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Year in Review: 1950

Test your knowledge of the events of 1950. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#20135
Fun:*** (2.17)
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Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   The first television remote control was developed. What was its name?






#2   What country granted women the right to vote?






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






#4   Of the following events of 1950, which one involved Fred Hoyle?






#5   What was the first national park of the United Kingdom?






#6   In soccer, what country won the men's World Cup?






#7   What movie won the Academy Award for Best Motion Picture for 1949?






#8   What was the first credit card?






#9   In automobile racing, who won the Indianapolis 500?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1950?






#11   In 1950, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) introduced its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives program.




#12   In 1950, californium, element 98 in the periodic table, was discovered.




#13   In 1950, the Korean War began when South Korean troops invaded North Korea.




 

 


   



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