History of the 20th Century Part 2

 The 20th century is THE century. Arguably the most influential century of the last 1000 years or more, the 20th century saw a boom in globalization and technology the world had never seen before. Are you familiar with some of those events that shook the world?
 
 
Who created a mass panic in 1938, when his radio broadcast of "The War Of The Worlds" was believed to be true?
Orson Welles
Bud Abbott
Goodman Ace
Mason Adams
 
 
Which British monarch was on the throne at the beginning of the 20th Century?
Queen Victoria
Queen Elizabeth II
King George III
King William IV
 
 
Which American President saw active service in both the first and second World Wars?
Eisenhower
Reagan
Roosevelt
Truman
 
 
James Earl Ray was responsible for who's death in 1968?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Malcolm X
Mahatma Gandhi
John F. Kennedy
 
 
The famous movie 'Gone With the Wind' came out during the...
1939, to be exact.
1930s
1940s
1950s
1960s
 
 
Alexander Fleming revolutionized medicine with the discovery of penicillin, during the...
1920s
1930s
1940s
1910s
 
 
An international organization was created after World War I in the hope of preventing further conflicts in the future. What was it?
United Nations
League of Nations
NATO
Comintern
 
 
The League of Nations had failed to prevent World War II. What replaced it?
European Union
Warsaw Pact
NATO
United Nations
 
 
One side of the forces fighting in WWI had Germany, Austria-Hungary and which of the next powers?
Also known as the Ottoman Empire at the time.
Turkey
Belgium
Japan
Italy
 
 
Who lead the Russian Revolution in 1917?
As founder and leader of the communist party.
Vladimir Lenin
Joseph Stalin
Leon Trotsky
The Romanov Family
 
 
In 1930, now-famous Mahatma Gandhi was the leader of a peaceful protest against the British rule in India. What was it known as?
It was called the Salt March because of a new British tax on salt. During the march, thousands of Indians followed Gandhi from his religious retreat near Ahmedabad to the Arabian Sea coast, a distance of some 240 miles, from March to April. Nearly 60 thousand people were imprisoned, including Gandhi.
Salt March
Ides of March
March for Our Lives
March for Life
 
 
Which two countries were granted independence from Britain in 1947?
India and Pakistan
Israel and India
Pakistan and Malta
Malta and Israel
 
Time to Catch Up...
The 20th century is, undoubtedly, a very long and convoluted chain of events. We can't completely blame you for not knowing all these different little details and events. However, it is important we know these events, so we are not doomed to repeat them. It's time to catch up on your 20th century history methinks!
 
Terrific!
Well done! Not many bother to recall details about the century that changed the whole world, but you probably know that those who do not remember history are doomed to repeat it. You have a good knowledge of this incredible century, but still had some mistakes. Why not click on show answers and learn from them?
 
You Made Us Proud!
Wow, we have zero notes. You have a terrific knowledge of 20th century history, events and notable people - you make us proud! Good for you, and please teach others about the important things that happened during this epic century.
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