How much do you know about 1907?

 How much do you know about 1907?



QUESTIONS.

1. The first of a long line of domestic labour-saving devices appears in the U.S.

What is it?

2. By whom is the International New Service press agency is founded?

3. Pablo Picasso paints one of his best known works.Which one?

4. Women receive the vote in which Scandinavian countries?

5. At the opening night of a new play by J.M.Synge, there are riots at Dublin’s

Abbey Theatre.What is the name of the play? 

6. The Boy Scout movement is formed in England. By whom?

7. A major earthquake kills over 700 on which island?

8. Mohamed Ali Mirza takes on what high responsibility?

9. The ‘Triple Alliance’ is renewed between which three European countries?

10. The French fleet bombards which Moroccan city after anti-foreign distur-

bances.

11. Which U.S state is admitted as the 46th state of the union?

12. What is the name of the French brothers who invent colour photography?

13. Which Scottish born mathematician and physicist who gave his name to a scale

of temperature in which zero is absolute zero, dies at the age of 84? 

14. What political organisation is formed from a merger of political clubs in

Ireland?

15. Which leading revolutionary figure leaves Russia?


ANSWERS

1.The electric washing machine. 2.William Randolph Hearst. 3. Les Demoiselles

d’Avignon. 4. Sweden and Finland. 5.The Playboy of the Western World. 6. Sir Robert

Baden-Powell. 7. Jamaica. 8. Shah of Persia. 9. Germany, Italy and Austria. 10.

Casablanca. 11. Oklahoma. 12. Lumiere. 13. Lord Kelvin. 14.The Sinn Fein League. 15.

Lenin.

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