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Year in Review: 1978

Test your knowledge of the events of 1978. The questions cover a wide range of topics (politics, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#30828
Fun:*** (2.57)
Difficulty:** (1.82)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne

 



#1   In horse racing, what horse won the United States Triple Crown (Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes)?






#2   The members of the People's Temple religious cult committed mass suicide. Where did this event occur?






#3   What movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture for 1977?






#4   The oil tanker Amoco Cadiz ran aground. Where did this happen?






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






#6   What country was the first to ban aerosol sprays that used chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) as a propellant?






#7   Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov was assassinated by poisoning. What was the method of delivery?






#8   In hockey, what team won the National Hockey League (NHL) Stanley Cup?






#9   Which of the following books, first published in 1978, was written by Herman Wouk?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1978?






#11   In 1978, the arcade video game industry had its first breakout hit. The game was "Donkey Kong".




#12   In 1978, Argentina won soccer's men's World Cup.




#13   In 1978, the first person other than from the United States or the Soviet Union was launched into space. That person was from Czechoslovakia.




 

 



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