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1970's World Events Quiz

World events during the decade of disco. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Who was kidnapped by the FLQ in Quebec in 1970?

  • Maurice Chavalier
  • John LaFoot
  • Marcell Marsew
  • Pierre LaPorte

2

In 1971, which movement began in Yogoslavia?

  • The Bowel Movement
  • The Croation Spring movement
  • The Basement Movement
  • The Yugoslavian uprising

3

What event took place in the Philippines on September 21, 1972?

  • Marshall Law
  • The Manila war
  • A large shoe collection is discovered
  • Ghandi is killed

4

Which war took place between Egypt and Israel in October, 1973?

  • The Nile war
  • The Sadat war
  • Yom Kippur war
  • The Pyrimad war

5

Which American president resigned in 1974?

  • Raygun
  • Ford
  • Carter
  • Nixon

6

What did Pol Pot take over on April 17, 1975?

  • All of Cambodia
  • All of Korea
  • All of Veitnam
  • The City of Phnom Penh

7

What event took place on July 28, 1976 in China?

  • Tangshan Earthquake
  • First Chinese missle launched
  • Nixon vomits after chinese dinner
  • A fireworks factory explodes

8

Where did the world's worst aviation disaster occur on March 27, 1977?

  • Moscow, Russia
  • London, England
  • The United States
  • Canary Islands

9

Which 1978 event caused Anwar Sadat to be assasinated in 1981?

  • His re-election
  • Corrupt government
  • Meeting with James Earl Carter at Camp David
  • Peace Treaty with Israel

10

Which event took place on November 4, 1979, lasting 444 days?

  • The energy crisis
  • Iranian Hostage crisis
  • The Chernobal nuclear power plant accident
  • De-regulation of marijuana worldwide

 

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