How Much 20th Century History Do You Know?

Remember when this happened? The 20th century had its share of good and bad events, from natural disasters to scientific discoveries. Do you remember the important ones? Take this quiz to find out!
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What year did the Great San Francisco Earthquake take place?
1906
1956
1945
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The Wright brothers made history in which year?
1900
1903
1908
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When did the Titanic sink?
Spring of 1912
Winter of 1915
Summer of 1916
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Where was Franz Ferdinand assinated?
Sarajevo
Prague
Zagreb
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When did the Great Depression start?
April of 1929
Black Tuesday
Boxing Day
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When did Castro come to power in Cuba?
1959
1978
1989
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For how long did the Berlin Wall stand?
10 years
17 years
28 years
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Cornflakes were invented in 1906 by...
William Kellogg
John Kellogg
Adam Corn
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What is the name of the vessel that landed the first man on the moon?
Apollo 11
Apollo 15
Rover
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What was the name of Gorbachev's plan for a more open and honest government
Glasnost
Pravda
the New Deal
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Which nuclear disaster took place in 1986?
Chernobyl
Fukushima
Three Mile Island Accident
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___________ erupted in Washington in 1980.
Krakatoa
Eyjafjallajokull
Mount St Helens
Result
You don't remember much of 20th century history. Perhaps revisit your old history textbooks to read about the major advancements and events that occurred during this time!

C+, Not Very Historical

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You remember some important events of the 20th century. It wasn't that long ago - keep learning to know even more about this recent time!

B+, Somewhat Historical

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You know a lot about 20th century history. It was a fascinating time, with many exciting things happening. Good for you for knowing many of them!

A+, Historical

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1
What year did the Great San Francisco Earthquake take place?
1906
1956
1945
2
The Wright brothers made history in which year?
1900
1903
1908
3
When did the Titanic sink?
Spring of 1912
Winter of 1915
Summer of 1916
4
Where was Franz Ferdinand assinated?
Sarajevo
Prague
Zagreb
5
When did the Great Depression start?
April of 1929
Black Tuesday
Boxing Day
6
When did Castro come to power in Cuba?
1959
1978
1989
7
For how long did the Berlin Wall stand?
10 years
17 years
28 years
8
Cornflakes were invented in 1906 by...
William Kellogg
John Kellogg
Adam Corn
9
What is the name of the vessel that landed the first man on the moon?
Apollo 11
Apollo 15
Rover
10
What was the name of Gorbachev's plan for a more open and honest government
Glasnost
Pravda
the New Deal
11
Which nuclear disaster took place in 1986?
Chernobyl
Fukushima
Three Mile Island Accident
12
___________ erupted in Washington in 1980.
Krakatoa
Eyjafjallajokull
Mount St Helens