On This Day: May 5th II Quiz Stats

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This English singer-songwriter, known for hits like ‘Rolling in the Deep’ and ‘Hello’, is born.
1988
Adele
94.4%
Leona Lewis
1.3%
Dido
1.5%
Jessie J
1.8%
Mass protests erupt in ______ following a series of reforms and austerity measures that had been enacted to combat the country’s widely publicized government-debt crisis.
2010
Greece
89.1%
Norway
1.4%
Spain
5.3%
Belarus
2.9%
After five years of exile following Italian occupation, this man returns to Addis Ababa, a date commemorated today as Liberation Day.
1941
Haile Selassie
83.7%
Menelik II
5.3%
Tewodros II
2.1%
Kwame Nkrumah
8.7%
The Prague Uprising begins as an attempt by the ______ resistance to free the city from German occupation.
1945
Czech
82%
Polish
11%
Austrian
4.5%
Romanian
2%
The government of South Africa declares ______ an official language.
1925
Afrikaans
79.3%
French
4.2%
Swahili
15.4%
German
1.1%
The General Treaty, by which France, Britain, and the United States recognize the sovereignty of ______, comes into effect.
1955
West Germany
70.9%
Yugoslavia
18.2%
Prussia
2.9%
Austria-Hungary
7.3%
This man becomes the first American, and second person, to travel into outer space.
1961
Alan Shepard
40.2%
John Glenn
42%
Buzz Aldrin
6.9%
Neil Armstrong
10%

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