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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:*** (2.13)
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.




 

 


   



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