Trivia Quiz Questions From the Year 1925 - Great for Seniors

Free printable 1925 trivia quiz questions with answers for seniors and elderly about things from the year 1925

 

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Kristiania, the capital of Norway, reverted to its original name of what?
A: Oslo.

Where did Benito Mussolini make a pivotal speech?
A: In the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

He took personal responsibility for the actions of what?
A: His Blackshirts.

He challenged his political opponents to remove him from office and then promised to do what?
A: Take charge of restoring order to Italy within forty-eight hours.

Historians now trace this speech to the beginning of Mussolini's what?
A: Dictatorship.

Who became first female governor of Texas?
A: Ma Ferguson.

What new magazine was published?
A: The New Yorker.

Art Gillham recorded for Columbia Records the first what?
A:  Western Electric masters to be commercially released.

What earthquake struck northeastern North America?
A: The Charlevoix-Kamouraska earthquake.

The inauguration of Calvin Coolidge as President of the United States was the first to be what?
A: Broadcast on radio.

The British Royal Air Force bombarded mountain strongholds of whom?
A: Mahsud tribesmen in South Waziristan.

The Phi Lambda Chi fraternity (original name "The Aztecs") was founded on what campus?
A: Arkansas State Teacher's College in Conway, Arkansas (now the University of Central Arkansas).

The Tri-State Tornado, the deadliest in U.S. history, rampaged through what three states?
A:  Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, killing 695 people and injuring 2,027.

Tennessee Governor Austin Peay signed the Butler Act, prohibiting the teaching of what in the state's public schools?
A: Evolution.

What radio station in Ft. Wayne, Indiana began broadcasting?
A: WOWO.

Frank Heath and his horse Gypsy Queen left Washington, D.C. to begin a what?
A: A two-year journey to visit all 48 states.

The Patent and Trademark Office was transferred to what?
A: The Department of Commerce.

What did  F. Scott Fitzgerald publish?
A: The Great Gatsby.

What happened to Fritz Haarmann, a serial killer convicted of the murder of 24 boys and young men?
A: He was beheaded in Germany.

Chancellor of the Exchequer Winston Churchill announced what?
A: Britain's return to the gold standard.

Dayton, Tennessee, biology teacher John Scopes was arrested for teaching what?
A: Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution.

British explorer Percy Fawcett sent a last telegram to his wife, before what?
A: He disappeared in the Amazon.

Who founded the Chrysler Corporation?
A: Walter Percy Chrysler.

A 6.8 earthquake destroyed the downtown of what California city?
A: Santa Barbara.

In Dublin, Ireland, who became the first female member of a stock exchange in the world?
A: Oonagh Keogh.

In Dayton, Tennessee, the so-called "Monkey Trial" began with John T. Scopes, a young high school science teacher, accused of what?
A: Teaching evolution in violation of a Tennessee state law.

John T. Scopes was found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined how much?
A: $100.

What National Memorial was dedicated in South Dakota?
A: Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

London's first "what" were introduced?
A: enclosed double-decker buses.

What secret agent is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union?
A: Sidney Reilly.

Who was crowned as King of Siam?
A: Prajadhipok (Rama VII).