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

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)
Difficulty:*** (2.3)
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.





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

Back to Top
Online Now
6 users and 576 guests

Users In Chat
Follow Braingle!
Get a free account
  • Submit your own brain teasers
  • Vote on puzzles and track your favorites
  • Chat with other smart people
Sign up now!
Copyright © 1999-2017 | FAQ | Widgets | Links | Green | Subscribe | Contact | Privacy | Conditions | Advertise | Braingle Time: 5:48 pm
Sign In Create a free account