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Can You Answer These 10 1950’s Questions?

  1. Which U.S. President initiated the Interstate Highway System in the 1950s?

    • Harry S. Truman
    • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    • John F. Kennedy
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  2. What was the popular music genre that emerged in the 1950s, combining elements of blues, rhythm and blues, and country music?

    • Rock ‘n’ Roll
    • Jazz
    • Folk
    • Swing
  3. Which war took place during the early years of the 1950s?

    • Korean War
    • Vietnam War
    • World War II
    • Gulf War
  4. What was the name of the first-ever credit card, introduced in 1950?

    • Diners Club Card
    • American Express
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
  5. Which iconic film actress and model became a major sex symbol in the 1950s?

    • Marilyn Monroe
    • Audrey Hepburn
    • Elizabeth Taylor
    • Grace Kelly
  6. In which year during the 1950s did Alaska and Hawaii become U.S. states?

    • 1950
    • 1955
    • 1959
    • 1953
  7. What was the famous anti-Communist campaign, led by a U.S. Senator, known as during the 1950s?

    • McCarthyism
    • Nixon campaign
    • The Red Scare
    • Hoover’s crusade
  8. Which science fiction television show, known for its twist endings, premiered in 1959?

    • The Twilight Zone
    • Doctor Who
    • Star Trek
    • The Outer Limits
  9. Who wrote the influential book ‘The Catcher in the Rye’, published in 1951?

    • J.D. Salinger
    • Ernest Hemingway
    • F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • John Steinbeck
  10. What landmark U.S. Supreme Court case in 1954 declared racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional?

    • Brown v. Board of Education
    • Roe v. Wade
    • Plessy v. Ferguson
    • Miranda v. Arizona

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