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1929 Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers

Trivia quiz questions from the year 1929.

 

1929 Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers

The British Columbian municipalities of Point Grey and South Vancouver are amalgamated into what?
A: Vancouver.

King Alexander of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes suspends what?
A: His country's constitution.

The Albanian missionary sister Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, later known as Mother Teresa, arrives where?
A: In Calcutta from Ireland to begin her work in India.

What begins publication in France?
A: Annales d'histoire économique et sociale.

First appearance of what comic strip hero in Thimble Theatre?
A: Popeye.

All Quiet on the Western Front (Im Westen nichts Neues), by Erich Maria Remarque, is what?
A: Published in book form.

The Kingdom of Italy and the Holy See of the Catholic Church sign the Lateran Treaty to establish what?
A: The Vatican City as an independent sovereign enclave within Rome, resolving the "Roman Question".

 

What is the "Saint Valentine's Day Massacre"?
A:  Five gangsters (rivals of Al Capone), plus two civilians, are shot dead in Chicago.

What National Park is established by the United States Congress?
A: The Grand Teton National Park.

What bridge, the longest bridge in the world at this time, opens?
A: The San Francisco Bay Toll-Bridge.

Herbert Hoover is inaugurated as the what?
A: The 31st President of the United States, succeeding Calvin Coolidge.

Imperial Airways begins operating the first commercial flights between where?
A:  London and Karachi.

Karl Benz the creator of the first "what" dies?
A: Automobile.

The inaugural Monaco Grand Prix is won by whom driving a Bugatti?
A: William Grover-Williams.

 

The Wickersham Commission begins its investigation of "what" following alcohol Prohibition in the United States?
A: Organized crime.

Where is "The Battle Of Blood Alley" fought by a razor gang?
A: In Sydney, Australia

The 1st Academy Awards are presented in a 15-minute ceremony at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, honoring what?
A: The best movies of 1927 and 1928.

What movie won Best Picture for 1927?
A:  Wings.

The Treaty of Lima settles a border dispute between whom?
A: Peru and Chile.

The Lateran Treaty, making Vatican City a sovereign state, is what?
A: Ratified.

Pope Pius XI emerges from the Apostolic Palace and enters St. Peter's Square in a huge procession witnessed by about 250,000 persons, thus ending what?
A: Nearly 60 years of self-imposed status by the papacy as Prisoner in the Vatican.

 

The Geneva Convention addresses the treatment of what?
A: Prisoners of war.

Fritz von Opel pilots the first what?
A: Rocket-powered aircraft, the Opel RAK.1, in front of a large crowd in Frankfurt am Main.

In the wall street crash of 1929, three multi-digit percentage drops wipe out more than how much money from the New York Stock Exchange?
A: $30 billion.

Former U.S. Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall is convicted of what?
A: Bribery for his role in the Teapot Dome scandal.

He  becomes the first Presidential cabinet member to go to prison for what?
A: Actions in office.

Where is an annular solar eclipse seen?
A: Over the Atlantic Ocean and Africa.

In New York City, what opens to the public?
A: The Museum of Modern Art.

Bernt Balchen, U.S. Admiral Richard Byrd, Captain Ashley McKinley and Harold June become the first men to do what?
A: To fly over the South Pole.