The 20th Century History: Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    In what year was Reagan wounded in an assassination attempt?
    • A. 

      1975

    • B. 

      1967

    • C. 

      1981

    • D. 

      1989

  • 2. 
    Who was elected Governor of New York in 1994?
    • A. 

      Alfonse D'Amato

    • B. 

      Rudy Giuliani

    • C. 

      Jessie Jackson

    • D. 

      George Pataki

  • 3. 
    How many points did the Dow Jones drop on "Black Monday" in October 1987?
    • A. 

      508 Points

    • B. 

      208 Points

    • C. 

      5008 Points

    • D. 

      88 Points

  • 4. 
    Who was assassinated on November 22, 1963?
    • A. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • B. 

      Marvin Gaye

    • C. 

      Huey Long

    • D. 

      John Lennon

  • 5. 
    What year did Egypt and Israel sign a formal peace accord?
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      1968

    • C. 

      1988

    • D. 

      1979

  • 6. 
    In what year was the 50-star flag of the United States first raised?
    • A. 

      1929

    • B. 

      1960

    • C. 

      1941

    • D. 

      1938

  • 7. 
    In what year did Congress pass the first copyright laws?
    • A. 

      1969

    • B. 

      1973

    • C. 

      1909

    • D. 

      1983

  • 8. 
    What year did Kodak introduce the Instamatic Camera?
    • A. 

      1913

    • B. 

      1901

    • C. 

      1888

    • D. 

      1963

  • 9. 
    What country was expelled from the United Nations in 1971?
    • A. 

      Syria

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Cuba

    • D. 

      Taiwan

  • 10. 
    What year was the polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk?
    • A. 

      1955

    • B. 

      1920

    • C. 

      1966

    • D. 

      1936

  • 11. 
    Where did the U.S. send troops in 1994 to end a military dictatorship?
    • A. 

      Haiti

    • B. 

      Chile

    • C. 

      Cuba

    • D. 

      Somalia