1920s Trivia Questions & Answers

1.Which North African country gained its independence in 1922 but remained under the military and political influence of the British Empire?

2.The Scopes Trial in Tennessee in 1925 involved high school biology teacher John Scopes being prosecuted for what?

3.The great stock market crash of October 29, 1929 is known as?

4.Which of these men was not Prime Minister of Australia during the 1920s?

5.Which of these was not a popular 1920s dance?

6.In May 1926 a constitution was established in Paris for this middle eastern country. In order to unite the country, the President was to a Christian and the Prime Minister a Muslim. Which Country?

7.In 1922 I was summoned by King Vittorio Emanuele III and asked to become prime minister. Who am I?

8.Gertrude Stein came up with which term for American writers, poets, and artists living in Europe during the 1920s?

9.Which movie won the best picture Oscar at the very first Academy Awards ceremony held in May 1929?

10.The decade of the 1920s is also known as the "[R-----g] Twenties."

11.Who discovered penicillin in 1928?

12.Benito Mussolini came into power when he and fascist military squads, known as what, made the famous March on Rome in October 1922?

13.A fun-loving party girl of the 1920s who wore short dresses and had short hair was called a what?

14.Johnson & Johnson employee Earle Dickson invented what became Band-Aids in the 1920s to help his accident-prone wife.

15.What was the nickname of boxer Jack Dempsey, who was the world heavyweight boxing champion in the 1920s until he lost the title in 1926?

16.In the 1959 film "Some Like It Hot," Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon witness which real-life event of 1929? [S---- V--------'s --- M-------]

17.In which airplane did Charles Lindbergh make his first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic in May 1927?

18.In the 1929 animated film "The Karnival Kid," Mickey Mouse spoke his first-ever words on film, which were "[H-- d---]!"

19.Eugene O'Neill did NOT win a 1920s Pulitzer Prize for drama for which of his works?

20.Who was the Australian prime minister from 1923-29?

21.The art movement [--- ----] developed from the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris.

22.Finnish athlete Paavo Nurmi won 10 gold medals in swimming in three Olympics during the 1920s.

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