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Year in Review: 1929

Test your knowledge of the events of 1929. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#15692
Fun:** (1.84)
Difficulty:*** (2.31)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   Who became President of the United States?






#2   The dirigible Graf Zeppelin completed the first complete circumnavigation of the earth by an airship. How many days did it take to complete the journey?






#3   Which of the following characters did not make its first comic strip appearance in 1929?






#4   In November, what country bore the brunt of a tsunami that was caused by a submarine earthquake?






#5   In football, what team won the National Football League (NFL) championship?






#6   Of the following events of 1929, which one involved Edwin Lowe?






#7   The first movie starring the Marx Brothers was released. What was the title?






#8   In tennis, who won the women's singles Wimbledon tournament?






#9   What country achieved its independence as a result of the Lateran Treaty?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1929?






#11   In 1929, in what became known as the "St. Valentine's Day Massacre", members of the Bugsy Segal gang ambushed and killed seven members of the Al Capone gang.




#12   In 1929, Maurice Dewaele won the Tour de France bicycle race.




#13   In 1929, the New York Stock Market crashed, heralding the Great Depression. The day the market crashed was called "Black Friday".




 

 


   



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