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The 20th Century Quiz

From manned flights to music of the 80's and the Cold War with Cuba and more better check what you know! 12 Questions.

 
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Who made the first controlled, manned flight, lasting only 12 seconds in 1903?

  • The Wright Brothers
  • Igor Sikorsky
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Charles Lindbergh

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Which 80 kilometre long canal was completed in 1914?

  • Nan Madol
  • Panama Canal
  • Suzhou Canal
  • Alapuzzha Canal

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Which suffragette famously died after throwing herself in front of the King's horse at the Epsom Derby as shown here?

  • Matilda Gage
  • Emma Bugbee
  • Ida Craft
  • Emily Davison

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When did World War I begin?

  • 1914
  • 1915
  • 1916
  • 1918

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Who was the first leader of the Soviet Union, like this statue is shown here?

  • Aleksander Kerensky
  • Joseph Stalin
  • Leon Troksky
  • Vladimir Lenin

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What was the American economic crisis of the 1930s known as?

  • The Dust Bowl
  • The Great Depression
  • The Jazz Age
  • The Prohibition Era

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Which British Monarch abdicated the throne in 1936?

  • William IV
  • George V
  • George VI
  • Edward VIII

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When was The Beatles album ''Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'' released, which kicked off the ''summer of love'' across Europe and the US?

  • 1967
  • 1968
  • 1982
  • 1998

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In what year was president John F. Kennedy assassinated?

  • 1962
  • 1963
  • 1973
  • 1998

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In what year did the Berlin Wall fall?

  • 1989
  • 1998
  • 2001
  • 2012

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Who was the leader of al-Qaeda when the 9/11 terrorist attack occured?

  • Saddam Hussein
  • Osama Bin Laden
  • Anwar Awlaki
  • Khalid Mohammed

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In the year 1981 which country joined European Union?

  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Portugal

 

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