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Year in Review: 1960

Test your knowledge of the events of 1960. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#17807
Fun:*** (2.26)
Difficulty:** (2.08)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In soccer, what country won the men's European Nations Cup?






#2   Sirimavo Bandaranaike, the world's first elected female head of state, became Prime Minister of what country?






#3   18 nations obtained independence in 1960. Which of the following nations did not receive that independence from France?






#4   In the 1960 Summer Olympics, Abebe Bikila became the first black African to win an Olympic gold medal. What event did he win?






#5   TIROS 1 was launched. It was the first of what type of satellite?






#6   What song won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year for 1959?






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






#8   A military coup overthrew the government of Prime Minister Adnan Menderes. In what country did this occur?






#9   In May, the strongest earthquake of the 20th century occurred. Where did the earthquake occur?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1960?






#11   In 1960, the United States won the most medals at the Winter Olympics.




#12   In 1960, Rolex introduced the first electronic watch.




#13   In 1960, Brasilia became the capital of Brazil.




 

 


   



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