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Year in Review: 1955

Test your knowledge of the events of 1955. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#25967
Fun:** (2)
Difficulty:** (2.05)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   Which of the following elements was discovered in 1955?






#2   In basketball, what team won the National Basketball Association (NBA) championship?






#3   Who was the first person to see an atom?






#4   What health-related charitable organization was founded in 1955?






#5   In skating, who won the men's World Figure Skating Championship?






#6   Black civil rights activist Rosa Parks was arrested for violating what segregationist policy?






#7   What military alliance was created by the Soviet Union?






#8   The Velcro fastener was patented. Who was the inventor?






#9   What was the first city to have its electricity supplied by nuclear power?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1955?






#11   In 1955, Pepsodent became the first clinically-proven fluoride toothpaste.




#12   In 1955, Anthony Eden became Prime Minister of Australia.




#13   In 1955, over 80 spectators were killed in an accident at the 24 Hours of Le Mans automobile race.




 

 


   



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