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Year in Review: 1953

Test your knowledge of the events of 1953. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#21374
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Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In tennis, who won all four women's Grand Slam events?






#2   Who was the first person to successfully climb Mount Everest?






#3   Of the following awards won in 1953, which was won by Gary Cooper?






#4   What long-running British current affairs program debuted on BBC?






#5   Of the following events of 1953, which one involved Charles Townes?






#6   In golf, Ben Hogan won three of the four Grand Slam events. Which one did he not win?






#7   Who became President of the United States?






#8   What prehistoric man was exposed as a fraud?






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






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1953?






#11   In 1953, the first issue of Playboy magazine was published. Jayne Mansfield was pictured on the cover and in the centerfold.




#12   In 1953, Nikita Khrushchev became General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.




#13   In 1953, the play "The Crucible" debuted on Broadway.




 

 


   



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