Roaring Twenties! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Roaring Twenties! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1920, the passing of the 19th amendment establishing gender equality at the polling booths hinged on the vote of this state.
    • A. 

      Illinois

    • B. 

      Tennessee

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Wisconsin

  • 2. 
    “So much depends upon” this object, according to William Carlos Williams’ 1923 Imagist poem.
    • A. 

      A handwritten letter

    • B. 

      A dollar bill

    • C. 

      The hands of a clock

    • D. 

      A red wheelbarrow

  • 3. 
    This famous baseballer, one of the so-called “Murderers’ Row,” was a prolific hitter for the Yankees throughout the ‘20s and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1936.
    • A. 

      Leon Allen "Goose" Goslin

    • B. 

      Bob Meusel

    • C. 

      Babe Ruth

    • D. 

      Joe DiMaggio

  • 4. 
    In 1925, this legal case involving a biology teacher brought the issue of evolution curriculum to the nation’s attention.
    • A. 

      The Scopes Trial

    • B. 

      Sacco and Vanzetti

    • C. 

      The Sweet Trials

    • D. 

      Leopold and Loeb

  • 5. 
    In “The Great Gatsby,” F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel about the ‘20s, this becomes a symbol of hope.
    • A. 

      A baby’s crib

    • B. 

      A grandfather clock

    • C. 

      A green light

    • D. 

      A cravat

  • 6. 
    Charles Lindbergh completed the first solo nonstop trans-Atlantic flight in 1927 in a plane with this name.
    • A. 

      The Douglas World Cruiser

    • B. 

      The Wright Flyer

    • C. 

      The Lindy Hop

    • D. 

      The Spirit of St. Louis

  • 7. 
    This 1927 feature-length movie was the first with synchronized dialogue, music and sound effects, and gave rise to more “talkies.”
    • A. 

      All Quiet on the Western Front

    • B. 

      King Kong

    • C. 

      The Jazz Singer

    • D. 

      Frankenstein

  • 8. 
    In “California, Here I Come,” recorded by Al Jolson in 1924, a “sunkissed miss” says:
    • A. 

      “Don’t be late!”

    • B. 

      “Come on in!”

    • C. 

      “Stay awhile!”

    • D. 

      “Wear some sunscreen!”

  • 9. 
    This famed poet is known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance and is the author of “The Weary Blues.”
    • A. 

      Ezra Pound

    • B. 

      T.S. Eliot

    • C. 

      Langston Hughes

    • D. 

      Edna St. Vincent Millay

  • 10. 
    This bribery scandal tarnished the image of Warren G. Harding’s administration.
    • A. 

      Hardinggate

    • B. 

      Teapot Dome

    • C. 

      The Flapper Affair

    • D. 

      Watergate