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Can You Ace This 1940s Pop Quiz?

The 1940s were a tremendous time of cultural and historical growth! From the World Wars to the baby boom, this decade held more culture than most. Do you think you remember the pop culture from this decade? Take this 1940s pop quiz and find out!
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Which superhero was introduced by Marvel comics in March of 1941?
Superman
Captain America
Batman

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Which man became the leader of Great Britain in 1940?
Winston Churchill
Neville Chamberlain
Stanley Baldwin

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Which film did Orson Welles direct in 1941?
Cassablanca
It's A Wonderful Life
Citizen Kane

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Which cereal adopted the phrase 'Snap! Crackle! Pop!' in the 1940s?
Frosted Flakes
Rice Krispies
Cap'n Crunch

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In 1945, the atomic bomb was first tested in which US state?
Nevada
New Mexico
Arizona

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In 1949, this author wrote a classic novel about a dystopian future. The book was titled 1984.
Ray Bradbury
George Orwell
Joseph Heller

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The song "White Christmas" was first sung by which of the following artists?
Bing Crosby
Frank Sinatra
Fred Astaire

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In what year did Bikinis go on sale for the first time in Paris?
1946
1942
1947

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During World War II, US Gas Rationing allowed how many gallons of gas per week in 1942?
3
1
5

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In what year did the 40-hour working week go into effect in the US?
1945
1940
1947

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What does the E stand for in V-E day?
Europe
Eurovision
Excitement

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In what movie did Sam play the song "As Time Goes By"?
Casablanca
Gone with the Wind
Citizen Kane

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Unfortunately, you didn't pass this 1940s pop quiz with flying colors! While you might know a little bit about this decade in time, you still have a lot to learn. From the history to the culture, brushing up on the 1940s might do you a bit of good!

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Whoa, you passed this 1940s pop quiz with flying colors! It's obvious that you're a history buff with a vast knowledge on this amazing decade in time. From World War II to the Baby Boom, it's clear that you know the 40's like only a true trivia expert can!

A+, 1940s Pop Quiz Whiz

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You are a total 1940s pop quiz whiz! While some people may know a bit about this decade, you know this iconic era in time as well as those who once lived through it. From the history of World War II to the baby boom that came after, you're an expert on the 1940s!
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1
Which superhero was introduced by Marvel comics in March of 1941?
Superman
Captain America
Batman
2
Which man became the leader of Great Britain in 1940?
Winston Churchill
Neville Chamberlain
Stanley Baldwin
3
Which film did Orson Welles direct in 1941?
Cassablanca
It's A Wonderful Life
Citizen Kane
4
Which cereal adopted the phrase 'Snap! Crackle! Pop!' in the 1940s?
Frosted Flakes
Rice Krispies
Cap'n Crunch
5
In 1945, the atomic bomb was first tested in which US state?
Nevada
New Mexico
Arizona
6
In 1949, this author wrote a classic novel about a dystopian future. The book was titled 1984.
Ray Bradbury
George Orwell
Joseph Heller
7
The song "White Christmas" was first sung by which of the following artists?
Bing Crosby
Frank Sinatra
Fred Astaire
8
In what year did Bikinis go on sale for the first time in Paris?
1946
1942
1947
9
During World War II, US Gas Rationing allowed how many gallons of gas per week in 1942?
3
1
5
10
In what year did the 40-hour working week go into effect in the US?
1945
1940
1947
11
What does the E stand for in V-E day?
Europe
Eurovision
Excitement
12
In what movie did Sam play the song "As Time Goes By"?
Casablanca
Gone with the Wind
Citizen Kane

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