How Much Do You Know About The 1930s?

You Know They Were The Depression Years, But What Else Happened In The 1930s?
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One of the decade's biggest movies, The Wizard of Oz, premiered in what year?
1932
1936
1939
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Franklin Roosevelt was elected for the first time, in what was then the biggest landslide in US history. What year?
1932
1934
1936
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In what year did the German army invade Poland?
1935
1938
1939
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This image of a poor migrant woman in the Dust Bowl became one of the most famous images of the Great Depression. Who was the photographer?
Lewis Hine
Dorothea Lange
Gordon Parks
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A bloody civil war erupted in 1936 in what European country?
Romania
Macedonia
Spain
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Construction of what massive structure was completed in 1937?
Empire State Building
US Supreme Court
Golden Gate Bridge
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The 1936 Olympics were held in what city?
Berlin
Munich
Vienna
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Gone With the Wind premiered in 1939. In what city was the premiere held?
Los Angeles
Atlanta
New York City
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Question 9/12

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Though based on an earlier game, Parker Brothers released the game Monopoly in what year?
1930
1935
1938
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In 1938, Americans were terrified by a reading of War of the Worlds on the radio, which many assumed to be a real report of an alien invasion. What actor read the "report"?
Orson Welles
James Cagney
Cary Grant
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In what year did Japan invade China?
1933
1936
1937
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In 1937, famed Amelia Earhart disappeared. Over what ocean did she disappear?
Atlantic
Pacific
Indian
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Wow! History is clearly not your favorite subject. Maybe you should give it a second chance--there were a lot of important things going on in the 1930s!

C+, Failed History Class

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Other people may have slept through History class, but not you! You paid attention and it shows! You really know the 1930s!

B+, History Honor Student

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You're at the top of the class when it comes to knowing History! You really know your stuff!

A+, Graduating With Honors

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1
One of the decade's biggest movies, The Wizard of Oz, premiered in what year?
1932
1936
1939
2
Franklin Roosevelt was elected for the first time, in what was then the biggest landslide in US history. What year?
1932
1934
1936
3
In what year did the German army invade Poland?
1935
1938
1939
4
This image of a poor migrant woman in the Dust Bowl became one of the most famous images of the Great Depression. Who was the photographer?
Lewis Hine
Dorothea Lange
Gordon Parks
5
A bloody civil war erupted in 1936 in what European country?
Romania
Macedonia
Spain
6
Construction of what massive structure was completed in 1937?
Empire State Building
US Supreme Court
Golden Gate Bridge
7
The 1936 Olympics were held in what city?
Berlin
Munich
Vienna
8
Gone With the Wind premiered in 1939. In what city was the premiere held?
Los Angeles
Atlanta
New York City
9
Though based on an earlier game, Parker Brothers released the game Monopoly in what year?
1930
1935
1938
10
In 1938, Americans were terrified by a reading of War of the Worlds on the radio, which many assumed to be a real report of an alien invasion. What actor read the "report"?
Orson Welles
James Cagney
Cary Grant
11
In what year did Japan invade China?
1933
1936
1937
12
In 1937, famed Amelia Earhart disappeared. Over what ocean did she disappear?
Atlantic
Pacific
Indian