On This Day (April 27th) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on April 27th ?
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1. 711 – Islamic conquest of Hispania: Moorish troops begin their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula by landing at which place ?
Punta Camarinal
Isla de las Palomas
Punta de Calaburras
2. 1521 – Which explorer is killed by natives led by chief Lapu-Lapu in the Philippines ?
Martin Frobisher
Juan Sebastián Elcano
Ferdinand Magellan
Pedro Menéndez de Avilés
3. 1667 – Blind and impoverished, John Milton sells the copyright of Paradise Lost for how much ?
4. 1945 – World War II: Benito Mussolini is arrested by Italian partisans in the village of Dongo, while attempting escape disguised as what ?
German Soldier
Truck Driver
Old Woman
5. 1953 – The US offers $50,000 to any pilot who defected with a fully mission-capable Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 to South Korea. Known as which operation ?
Operation Wolf
Operation Pony Tail
Operation Humble
Operation Moolah
6. 1960 – Which African country gains independence from French-administered UN trusteeship ?
7. 1967 – Expo 67 officially opens with a large opening ceremony broadcast around the world, in which city ?
Los Angeles, USA
Madrid, Spain
Montreal, Canada
Tokyo, Japan
8. 1992 – Betty Boothroyd becomes the first woman to be elected as what in the UK ?
Leader of the House of Lords
Speaker of the House of Commons
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Head of MI5
9. 1961 – Which country is granted its independence from the United Kingdom, with Milton Margai as the first Prime Minister ?
Sri Lanka
Solomon Islands
Sierra Leone
10. 2005 – Which aircraft had its maiden test flight ?
Airbus A380
Boeing KC-767
Dassault Falcon 7X
Bell 429 GlobalRanger
11. 2006 – Construction begins on the Freedom Tower in which city ?
New York
12. 2018 – The Panmunjom Declaration is signed by which two countries ?
France and Spain
North Korea and South Korea
South Africa and Zimbabwe
Chile and Argentina
13. 2007 – Israeli archaeologists discover the tomb of Herod the Great south of which city ?
Tel Aviv
14. 1923 – Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, is born today, she was the first female chief of which native American tribe ?
Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe
Seminole Tribe of Florida
Arapahoe Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming
15. 1993 – All members of the which national football team lose their lives in a plane crash off Libreville, Gabon en route to Dakar, Senegal ?
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