27+ 1900's History Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What accessory did Zippo Manufacturing Company introduce in 1933?
Cigarette Lighter
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What was the mission of the Manhattan Project, which was launched in 1941?
To Build A Nuclear Bomb
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When FDR was re-elected U.S. President in 1944, what record-setting term of office was it?
His Fourth
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At what 1945 conference did Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin meet?
Yalta
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What major event took place in the United States on December 7, 1941?
Pearl Harbor Bombing
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November 11, 1921 marked the first anonymous burial at what famous U.S. cemetery?
Arlington National Cemetery
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What famous patriotic song did Francis Scott Key write in 1814?
The Star-Spangled Banner
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The 1979 Soviet invasion of what nearby nation caused an international uproar?
Afghanistan
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Which major European city had its subways and a bus bombed on July 7, 2005?
London
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Which U.S. President died in office in 1945, during World War II?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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Who did Josef Stalin set out to eliminate in the "great purge" of 1936?
His Russian Enemies
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In 1948, what U.S. military practice did President Harry Truman end?
Racial Segregation
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What material did DuPont scientists originally call Polymer 6.6 when it was first produced in 1935?
Nylon
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Which 1935 New Deal program provided disabled and elderly people with monthly payments?
Social Security
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What organization founded in 1949 is represented by the acronym NATO?
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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What natural disaster struck the American Midwest in 1930?
The Dust Bowl
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In what American metropolis was the Empire State Building completed in 1931?
New York City
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What country was ruled by General Manuel Noriega until 1989?
Panama
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For what 1924 crime were Nathan Leopold, Jr. and Richard Loeb arrested?
Murder
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In his 1933 inaugural speech, what did President Franklin Roosevelt say was the only thing to fear?
Fear Itself
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In the early 1900's, John Larson invented a "polygraph" which is commonly known as what?
Lie Detector
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Which nation was called Persia until 1935?
Iran
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What famous WWII battle between the Germans and Allies began on December 16, 1944?
Battle Of The Bulge
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The faces of what figures are featured on Mount Rushmore, which was completed in 1941?
Presidents
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1900's History Trivia

Needless to say, a lot happened during the 1900’s - from the San Francisco earthquake to the Great Depression. Get ready for these 1900’s history trivia questions and answers, which will teach you about US presidents, the battles of World War II, natural disasters, and famous monuments galore.

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