20th Century History Quiz: Events Of 1920's

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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Do you realize why they called it the roaring 20’s? Many events in the 1920s shook the country and elevated it to another level. The most notable is the women’s right to vote. By 1920, every state west of the Mississippi River permitted women to vote. In 1920, mass media was cultivated, as the first commercially licensed radio station broadcast live results of the presidential election. You must try this groundbreaking quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    WHAT WERE THE WOMEN WHO CHANGED STYLE TRENDS KNOWN AS?
    • A. 

      GOLDEN GIRLS

    • B. 

      JAZZ GIRLS

    • C. 

      FLAPPERS

    • D. 

      GATSBY GIRLS

  • 2. 
    WHO WAS A VIP IN THIS DECADE WHO WAS A FASHION ICON?
    • A. 

      AMELIA EARHART

    • B. 

      CLARA BARTON

    • C. 

      JOAN CRAWFORD

    • D. 

      COCO CHANEL

  • 3. 
    WHAT EVENT INFLUENCED THE FASHION TRENDS THE MOST FOR WOMEN?
    • A. 

      A DESIRE TO BE FREE-SPIRITED AFTER WWI

    • B. 

      THE MOVIES

    • C. 

      SPORTS

    • D. 

      THE GREAT DPERESSION

  • 4. 
    WHAT SPORT BECAME A SPORT FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS?
    • A. 

      TENNIS

    • B. 

      GOLF

    • C. 

      BASEBALL

    • D. 

      GREYHOUND DOG RACING

  • 5. 
    WHO WAS THE BIG CHEESE IN THE BASEBALL WORLD AND WHAT TEAM DID HE PLAY FOR?
    • A. 

      BABE RUTH- NY YANKEES

    • B. 

      BABE RUTH- NY METS

    • C. 

      BABE RUTH- LA DODGERS

    • D. 

      MICKEY MANTLE- DETROIT TIGERS

  • 6. 
    WHAT SPORT WAS INVENTED IN THE 20'S
    • A. 

      PING PONG

    • B. 

      WATER SKIING

    • C. 

      TENNIS

    • D. 

      TENNIS

  • 7. 
    WHO WAS THE FUNNY LITTLE MAN OF SILENT FILM INT HE 1920'S?
    • A. 

      GEORGE GERSHWIN

    • B. 

      WALT DISNEY

    • C. 

      CHARLIE CHAPLIN

    • D. 

      RUDOLPH VALENTINO

  • 8. 
    WHICH TWO PEOPLE FLEW ACROSS THE ATLANTIC?
    • A. 

      CHARLES LINDBERG AND JOAN CRAWFORD

    • B. 

      HENRY FORD AND AMELIA EARHART

    • C. 

      AMELIA EARHART AND CHARLES LINDBERG

    • D. 

      WALT DISNEY AND CHARLES LINDBERG

  • 9. 
    WHO WAS A FAMOUS GANGSTER WHO WAS ONLY CAUGHT BECAUSE OF TAX EVASION AND NOT FOR ALL OF HIS REAL CRIMES?
    • A. 

      MUGSY MALONE

    • B. 

      JOHN DILLINGER

    • C. 

      BUGSY SEGAL

    • D. 

      AL CAPONE

  • 10. 
    WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE MOST POPULAR DANCE?
    • A. 

      CHARLESTON

    • B. 

      JITTERBUG

    • C. 

      TWIST

    • D. 

      MACARANA

  • 11. 
    WHICH WAS NOT A CRAZE OR FAD?
    • A. 

      KING TUT

    • B. 

      FLAG POLE SITTING

    • C. 

      CROSSWORD PUZZLES

    • D. 

      INSTANT MESSAGING

  • 12. 
    WHICH AMENDMENT PROHIBITED THE SALE OF ALCOHOL?
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      21

  • 13. 
    WHAT WAS THE ILLEGAL TRANSPORTATION AND SELLING OF LIQUOR CALLED?
    • A. 

      MOONSHINING

    • B. 

      BOOTLEGGING

    • C. 

      BOOZING

    • D. 

      ORGANIZED CRIME

  • 14. 
    WHAT WAS A DRINKING ESTABLISHMENT KNOWN AS?
    • A. 

      BAR

    • B. 

      BEER JOINT

    • C. 

      SPEAK EASY

    • D. 

      DOWNTOWN SALLY'S

  • 15. 
    WHAT WAS THEM MOST POPULAR FORM OF MUSIC AND A NAME GIVEN TO THE AGE BY F. SCOTT FITZGERALD?
    • A. 

      JAZZ

    • B. 

      BIG BAND

    • C. 

      SWING

    • D. 

      ROARING

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