How Good Is Your Knowledge Of The 1920s?

Just how much do you know about the Roaring 20s?
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Unconventional, stylish young women of the decade were known as:
Flappers
Swingers
Gatsby Girls
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What famous movie star's death prompted numerous women to commit suicide?
Clark Gable
Rudolph Valentino
Cary Grant
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African American art, music, and literature flourished in what New York City neighborhood?
Harlem
Chinatown
Chelsea
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Who made the first transatlantic, nonstop flight from New York City to Paris?
Amelia Earhart
Charles Lindbergh
John Dos Passos
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What was the name applied to writers who were known for being disillusioned and critical of American culture?
Lost Generation
Angry Youth
Misguided Ones
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Prohibition was established with what amendment?
20th
19th
18th
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What was the name given to illegal bars during Prohibition?
Speakeasies
Liquid Houses
Secret Servers
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This gangster became wealthy as a result of the illegal alcohol trade:
John Gotti
Carlos Marcelo
Al Capone
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Who wrote "The Great Gatsby"?
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ernest Hemingway
T.S. Eliot
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Which film star was nicknamed the "It Girl"?
Marlene Deitrich
Clara Bow
Claudette Colbert
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The Scopes trial was held in 1925 and involved what controversial issue?
Birth control
Woman suffrage
Teaching evolution
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Who discovered penicillin in 1928?
Alexander Fleming
Jonas Salk
Joseph Lister
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Let's try another decade! Don't feel too badly. The 1920s did end with the Great Depression, after all, so it wasn't all parties and bootleg liquor!

C+, Sorry!

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Nice job! Your quiz results make us want to dance the Charleston!

B+, Just Call You Gatsby!

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You're the bee's knees! You should raise a glass of bootleg gin in celebration, and maybe put on a little Louis Armstrong!

A+, You Can Flap With the Best of Them!

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1
Unconventional, stylish young women of the decade were known as:
Flappers
Swingers
Gatsby Girls
2
What famous movie star's death prompted numerous women to commit suicide?
Clark Gable
Rudolph Valentino
Cary Grant
3
African American art, music, and literature flourished in what New York City neighborhood?
Harlem
Chinatown
Chelsea
4
Who made the first transatlantic, nonstop flight from New York City to Paris?
Amelia Earhart
Charles Lindbergh
John Dos Passos
5
What was the name applied to writers who were known for being disillusioned and critical of American culture?
Lost Generation
Angry Youth
Misguided Ones
6
Prohibition was established with what amendment?
20th
19th
18th
7
What was the name given to illegal bars during Prohibition?
Speakeasies
Liquid Houses
Secret Servers
8
This gangster became wealthy as a result of the illegal alcohol trade:
John Gotti
Carlos Marcelo
Al Capone
9
Who wrote "The Great Gatsby"?
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ernest Hemingway
T.S. Eliot
10
Which film star was nicknamed the "It Girl"?
Marlene Deitrich
Clara Bow
Claudette Colbert
11
The Scopes trial was held in 1925 and involved what controversial issue?
Birth control
Woman suffrage
Teaching evolution
12
Who discovered penicillin in 1928?
Alexander Fleming
Jonas Salk
Joseph Lister