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Year in Review: 1949

Test your knowledge of the events of 1949. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#22042
Fun:** (1.33)
Difficulty:*** (2.15)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   The first non-stop flight around the world by airplane was made. What was the name of the airplane?






#2   In skating, who won the women's World Figure Skating Championship?






#3   What became Canada's tenth province?






#4   In August, a major earthquake struck what South American country?






#5   Which of the following plays did not open on Broadway in 1949?






#6   What chemical element was discovered in 1949?






#7   A mine explosion occurred in East Germany. What kind of mine was it?






#8   In Australian Rules football, what team won the Victorian Football League (VFL) Premiership?






#9   The novel "1984" was published. Who was the author?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1949?






#11   In 1949, the Federal Republic of Germany was created. The country was better known as West Germany.




#12   In 1949, the antibiotic neomycin was discovered.




#13   In 1949, Lee Petty won automobile racing's National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) championship.




 

 


   



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