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Quiz about Remember the 30s
Quiz about Remember the 30s

Remember the 30s? Trivia Quiz


How much do you remember of the 1930s? "The Star-Spangled Banner" became the US national anthem. "Alcoholics Anonymous" was founded. Earhart disappeared. What else? Take the quiz to find out how much you remember.

A multiple-choice quiz by arsalanrizvi. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
arsalanrizvi
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
82,142
Updated
Mar 02 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
2919
Last 3 plays: Guest 73 (8/10), Guest 92 (8/10), Queasy27 (9/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. 1931. _________ invades Manchuria. Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. 1932. _____________________ is elected president of the United States.

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname )
Question 3 of 10
3. 1933. __________________ becomes Chancellor of Germany.

Answer: (First and last name)
Question 4 of 10
4. 1934. The Dust Bowl affected areas of the US Mid and South West, destroying farms in Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Texas.


Question 5 of 10
5. 1935. Persia becomes ________ on the orders of Reza Shah Pahlavi. Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. 1936. _________________ launches a revolt in Spain with the help of Hitler and Mussolini. (Please give the name by which this caudillo is normally known.)

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname )
Question 7 of 10
7. The Memorial Day Massacre leaves ten steel strikers dead in __________. Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. 1938. _____________________, by H. G. Wells, is broadcast on radio.

Answer: ( Five Words )
Question 9 of 10
9. 1939. __________________ informs President Roosevelt of the possibility of using uranium to initiate a nuclear chain reaction.

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname .. a German-American scientist )
Question 10 of 10
10. 1940. _________________ opens America's first blood bank. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. 1931. _________ invades Manchuria.

Answer: Japan

The invasion marked the rise of Japanese militarism and drew strong criticism from US Secretary of State Henry Stimson.
2. 1932. _____________________ is elected president of the United States.

Answer: Franklin Roosevelt

Franklin Roosevelt was President of the United States during WWII. His "New Deal" helped America out of the Great Depression.
3. 1933. __________________ becomes Chancellor of Germany.

Answer: Adolf Hitler

Within a few months, Hitler proclaimed the Third Reich, opened the first concentration camp at Dachau, eliminated all political parties other than National Socialism, and secured his dictatorial rule.
4. 1934. The Dust Bowl affected areas of the US Mid and South West, destroying farms in Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Texas.

Answer: True

The Dust Bowl covered 25,000 sq miles (64,750 sq km) at its greatest extent in the mid-1930s, when grasslands that had been plowed for wheat in the 1920s were abandoned or returned to grazing.
5. 1935. Persia becomes ________ on the orders of Reza Shah Pahlavi.

Answer: Iran

The affinity of the name "Iran" with "Aryan" delighted the Shah.
6. 1936. _________________ launches a revolt in Spain with the help of Hitler and Mussolini. (Please give the name by which this caudillo is normally known.)

Answer: Francisco Franco

Franco succeeded in turning in the revolt into a revolution. In 1947, he declared Spain a kingdom and nominated himself to the post of regent for life.
7. The Memorial Day Massacre leaves ten steel strikers dead in __________.

Answer: Chicago

8. 1938. _____________________, by H. G. Wells, is broadcast on radio.

Answer: War of the Worlds

"The War of the Worlds" panicked Americans who believed that Martians were actually invading Earth.
9. 1939. __________________ informs President Roosevelt of the possibility of using uranium to initiate a nuclear chain reaction.

Answer: Albert Einstein

That was the fundamental process behind the atomic bomb.
10. 1940. _________________ opens America's first blood bank.

Answer: Charles Drew

Dr. Charles Drew was the director of the American Red Cross. Ironically, segregation laws of that time prevented him to donate his own blood (he was an African-American).
Source: Author arsalanrizvi

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