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A quiz about events that hap­pened on this day – 12 Novem­ber – through­out his­tory

1. What did the Sec­ond Statute of Re­peal re-es­tab­lish in Eng­land un­der Queen Mary I in 1555? 2. The body of a naval of­fi­cer and ex­plorer was found on the Ross ice shelf in Antarc­tica in 1912. Who was he? 3. Which Soviet Union fig­ure was ex­pelled from the Com­mu­nist party in 1927? 4. In 1956, Morocco, Su­dan and Tu­nisia joined which in­ter­na­tional body? 5. A team of rock climbers led by War­ren Hard­ing com­pleted the first as­cent of “The Nose” on the El Cap­i­tan rock face in 1958. Which US na­tional park is it in? 6. Who be­came the 125th em­peror of Ja­pan in 1990? 7. In 1997, Ramzi Yousef was found guilty of mas­ter­mind­ing a ter­ror­ist at­tack in New York City. Which one?

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