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Can You Tell Which Historical Event Happened First?

Nintendo has been around for way longer than you think.

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  1. Correct
    Incorrect
    Audrey Hepburn
    Jurow-Shephard
    Audrey Hepburn
    Jurow-Shephard
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Queen Elizabeth II
    Pool / Reuters
    Queen Elizabeth II
    Pool / Reuters
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Queen Elizabeth II

    Queen Elizabeth was born in 1926, only three years before Audrey Hepburn.

  2. Correct
    Incorrect
    The U.S. American Civil War
    Library of Congress
    The U.S. American Civil War
    Library of Congress
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The existence of samurai in Japan
    janusmuseum.org
    The existence of samurai in Japan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the U.S. American Civil War!

    The U.S. Civil War ended at the Appomattox, Virginia Courthouse in 1865, but the samurai class was not formally dissolved until the Meiji Restoration, which started in 1868.

  3. Correct
    Incorrect
    The filing cabinet
    deyangeorgiev/ Thinkstock
    The filing cabinet
    deyangeorgiev/ Thinkstock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The fax machine
    Nerthuz/Thinkstock
    The fax machine
    Nerthuz/Thinkstock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the fax machine!

    The first patent for a fax machine was issued in 1843. The filing cabinet wasn't invented until 1886.

  4. Correct
    Incorrect
    Nintendo
    findlogo.net
    Nintendo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Statue of Liberty
    FrozenShutter/ Thinkstock
    The Statue of Liberty
    FrozenShutter/ Thinkstock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's The Statue of Liberty, but not by much!

    The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in 1886, but Nintendo is only THREE years younger, as it was founded in 1889 as a playing card company!

  5. Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Hound of the Baskervilles"
    George Newnes Publishers
    "The Hound of the Baskervilles"
    George Newnes Publishers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"
    George M. Hill Company
    "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"
    George M. Hill Company
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"

    "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was published in 1900, one year before "The Hound of the Baskervilles" was serialized in The Strand magazine. The story was not completely published until 1902.

  6. Correct
    Incorrect
    Women's Suffrage in Switzerland
    Via crwflags.com
    Women's Suffrage in Switzerland
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Mary Poppins" the movie
    Disney / Via tenrandomfacts.com
    "Mary Poppins" the movie
    Disney / Via tenrandomfacts.com
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "Mary Poppins" the movie!

    Mary Poppins the film was released in 1964. Swiss women didn't get the right to vote at a federal level until 1971.

  7. Correct
    Incorrect
    Trekkies
    Desilu Productions
    Trekkies
    Desilu Productions
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Beatlemaniacs
    Apple Records
    Beatlemaniacs
    Apple Records
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Beatlemaniacs!

    The phenomenon known as "Beatlemania" got started with the commercial success of "She Loves You" and "I Want To Hold Your Hand" in 1964. "Star Trek" didn't even air until 1966.

  8. Correct
    Incorrect
    Ariana Grande
    Danny Moloshok / Reuters
    Ariana Grande
    Danny Moloshok / Reuters
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "RENT" on Broadway
    amazon.com
    "RENT" on Broadway
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Ariana Grande!

    While "RENT" had staged readings and off-Broadway performances dating back to 1993, it did not premiere on Broadway at the Nederlander Theater until 1996. Ariana Grande was born in 1993.

  9. Correct
    Incorrect
    Mary, Queen of Scots
    femstory.com
    Mary, Queen of Scots
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Galileo
    apod.nasa.gov
    Galileo
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Galileo!

    The Taj Mahal was built from 1632 to 1653. Mary, Queen of Scots was executed in 1587, so she wasn't around to even have potentially seen it. Galileo, however, lived until 1642, so even though the Taj Mahal wasn't finished, it would have technically been -possible- for him to have seen it halfway completed.

  10. Correct
    Incorrect
    DC Comics
    Via imaginaryforces.com
    DC Comics
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Marvel Comics
    Via redclawcomix.co.za
    Marvel Comics
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's DC Comics!

    The original incarnation of DC Comics was "National Allied Publications," which was founded in 1934. Marvel Comics was founded five years later in 1939.

  11. Correct
    Incorrect
    Milky Way Bars
    Via milkywaybar.com
    Milky Way Bars
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Oreo Cookies
    Via snackworks.com
    Oreo Cookies
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Oreo cookies!

    Oreo cookies launched as a product in 1912, but Milky Way bars were not on the market until more than ten years later in 1923.

  12. Correct
    Incorrect
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Via geekout.blogs.cnn.com
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Star Wars
    Via starwars.com
    Star Wars
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Dungeons and Dragons!

    The first D&D set was published in 1974 by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson. "Star Wars" came out in 1977.

  13. Correct
    Incorrect
    Coca Cola
    Via Facebook: cocacola
    Coca Cola
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dr Pepper
    Via Facebook: DrPepper
    Dr Pepper
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Dr Pepper!

    The patent for Dr Pepper was licensed in 1885; Coca-Cola was not registered until 1886.

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