Decade Quiz: 1910s

See how much you know about the people and events that shaped the second decade of the 20th century.

Quiz

See how much you know about the people and events that shaped the second decade of the 20th century.

1. "The Great War" began in 1914 and lasted until 1918. About how many combatants lost their lives?

  • 4 million
  • 6.6 million
  • 10 million

2. The South Pole was first reached in 1911. Who was the first person there?

3. Which Russian ruler was overthrown in November 1917 as a result of a Bolshevik uprising?

4. The "unsinkable" Titanic, which hit an iceberg and did sink in 1912, offered its passengers many modern conveniences. Which of the following was not one of them?

  • Turkish Bath
  • Ballpoint pens in every room
  • Gymnasium with a mechanical horse and mechanical camel

5. In which year did Irish nationalists in Dublin initiate the Easter Rebellion?

  • 1913
  • 1911
  • 1916

Your Results:

1. "The Great War" began in 1914 and lasted until 1918. About how many combatants lost their lives?
10 million

2. The South Pole was first reached in 1911. Who was the first person there?
Roald Amundsen

3. Which Russian ruler was overthrown in November 1917 as a result of a Bolshevik uprising?
Alexander Kerensky

4. The "unsinkable" Titanic, which hit an iceberg and did sink in 1912, offered its passengers many modern conveniences. Which of the following was not one of them?
Ballpoint pens in every room

5. In which year did Irish nationalists in Dublin initiate the Easter Rebellion?
1916

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