Events That Changed the World

world events trivia
U.S. President Ronald Reagan famously told Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbechev to "tear down this wall" in a speech given in this city:
West Berlin
Hamburg
Munich
Frankfurt

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One of the events that triggered this war was the invasion of Poland by Germany:
World War II
Vietnam War
Revolutionary War
World War I

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U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt referenced December 7th, 1941 as "A day that will live in infamy". What happened on this date?
Pearl Harbor was bombed
Allied forces landed in Normandy
A hurricane hit Florida
The stock market crashed

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What year did the U.S. September 11 terrorist attacks occur?
2001
2005
1997
2002

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The assassination of the Austrian Archduke Ferdinand provoked the start of this war:
World War I
The Russian Revolution
Napoleonic Wars
The Seven Years' War

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The Russian Revolution of 1917 ushered in this new form of government:
Communism
Capitalism
Fascism
Imperialism

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In 1947, India gained its independence from this country:
Britain
Spain
Russia
Germany

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On November 22, 1963, U.S. President Kennedy was assassinated in the city:
Dallas
New York
Chicago
Houston

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