General Knowledge Quiz Round 32

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In what year was the first LASER built?
1960

 

Who was the President of the USA between the years 1977 and 1981?
Jimmy Carter

 

Ataturk International Airport services which city?
Istanbul

 

In 1814 the White House was set ablaze and almost destroyed. Who was responsible?
British troops - during the War of 1812

 

A mutiny on which ship was integral to the Russian revolution of 1905?
The Potemkin

 

The molecular structure of DNA was identified in 1953 by which two people?
James Watson and Francis Crick

 

Regarded as the first English Prime Minister, a role he had from 1721 to 1742. Who was he?
Sir Robert Walpole

 

The Channel Tunnel between the UK and France was opened in which year?
1994

 

Who was the first Pope to enter a mosque during his visit to Syria in 2001?
Pope John Paul II

 

In 1692, Bridget Bishop went on trial in Massachusetts and was found guilty of what?
Witchcraft