It Happened in December Quiz (Round 2)

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A quiz about events taking place in December

 

The first underground rail service in the southern hemisphere was opened in 1913 in which Latin American city?
Buenos Aires

 

In 1941 who was the Japenese Emperor who gave approval for the start of their war against the USA?
Hirohito

 

Which undersea tunnel was completed in Dec 1990 before being opened to traffic in 1994?
Channel Tunnel

 

Which car company was the first to introduce the moving assembly line in December 1913

Ford

 

Marie Tussaud the French-English sculptor who founded Madame Tussauds Wax Museum was born in December but in which century? a) 17th b) 18th c) 19th
b) 18th (1761)

 

In December 1939 LaGuardia airport opened to service which city?
New York

 

In 1942 a team led by Enrico Fermi initiated the first artificial self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction. What was the project called?
Manhattan Project

 

Formed in 1971 Ajman, Fujairah, Sharjah, Dubai, and Umm al-Quwain and which other Emirate formed the United Arab Emirates?
Abu Dhabi

 

In 1976 who became President of Cuba, by replacing Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado?
Fidel Castro

 

NASA launched the Space Shuttle Endeavour on a mission to repair which telescope in 1993?
Hubble Space Telescope.