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Year in Review: 1980

Test your knowledge of the events of 1980. The questions cover a wide range of topics (political, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#6290
Fun:** (2.06)
Difficulty:*** (2.17)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In the Winter Olympics, what team did the United States defeat to win the gold medal in men's hockey?






#2   What trade union was formed in Poland?






#3   The oil platform Alexander Kielland collapsed. Where did the collapse occur?






#4   The trial of the "Gang of Four" began. In what country did the trial take place?






#5   What city hosted the Summer Olympics?






#6   The Nobel Prize for Chemistry was shared by 3 people. Which of the following was not one of the recipients?






#7   The United States and many European nations initiated an embargo on the Soviet Union because of its invasion of Afghanistan. What was embargoed?






#8   Which of the following countries obtained its independence?






#9   A plane crash in Poland killed 14 members of what athletic team?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1980?






#11   In 1980, Beatle John Lennon was murdered.




#12   In 1980, Mount St. Helens had a major eruption.




#13   In 1980, Juliana became the queen of the Netherlands.




 

 


   



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