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On This Day (March 27th) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on March 27th ?
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1. 1329 – Pope John XXII issues his "In Agro Dominico" condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as what ?
Nonsensical
Obscene
Heretical
Libellous
2. 1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León reaches the northern end of The Bahamas on his first voyage to where ?
Florida
Mexico
Cuba
Colombia
3. 1625 – Charles I becomes King of England, Scotland and Ireland as well as claiming which other title ?
Prince of Wales
Duke of Cornwall
Emporer of Spain
King of France
4. 1794 – The United States Government establishes a permanent navy and authorizes the building of what ?
Two Naval Bases
Six Frigates
Three Exploration Vessels
Twelve Ports
5. 1886 – Which Native American warrior surrenders to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars ?
Geronimo
Crazy Horse
Sitting Bull
Billy Bowlegs
6. 1963 - Dr. Richard Beeching issues a report calling for huge cuts to the United Kingdom's what ?
Armed Forces
Tax System
Rail Network
National Health Service
7. 1964 – The Good Friday earthquake, the most powerful earthquake recorded in North American history at a magnitude of 9.2 strikes what region of the US ?
Southern California
East Texas
North East Washington State
South Central Alaska
8. 1973 - Jerry Garcia of rock band the Grateful Dead is stopped for speeding and what other charge ?
Driving under the Influence
Littering
Failing to Stop
Possession of LSD
9. 1977 – Two Boeing 747 airliners collide, killing 583 people, on a foggy runway on which island ?
Majorca
Corfu
Tenerife
Madeira
10. 1980 - Mount St Helens becomes active after how many years ?
514
123
368
201
11. 1981 – The Solidarity movement in Poland stages a warning strike, in which at least 12 million Poles walk off their jobs for how long ?
Four Hours
Twenty-four Hours
Twelve Hours
Two Days
12. 1986 – A car bomb explodes outside Russell Street Police HQ, killing one police officer and injuring 21 people, in which Australian city ?
Sydney
Melbourne
Perth
Brisbane
13. 1993 – Italian former minister and Christian Democracy leader Giulio Andreotti is accused by the tribunal of Palermo of what ?
Profiteering
Fraud
Mafia Allegiance
Desertion of Duty
14. 2004 – HMS Scylla, a decommissioned Leander-class frigate, is sunk as an artificial reef, the first of its kind in Europe, off the coast of which English county ?
Devon
Cornwall
Norfolk
Cumbria
15. 2014 – Which country signs a peace accord with the largest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, ending decades of conflict ?
Philippines
Indonesia
Bangladesh
Papua New Guinea
16. 2020 - Which country becomes the 30th member of NATO?
Latvia
Finland
North Macedonia
Montenegro
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