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Year in Review: 1979

Test your knowledge of the events of 1979. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#23852
Fun:*** (2.21)
Difficulty:** (2.09)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In cricket, what nation won the World Cup?






#2   What United States nuclear power plant suffered a partial core meltdown?






#3   Which of the following movies was not released in 1979?






#4   With what nation did Israel sign a peace treaty?






#5   In bicycling, who won the Tour de France?






#6   Pol Pot was overthrown. What country did he rule?






#7   In what country was the United States embassy occupied and hostages taken?






#8   What television series won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series for 1978-1979?






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






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1979?






#11   In 1979, the European Space Agency launched its first Ariane rocket, Europe's first successful commercial launch vehicle.




#12   In 1979, China invaded Vietnam.




#13   In 1979, Mother Teresa won the Nobel Peace Prize.




 

 


   



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