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1921 World Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Trivia quiz questions with answers about World events from the year 1921.

 

1921 World Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

The University of California, Berkeley defeats who 28–0 in the Rose Bowl?
A: Ohio State.

What football club from Belo Horizonte is founded as Palestra Italia in Brazil?
A: Cruzeiro Esporte Clube.

The first religious radio broadcast is heard over what radio station in Pittsburgh?
A: KDKA AM.

What museum opens in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco?
A: The De Young Museum.

Women's "what" is attained in Sweden?
A: Suffrage.

The Democratic Republic of Georgia is invaded by what forces?
A: The forces of Bolshevist Russia.

What league is founded in Czechoslovakia?
A: The Young Communist League.

 

Warren G. Harding is inaugurated as what?
A: The 29th President of the United States.

Spanish Premier Eduardo Dato Iradier is what?
A: Assassinated while exiting the parliament building in Madrid.

The Russian White Army captures what from China?
A: Mongolia.

Six Irish Republican Army men of the Forgotten Ten are what?
A: Hanged in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin.

Where does Dr. Marie Stopes open the first birth control clinic?
A: In London, England.

The Second Republic of Poland adopts what?
A: The March Constitution.

In the Headford Ambush, the Irish Republican Army kills how many British Army troops?
A: At least nine.

 

Abkhazia becomes a what?
A: An autonomous republic within the Soviet Union.

The Allies of World War I reparations commission announce what?
A: That Germany has to pay 132 billion gold marks ($33 trillion) in annual installments of 2.5 billion.

What province is created within the United Kingdom?
A: The province of Northern Ireland.

Where do violent anti-European riots occur?
A: In Cairo and Alexandria.

The Emergency Quota Act is passed by the United States Congress, establishing what?
A: National quotas on immigration.

First Northern Ireland general election for the new "what" of Northern Ireland is held?
A: Parliament.

What begins in Norway?
A: A general strike.

 

What begins in Tulsa, Oklahoma?
A: Tulsa race riot.

What is abolished in Sweden?
A: The death penalty is abolished.

What is officially founded in China?
A: Communist Party.

President Harding signs a joint congressional resolution declaring  what?
A: An end to America's state of war with Germany, Austria and Hungary.

A new conservative government is formed in Italy by whom?
A:  Ivanoe Bonomi.

The first BCG vaccination against what is given?
A: Tuberculosis.

What do researchers at the University of Toronto led by biochemist Frederick Banting announce?
A: The discovery of the hormone insulin.

 

The United States formally ends what?
A: World War I.

The first radio baseball game is broadcast; Harold Arlin announces what game from Forbes Field over Westinghouse KDKA, in Pittsburgh?
A: Pirates-Phillies.

Franklin Roosevelt, 39, is diagnosed with what?
A: Poliomyelitis following a two week illness characterized by paralysis and fevers.

The first "what" is held in Atlantic City, New Jersey?
A: The first Miss America Pageant.

Where does White Castle hamburger restaurant open?
A: In Wichita, Kansas, the foundation of the world's first fast food chain.

The first broadcast of a "what" on the radio, by Newark, New Jersey, station WJZ; Pittsburgh station KDKA; and a group of other commercial and amateur stations throughout the eastern United States?
A: World Series game.

What George Melford  silent film, which will propel its leading actor Rudolph Valentino to international stardom, is premiered in Los Angeles?
A: The Sheik.

 

Albert Einstein is awarded what?
A: The Nobel Prize in Physics for his work with the photoelectric effect.

During an Armistice Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is dedicated by whom?
A: President Harding.

The Sheppard–Towner Act is signed by President Harding, providing what?
A: Federal funding for maternity and child care.

Who becomes Canada's tenth prime minister?
A: William Lyon Mackenzie King.

In what country does regular radio broadcasting services begin?
A:  In Italy.