On This Day: August 20th Quiz Stats

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Charles Darwin first publishes his theory of evolution through ______ in ‘The Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London’, alongside Alfred Russel Wallace's same theory.
1858
Natural Selection
96.1%
Biological Rejection
1%
Natural Enhancement
1.9%
Random Choice
1%
The Supreme Court of Canada rules that ______ cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government's approval.
1998
Quebec
78.7%
Ontario
2.6%
British Columbia
10.6%
Saskatchewan
5.6%
After rounds of secret negotiations in Norway, the Oslo Accords, a set of agreements between the Government of Israel and this organization, are completed.
1993
Palestine Liberation Organization
76.8%
United Nations
10.2%
OPEC
8.6%
Muslim Brotherhood
2%
In Mexico City, this exiled Russian revolutionary is fatally wounded. He dies the next day.
1940
Leon Trotsky
72.3%
Mikhail Tukhachevsky
3.5%
Leo Tolstoy
10.4%
Vladimir Lenin
12.7%
This American actress, known for roles in ‘Doubt’ and ‘American Hustle’, is born.
1974
Amy Adams
70.7%
Isla Fisher
4.7%
Jessica Chastain
7.2%
Rachel McAdams
15.8%
After almost eight years of fighting, a ceasefire is agreed upon, ending the ______ War.
1988
Iran–Iraq
70.5%
Kuwait–Iraq
15.6%
Iran–Lebanon
5.6%
Syria–Iraq
6.2%
This president formally declares the American Civil War over.
1866
Andrew Johnson
51.6%
Abraham Lincoln
32.6%
Ulysses S. Grant
13.3%
James Buchanan
2.3%

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