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Decade Quiz: 1920s

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

Quiz

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

1. Which famous trial did NOT take place during the 1920s?

2. The 1920s flapper, with her thin silhouette, shortish skirt, long necklace, bobbed hair, and bee-stung lips was epitomized by:

3. Landing in Paris in 1927 after his nonstop solo flight from New York, Charles Lindbergh's words were:

  • "I am Charles A. Lindbergh."
  • "Thanks, King."
  • "Bonsoir mes amis. Je suis Americain."

4. How many home runs did Babe Ruth hit in the 1927 season to break the major league record?

  • 60
  • 61
  • 70

5. Which of these figures did not live in Paris during the twenties?

6. The 19th Amendment, granting women suffrage, was passed in:

  • 1929
  • 1920
  • 1925

7. Which of these scandals took place in the 1920s?

8. Which of these inventions did not happen in the 1920s?

9. The stock market reached its absolute nadir on what day during the crash of 1929?

10. Which of the following did not debut in the twenties?

  • Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willy
  • James Whale's Bride of Frankenstein
  • Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments

1. Which famous trial did NOT take place during the 1920s?
The Scottsboro case

2. The 1920s flapper, with her thin silhouette, shortish skirt, long necklace, bobbed hair, and bee-stung lips was epitomized by:
Clara Bow

3. Landing in Paris in 1927 after his nonstop solo flight from New York, Charles Lindbergh's words were:
"I am Charles A. Lindbergh."

4. How many home runs did Babe Ruth hit in the 1927 season to break the major league record?
60

5. Which of these figures did not live in Paris during the twenties?
William Faulkner

6. The 19th Amendment, granting women suffrage, was passed in:
1920

7. Which of these scandals took place in the 1920s?
Teapot Dome

8. Which of these inventions did not happen in the 1920s?
Hubert C. Booth invented the electric vacuum cleaner in 1901.

9. The stock market reached its absolute nadir on what day during the crash of 1929?
Black Tuesday

10. Which of the following did not debut in the twenties?
James Whale's Bride of Frankenstein

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