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Decade Quiz: 1930s

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

Quiz

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

1. What year did Amelia Earhart become the first woman to pilot the Atlantic solo?

  • 1930
  • 1931
  • 1932

2. What year was Pluto discovered?

  • 1930
  • 1931
  • 1932

3. What year did Orson Welles make his infamous broadcast of H.G. Wells's War of the Worlds?

  • 1937
  • 1938
  • 1939

4. What year were Gone With the Wind, Stagecoach, and The Wizard of Oz in competition for the Best Picture Oscar?

  • 1938
  • 1939
  • 1940

5. What year did World War II begin?

  • 1937
  • 1938
  • 1939

6. What year did two of the deadliest tornadoes hit Tupelo, Miss., and Gainesville, Ga., on consecutive days?

7. What year was Luigi Pirandello awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?

  • 1932
  • 1933
  • 1934

8. What year did 20,000 fans file into Comiskey Park to watch the Negro National League All-Star Game?

9. What year was the Cyclotron, commonly known as an atom smasher, invented by Ernest O. Lawrence?

  • 1930
  • 1931
  • 1932

10. What year did the Everglades become a National Park?

  • 1934
  • 1935
  • 1936

1. What year did Amelia Earhart become the first woman to pilot the Atlantic solo?
1932

2. What year was Pluto discovered?
1930

3. What year did Orson Welles make his infamous broadcast of H.G. Wells's War of the Worlds?
1938

4. What year were Gone With the Wind, Stagecoach, and The Wizard of Oz in competition for the Best Picture Oscar?
1939

5. What year did World War II begin?
1939

6. What year did two of the deadliest tornadoes hit Tupelo, Miss., and Gainesville, Ga., on consecutive days?
1937

7. What year was Luigi Pirandello awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?
1934

8. What year did 20,000 fans file into Comiskey Park to watch the Negro National League All-Star Game?
1933

9. What year was the Cyclotron, commonly known as an atom smasher, invented by Ernest O. Lawrence?
1931

10. What year did the Everglades become a National Park?
1934

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