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Year in Review: 1972

Test your knowledge of the events of 1972. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#22548
Fun:** (2.05)
Difficulty:** (1.84)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   What Nobel Prize did Gerald Edelman win?






#2   In football, what team won the Canadian Football League (CFL) Grey Cup?






#3   In what country was Willandra National Park established?






#4   Whose obituary would you not have read in 1972?






#5   Where were the 1972 Winter Olympics held?






#6   What movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture for 1971?






#7   In December, what Central American country was rocked by a major earthquake?






#8   In baseball, what team won the Japan World Series?






#9   A Uruguayan airplane crashed in the Andes Mountains. It was more than two months before the survivors were rescued. What Uruguayan sports team was involved?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1972?






#11   In 1972, the television series "All in the Family" won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series for 1971-1972.




#12   In 1972, the arcade video game Pong debuted. It was designed by Atari.




#13   In 1972, the Summer Olympics were held in Munich, West Germany.




 

 


   



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