Wednesday, December 2, 2020

1950s Trivia

The 1950s trivia is as great as the rest of other history quiz questions categories. This decade has a lot of events and figures which will help you to know about the importance of history.

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Q1. Russia's very first "Artificial Satellite" was launched in 1957, what was its name?
Sputnik 1
Soviet
Sputnik 2
Sputnik 3

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Q2. California's Disneyland first opened in which year?
1955
1953
1951
1957

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Q3. Which of the following Soviet leaders became the Premier of the Soviet Union in 1958?
Nikita Khrushchev
Georgy Malenkov
Joseph Stalin
Vladimir Lenin

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Q4. Can you tell us in which year Ghana gain its independence from Great Britain?
1957
1954
1956
1955

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Q5. And in which of these years did China invade Tibet?
1950
1953
1956
1959

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Q6. In 1958, which of the following popular entertainers was inducted into the US Army?
Elvis Presley
Bob Hope
Jerry Lewis
James Stewart

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Q7. Britain tested its first hydrogen bomb in 1957, but on which island?
Christmas
Lundy
Great Britain
Tresco

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Q8. From the following options, which two men were introduced as the first astronauts of NASA in 1959?
John Glenn Jr. and Alan Shepard Jr.
John B. McKay and Milton Thompson
William Joseph Knight and Michael Adams
None of These

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Q9. An easy one, which royal became the head of state of Britain in 1953?
Queen Elizabeth II
Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
Prince of Wales
Duke of York

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Q10. What did Jack Kilby invented in 1958?
The microchip
The Calculator
Mobile Phone
None of These

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Q11. Who from the following is credited for the development of the first Polio vaccine in 1953?
Jonas Salk
Albert Bruce Sabin
Koprowski
None of These

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Q12. Do you know which Japanese car manufacturer started selling cars in the USA in 1957?
Toyota
Honda
Mitsubishi
KIA

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Q13. In 1955, which from these popular fast-food chain restaurants was first opened?
Mcdonalds
KFC
Hardie's
Burger King

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Q14. The Mau Mau Rebellion began in 1952, but in which country?
Kenya
Nigeria
Indonesia
Columbia

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Q15. Which of these following popular fashion dolls was created in 1959 by Mattel, Inc.?
Barbie
Cabbage Patch
American Girl
Polly Pocket

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Q16. In which city does the infamous "Brinks Robbery" in 1950 where $2.8 million was stolen in 17 minutes occurred?
Boston
San Francisco
Chicago
New York

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Q17. In 1952, which long-running Soap daytime drama moves from Radio to Television?
Guiding Light
Days of Our Lives
General Hospital
Jericho

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Q18. "Old soldiers never die, they just fade away", who said this famous line?
Gen. Douglas MacArthur
Gen. Dwight Eisenhower
Gen. Omar Bradley
No one said it

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Q19. Which of these following Candy's slogan is 'Melts in your mouth, not in your hands.'?
M&Ms
Snickers
Hershey Kisses
Whatchamacallit

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Q20. In which year does Disneyland opened?
1955
1957
1959
1953

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Q21. From the following names, which actress won an Academy Award in 1954 for her portrayal of Princess Ann in the movie Roman Holiday?
Audrey Hepburn
Donna Reed
Grace Kelly
Ava Gardner

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Q22. Which bank launches the first credit card in 1958?
Bank of America
National City Bank
Wells Fargo
U.S. Bank

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Q23. Which from these scandals was the reason that forced US President Richard Nixon to resign?
Watergate Scandal
Lewinsky Scandal
Vietnam Affair Scandal
Petticoat Affair Scandal

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Q24. By whom does The classic novel "Animal Farm" was written?
George Orwell
Beverly Cleary
Ernest Hemingway
Orson Welles

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Q25 Do you know which of the following was "Not" one of the Seven Wonders of the "Ancient World"?
Taj Mahal
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Statue of Zeus at Olympia
The Great Pyramid of Giza

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