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Year in Review: 1940

Test your knowledge of the events of 1940. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#22994
Fun:** (1.89)
Difficulty:** (2)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In baseball, what team won the World Series?






#2   Which of the following Disney animated movies was released in 1940?






#3   In World War 2, France surrendered to Germany on 22 June 1940. After the surrender, what French city became the capital of France?






#4   The Rh factor in human blood was discovered. Alexander Wiener was one of the two scientists to make the discovery. Who was the other scientist?






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






#6   What United States national park was established?






#7   The Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington (USA) collapsed. What was its nickname?






#8   During World War 2, Germany established its largest concentration camp. What was that camp's name?






#9   In football, what team won the National Football League (NFL) championship?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1940?






#11   In 1940, the movie "Stagecoach" won the Academy Award for Best Production for 1939.




#12   In 1940, the chemical element Neptunium was discovered.




#13   In 1940, during World War 2, the Allied evacuation of Dunkirk occurred.




 

 


   



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