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Subject: RockandRollFans "July" Quiz

Written By: RockandRollFan on 07/03/02 at 10:10 a.m.

Here is a quiz all about the month of July :)

The month of July is named after...

The Julian calendar
Pope Julius VI
Julantilius, the seventh month on the Georgian calendar
Julius Caesar
Juno, the Roman god of pleasure

Which transportation "first" occurred on July 24th, 1814?

The first steam locomotive debuted
The first coast-to-coast railroad opened
The first balloon flight across the English Channel took place
The first female balloon pilot was licensed
The first steamship crossed the Pacific

Which U.S. governmental service was established in July of 1865?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Central Intelligence Agency
The Secret Service
The Internal Revenue Service
The Patent & Trademark Office

The British Parliament passed an Act in July, 1867, that did what?

Officially ended the Revolutionary War
Established the Crown Colony of Hong Kong
Established the Dominion of Canada
Required all Commonwealth coins to have a portrait of the King or Queen
Recognized Australia as part of the British Empire

What was the big news in Washington D.C. on July 2th, 1881?

Aaron Burr killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel
President Garfield was assassinated
The Republican Party held its first convention
The Spanish/American War ended
The first female U.S. Ambassador was appointed

Which significant event took place on July 4th, 1903?

Adolf Hitler was born
The world's first subway opened
The first Pacific cable was laid from San Franciso and Manila
The first successful open heart surgery took place
The first ice cream cone was sold

On July 5th, 1946, engineer Louis Reard's most famous invention made its debut. What was it?

The Hydrogen Bomb
Color Television
The "Walk/Don't Walk" Sign
The Bikini

Which aerospace achievement took place in July 20th, 1969?

The first female orbited the Earth
The first U.S.-U.S.S.R. space capsule docking
The first space-walk took place
Man first walked on the moon
Cape Canaveral was officially renamed Cape Kennedy

In July of 1971, the United States passed the 26th Amendment. What did it do?

Guaranteed equal rights for women
Set the minimum age for military service at 18
Set the minimum voting age in the United States at 18
Set the minimum drinking age in the United States at 21
Set the minimum age for the office of President at 40

A very special day is celebrated on July 15th every year. Is it...

The longest day of the year
Eat More Mushrooms Day
Polka Preservation Day
National Turn-Your-Mattress-Over Day
Cow Appreciation Day

Subject: Re: RockandRollFans "July" Quiz

Written By: Bobo on 07/03/02 at 11:53 a.m.

1. Julius Caesar (August is named after Augustus)
8. First Man on the moon 20/6/69

Subject: Re: RockandRollFans "July" Quiz

Written By: the_OlLine_Rebel on 07/03/02 at 12:57 a.m.

I'll only answer those I think I know....(that aren't already)

3:  The Secret Service

4:  Established the Dominion of Canada

5  President Garfield was assassinated

6:  The first ice cream cone was sold   (St Louis LA Purchase Expo)

9:  Set the minimum voting age in the United States at 18