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Year in Review: 1981

Test your knowledge of the events of 1981. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#18066
Fun:*** (2.28)
Difficulty:*** (2.11)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   Who became President of the United States?






#2   Which of the following movies was not released in 1981?






#3   Israel bombed and destroyed a nuclear facility. Where was the facility?






#4   In tennis, who won the Australian Open women's singles tournament?






#5   The first space shuttle was launched. What was its name?






#6   What Stephen King novel was published in 1981?






#7   Who did not come to power in 1981?






#8   Peter Sutcliffe was convicted in the murders of 13 women in England. What nickname was he given?






#9   In hockey, what team won the National Hockey League (NHL) Stanley Cup?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1981?






#11   In 1981, Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt, was assassinated.




#12   In 1981, Belize obtained its independence from Spain.




#13   In 1981, Europe's first commercial high speed train service began in France.




 

 


   



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