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On This Day (April 10th) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on April 10th ?
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1. 1407 – Deshin Shekpa, 5th Karmapa Lama visits the Ming dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded the which title ?
Great Treasure Prince
King of Greatness
Prince of Many Gifts
Holy Magic Prince
2. 1500 – Ludovico Sforza is captured by Swiss troops at Novara and is handed over to which nations authorities ?
England
France
Italy
Switzerland
3. 1809 – Napoleonic Wars: The War of the Fifth Coalition begins when forces of the Austrian Empire invade where ?
Switzerland
Hungary
Italy
Bavaria
4. 1868 – At Arogee in Abyssinia, British and Indian forces defeat an army of Emperor Tewodros II. 700 Ethiopians are killed , how many British / Indian soldiers perish ?
One Hundred
Seventy Five
Two
Twenty
5. 1939 – Which charity's "Big Book" is first published ?
British Heart Foundation
Alcoholics Anonymous
Church of Scientology
Seaman's Mission
6. 1968 – The ferry "TEV Wahine" sinks in which harbour due to a fierce storm ?
Wellington, New Zealand
Sydney, Australia
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Norfolk, VA, USA
7. 1970 – Who announces that he is leaving The Beatles for personal and professional reasons ?
John Lennon
Ringo Starr
Paul McCartney
George Harrison
8. 1971 – In an attempt to thaw relations with the United States, China hosts the U.S. national sports team from which sport for a week-long visit ?
Basketball
Table Tennis
Golf
Volleyball
9. 1973 – Invicta International Airlines Flight 435 crashes in a snowstorm, killing 108 people, on approach to which city ?
Copenhagen, Denmark
Kathmandu, Nepal
Gander, Canada
Basel, Switzerland
10. 1991 – A tropical storm develops and is the first to be documented by satellites, in which ocean ?
Atlantic
Pacific
Indian
Southern
11. 2009 – President Ratu Josefa Iloilo announces the abrogation of the constitution and assumes all governance in the country, creating a constitutional crisis in which island nation ?
Tonga
Samoa
Fiji
Tuvalu
12. 2019 – Scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope project announce the first ever image of what ?
A Planet orbiting a White Dwarf Star
A Black Hole
Solar Tsunamis
The Cosmic Web
13. 1849 - Walter Hunt of New York sold the rights of his patent for $400, what did he invent ?
Welding Rods
Hairdressers Scissors
Thermal Gloves
Safety Pin
14. 1877 - Which circus act is performed for the first time in London ?
Human Cannonball
Flying Trapeze
Roman Ladders
German Wheel
15. 1912 - RMS Titanic sets sail from Southampton for her maiden (and final) voyage under the charge of Captain who ?
George Jones
William Potter
Edward Smith
James Jackson
2 Comments
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Level 55
Feb 14, 2021
wow great quiz!! must have taken a lot of research!
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Level 78
Feb 14, 2021
A certain amount, yeah. Thanks for taking one of my quizzes. And thanks for the compliment.