On This Day: February 11th Quiz Stats

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This engineer and businessman, famous for developing the light bulb and phonograph, is born.
1847
Thomas Edison
92.8%
Alexander Graham Bell
3.7%
Nikola Tesla
0.9%
James Watt
2.1%
The Religious Society of Friends petitions US Congress for the abolition of slavery. Members of this group are often called what?
1790
Quakers
84%
Jesuits
6.3%
Franciscans
2.3%
Jehovah's Witnesses
7.4%
The Kingdom of Italy signs the Lateran Treaty, which recognizes ______ as a sovereign, independent state.
1929
Vatican City
79.7%
Monaco
3.5%
San Marino
14.4%
Yugoslavia
1.2%
After a bomb explodes at the Soviet embassy in response to the country's antisemitic policies, the Soviet Union breaks diplomatic relations with this country.
1953
Israel
76.2%
United States
8.4%
Poland
9.9%
France
4%
The first wave of the Egyptian revolution culminates in the resignation of ______ and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council after 18 days of protests.
2011
Hosni Mubarak
64.6%
Mohamed Morsi
8.4%
Anwar Sadat
14.1%
Muammar Gaddafi
10.7%
This country lifts a ban on works by Aristotle, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens.
1978
China
58.7%
North Korea
8.5%
Iran
16.5%
Saudi Arabia
14.6%
Nelson Mandela is released from Victor Verster Prison outside Cape Town, South Africa. How many years was he in prison?
1990
27
52.7%
33
19.2%
21
16.1%
39
10.2%

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