123facts.com - The Most Complete Trivia Game Site

Trivia Quizzes, Games, and Facts

Trivia Categories Forums About Us FAQ Contact Us
Username:  
Password:
Register   My 123Facts




Trivia Quiz Categories
Animals
Brain Teasers
Celebrities
Entertainment
For Kids
General
Geography
History
Hobbies
Humanities
Literature
Movies
Music
People
Religion & Faith
Science & Technology
Sports
Television
Video Games
World

List all trivia quiz categories

More Trivia Fun
New Quizzes
Popular Recent Quizzes
Most Highly Rated Quizzes
   
Write a Quiz

Monthly Tournament
Today's Easy Trivia
Today's Hard Trivia
Easy Hourly Trivia
Hard Hourly Trivia

Trivia Facts
Browse Trivia Facts
Submit a Trivia Fact

Statistics
View Hall of Fame

Website
- Who's online?
731 playing now

- Quizzes served
5,798,648

Players
- Most points

- Registered members
40763

- Just registered!

Teams
- Most points

Quiz Of The Day
- Tournament Leader

- Last Tournament Champ

You are here:    Home » Quizzes
Search:  

20th Century Historical Figures and Events

written by: finci
 
Test your knowledge of the significant and controversial history of the 20th Century.

Question 1:

View the provided image.
The American President in the picture was assassinated on November 22,1963 in Dallas, Texas.
True
False


View Image

Question 2:

View the provided image.
In 1917, this leader of the Bolshevik party led The February Revolution and The October Revolution in Russia against the Provisional Government (Duma) and the Czarist's regime.
Joseph Stalin
Vladimir Lenin
Leon Trotsky
Alexey Rykov


View Image

Question 3:

View the provided image.
This politician became the 20th President of Cuba in 1959.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



View Image

Question 4:

View the provided image.
Who was the only general to serve as President in the 20th century and as Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II?
Dwight Eisenhower
Franklin Roosevelt
Winston Churchill
George Patton


View Image

Question 5:

View the provided image.
This chairman of the Communist Party of China created a totalitarian one-party-state. He also initiated various economic and political campaigns, which led the country to economical failure and resulted in the deaths of millions of people.
Mao Zedong
Zhu De
Jung Chang
Li Dazhao


View Image

Question 6:

View the provided image.
This controversial leader of the 20th century was the head of the military dictatorship that ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990.
Augusto Pinochet
Ricardo Lapos
Patricio Aylwin
Salvador Allende


View Image

Question 7:

View the provided image.
Name the politician in the picture, who was responsible for the reforms that led to the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Boris Yeltsin
Mikhail Gorbachev
Erich Honeker
Lech Walesa


View Image

Question 8:

View the provided image.
This politician and great tactician was the leader of Free France in World War II and the first President of the Fifth French Republic.
Rene Coty
Jacques Chirac
Charles de Gaulle
Francois Mitterand


View Image

Question 9:

View the provided image.
The lady in the picture died tragically on 31 August 1999 after a high-speed car accident in Paris, France.
True
False


View Image

Question 10:

View the provided image.
This dictator was President of Iraq for 24 years.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



View Image

 


Report errors (will not interfere with your quiz)




 
 
Conditions of Use   |   Privacy policy   |   Disclaimer   |   Copyright    © 2005-2017 123facts.com. All Rights Reserved.

Page loaded from database in 0.66676497459412 seconds