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Year in Review: 1947

Test your knowledge of the events of 1947. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#7413
Fun:** (1.96)
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Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   Sir Robert Robinson of the United Kingdom won what Nobel Prize?






#2   As part of the peace treaties of World War 2, Italy ceded most of Istria to what country?






#3   The United Nations General Assembly voted to partition what territory?






#4   Jackie Robinson became the first Black to play in a modern-day Major League Baseball game. What team signed him?






#5   What company produced the first commercial microwave oven?






#6   Who was the first person to break the sound barrier in level flight?






#7   What two nations went to war over disputed territory?






#8   In basketball, what team won the first National Basketball Association (NBA) championship?






#9   What European company manufactured its first automobile?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1947?






#11   In 1947, the Truman Doctrine was initiated, providing economic assistance to help rebuild war-torn Europe.




#12   In 1947, Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Atlantic Ocean on a raft named Ra.




#13   In 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.




 

 


   



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