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Year in Review: 1954

Test your knowledge of the events of 1954. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#19305
Fun:*** (2.14)
Difficulty:** (1.96)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   What Vietnam battle effectively ended French colonial power in Indochina?






#2   What company marketed the first TV dinner?






#3   In rugby, what nation won the Rugby League World Cup?






#4   Where was Canada's first subway line?






#5   Of the following events of 1954, which one involved Roger Bannister?






#6   The United Kingdom brought World War 2 rationing to an end. What was the last item taken off of rationing?






#7   In basketball, what team won the National Basketball Association (NBA) championship?






#8   What movie won the Academy Award for Best Motion Picture for 1953?






#9   What African nation's war for independence began?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1954?






#11   In 1954, the first vertical take-off airplane was demonstrated. Its name was Pogo.




#12   In 1954, Bill Haley and His Comets recorded the song "Rock Around the Clock".




#13   In 1954, Hungary won the men's World Cup in soccer.




 

 


   



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