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Timescope - Questions from Our Cultural History

This page is dedicated to all the young, and not so young, folks who otherwise might miss out on the great people, events, and ideas of the 20th Century. After all, much of what we are today is the sum of all that has passed before.

Which president followed Franklin D. Roosevelt?

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For which novel did Ernest Hemingway receive both the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for Literature?

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Who was the first man to stand on the moon?

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What famous New York city skyscraper, reaching 102 stories, was built in 1931?

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Who was the only American president elected four times?

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Who wrote "The Great Gatsby"?

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Who developed the telephone?

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What American television cartoon family lived in prehistoric times?

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Where was the first airplane successfully flown?

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Who invented the first vaccine for polio?

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What British singing group sang "I want to hold your hand"?

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What American artist began to paint at age 75?

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Who is famous for saying "What's up, Doc?

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Name North America's most famous movie singing and dancing team.

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Who was the first American in space?

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Who wrote "The Sun Also Rises"?

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What trio sang "Where have all the flowers gone"?

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Who is Bruce Wayne?

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Who is the American President never elected to office?

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