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Year in Review: 1957

Test your knowledge of the events of 1957. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#29318
Fun:*** (2.21)
Difficulty:** (2.04)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In tennis, who won the Wimbledon men's singles tournament?






#2   Whose obituary would you not have read in 1957?






#3   Of the following movies released in 1957, which one starred Lee J. Cobb and E.G. Marshall?






#4   The Soviet Union initiated the "space race" with the launching of what satellite?






#5   The Frisbee was introduced to market in 1957. What was its original name?






#6   Who did not come to power in 1957?






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






#8   Who developed azathioprine, the first immunosuppressant drug?






#9   What television series won the Emmy Award for Best Series - Half Hour or Less?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1957?






#11   In 1957, the Fortran computer language was developed.




#12   In 1957, the Cleveland Browns won football's National Football League (NFL) championship.




#13   In 1957, the first round-the-world nonstop jet plane flight occurred.




 

 


   



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