Statistics for 1950s Decade Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 19,084 times
  • The average score is 12 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
What became the 50th U.S. state?Hawaii
96%
What was Norma Jeane Mortenson better known as?Marilyn Monroe
85%
What "rebel without a cause" died in a car crash?James Dean
84%
What was Sputnik?a Satellite
82%
For what disease did Jonas Salk create a vaccine?Polio
80%
What was J. D. Salinger's most famous novel?The Catcher in the Rye
68%
What region did China annex?Tibet
68%
What pact was the Communist equivalent to NATO?{Warsaw} Pact
67%
What singer was managed by Colonel Tom Parker?Elvis Presley
66%
What were 78's, 45's, and 33's?Records
65%
What rocker died in a plane crash along with the Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens?Buddy Holly
62%
Who starred as Moses in "The Ten Commandments"?Charlton Heston
59%
What group of people wore berets and turtlenecks, played bongos,
and smoked marijuana?
Beatniks
54%
Who sang "Johnny B. Goode"?Chuck Berry
48%
What general landed at Inchon?Douglas MacArthur
43%
What country had an "economic miracle" under the leadership of Konrad Adenauer?West Germany
41%
What art movement was exemplefied by Jackson Pollock?{Abstract} Expressionism
30%
In what (modern-day) country did The Mau Mau Uprising occur?Kenya
29%
What was the world's largest corporation?General Motors
26%
What rich chocolately product allowed kids to send in for "secret decoder rings"?Ovaltine
25%

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