20th Century History Part 1

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This Quiz is full of random questions about people and events from or about the 20th Century. Test your knowledge!

  • 1
    What was the year of the Kent State University Riots?
  • 2
    Who was the President who pardoned Nixon?
  • 3
    Who was the famous economist who wrote the Treatise on Probability?

  • 4
    Who was President during the onset of the Great Depression?
  • 5
    Who was the Cambodian leader responsible for killing approximately 2 million civilians?
  • 6
    In what year did America celebrate its first Earth Day?

  • 7
    The only president to ever resign was?
  • 8
    Body of water in which 2 US destroyers were allegedly attacked by North Vietnam in 1964
  • 9
    How did Hitler die?
  • 10
    The nuclear accident in Russia was

  • 11
    The president who introduced the 14 Points address leading to the winning of the Nobel Peace Prize?
  • 12
    The country in which Desert Storm was fought?
  • 13
    The President who took over after Harding's death?
  • 14
    Ronald Reagan's vice president
  • 15
    Another name for the National Labor Relations Act
  • 16
    What was the 18th Amendment?

  • 17
    President during the Persian Gulf War
  • 18
    Russian dictator in WWII
  • 19
    VE Day
  • 20

  • 21
    A Buddhist monk protesting Diem's regime killed himself by
  • 22
    The president who served 4 terms
  • 23
    The year in which the Social Security Act was passed
  • 24
    The country Nixon secretly bombed
  • 25
    President who negotiated the development of NATO
  • 26
    Year of the cease fire in Vietnam

  • 27
    British geneticist who discovered DNA fingerprinting
  • 28
    Event triggering US involvement in WWII
  • 29
    President during the Korean War
  • 30
    Vietnam's official name after 1976

Comments (2)


1797 days ago
question 12 desert storm was fought in both kuwait and iraq.
question 25 nato was formed in the 1940's si the correct answer would have been Harry S Truman.
2050 days ago
Desert Storm was fought in Iraq and Kuwait with ground battles in Saudi Arabia. All three could be correct.
President Roosevelt did not serve 4 full terms, he was elected 4 times but didn't make it through his 4th term.