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February 22nd Quiz

What happened on February 22nd - events and birthdays quiz.





February 22nd Quiz Questions


  1. On this day in 1797, an invasion force from which country landed near Fishguard, Wales?
  2. On this day in 1980, the United States hockey team defeated the Soviet Union in the Winter Olympics held at which village?
  3. What was the name of the adult sheep successfully cloned in 1997 by the Roslin Institute in Scotland?
  4. On 22 February 1962, "The Crocodile Hunter" was born - what was his real name?
  5. Dame Sheila Hancock was born in 1933 - who did she marry in 1973?
  6. Robert Pershing Wadlow would have been 103 on the 22nd February, 2021. What was his claim to fame?
  7. George Washington was born on this day in 1732 in which American Colony?
  8. Known for his two catchphrases: "It's a cracker!" and "It's the way I tell 'em!", who sadly died in 2012?
  9. In 1942, which general did President Franklin Roosevelt order out of the Philippines?
  10. The 81st Academy Awards ceremony took place on February 22, 2009. Which film starring Dev Patel won eight Oscars?


Answers:

  1. France
  2. Lake Placid
  3. Dolly



  4. Steve Irwin
  5. John Thaw
  6. World's tallest ever man
  7. The Colony of Virginia
  8. Frank Carson
  9. General Douglas MacArthur
  10. Slumdog Millionaire