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The 1940's quiz is designed to test your knowledge of this eventful decade.
1. Who became the first black American to play major league baseball in 1947?
a.Royce Clayton
b.Warren Sapp
c.Satchel Paige
d.Jackie Robinson
Last improved on 4/8/2011 at 10:33:58 AM
2. Walter Morrison invented plastic what in 1948?
a.Flowers
b.Cutlery
c.Hula hoops
d.Frisbees
3. In 1946 the Eniac computer was produced where?
a.Pennsylvania University
b.Yale
c.American Aerospace
d.New York
4. In 1941 how many women joined the U.S.military?
a.21,000
b.400,000
c.17,000
d.189,000
5. In which month of 1941 was Pearl Harbour bombed?
a.December
b.January
c.October
d.august
6. What was the minimum wage in America during the 1940's?
a.$.43
b.$.38
c.$.70
d.$1
7. In 1946 whose book 'The commonsense book of baby and child care' became a best seller?
a.Bill Frist
b.Benjamin spock
c.Dennis Hastert
d.Benjamin Rush
8. What did the two Cs on Utility clothing stand for?
a.Civilian clothing
b.Civil costume
c.Cleaned cloth
d.Civilian cloth
9. the U.S. army crossed Remegan Bridge in 1945 but which river did it span?
a.Rhone
b.Danube
c.Tribune
d.Rhine
10. In 1946 a factory was opened in Luck, Wisconsin to produce which familiar toy?
a.Yo yo
b.Lego
c.Erector sets
d.Meccano
11. Who said in 1942 'The front is right here at home, in our daily lives'?
a.President Roosevelt
b.General Eisenhower
c.Herbert Asquith
d.winston Churchill
12. Maureen O'Hara advertised which cigarettes at Christmas 1941?
a.Chesterfield
b.Marlborough
c.Regent
d.Camel
13. What was different about Julep cigarettes?
a.Turkish tobacco
b.Long length
c.Extra strong
d.Mint flavoured
14. In 2001 Channel 4 in Britain produced a programme in which a real family lived as far as possible in the 1940's style, but what did they call it?
a.1940's discovered
b.The 1940's house
c.The Hymer's at home
d.At home in the 40's

15. In February 1944 what major project was announced in the British parliament?
a.Road building
b.Regeneration of inner cities
c.The formation of the National health Service
d.Huge increases in rationing

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By: hannah on Mar 31, 2013
  not bad. a few more wordwil=de question would help
By: Tanya on Jun 9, 2010
  This quiz was very interesting and fun to use as a senior social activity.
By: Larry Swigert on May 2, 2009
  My Meadow Gold milk was dlivered to the house by a horse drawn cart.It had a double paper cap and was round. Later, the paper was replaced by shiney, aluminum caps that were great for making Christmas decorations out of.
By: Kelly on Apr 3, 2009
  I wished I lived in the 40's.
By: Rachel on Mar 17, 2009
  This was the time of WWll, where Jews in Germany were being killed.
  

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