2021’s Famous Firsts Trivia Quiz

Daily quiz on 2021’s Famous Firsts world records: Who is the first gay man on a British banknote? Bidens’ dog Major made history as what? And who was the first person to launch into space in a spaceship they owned? Take the 2021 famous firsts trivia quiz!

2021’s Famous Firsts World Records Quiz

Daily Quiz for Dec. 7, 2021: 15 First-Ever World Records from 2021 general knowledge multiple-choice questions on current events, tech, culture, and more. Click “start quiz.”

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1. Who was the first person in history to take off in his own spaceship?

Photo: 2021 (c) Virgin Galactic

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2. In his first address to congress as a president, President Joe Biden said some words, “No president has ever said.” Which were they?

Screenshot: CNBC

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3. Who was the first sitting US Vice President to march in a pride parade?

Photo: Ted Eytan from Washington, DC, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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4. Which sports made their Olympic debut in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?

Screenshot: Tokyo 2020 / Eurosport

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5. Who is the first Black woman buried at the Pantheon monument in Paris?

Photo: Lucien Waléry, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

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6. How did the first-ever authentic Banksy piece turn into an NFT art?

Image: sothebys.com

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7. The 2021 COP26 climate talks ended with a deal that, for the first time, does what?

Photo: 首相官邸ホームページ, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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8. What is the first-ever Netflix series to win an Emmy for best drama?

Screenshot: The Crown / Netflix

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9. Naftali Bennett is the first Israeli Prime Minister who…

Screenshot: Kan11 News

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10. What is the world’s first publicly accessible art storage facility?

Photo: F.Eveleens, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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11. What’s unique about this Amsterdam canal bridge?

Screenshot: The Independent on YouTube

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12. Who are Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi?

Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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13. Ji-Young, Sesame Street’s first Asian American muppet, is of which descent?

Screenshot: Sesame Street

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14. Bidens’ dog Major made history as what?

Photo: Adam Schultz, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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15. Who is the first gay man on a British banknote?

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2021’s Famous Firsts Trivia Quiz Questions

  • How did the first-ever authentic Banksy piece turn into an NFT art?

    Image: sothebys.com

    Bidens' dog Major made history as what?

    Photo: Adam Schultz, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

    In his first address to congress as a president, President Joe Biden said some words, “No president has ever said.” Which were they?

    Screenshot: CNBC

    Who are Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi?

    Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

    Naftali Bennett is the first Israeli Prime Minister who…

    Screenshot: Kan11 News

    Who was the first sitting US Vice President to march in a pride parade?

    Photo: Ted Eytan from Washington, DC, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    Who is the first gay man on a British banknote?

    Who was the first person in history to take off in his own spaceship?

    Photo: 2021 (c) Virgin Galactic

    What’s unique about this Amsterdam canal bridge?

    Screenshot: The Independent on YouTube

    Which sports made their Olympic debut in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?

    Screenshot: Tokyo 2020 / Eurosport

    Who is the first Black woman buried at the Pantheon monument in Paris?

    Photo: Lucien Waléry, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

    What is the first-ever Netflix series to win an Emmy for best drama?

    Screenshot: The Crown / Netflix

    What is the world's first publicly accessible art storage facility?

    Photo: F.Eveleens, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    The 2021 COP26 climate talks ended with a deal that, for the first time, does what?

    Photo: 首相官邸ホームページ, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    Ji-Young, Sesame Street’s first Asian American muppet, is of which descent?

    Screenshot: Sesame Street
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