1910 International Trivia Questions With Answers
In January what was the first aviation meeting to be held
in the United States?
A: The 1910 Los Angeles International Air Meet at Dominguez Field near Los Angeles.
What did William D. Boyce found?
A: The Boy Scouts of America.
Boutros Ghali, the first native-born prime minister of
Egypt, is what?
In March, there was uprising against what in Albania?
A: Ottoman rule.
In France Raymonde de Laroche is awarded pilot's license
#36 by the Federation Aeronautique Internationale, becoming the what?
A: The first woman authorized to fly an airplane.
Slavery in China, which has existed since the Shang
dynasty, is now what?
The first filmed version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
comes out and is considered to be the what?
A: The first horror movie, it stars actor Charles Ogle as the monster.
A fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary kills
how many people?
In April, Comet Halley is visible from Earth, and won't be
seen again until what year?
In may, who becomes King of the United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Ireland upon the death of his father, Edward VII?
A: George V.
Where is the second NAACP meeting?
A: It was held in New York.
What happened to the earth in may?
A: It passes through the tail of Halley's Comet.
The Union of South Africa is what?
In June, the British Ship Terra Nova leaves
London on its
way toward a what?
A: An Antarctic expedition.
The DELAG Zeppelin dirigible, Deutschland, makes the first
commercial passenger flight from Friedrichshafen to Düsseldorf in Germany. How
long did the flight take?
A: Nine hours.
The ballet The Firebird (L'Oiseau de feu), the first major
work by Russian composer Igor Stravinsky, commissioned by Diaghilev's Ballets
Russes, is premièred in what city?
A: Paris, bringing the composer international fame.
African-American boxer Jack Johnson defeats American boxer
James J. Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match, sparking what?
A: Race riots across the United States.
A wireless telegraph sent from the SS Montrose results in
A: The identification, arrest and execution of murderer Dr. Hawley Crippen.
Ottoman forces capture what city to put down the Albanian
Revolt of 1910?
A fire at the Brussels International 1910 destroys what?
A: Exhibitions of Britain and France.
The Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty is what?
Montenegro is proclaimed a what?
A: An independent kingdom under Nicholas I.
Emperor Sunjong of Korea abdicates and the country's
monarchy is what?
What does the Vatican introduce?
A: A compulsory oath against modernism, to be taken by all priests upon ordination.
First publication of infrared photographs, by whom in the
Royal Photographic Society's journal?
A: Professor Robert Williams Wood.
Where is the hull of RMS Olympic is launched?
A: At the Harland and Wolff Shipyards in Belfast.
Who is crowned King of Siam, after the death of his father,
King Chulalongkorn (Rama V)?
A: Vajiravudh (Rama VI).
The first air flight for the purpose of delivering
commercial freight takes place where?
A: In the United States.
The flight, made by Wright brothers pilot Philip Parmalee,
is between where?
A: Dayton and Columbus, Ohio.
In the first takeoff from a ship by a fixed-wing aircraft,
Eugene Ely takes off from what?
A: A temporary platform erected over the bow of the light cruiser USS Birmingham in Hampton Roads, Virginia.
The Mexican Revolution begins when Francisco I. Madero
proclaims the elections of 1910 what?
A: Null and void, and calls for an armed revolution at 6 p.m. against the illegitimate presidency/dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz.
A form of pneumonic plague spreads through northeastern
China, killing more than how many people?
Henry Ford sells how many automobiles?