20th Century Historical Events

20th Century Historical Events

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This quiz covers the most important historical events of the 20th century, including the beginning and end of World War I and II, the Cold War, the Vietnam War, the Korean War, and the Gulf War.


What started the World War I?

  • The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
  • The signing of the Treaty of Versailles
  • The bombing of Pearl Harbor
  • The fall of the Berlin Wall

What was the outcome of the Treaty of Versailles, signed in 1919?

  • The unification of Germany
  • The official end of World War I
  • The start of World War II
  • The formation of European Union

Who became the first head of government of the Soviet Union in 1922?

  • Vladimir Lenin
  • Joseph Stalin
  • Leon Trotsky
  • Mikhail Gorbachev

When did Hitler come to power in Germany?

  • 1929
  • 1933
  • 1938
  • 1940

What ended the World War II?

  • The signing of the Treaty of Versailles
  • The fall of the Berlin Wall
  • The invasion of Normandy
  • The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Who was the leader of the Chinese Communist Revolution?

  • Deng Xiaoping
  • Jiang Zemin
  • Mao Zedong
  • Hu Jintao

What was the name of the famous protest march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965?

  • March on Washington
  • Freedom Ride
  • March on Selma
  • Selma to Montgomery March

Who was the first man to walk on the moon?

  • Yuri Gagarin
  • Neil Armstrong
  • Buzz Aldrin
  • Michael Collins

What was the name of the famous protest movement in East Germany that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989?

  • The Velvet Revolution
  • The Rose Revolution
  • The Orange Revolution
  • The Peaceful Revolution

What was the primary cause of the Gulf War in 1990-1991?

  • Disputes over oil resources
  • Invasion of Kuwait by Iraq
  • Collapse of the Soviet Union
  • The rise of religious extremism
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