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Take USA in the 20th.Century - The Mixed Quiz ( Scores )
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
1
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

The Civilian Conservation Corps was the most popular program of Roosevelt's "New Deal" to address the plight of the country during the 1930s Great Depression.
Difficult (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
Jul 22 16
69 plays
2
Race and Means

This quiz attempts to take an unbiased look at the history of affirmative action in American society and politics, from the latter half of the twentieth century to 2000s. It shouldn't require any expert knowledge, though.
Average (10 qns)
adams627
Oct 10 10
1587 plays
3
D B Cooper, Where Are You?

November 24, 2011 marked the fortieth anniversary of the unsolved plane hijacking by Mr D B Cooper. How much do you remember of his exploits?
Average (10 qns)
tadpoles_uk
Dec 02 11
927 plays
4
Buggy Whips & Other Bygones : 1

To a "baby boomer" growing up in America, the buggy whip was the epitome of obsolescence. Anyone under the age of 45 may have trouble with this quiz about people, places and things of yesteryear.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Jan 30 06
6492 plays
5
From the 1970s

Things that happened in the 1970s mostly in America. How many do you recall?
Easy (10 qns)
HeavensArrow
May 04 08
10206 plays
6
Buggy Whips & Other Bygones : 2

Unless you are over 45 year old, you may have difficulties with these questions about common things of yesteryear.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Feb 16 06
7281 plays
7
1930s All American History

Thanks to my grandmother for her stories of survival during the Great Depression that piqued my interest in this decade in the American experience. This quiz requires general knowledge of the US from 1930-39.
Tough (10 qns)
brewster76
Jan 22 08
3114 plays
8
1950s All American History

Calling all American Baby Boomers! How much do you remember the days of poodle skirts, cars with fins and the birth of rock 'n' roll?
Average (10 qns)
brewster76
Aug 13 08
5748 plays
9
1960s: UC Berkeley

The University of California at Berkeley became a focal point of change in education, student activities, politics, civil rights, and entertainment. This quiz introduces you to some major figures and events. Which of them do you remember?
Tough (10 qns)
windswept
Jul 26 09
855 plays
10
1940s All American History: 2

This is my second quiz on the decade that brought forth WWII, the atomic bomb and the birth of regular television broadcasts. Hope you enjoy it!
Average (10 qns)
brewster76
Jun 14 08
5271 plays
11
Police Investigator II : Case Review

You'll start your training as a Police Investigator II by reviewing a few of the classic, high profile investigations of the late 20th century. Do you remember the facts of these page one newspaper cases?
Tough (10 qns)
MaceoMack
Apr 01 09
1374 plays
12
The Swingin' Sixties

How well do you remember the 1960s?
Average (10 qns)
nyirene330
Mar 18 16
858 plays
13
Living in the Past

At the age of 75, I offer a look back at the 1940s and 1950s when I was growing up. Which of these questions about living in the past can you answer?
Average (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
Apr 17 16
699 plays
14
20th Century U.S.

In which U.S. state or territory did this 20th century historical event take place?
Easy (10 qns)
emmymom
Jul 02 11
3915 plays
15
Scandals That Rocked the Nation

Everyone loves a scandal, or at least reading about it in the newspaper or watching it on the news. See how many of these scandals you can identify.
Average (10 qns)
nmerr
Apr 05 12
2892 plays
16
1940s All-American History 1

My three quizzes on the 1930s received a good response so here is the follow-up quiz which requires general knowledge of the decade that changed the focus of world power.
Tough (10 qns)
brewster76
May 01 08
2637 plays
17
1950s All American History 2

Calling all Baby Boomers - again! Let's see how much you know about the decade of "Loving Lucy" and "Liking Ike"!
Average (10 qns)
brewster76
Aug 20 08
4017 plays
18
Symbionese Liberation Army

The Symbionese Liberation Army, or S.L.A., was an American group active in the 1970s that engaged in terrorism through guerrilla warfare for what they believed was a better society.
Tough (10 qns)
star_gazer
Mar 26 08
879 plays
19
Incident at Oglala

The "Incident at Oglala" is based on the 1992 documentary and other public information regarding it.
Average (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
Jul 13 11
240 plays
20
Violet Crimes

Before they became the whole rhythm section in Jailhouse Rock, the Purple Gang was one of the most notorious organized crime mobs of the Prohibition Era. Answering these ten questions will help you wow the tour guides next time you're at Graceland.
Tough (10 qns)
dbb
Feb 12 13
471 plays
21
The Fifties

This quiz is based in large part on information in David Halberstam's fine book, called simply "The Fifties".
Tough (15 qns)
chessart
Mar 12 10
933 plays
22
Major 20th Century American Riots

American history has no lack of violence. The 20th century had its share of urban riots. In this quiz, I will stick to the 20th century, but if it is well received, I'll do others.
Tough (10 qns)
sirfrank
Mar 15 10
627 plays
23
Famous American 20th Century Firsts

Do you know when certain historical events in U.S. History first occurred in the 20th century? This quiz will test that knowledge. Ready? Here we go.
Difficult (15 qns)
AirBossJohnson
Jan 23 06
5664 plays
24
20th Century USA

Interesting trivia about 20th century America.
Difficult (25 qns)
Sprink1234
Jul 24 00
15675 plays
25
Scandals That Rocked the Nation Part 2

This is a follow-up to another quiz with the same title.
Easy (10 qns)
nmerr
Aug 24 13
1485 plays
26
Bizarre 1970s U.S. History

Archibald Cox. Muskie and the "Canuck" letter. Ellsberg's shrink. Gemstone. The pardon. Executive privilege. Butterfield's testimony. Grits & Fritz. The good old days.
Average (10 qns)
coolupway
Aug 16 02
8178 plays
27
Tragedy at Kent State

Test your knowledge on REAL American History and the tragedy that often comes with it.
Tough (15 qns)
twista
May 27 00
3348 plays
28
History of the United States of America Part 3

This quiz covers U.S. history from the early 1900's.
Easy (10 qns)
Computer100
Jun 19 14
792 plays
29
20th Century U.S. : One Question per Decade!

The 20th century had many major events. How many of them are you knowledgeable about?
Tough (10 qns)
orangeglacier
Jun 02 08
3996 plays
30
America in the Roaring Twenties

This is about all the fun stuff that happened in America just before the Great Depression. Come along, as we learn about the "roaring" decade.
Average (10 qns)
shahzy1022
Mar 03 10
1269 plays
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