How Much Do You Know About The Year 1951?

1951 was quite a long time ago, but it was a pretty big year for the world as a whole. How much can you remember? Take our quiz to find out!
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Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1951?
Léon Jouhaux
Albert Schweitzer
Dominique Pire
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Which amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1951?
21st - repeals the 18th amendment (prohibition)
22nd - limiting number of terms a president may serve
26th - allows any citizen over the age of 18 to vote
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Which country gained independence from Italy in 1951?
Hungary
Greece
Libya
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What 1951 film won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 1952 ceremony?
The Greatest Show on Earth
An American in Paris
All About Eve
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What city was captured by communist forces, then recaptured by the United Nations in 1951 during the Korean War?
Pyongyang
Seoul
Hamhung
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What famous work of literature was released in 1951?
To Kill A Mockingbird
A Clockwork Orange
The Catcher in the Rye
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Charles F. Blair made history in 1951 by making the first solo flight across:
the North Pole.
the Pacific Ocean.
Antarctica.
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What organization did the Treaty of Paris set up in 1951?
European Federation of Energy Traders
European Coal and Steel Community
European Association of Co-operative Banks
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Who won the Major League Baseball World Series in 1951?
New York Giants
Boston Red Sox
New York Yankees
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Which popular television program debuted in the U.S. in 1951?
Happy Days
I Dream of Jeannie
I Love Lucy
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During what operation did the first thermonuclear weapons test take place?
Operation Greenhouse
Operation Hands-Off
Operation H2O
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Who was/were sentenced to death in March 1951 for passing secrets to Russians?
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
Giacomo Casanova
Anatoly and Arvid Gorsky
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Well, 1951 was over half a century ago, so we're not really going to fault you for not knowing/remember a lot of the questions on this quiz. Some of it is really historically relevant though, and you should do your best to study up about it!

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While some of the questions may have tripped you up, that's reasonable, because 1951 WAS over half a century ago. And frankly, you remembered more than we imagine a lot of the world would - great work!

B+, Fifties Fan

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Wow! You are a real fifties fan, and we're sure there are very few people who would remember this much about one specific year that happened over half a century ago. Great work!

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1
Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1951?
Léon Jouhaux
Albert Schweitzer
Dominique Pire
2
Which amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1951?
21st - repeals the 18th amendment (prohibition)
22nd - limiting number of terms a president may serve
26th - allows any citizen over the age of 18 to vote
3
Which country gained independence from Italy in 1951?
Hungary
Greece
Libya
4
What 1951 film won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 1952 ceremony?
The Greatest Show on Earth
An American in Paris
All About Eve
5
What city was captured by communist forces, then recaptured by the United Nations in 1951 during the Korean War?
Pyongyang
Seoul
Hamhung
6
What famous work of literature was released in 1951?
To Kill A Mockingbird
A Clockwork Orange
The Catcher in the Rye
7
Charles F. Blair made history in 1951 by making the first solo flight across:
the North Pole.
the Pacific Ocean.
Antarctica.
8
What organization did the Treaty of Paris set up in 1951?
European Federation of Energy Traders
European Coal and Steel Community
European Association of Co-operative Banks
9
Who won the Major League Baseball World Series in 1951?
New York Giants
Boston Red Sox
New York Yankees
10
Which popular television program debuted in the U.S. in 1951?
Happy Days
I Dream of Jeannie
I Love Lucy
11
During what operation did the first thermonuclear weapons test take place?
Operation Greenhouse
Operation Hands-Off
Operation H2O
12
Who was/were sentenced to death in March 1951 for passing secrets to Russians?
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
Giacomo Casanova
Anatoly and Arvid Gorsky