History Quiz / From the 1920s

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Quiz Updated Jan 31, 2012

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The color associated with the week of the Stock Market Crash of 1929Black
93%
This Egyptian's tomb was discovered intact in 1922King Tut
91%
This dance named after a city in South Carolina became popular in 1923Charleston
78.5%
Nickname for films that incorporated spoken dialogueTalkies
75.5%
The African-American 'Renaissance' of cultural and intellectual life occurred in this US neighbourhood in the 1920sHarlem
71.9%
Term for the 'new breed' of young woman who flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behaviourFlapper
70.6%
Iconic jazz trumpeter nicknamed 'Satchmo' who came to prominence in the 1920sLouis Armstrong
66.7%
He flew the first solo transatlantic flight, from New York to ParisCharles Lindbergh
65.6%
This man became the leader of the world's first fascist governmentBenito Mussolini
64.7%
Prohibition occurred in the U.S. for the entire decade thanks to this amendmentThe Eighteenth Amendment
64.4%
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This composer wrote Rhapsody in Blue in 1924George Gershwin
59.8%
This art movement associated with Dali began in the early 1920sSurrealism
54.2%
The Scopes Monkey Trial took place in this U.S. State in 1925Tennessee
47.7%
'Musical' nickname of the 1920sJazz Age
23.8%
He was the regent of Ethiopia during the entire decadeHaile Selassie
20.5%
The name Gertrude Stein gave to the group of American expatriate writers and artists living in Europe during the decadeThe Lost Generation
18.2%
This black nationalist leader was deported by the U.S. back to Jamaica in 1927Marcus Garvey
15.7%
The British government unilaterally ended its protectorate over this countryEgypt
12.3%
He was the MLB player with the most Home Runs, RBIs, and highest batting average in the National League over the course of the decadeRogers Hornsby
10.1%
He was the Pope for most of the decade, beginning in February 1922Pope Pius XI
9%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
0.9%
18-19
2.4%
16-17
6.3%
14-15
12.4%
12-13
17.5%
10-11
18.8%
8-9
15%
6-7
11%
4-5
7.6%
2-3
5.3%
1-1
2.6%

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