conqueror.
10. What year did the humans first ever step on moon?
1975
1969
1995
1968
Humans first stepped on space soil in 1969, by the USA, this was achieved by astronaut Neil Armstrong from Appolo 11 flight.
11. When did the Korean war end?
1433
1288
1793
1953
The Korean War ended in 1953, with the country being split into two, South and North Korea.(ROK&DPRK).5 million casualties from both sides, including civilians.
12. What year did Tenochtitlan,the capital of the Aztec empire fall?
1519
1334
1521
897
The megacity of Tenochtitlan, which reached an estimated population of 200.000 inhabitants and was around 13 square kilometers, eventually fell into the hands of the Spanish Empire in August 13, 1521 after a 3 month siege under Hernán Cortés.The strength of the Aztec empire was 300.000 warriors, and that of the Spanish was less than 2000, but they convinced neighbouring tribes to join them and they all agreed to end the Aztec Empire due to their brutality.Around 20.000 men joined the Spanish to siege Tenochtitlan.At least 40.000 Aztec civilians were killed or captured and 100.000 Aztec warriors died.The Spanish lost less than 1000 men.
13. What year did the Mi Lai massacre happen?
1975
1969
1968
1964
The Mi Lai massacre was a massacre commited by men of Charlie Company, 11th Brigade US army inMarch 16, 1968, during the Vietnam War.It was a massive shooting of 109 innocent North Vietnamese civilians in the so called village of Mi Lai, including children and babies.Some bodies had parts cut off.William Calley was found guilty of personally murdering 22 civilians and sentenced to life imprisonment, but his sentence was reduced to 20 years by the Court of Military Appeals and further reduced later to 10 years by the Secretary of the Army.
14. What year did Emperor of Imperial Japan, Hirohito die?
1945
1958
1996
1989
Emperor Hirohito of Japan died of cancer at the age of 87 on January 7, 1989.
15. When did the Berlin Wall fall?
1930
1989
1956
1945
The Berlin Wall fell in November 1989, which divided Germany into West and East.West Germany had Western influence, while the East had Soviet influence.Germany now is one of the biggest economies in the world and is now a safe and free country.
16. What year was the Soviet Union dissolved?
1956
1984
2001
1991
The Soviet Union collapsed on December 26, 1991, which resulted 16 countries to come out.The last country to quit the Soviet Union was Kazakhstan.
17. Which year did the city of Edo change its name to what is modern day Tokyo?
1421
1873
1868
1655
The Meiji Restoration, was a period of Japanese history after the Edo period, which westernised Japan due to a huge advancement gap between Japan and colonial empires.That's why the city was renamed to Tokyo, because the Edo period had ended.
18. When did the Heian Period start?
122
794
1274
1333
The Heian Period was a period of Japanese history which started in 794 and ended in 1185.During this period, the capital city was moved from Nara, to Heian-kyō (modern day Kyoto), and was a period noted for its art, especially poetry and literature. Two types of Japanese script emerged, including katakana, a phonetic script which was abbreviated into hiragana, a cursive alphabet with a unique writing method distinctive to Japan.
19. When was the Battle of Thermopylae fought?
480 BC
369 BC
712 BC
501 BC
The Battle of Thermopylae was fought between 300 Spartans and an unclear massive amount of Persians.The battle ended with Persian victory, as the Spartans knew they would loose and die anyways.It was a distraction for the Persians, so that the Greeks had time to prepare for the war.The Persians' goal was to take over all of Greece, but failed.
20. When was Persia renamed to Iran?
1304
1935
1988
1923
When Persia became Iran. Iran was always known as 'Persia' to foreign governments and was once heavily influenced by Great Britain and Russia. In 1935, however, the Iranian government requested that all countries with which it had diplomatic relations call the country by its Persian name, Iran.The suggestion for the change is said to have come from the Iranian ambassador to Germany, who came under the influence of the Nazis.
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