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Year in Review: 1961

Test your knowledge of the events of 1961. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#8178
Fun:** (2.03)
Difficulty:** (1.89)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   Who was the first person to orbit the earth?






#2   Who became President of the United States?






#3   In automobile racing, who won the Indianapolis 500?






#4   Hassan II became the king of what country?






#5   What book won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction?






#6   The Secretary-General of the United Nations was killed in a plane crash. What was his name?






#7   The Bay of Pigs invasion occurred in what country?






#8   A fire at a circus in the city of Niteroi killed 323 people. In what country did this occur?






#9   In basketball, what team won the National Basketball Association (NBA) Championship?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1961?






#11   In 1961, Sierra Leone obtained its independence from France.




#12   In 1961, the Portuguese Colonial War began in Angola.




#13   In 1961, ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defected from the Soviet Union.




 

 


   



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