The 20th Century Quiz
Based on the clues, guess these notable facts from 20th century history.
- Quiz by Quizmaster - Aug 31, 2016
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Atmospheric levels of this greenhouse gas reach 365ppm,
an increase of over 25% since 1900
The U.S. and Soviet Union fight this "war"
Protestors seize power in this country and establish a theocracy
This man becomes the first to walk on the moon
The U.S. and Soviet Union have a tense stand-off over missiles in this country
This ruler's "Great Leap Forward" causes 30 million people to starve to death
Jonas Salk announces a vaccine for this disease
The ENIAC is hailed as the world's first example of this common modern device
Japanese forces launch a surprise attack on this naval base
This British king abdicates
This political figure says "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself"
This leader marches to the sea to get salt and defy British rule
This pilot becomes the first to make a non-stop solo flight from New York to Paris
This car model, nicknamed the "Tin Lizzie", sells over 16.5 million units
This "ism" rises to prominence as Benito Mussolini becomes leader of Italy
This pandemic kills over 3% of the world's population
Margaret Sanger opens the first U.S. clinic to provide information about this practice
This empire systematically kills an estimated 1.5 million Armenians
This archduke is assassinated, sparking WWI
This famous ocean liner hits an iceberg and sinks
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