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1939 Modern History Fun Quiz

Quiz questions cover 1939 including World War II

  • Question 1

    1. World War II begins 75 years ago in 1939 after Germany attacks which neighboring European country?


    Question 2

    2. Thailand adopted its current name seventy-five years ago, what was it previously called?


    Question 3

    3. What was the average price of a new car in 1939 ?


    Question 4

    4. The Spanish Civil War ends in 1939 after which Dictator takes over the country?


    Question 5

    5. What was the average cost of a new house in 1939 ?


  • Question 6

    6. The "Pact of Steel" was an alliance between which two countries at the beginning of World War II ?


    Question 7

    7. Which popular and classic movie featuring a young Judy Garland was released n 1939 ?


    Question 8

    8. The last French execution performed with a __________, an iconic French device with the execution of Eugene Weidmann.


    Question 9

    9. Which German physicist wrote to US President Roosevelt in 1939 about the creation of the atomic bomb?


    Question 10

    10. Which "Private Dancer" singer was born in November of 1939?


  • Question 11

    11. Which classic movie based on a novel about the United States civil war was released in 1939 ?

  • Question 12

    12. What was the average cost of a gallon of gas seventy-five years ago?