Statistics for 20th Century A-Z

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  • The average score is 21 of 26

Answer Stats

Letter Year Hint Answer % Correct
A1969This astronaut becomes the first person to walk on the moonNeil Armstrong
98%
V1901This queen dies after a reign of 63 yearsVictoria
93%
O1922This empire ceases to existOttoman Empire
91%
D1963JFK is assassinated in this cityDallas
91%
G1942This leader urges Britain to "quit India"Mahatma Gandhi
91%
P1914This canal is completed despite the deaths of 25,000 workersPanama Canal
91%
I1979This country's shah is deposedIran
90%
F1982The UK and Argentina fight over these islandsFalkland Islands
89%
E1983-85400,000 people die due to famine in this countryEthiopia
88%
T1982Michael Jackson releases this album, the best-selling of all-timeThriller
88%
U1930This country hosts the first FIFA World CupUruguay
87%
H1935This dam is dedicatedHoover Dam
86%
W1955Communist countries of Eastern European sign this military alliance{Warsaw} Pact
85%
S1957This Russian satellite orbits the EarthSputnik
85%
N1923-46This city hosts Nazi rallies, and later, war crimes trialsNuremberg
84%
Z1913This alternative to buttons and snaps is invented in PennsylvaniaZipper
83%
R1916This "mad monk" is assassinated in RussiaRasputin
79%
X1959This company introduces the copy machineXerox
78%
K1948This peninsula is divided at the 38th parallelKorea
77%
C1900sPicasso co-invents this "blocky" school of artCubism
72%
Y1991This man becomes the first democratically-elected leader of RussiaBoris Yeltsin
71%
M1943-76This dictator kills at least 40 million peopleMao Zedong
70%
B1944-45This battle marks the final German offensive on the Western FrontBattle of the {Bulge}
65%
Q1912This dynasty comes to an end in ChinaQing
63%
J1922This novelist publishes "Ulysses"James Joyce
59%
L2000During the century, this city's population increases from 41,000
to over 7 million
Lagos
39%

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