Timeline Quiz – Which Came First?



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#1. Which was built first?

United States Capitol was built between 1793 and 1800. Houses of Parliament in London was built 1837 to 1860.


#2. Which was founded first?

Burger King was founded 1954 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. McDonalds was founded 1955 in San Bernardino, California, USA.


#3. Who received Nobel Peace Prize first?

Martin Luther King, Jr. received the Peace Prize in 1964. Henry Kissinger received the Prize in 1973.


#4. Which country got its independence first?

Costa Rica declared independence from Spain in 1821, which was recognized in 1850. Bahamas got its independence from the United Kingdom in 1973.


#5. Which car maker was established first?

Fiat was founded in 1899 in Italy. The first Fiat plant opened in 1900 when they produced 24 cars. Volvo was founded in 1915 and its first car produced in 1927.


#6. Which was invented first?

The pocket calculator was invented in the 1970s. First generation of Bluetooth was developed by Ericsson Mobile in the 1990s.


#7. Which magazine published first?

Vogue began as a weekly newspaper in 1892, before becoming a monthly magazine years later. The first version of Vanity Fair was published from 1913 to 1936. The magazine was revived in 1983.


#8. Which was opened first?

The Statue of Liberty in New York was completed and opened in 1886. The official inauguration of the Eiffel Tower was on May 15th, 1889, the opening day of the Exposition Universelle.


#9. Which was on the market first?

Coca-Cola was first sold in 1886. Pepsi Cola was on the market in 1898 as Brad’s drink, before it changed name to Pepsi Cola in 1903.


#10. Which football club was founded first?

Manchester United FC was founded in 1878, Real Madrid CF in 1902.


This Timeline Trivia Quiz


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Timeline Quiz like a True or False Quiz

This timeline quiz is like a true-or-false quiz, out of two choices you must decide which came first in time.

Some examples that are not in the quiz, just so you get the idea:

  • Who was born first? Winston Churchill or Adolf Hitler?

Correct answer is Winston Churchill. Winston Churchill was born November 30, 1874, and Adolf Hitler was born April 20, 1889.

  • Which was opened first? The Suez Canal or the Panama Canal?

Correct answer is the Suez Canal, which was completed and opened in 1869. The Panama Canal opened in 1914.

50% Chance to Get it Right

Just like a true-or-false quiz there is a 50% chance to get it right just by guessing, but the correct answer isn’t always what you think it is. With some knowledge of history trivia, it will be a bit easier!

Take this timeline quiz and see if you can hit score higher than the average of 7 correct answers!

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