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The Roaring 20s

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Fun Trivia : Quizzes : USA in the 20th.Century
The Roaring 20s game quiz
"How much do you know about the 1920s?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What was the life expectancy for a male in America?
    64
    70
    53
    48


2. What was the life expectancy for a female in America?
    72
    49
    54
    67


3. During this era there was three important groups of writers. Which was NOT one of them?
    The Great Thinkers
    The Harlem Renaissance
    The Round Table
    The Lost Generation


4. In 1921 which of the following happened?
    The first Miss America Contest
    The stock market crashed
    Women were able to vote for the first time
    The first 'talkie' was introduced


5. Dance crazes included the Charleston, the White Bottom, and the Shimmy.
    True
    False


6. During the early 1920s, there was a panic about Communists (real and imaginary) in America. What was this called?
    The Black Death
    The Yellow Peril
    The Blue Scare
    The Red Scare


7. In this decade there were four Presidents. Who was NOT one of them?
    Harding
    Coolidge
    Wilson
    FDR


8. What type of music was hot during this era?
    Answer: (Think of this decade's nicknames)


9. The first Oscars were given in 1927. Which movie won Best Picture?
    Wings
    The Jazz Singer
    Rain Man
    Jezebel


10. What was the average annual income in the U.S. in the 1920s?
    $ 1,236
    $5,789
    $ 2,456
    $789


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