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Year in Review: 1942

Test your knowledge of the events of 1942. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#31010
Fun:*** (2.18)
Difficulty:*** (2.42)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   Where did the Cocoanut Grove Night Club fire occur?






#2   In baseball, which team won the World Series?






#3   What was the codename for the Allied invasion of North Africa during World War II?






#4   Of the following movies released in 1942, which one starred Tyrone Power and Maureen O'Hara?






#5   Who invented napalm?






#6   In golf, who won the Masters Golf Tournament?






#7   Who wrote "The Robe"?






#8   Where did the Bataan Death March of World War II occur?






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






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1942?






#11   In 1942, college football's Rose Bowl game was not held in Pasadena, California. It was played in Dallas, Texas.




#12   In 1942, Thailand entered World War II when it declared war on Japan.




#13   In 1942, Buddy Baer defeated Joe Louis to become boxing's heavyweight champion.




 

 


   



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