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1.In New York in 1890, William Kemmler became the first person to be executed by what method?
2.In 1960, which country became the first in the world to have a female Prime Minister?
3.In 1520, who became the first explorer to sail across the Pacific Ocean?
4.What was the name of the first dog to orbit the earth?
5.French woman Isabelle Dinoire was the first person to receive a transplant of which body part in 2005?
6.Who led the first expedition to reach the North Pole by automobile?
7.What was the world's first jet-driven airliner to enter commercial service?
8.Situated on the north coast of Scotland, the UK's first fast-breeder nuclear reactor is situated where?
9.In 1983, Colin Pirchfork became the first criminal to be convicted for murder by the use of what evidence?
10.Born in 1978, what is the name of the UK's first “test tube baby”?

quiz kindly submitted by Fraenulum on 24th March 2009