Can You Pass This General Knowledge Quiz From 1953?

The year was 1953: it was a time of great prosperity in the US, but also many ups and downs. Sock hops and drive-ins reigned supreme and America was slowly changing. Think you can pass this general knowledge quiz from 1953? Take this quiz and find out!
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Who was president in 1953?
Harry Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
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Which leader of the U.S.S.R. died in 1953?
Joseph Stalin
Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin
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Do you know which of these musical instruments was invented in 1953?
Bongo drums
Electronic synthesizer
Banjo
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True or false: The TV Dinner was invented in 1953.
True
False
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A famous country star died on Jan. 1, 1953. Do you know who it was?
Buddy Holly
Hank Williams
Woody Guthrie
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When Elizabeth was coronated as the Queen of England in 1953. Which member of the Rolling Stones was a choir boy at this event?
Keith Richards
Mick Jagger
Ronnie Wood
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Which famous magazine published for the first time in December 1953?
Life
Time
Playboy
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Which of these was invented in 1953?
The stop light
The stop sign
The speed bump
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Who won the best film at the 1953 Academy Awards?
East of Eden
The Greatest Show On Earth
Ivanhoe
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Of the teams below, who won the World Series in 1953?
Chicago Cubs
New York Yankees
Philadelphia Phillies
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You know a bit about 1953, but not quite enough to ace this trivia quiz with ease! Worry not, just hit the books and learn all about this iconic year in America's golden era. You'll get the hang of it in no time!

C+, 1953 Fuzzy

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Unlike most Americans, you happen to know quite a bit about the year 1953! From the president to the great inventions, America's golden era is still as fresh in your mind as it was to someone born decades prior!

B+, 1953 Fantastic

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When it comes to the year 1953, few folks can hold a candle to your trivia knowledge. From the best picture to the top news stories, you understand that this year in time was one in a million. Go ahead and show off your score, you've earned it!

A+, 1953 Trivia Ace

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1
Who was president in 1953?
Harry Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
2
Which leader of the U.S.S.R. died in 1953?
Joseph Stalin
Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin
3
Do you know which of these musical instruments was invented in 1953?
Bongo drums
Electronic synthesizer
Banjo
4
True or false: The TV Dinner was invented in 1953.
True
False
5
A famous country star died on Jan. 1, 1953. Do you know who it was?
Buddy Holly
Hank Williams
Woody Guthrie
6
When Elizabeth was coronated as the Queen of England in 1953. Which member of the Rolling Stones was a choir boy at this event?
Keith Richards
Mick Jagger
Ronnie Wood
7
Which famous magazine published for the first time in December 1953?
Life
Time
Playboy
8
Which of these was invented in 1953?
The stop light
The stop sign
The speed bump
9
Who won the best film at the 1953 Academy Awards?
East of Eden
The Greatest Show On Earth
Ivanhoe
10
Of the teams below, who won the World Series in 1953?
Chicago Cubs
New York Yankees
Philadelphia Phillies