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The 1950s Quiz

Ah yes, I remember it well 10 Questions.

 
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In which year did the "Suez Crisis" take place?

  • 1954
  • 1955
  • 1956
  • 1957

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Which 1950s icon starred in the film "Rebel Without A Cause"?

  • Elvis Presley
  • James Dean
  • Marlon Brando
  • Tony Curtis

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The River Yalu was significant during the Korean War; it marked the border between which two countries?

  • North Korea and Manchuria
  • North Korea and Japan
  • North Korea and South Korea
  • North Korea and the U.S.S.R.

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Introduced in the late 1950s, what is E.R.N.I.E. used to select?

  • Postponed football match results
  • Eurovision Song Contest winners
  • Clearing system for universities
  • Premium Bond numbers

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Which city hosted the 1956 Olympic Games?

  • Helsinki
  • London
  • Melbourne
  • Rome

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With which musical genre was British musician "Lonnie Donegan" associated

  • Rockabilly
  • Rock and Roll
  • Trad Jazz
  • Skiffle

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In 1958 Fulgencio Batista was overthrown as leader of which country?

  • Cuba
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Guatemala

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Which opera did the composer Benjamin Britten complete in 1954?

  • Billy Budd
  • The Turn Of The Screw
  • Peter Grimes
  • Gloriana

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Which of Queen Elizabeth II's children was born in the 1950s?

  • Prince Andrew
  • Prince Charles
  • Princess Anne
  • Prince Edward

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What in October 1957 was "Sputnik 1"?

  • The first personal computer
  • The first shopping mall in Moscow
  • A deep sea submersible
  • The first man-made space satellite

 

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