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1950s History Trivia Quizzes

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21 1950s History quizzes and 225 1950s History trivia questions.
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  So You Want to Know What Happened in 1955 best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Have you always had a burning desire to know what happened in 1955? Whether you have or not, here are ten questions about that eventful year.
Easier, 10 Qns, deputygary, Feb 03 09
Easier
deputygary
3725 plays
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  What Happened in ...? (1950s edition) best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
We're half way through the 20th century now. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Sep 03 14
Average
john_sunseri
3875 plays
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  Where Did This Happen, 1950s Edition - 10 questions - 3 mins
The first decade of the Baby Boomers. Long may we rule! This quiz is part of a chain of quizzes covering each decade from 1900 to 1999 by different authors in Team Blue.
Easier, 10 Qns, em1958, May 02 19
Easier
em1958 gold member
May 02 19
923 plays
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  20th-Century History in the 1950s - 10 questions - 3 mins
The main events in the 1950s were the start of the Cold War and the Korean War.
Average, 10 Qns, sw11, Mar 18 21
Average
sw11 gold member
Mar 18 21
695 plays
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  Tough The 1950s Quiz - 15 Questions great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz on one of the most dynamic and groundbreaking decades of the 20th century, the 1950s.
Tough, 15 Qns, philipstevens, Nov 02 16
Tough
philipstevens
Nov 02 16
4838 plays
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  Do You Remember - the 1950s? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This momentous decade saw the beginnings of the Cold War, the Korean War, the Space Race and decolonization. How much do you know about the decade of the baby boomers?
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jan 13 17
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Jan 13 17
586 plays
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  1952 - Year of Change popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
See how much you know about 1952, the year Queen Elizabeth II came to the British Throne. All of the questions relate to the year 1952.
Average, 15 Qns, MosesMum, Jul 09 13
Average
MosesMum
1166 plays
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  Let's Walk Down Memory Lane - 10 questions - 4 mins
Let's take a 1958 walk down memory lane. How many of these questions about 1958 (the year I graduated from high school and entered college) can you answer?
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Jun 21 16
Average
lowtechmaster
Jun 21 16
1173 plays
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  Test yourself! The 1950s Quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Mixed questions regarding the world in the 1950s.
Easier, 10 Qns, MeatLover, Sep 18 15
Easier
MeatLover
1182 plays
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  Back in My Day - 10 questions - 5 mins
Born in 1940, I was in my salad years in the 1950s, a decade I remember very well. How many of these 1950 subjects "back in my day" can you identify?
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Aug 19 22
Average
lowtechmaster
Aug 19 22
1110 plays
trivia question Quick Question
On January 1, 1959, a revolution which started on July 26, 1953, ended in which country?

From Quiz "20th-Century History in the 1950s"




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  What Else Happened In 1954 - 10 questions - 3 mins
Only once since its conception in 1947 has the Doomsday Clock been closer to midnight than it is today - and that was in 1954. Do you know why? And what else happened that year? Good Luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, Daisybod, Apr 27 17
Easier
Daisybod
Apr 27 17
666 plays
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  Back to the 1950s popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Some events that happened in the '50s are long forgotten. Some were not that important or even very well known in the first place. Which of the following events do you remember?
Tough, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Feb 20 16
Tough
shipyardbernie gold member
Feb 20 16
969 plays
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  Half Way Through the 20th Century - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz about what was going on in the world in the middle of the 20th century. There is one question for each year of the 50s.
Average, 10 Qns, mazza47, Aug 05 17
Average
mazza47 gold member
Aug 05 17
693 plays
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  A Slice in Time: 1950s History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is the first of my quizzes on the 1950's, the decade of Elvis, poodle skirts and bomb shelters. Good Luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, brewster76, Jul 21 08
Tough
brewster76
2148 plays
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  1950s American Fads, Fashions and Trends popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Calling all people who love the 50s! Here is the latest quiz in my series on 20th century Americana.
Average, 10 Qns, brewster76, Dec 22 13
Average
brewster76
1416 plays
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  The 60th Anniversary of 1957 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
If you were born in 1957, then you are turning 60 years old in 2017! Let's see how much you remember about that year.
Average, 10 Qns, irishchic5, May 20 17
Average
irishchic5 gold member
May 20 17
560 plays
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  It Happened in 1950 - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz has 10 questions about events that happened in 1950.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Jan 05 17
Average
bernie73 gold member
Jan 05 17
621 plays
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  A Slice in Time: 1950s History Part 2 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is the second of my quizzes that salutes the decade of the Baby Boom, bomb shelters and the birth McDonalds. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, brewster76, Jul 19 08
Tough
brewster76
1623 plays
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  What Happened in the 1950s - 10 questions - 4 mins
Besides the Korean War taking up four years, what other events or happenings occurred from 1950-1959?
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, May 11 19
Average
zambesi
May 11 19
641 plays
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  The 20th Century - 1951-1960 - 10 questions - 5 mins
Another in the series, this quiz covers events in the decade of the 1950s. One question per year. Good Luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, sportcon, Apr 16 19
Tough
sportcon
Apr 16 19
4775 plays
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  Other Events In Coronation Year - 15 questions - 5 mins
A quiz in memory of people and events of 1953, the year of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation.
Tough, 15 Qns, upperder, Jul 04 09
Tough
upperder
1469 plays
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