What do you know about (1800 - 1919)
Question 1
1. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes was published in 1892 by what author?


Question 2
2. Which state became the first to give women the right to vote in 1869?


Question 3
3. In what year did Argentina gain its independence?


Question 4
4. In what year did the Louisiana purchase take place?


Question 5
5. In 1851 the New York Times was first published by which two men?


Question 6
6. In 1904, the area that is known as "Times Square" in Manhattan was renamed to Times Square, what was it called before?


Question 7
7. In what year did Thomas Alva Edison first announce his invention of the phonograph?


Question 8
8. In what year did John Deere invent the first commercially successful steel plow?


Question 9
9. Who created the first modern battery in 1800?


Question 10
10. In what year was the first message sent through electronic telegram?





Question 11
11. In what year did Jack Johnson beat Tommy Burns to become the first black boxer to win the Heavyweight Boxing Championship?


Question 12
12. Which state was the first to secede from the Union at the beginning of the US Civil War in 1860?


Question 13
13. In 1866 which Swedish scientist first created Dynamite?


Question 14
14. In 1889, which Paris landmark first opened after being made to commemorate the centenary of the French Revolution?


Question 15
15. In what year was Queen Liliuokalani removed from her throne in Hawaii by US Marines?


Question 16
16. Yellowstone National Park, which is located in which three states, was designated as the USA's first national park in 1872?


Question 17
17. In what year was Aluminum isolated by Hans Orsted?


Question 18
18. In what year did the Russian Revolution begin?


Question 19
19. In 1873 Blue Jeans were first patented by which two men?


Question 20
20. In what year was the first Braille book published?


Question 21
21. In 1813, Pride and Prejudice was published by which author?


Question 22
22. What London landmark rang out for the first time over the Houses of Parliament in 1859?


Question 23
23. In 1886, Coca Cola was created by whom in Atlanta, Georgia?


Question 24
24. Which monarch ascended to the throne in England in 1837?


Question 25
25. In 1849 the country of Hungary split from which country?






Answers for those without Javascript enabled
1. Arthur Conan Doyle, 2, Wyoming 3, 1816, 4 1803, 5. Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones 6, Long Acre Square, 7, 1877 8, 1836 9, Alessandro Volta 10, 1844 11, 1910 12, South Carolina 13, Alfred Nobel 14, The Eiffel Tower 15, 1893 16, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming 17, 1825 18, 1917 19, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis 20, 1829 21, Jane Austen 22, Big Ben 23, John Pemberton 24, Queen Victoria 25, Austria