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Year in Review: 1983

Test your knowledge of the events of 1983. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#16145
Fun:*** (2.18)
Difficulty:** (2.1)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   Korean Airlines Flight 007, a commercial airliner, was shot down. What country was responsible for shooting down that plane?






#2   What was the first space probe to leave the solar system?






#3   The first commercial cellular network in the United States began operating in what city?






#4   Who did not come to power in 1983?






#5   Who won the Nobel Peace Prize?






#6   A civil war, sparked by the "Black July" riots, began in what nation?






#7   Who was the first female American astronaut?






#8   What movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture for 1982?






#9   American and French troops were killed in two suicide bombings. Where did this occur?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1983?






#11   In 1983, the America's Cup yacht race was won by New Zealand.




#12   In 1983, a computer malfunction nearly resulted in a nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union.




#13   In 1983, India won the Cricket World Cup.




 

 


   



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