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Year in Review: 1952

Test your knowledge of the events of 1952. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#9373
Fun:** (2)
Difficulty:*** (2.3)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   King Farouk was overthrown by a military coup. What country did he rule?






#2   In December, a thick smog killed 4000 people. In what city did this happen?






#3   In boxing, who won the World Heavyweight Championship?






#4   What toy was sold for the first time?






#5   British troops were sent to suppress the Mau Mau Uprising in what colony?






#6   Which of the following books was not published?






#7   In the Helsinki Summer Olympics, who won three gold medals in long-distance track (5000m, 10,000m, and marathon)?






#8   Which of the following movies was not released?






#9   Which of the following countries did not give women the right to vote?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1952?






#11   In 1952, the United Kingdom detonated its first hydrogen bomb.




#12   In 1952, the first open-heart surgery was performed.




#13   In 1952, Groucho Marx was expelled from the United States.




 

 


   



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