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The Last 100 Years Quiz

From the Spanish Influenza to the end of the Soviet Union better check what you know! 24 Questions.

 
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Which disease killed millions of people after World War I?

  • Spanish Influenza
  • World Influenza
  • Avian Influenza
  • Italian Influenza

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What was the name of the character who appeared in the first Walt Disney cartoon film in 1928?

  • Goofy
  • Donald Duck
  • Betty Boop
  • Mickey Mouse

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Whose tomb, later claimed to be cursed, was discovered in Egypt in 1922?

  • Tutankhamen
  • Cleopatra
  • Khufu
  • Huang

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Which famous scientist won the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics?

  • Albert Einstein
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Francis Crick
  • Alexander Fleming

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In which American city would you find this famous bridge, completed in 1937?

  • New York City
  • Chicago
  • San Francisco
  • Washington DC

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Which of these astronauts did NOT walk on the Moon in 1969?

  • Michael Collins
  • Neil Armstrong
  • James Lovell
  • Buzz Aldrin

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What year was the first ''Summer of Love''?

  • 1964
  • 1965
  • 1967
  • 1998

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In what year did The Beatles release their first album?

  • 1963
  • 1972
  • 1979
  • 1998

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What did Tim Berners-Lee coin the phrase for in 1989?

  • Portable Computer
  • Macintosh
  • Computer Tablet
  • The World Wide Web

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When was the Berlin Wall torn down?

  • 1989
  • 1991
  • 1992
  • 1998

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What was boxer Mohammad Ali's birth name?

  • Sugar Mell Cartne
  • Cassius Clay
  • Frank Locius
  • Ronald Blonderburries

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Which famous politician's autobiography is entitled "Long Walk To Freedom?"

  • Lech Walesa
  • Nelson Mandela
  • F D Roosevelt
  • Mahatma Gandhi

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In which decade was the BBC founded?

  • 1910's
  • 1920's
  • 1930's
  • 1980's

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Which American gangster had the nickname Scarface?

  • Al Capone
  • Lewis Brick
  • Alexander Deplatter
  • Louis Bransture

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Which mountain peak was first reached in 1953?

  • Mount Everest
  • Kilimanjaro
  • K2
  • Rysy

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Who was US President during the September 11 attacks of 2001?

  • George W Bush
  • Bill Clinton
  • Jeb Bush
  • George Washington

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In which year did Abba win the Eurovision Song Contest?

  • 1974
  • 1975
  • 1977
  • 1998

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What country had its peaceful dissolution in 1993 , a few years after the Soviet Union collapsed?

  • Czechoslovakia
  • Yugoslavia
  • Baltic Union
  • Georgia

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In what year did Japan launch a surprise attack on the American base at Pearl Harbour?

  • 1941
  • 1942
  • 1943
  • 1998

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The ''what'' Air Force Tu 154 Crash in 2010 had 96 fatalities and no survivors , the people on the airplane were the most important people of the country including the president?

  • Polish
  • French
  • Russian
  • German

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In 2011 , which new country was shown on the map?

  • North Vietnam
  • South Sudan
  • Mauritius
  • Vojvodina

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What special scientific event happened in 2000?

  • The first ''Zombie'' has been cured by using newest bacteria
  • The ultimate cure for Cancer has been made
  • The Caesarian has been first used
  • Mapping of Human DNA is complete

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Which 1950's iconic rock and roll performer was known as ''The King''?

  • Elvis Presley
  • Fats Domino
  • Ray Charles
  • Bill Hayley

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On the 1st July 2013 what country joined the European Union?

  • Croatia
  • Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • Kosovo

 

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