Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers From Year 1911
The First Industrial Airplane Show was held in conjunction
with what other show at Manhattan’s Grand Central Palace in New York?
A: The U.S. International Auto Show.
Mr. Charles W. Chappelle (1872–1941), a member of the U.S.
Aeronautical Reserve, was the only what to invent and display an airplane for
which he won a medal?
An earthquake of 7.7 moment magnitude strikes near Almaty
in Russian Turkestan, killing how many people?
A: 450 or more.
What fraternity was founded at Indiana University in
A: Kappa Alpha Psi.
Eugene B. Ely lands on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania
stationed in San Francisco harbor, marking what?
A: The first time an aircraft lands on a ship.
The United States and Canada announced the successful
negotiation of their what?
A: First reciprocal trade agreement.
The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City,
Missouri is entirely destroyed by fire after what happened?
A: A bolt of lightning struck the dome.
The revolution in Haiti was suppressed after the leader,
General Montreuil Guillaume was what?
A: Captured by government troops and shot
The Lincoln Memorial Commission is established to find an
ideal site for what?
A: The proposed Lincoln Memorial.
What Croatian football club is founded?
A: HNK Hajduk Split, a.
The first "quasi-official" airmail flight occurs when Fred
Wiseman carries three letters between where?
A: Petaluma and Santa Rosa, California.
The first official air mail flight, second overall, takes
place from Allahabad, India to Naini, India, when Henri Pequet carries what?
A: 6,500 letters a distance of 13 km.
In March, what is celebrated for the first time?
A: International Women's Day.
What factory fire in New York City kills 146 people?
A: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.
The United States Army adopts a new service pistol, the
M1911 designed by whom?
Who leads his Fourth Symphony premiere in Helsinki?
A: Jean Sibelius.
Who discovers Superconductivity?
A: Heike Kamerlingh Onnes.
When did he present his findings?
A: On April 28, 1911.
Rebels take what town on the Sonora–Arizona border?
A: Agua Prieta.
What uprising takes place in China?
A: The Huanghuagang Uprising.
Pancho Villa launches an attack against government troops
in what city without Madero's permission?
A: Ciudad Juárez, the government troops surrender on May 10.
Over 300 Chinese residents are massacred by whom?
A: The revolutionary forces of Francisco I. Madero in the Mexican city of
May 17 – Mexican Revolution: Porfirio Díaz is convinced to
resign but does not do so yet.
May 21 – Mexican Revolution: A peace treaty is signed
between Madero' rebels and government troops in Ciudad Juárez.
The very first Indianapolis 500 is won by whom?
A: Ray Harroun at an average speed of 74.59 miles per hour.
Where is the hull of the RMS Titanic launched?
A: In Belfast.
Francisco Madero arrives in Mexico City just after a what?
A: A local earthquake.
George V is crowned what?
A: King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions.
In July, the presence of the German warship Panther in the
Moroccan port of Agadir triggers what?
A: The Agadir Crisis.
Hiram Bingham rediscovers what in Peru?
A: Machu Picchu.
Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa is stolen from the Louvre
museum in Paris by whom?
A: Vincenzo Peruggia.
In September, where does the French Navy ship Liberté
A: At anchor in Toulon, France, killing around 300 on both ship and the
Italy declares war on who?
A: The Ottoman Empire.
The liberal leader Karl Staaff returns as Prime Minister of
The Wuchang Uprising starts the Xinhai Revolution that
leads to the founding of what?
A: The Republic of China.
World's first combat aerial bombing mission takes place in
Libya during what war?
A: The Italo-Turkish War. Second Lieutenant Giulio Gavotti of Italy drops
several small bombs.
In November, the Treaty of Berlin brings the what crisis to
A: Agadir Crisis.
Roald Amundsen reaches what?
A: The South Pole
Sun Yat-sen is elected the Provisional President of what?
A: The Republic of China.
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