On This Day Trivia Quiz – 6 December

Trivia Quiz

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 6 December.

Random Questions

1. Which reference was first published on 6 December in Scotland on 6 December 1768?

2. Which city became the first to host licenced taxis on 6 December 1897?

3. Who was one of 157 people arrested for political activities in South Africa on 6 December 1956?

4. Which café chain open its largest outlet in Shanghai on 6 December 2017? At 30,000 square feet, it was half the size of a football field

Geography Questions

5. In which US state is the Everglades National Park situated?  It was dedicated on 6 December 1947?

Literature Questions

6. Who received the Prix Goncourt prize in French literature for her novel The Mandarins on 6 December 1954?

Music Questions

7. Who wrote the opera La Damnation de Faust?  It was first produced in Paris on 6 December 1846.

Sport Questions

8. Which Australian swimmer set the world record of 1:02.2 to win 100m backstroke gold medal at the Melbourne Olympic Games on 6 December 1956?

9. Despite the West Indies being victorious, which Australian bowler took 13 wickets in the 2nd Test at the WACA on 6 December 1988?

TV & Movie Questions

10. Which movie directed by Spike Jonze, and starring Meryl Streep and Nicolas Cage premiered on 6 December 2002?


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