20th Century History Part 2

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30 Questions - Developed by: Sarah - Developed on: - 24.648 taken

This quiz covers events and people from the entire 20th Century.

  • 1
    The year in which WWII started
  • 2
    Infamous actress who visited North Vietnam
  • 3
    First important ground battle in Desert Shield
  • 4
    African leader associated with apartheid
  • 5
    Holiday in which Egypt and Syria attacked Israel
  • 6
    Name of the space shuttle that exploded in 1986
  • 7
    Lenght of days the Iran Hostage Crisis lasted
  • 8
    Another name for the "Night of Broken Glass"
  • 9
    Last crowned Russian emperor
  • 10
    The president who introduced the "Fair Deal"
  • 11
    Italian leader in WWII
  • 12
    Watergate President
  • 13
    1st city atomically bombed in WWII
  • 14
    Parallel dividing North and South Vietnam
  • 15
    Parallel dividing North and South Korea
  • 16
    Author of All Quiet on the Western Front
  • 17
    Longest battle in WWII
  • 18
    President elected in 1964
  • 19
    Country in which Desert Shield was fought
  • 20
    Name of last known soldier killed in WWI
  • 21
    Year in which Israel signs a peace treaty with Lebanon
  • 22
    Scandal in which control of Navy oil reserves was transferred
  • 23
    Leader of Japan responsible for the Pearl Harbor attack
  • 24
    US backed leader of South Vietnam until 1963
  • 25
    Longest conventional war
  • 26
    City in which Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated
  • 27
    1915 Commander in Chief of the British Expeditionary Forces
  • 28
    North Korean communist leader during the Korean War
  • 29
    FDR's 3 R's
  • 30
    Mother of FDR

Comments (1)

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Tom (11421)
678 days ago
I wouldn't say we "fought " in Desert Shield, Desert Shield was defensive in nature.
Iraq/Iran war conventional? No chemical weapons?