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Year in Review: 1959

Test your knowledge of the events of 1959. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#28619
Fun:*** (2.45)
Difficulty:** (1.74)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   Who won the first Grammy Award for Record of the Year?






#2   In automobile racing, who won the first Daytona 500?






#3   Of the following events of 1959, which one involved Ruth Handler?






#4   What space probe was the first to photograph the far side of the Moon?






#5   A plane crash killed three music entertainers. Which of the following was not one of those entertainers?






#6   In boxing, who won the World Heavyweight championship?






#7   What Nobel Prize did Emilio Segré win?






#8   The novel "Hawaii" was published. Who was the author?






#9   Which of the following companies marketed the first alkaline battery?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1959?






#11   In 1959, the Montreal Canadiens won the National Hockey League (NHL) Stanley Cup.




#12   In 1959, Tibet's Dalai Lama was forced to flee the country. He sought political asylum in France.




#13   In 1959, Hawaii was admitted as a state of the United States.




 

 


   



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