Missed It By That Much!

You really shouldn't guess on your tests, because you missed everything.  At least you didn't go for the ridiculous answers, about which you can find out more if you click on "You're Just Being Ridiculous."  First though, why don't you read the real answers below, and then try again?

 

In 1789, George Washington was the first and only US president to be unanimously elected.

 

Ivan the Terrible (Ivan IV) became the first Tsar of Russia in 1547.

 

The Reno Gang committed the first US peacetime train robbery on October 6, 1866.  (The James-Younger train robbery often mistakenly thought to be the first was not until July 21, 1873.)

 

Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1927.  The next year, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to do so.

 

In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon.

 

(Bloody) Mary I is credited as the first reigning Queen of England.  Her reign began in 1553.

 

On November 21, 1783, Marquis d'Arlandes and Pilatre de Rozier were the first men to fly - in a hot air balloon.  They were airborne for twenty minutes.

 

Ference Szisz was the winner of the first Grand Prix held in Le Mans, France in 1906.

 

Glenn Miller, in 1941, became the first recording artist to receive a Gold Record.

 

Laika, the Dog, was the first creature to orbit the earth in 1957.  He was aboard the Soviet satellite, Sputnik 2.

 

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A Perfect Score

You are indeed the Trivia Master, and are a "famous first" for acing this test.  If you would like to find out more about the ridiculous answers, click on span sty... Read more

Grade A

Your knowledge of first things is monumental.  If you would like to find out what you missed, click on "Missed It By That Much."  ... Read more

Better than Average

You know a lot of firsts - more than most - just not all of these. If you would like to find out what you missed, click on "Missed It By That Much." If you... Read more

Somewhat Informed

Hey - you knew the answer to at least one of the questions!  If you want to know the answer to all of them, click on "Missed It By That Much." stron... Read more

Missed It By That Much!

You really shouldn't guess on your tests, because you missed everything.  At least you didn't go for the ridiculous answers, about which you can find out more if you clic... Read more

You're Just Being Ridiculous

Come on - you chose the obviously wrong answers just to see what would come up, didn't you?  I mean, who seriously wants a negative score?  You should really take it again, but if you nee... Read more

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