History Quiz #565
On 1 May 2010, where was a car bomb in a Nissan Pathfinder, which failed to ignite properly, disarmed with no casualties?
Either by invitation or by conquest the Viking, or Varangian, leader Rurik (Hrorekr) established himself in 862 CE in which area?
What event, devised by Jennifer McCreight, took place on 26 April 2010 in response to reports that Hojatoleslam Kazem Seddiqi, Friday Prayer Leader for Tehran in Iran, had blamed earthquakes on women who dress immodestly?
What was the name of the British India "Special Force", the brainchild of British Brigadier Orde Charles Wingate, that operated behind Japanese lines in Burma & India in 1943/1944 during World War II?
In Greek mythology, who were the band of heroes who accompanied Jason to Colchis in his quest to find the Golden Fleece?
The "Little Rock Nine" incident of 1957 in Arkansas concerned what event?
Who danced for King Herod and then asked for the head of John the Baptist?