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Year in Review: 1906

Test your knowledge of the events of 1906. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#18858
Fun:** (2)
Difficulty:** (2.07)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In tennis, who won the United States Open men's singles tournament?






#2   What was the first European nation to grant women the right to vote?






#3   In April, what U.S. city was devastated by an earthquake?






#4   Henri Moissan won the Nobel Prize. What category did he win?






#5   The world's first full-length feature film debuted. What was the film's name?






#6   What book, authored by Upton Sinclair, was published?






#7   In baseball, what team won the World Series?






#8   Jules Bordet and Octave Gengou isolated the bacteria that caused what disease?






#9   In September, what city (or city-state) was devastated by a typhoon?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1906?






#11   In 1906, a seafaring expedition led by Robert Peary became the first to successfully navigate the Northwest Passage.




#12   In 1906, the first modern battleship, HMS Dreadnought, was launched.




#13   In 1906, Tommy Burns became boxing's world heavyweight champion.




 

 


   



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