History Quiz / It Happened On December 16th!

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Quiz Updated Dec 16, 2011

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Clue Answer % Correct
Disguised as Mohawks, the Sons of Liberty dumped crates of tea into the harbor during this pre-revolutionary uprisingThe Boston Tea Party
83%
Death of this founder of KFCColonel Sanders
80.8%
This Italian volcano erupted, killing 4000Mount Vesuvius
75.8%
Don McLean released this 8+ minute songAmerican Pie
72.9%
This man was the first African-American to be named Secretary of StateColin Powell
72.7%
Birthdate of this German composer, as Schroeder would tell youLudwig van Beethoven
70.7%
This compiler of fairy tales diedWilhelm Grimm
68.5%
This author of 'Sense and Sensibility' was bornJane Austen
64.5%
Clue Answer % Correct
The last recorded eruption of this Japanese mountain took placeMount Fuji
61.7%
He became Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and IrelandOliver Cromwell
54%
Germany began a surprise offensive against Allied Forces in this battleBattle of the Bulge
51.3%
The Dennō Senshi Porygonan ('Computer Soldier Porygon') episode of this anime aired, allegedly inducing seizures in hundreds of Japanese childrenPokémon
46.8%
Jean-Bertrand Aristide was elected president in this country's first democratic electionsHaiti
46.5%
On Dec 16, this Portuguese explorer, the first European to sail to India, rounded the Cape of Good Hope, surpassing the voyage of Bartolomeu DiasVasco da Gama
42.2%
This wife of Henry the Eighth was bornCatherine of Aragon
41.7%
This Middle Eastern island state gained independence from British Protectorate status Bahrain
35.4%
 
Number % Answered
16 (all)
6.5%
14-15
14.7%
12-13
17.1%
10-11
17.4%
8-9
15%
6-7
11.4%
4-5
8.1%
2-3
6.2%
1-1
3.6%

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