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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
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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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