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Year in Review: 1958

Test your knowledge of the events of 1958. The questions cover a wide range of topics (political, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#6763
Fun:** (2)
Difficulty:*** (2.21)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   What two Arab nations united to form the United Arab Republic?






#2   The first successful American satellite was launched. What was its name?






#3   What movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture for 1957?






#4   What US submarine became the first ship to reach the North Pole?






#5   What country won soccer's World Cup?






#6   What cartoon/comic character(s) appeared for the first time?






#7   US troops were sent to what country to provide military support for its pro-Western government?






#8   An Antarctic expedition became the first ever to reach the southern Pole of Relative Inaccessibility. What nation sponsored that expedition?






#9   France ratified a new constitution. What did it form?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1958?






#11   In 1958, Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli became the first democratically-elected President of post-war (World War 2) Italy.




#12   In 1958, Elvis Presley was inducted into the US Army.




#13   In 1958, Boris Pasternak won the Nobel Prize for Literature.




 

 


   



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