Basic Intelligence Test 4

Many people claim to be intelligent, but in reality there are few true geniuses. Can you be that someone who has a very high IQ and can determine the answers to this Quiz?

Are YOU a highly intelligent person? Let's see if you have the smarts to measure up. We are about to begin, so get focused!

Created by: rl1214

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. With American entry into the war looming in 1940, the US Army challenged automotive companies to produce a light, fast all-terrain vehicle in less than 60 days. Which company manufactured the new "Jeep"?
  2. As WWII was drawing to a close in February, 1945 Joseph Stalin, Winston Churchill and an obviously ailing Franklin Roosevelt met to discuss post-war plans. Where was this historic meeting held?
  3. What American university was the site of the first man-made self-sustained and controlled nuclear chain reaction in 1942?
  4. In 1947, Congress passed the Taft-Hartley Act. With what did the act deal with?
  5. In 1949, who was elected the first Prime Minister of Israel?
  6. In the 1948 US presidential election, incumbent Harry Truman won in a huge upset. A famous photo shows the winning candidate holding up a post-election Chicago Tribune newspaper with what headline?
  7. Beginning in June of 1948 the cold war almost heated up when the United States, the United Kingdom and France avoided an possible armed confrontation with the Soviets by an airlift to a besieged city. What city was aided by this timely action?
  8. In 1948 racial segregation was ended in the United States Armed Forces by Executive Order 9981. Who signed this order?
  9. As 1919 rolled into the uproarious twenties, this man held the most powerful position in the United States. Who was president when the decade started?
  10. In 1927, an unknown airmail pilot did what no man had succeeded at before. He flew solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Everyone knows the pilot was Charles Lindbergh. But, do you know the name of his plane?
  11. The 20s could arguably be called the decade of controversy. One such controversial event took place in a small classroom in Tennessee. What was a teacher put on trial for teaching ?
  12. For years women such as Susan B. Anthony and Carrie Chapman Catt labored to gain women the right to vote. What was the first state to grant women the right to vote?
  13. It seemed during this decade that the rich were getting richer and the poor were trying to get a little more. How? The stock market. For most of the 20s it was a bull market, and people were reaping the benefits. But, towards the end of the 1920s it all came to a crashing end. What nickname was given the day of the stock market crash ?
  14. Until 1927, a full-length talking movie didn't exist. Moviegoers could sit back and watch the comic talents of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, but they couldn't hear them talk. What was the first talkie?
  15. In 1924, one of these cost $290. It was the most popular vehicle in America, and its creator offered to sell the car in any color, so long as the customer wanted black. What was the most popular car in the 1920s?

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