Quizzes Fact Box Photo Identification Famous Art Celebrities
Personal Links
Browse Quizzes
Search Quizzes

Year in Review: 1956

Test your knowledge of the events of 1956. The questions cover a wide range of topics (political, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#7253
Fun:** (2.08)
Difficulty:*** (2.16)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In what city did Australia's first television station begin transmitting?






#2   In baseball, who pitched the first perfect game in World Series history?






#3   Who won the Eurovision Song Contest?






#4   Soviet troops invaded what Warsaw Pact nation in order to put down a revolt?






#5   The passenger ship Andrea Doria sank after it collided with what other ship?






#6   The Summer Olympics was held in Melbourne, Australia. However, one set of events was held in Stockholm, Sweden. What events were they?






#7   What play won the Tony Award for Best Musical for 1955?






#8   Elvis Presley starred in his first movie. What was the movie?






#9   Which of the following countries did not obtain its independence in 1956?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1956?






#11   In 1956, President Gamal Nasser of Egypt nationalized the Aswan Dam.




#12   In 1956, Play-Doh was introduced to the world.




#13   In 1956, actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier III of Monaco.




 

 


   



Comments


You cannot read or post comments until you complete the quiz.

Back to Top


Online Now
10 users and 683 guests

Users In Chat
autumn
Follow Braingle!
Fold 'N Fly Paper Airplanes
Easy to follow folding instructions and videos.
Copyright © 1999-2017 | FAQ | Widgets | Links | Green | Subscribe | Contact | Privacy | Conditions | Advertise | Braingle Time: 10:49 am
Sign In Create a free account