1920’s Quiz

Can you get an A on this 1920's Test?

  1. 1) What was the major global economic event that marked the end of the 1920s?

    • The Industrial Revolution
    • The Rise of Communism
    • The Wall Street Crash of 1929
    • The Formation of the United Nations
  2. 2) Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution, passed in 1920, granted women the right to vote?

    • The 19th Amendment
    • The 18th Amendment
    • The 20th Amendment
    • The 17th Amendment
  3. 3) What was the popular name for the 1920s, reflecting the decade’s cultural dynamism?

    • The Roaring Twenties
    • The Soaring Twenties
    • The Booming Twenties
    • The Glowing Twenties
  4. 4) Which 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald is considered a quintessential portrayal of the Jazz Age?

    • The Great Gatsby
    • This Side of Paradise
    • Ulysses
    • Brave New World
  5. 5) Who was a famous trumpet player and singer who became an influential figure in jazz during the 1920s?

    • Louis Armstrong
    • Duke Ellington
    • Benny Goodman
    • John Coltrane
  6. 6) What was the cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance?

    • A flourishing of African-American art, music, and literature in New York City
    • An architectural movement in Chicago
    • A political movement in Washington, D.C.
    • A technological boom in Silicon Valley
  7. 7) Which event, starting in the late 1920s, significantly impacted U.S. agriculture?

    • The Dust Bowl
    • The Gold Rush
    • The Industrial Revolution
    • The Tech Boom
  8. 8) What was the major illegal activity associated with the Prohibition era in the 1920s?

    • Bootlegging
    • Bank Robbery
    • Insider Trading
    • Cybercrime
  9. 9) Which famous American pilot made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927?

    • Charles Lindbergh
    • Amelia Earhart
    • Howard Hughes
    • Wright Brothers
  10. 10) What type of music, emerging primarily from African American communities in the 1920s, became very popular during this decade?

    • Jazz
    • Rock n’ Roll
    • Classical
    • Blues

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