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1958 Quiz

What happened in 1958? 10 Questions.

 
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1

In February 1958, which pressure group was founded?

  • National Viewers' and Listeners' Association
  • Greenpeace
  • Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND)

2

Players of Manchester United were victims of a terrible plane tragedy in February 1958. Where did this happen?

  • Berlin
  • Munich
  • Bonn

3

These were introduced in March 1958. They have been the cause of much anguish to drivers ever since, what are they?

  • Wheel clamps
  • Parking tickets
  • Speed bumps

4

Which bank, in August 1958, announced plans to offer personal loans?

  • Barclays Bank
  • Midland Bank
  • Royal Bank of Scotland

5

In July 1958, Prince Philip opened the Empire Games. Where were they held?

  • Edinburgh
  • Liverpool
  • Cardiff

6

In September 1958, this county won cricket's county championship for the seventh consecutive year. Which county was it?

  • Yorkshire
  • Derbyshire
  • Surrey

7

In September 1958, Britain and which other country found themselves at loggerheads over the fishing of cod in the North Sea?

  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • Denmark

8

In August 1958, which famous British composer died?

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Edward William Elgar
  • Edward Benjamin Britten

9

In August 1958, race riots broke out in which two British districts.

  • Notting Hill and Bradford
  • Notting Hill and Liverpool
  • Notting Hill and Nottingham

10

The first 'Carry On' film was screened in August 1958. What was it called?

  • Carry on Constable
  • Carry on Nurse
  • Carry on Sergeant

 

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