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Modern History Quiz

A modern history quiz with questions about modern day history. 8 Questions.

 
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1

What incident in 1962 nearly led to a nuclear confrontation between the U.S. and Russia?

  • Korean War
  • Yalta Conference,
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

2

What year did women receive the right to vote in the United States?

  • 1899
  • 1911
  • 1920

3

What year did the first man walk on the Moon?

  • 1966
  • 1967
  • 1969

4

What nation exploded its first nuclear bomb in the Rajasthan Desert in 1974?

  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Israel

5

What U.S. President gave the White House its current name?

  • George Washington
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Theodore Roosevelt

6

What toy was introduced in Australian stores in 1957 after proving to be a popular exercise tool in schools?

  • Frisbee
  • Hula Hoop
  • Jump Rope

7

In what year did scientists complete a map of the Human Genome?

  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1980

8

What famous painting was stolen from a Norwegian museum in 2004?

  • The Mona Lisa
  • The Starry Night
  • The Scream

 

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