How Much Do You Know About The 1940s? | QuizPug

How Much Do You Know About The 1940s?

It Was The Decade Of The Second World War, But How Well Do You Know It?

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In 1949, Communism grew dramatically with the takeover of what country?
China
North Korea
Vietnam

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In what year did Jackie Robinson integrate major league baseball?
1944
1947
1949

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In 1945, the US dropped the first atomic bomb on what Japanese city?
Hiroshima
Nagasaki
Kyoto

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What country gained its independence from Great Britain in 1947?
Palestine
Congo
India

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In 1944, the D-Day landings marked the Allied invasion of what country?
Italy
Japan
France

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In a speech in 1946, what leader warned that an Iron Curtain had descended across Europe?
Winston Churchill
Harry Truman
Dwight Eisenhower

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In 1946, Juan Perón became leader of what country?
Argentina
Brazil
Spain

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Beginning in 1947, Europe was given billions of dollars to help recover from the war. What was this plan called?
European Aid
Marshall Plan
Atcheson Plan

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The movie Casablanca premiered in what year?
1940
1942
1947

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The German siege of what Soviet city--which would last roughly three years--began in 1941?
Stalingrad
Kiev
Leningrad

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In 1946, the image of what former US president appeared on the dime?
Thomas Jefferson
Franklin Roosevelt
Abraham Lincoln

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What country was created in 1948?
Israel
Turkey
Syria

C+, Not Your Favorite Decade?

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It's ok. History's not for everyone. But give it a shot....this was the Greatest Generation, after all!

B+, History Honor Student

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So you missed a few; you're still pretty sharp when it comes to the 1940s. From World War II to big band music, you really know the 1940s!

A+, History Scholar

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Either you lived through the 40s and have a great memory, or you're just a serious history scholar! Either way, you're one smart cookie!
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1
In 1949, Communism grew dramatically with the takeover of what country?
China
North Korea
Vietnam
2
In what year did Jackie Robinson integrate major league baseball?
1944
1947
1949
3
In 1945, the US dropped the first atomic bomb on what Japanese city?
Hiroshima
Nagasaki
Kyoto
4
What country gained its independence from Great Britain in 1947?
Palestine
Congo
India
5
In 1944, the D-Day landings marked the Allied invasion of what country?
Italy
Japan
France
6
In a speech in 1946, what leader warned that an Iron Curtain had descended across Europe?
Winston Churchill
Harry Truman
Dwight Eisenhower
7
In 1946, Juan Perón became leader of what country?
Argentina
Brazil
Spain
8
Beginning in 1947, Europe was given billions of dollars to help recover from the war. What was this plan called?
European Aid
Marshall Plan
Atcheson Plan
9
The movie Casablanca premiered in what year?
1940
1942
1947
10
The German siege of what Soviet city--which would last roughly three years--began in 1941?
Stalingrad
Kiev
Leningrad
11
In 1946, the image of what former US president appeared on the dime?
Thomas Jefferson
Franklin Roosevelt
Abraham Lincoln
12
What country was created in 1948?
Israel
Turkey
Syria

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