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April 17 game quiz
"What a neat idea! A lot has happened on my birthday. I used Wikipedia as a reference guide."

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1. Canada officially repatriated this important document from Great Britain on April 17, 1982.
    Bill of Rights
    Charter of Rights and Freedoms
    British North America Act

2. Ford unveiled this at the New York World Fair on April 17, 1964. What was it?
    F series trucks

3. This country surrendered to Nazi Germany on April 17, 1941.
    The Netherlands

4. Which Apollo craft miraculously returned home on April 17, 1970, after a major malfunction on its way to the moon?

5. On April 17, 1524 this man became the first European to discover what is now New York Harbour. Who was it?
    John Cabot
    Henry Hudson
    Giovanni de Verrazano
    Samuel de Champlain

6. Two United States Air Force F-16 pilots did this in Afghanistan on April 17, 2002. What was it?
    Killed four Canadian soldiers in a friendly fire accident
    Ejected from their jets after being hit by surface to air missiles
    Fired missiles at Osama Bin Laden's home town
    Received the Medal of Valour

7. This person was arrested on April 17, 1865, as a conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
    Mary Surratt
    Dr Samuel Mudd
    John Wilkes Booth
    Lewis Powell

8. At the Diet of Worms, this man refused to recant his teachings on April 17, 1521.
    Jan Hus
    Nikolas Copernicus
    Martin Luther
    Galileo Galilei

9. This infamous assassin of a U.S. presidential candidate in 1968 was convicted of murder on April 17, 1969. Who was it?
    Lee Harvey Oswald
    John Hinckley, Jr.
    Mark David Chapman
    Sirhan Sirhan

10. She became the first woman to complete her solo circumnavigation the earth by air on April 17, 1964. Who was it?
    Amelia Earhart
    Jerrie Mock
    Neta Snook
    Sally Ride

11. This invasion failed miserably on April 17, 1961. Which was it?
    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    Grenada Invasion
    Tet Offensive

12. Geoffrey Chaucer told this story (or parts of it) for the first time at the court of Richard II on April 17, 1397.
    Parlement of Foules
    Chanticleer and the Fox
    House of Fame
    The Canterbury Tales

13. On the 17th of April, 1895 the Treaty of Maguan was signed between China and ___________________.
    United States

14. This famous "Looney Tunes" character was first introduced in "Porky's Duck Hunt" on April 17, 1937.
    Porky Pig
    Daffy Duck
    Bugs Bunny
    Elmer Fudd

15. The state seceded from the United States on April 17, 1861.
    South Carolina
    North Carolina

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