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The Year 1951

3.8
(25 votes)
10 questions
English
Hard
1

Who retired from baseball in 1951?

Joe DiMaggio

Mickey Mantle

Willie Mays

Yogi Berra

44% got this right

2

Which sitcom premiered in 1951?

I Love Lucy

Martin Kane, Private Eye

The Life of Riley

The Voice of Firestone

51% got this right

3

Which fast food restaurant debuted in 1951?

Jack in the Box

Burger King

McDonald's

Wendy's

Hard  9% got this right

4

What was the name of the first experimental thermonuclear explosion test, which took place on May 9, 1951?

George

Issac

Mike

Tom

Hard  24% got this right

Test George was part of the ‘Operation Greenhouse’ testing series at the Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific Ocean.
5

Which medicine was invented in 1951?

Birth control pills

Ibuprofen

Insulin

Prednisone

Hard  24% got this right

6

Which famous actor was NOT born in 1951?

Liam Neeson

Kirstie Alley

Kurt Russell

Robin Williams

Hard  27% got this right

Liam Neeson was born in 1952.
7

What was the highest-grossing film in the US in 1951?

Quo Vadis

A Place in the Sun

David and Bathsheba

That's My Boy

Hard  21% got this right

Quo Vadis grossed $11,143,000 in domestic rentals.
8

Which 1951 film won Best Motion Picture at the 24th Academy Awards?

An American in Paris

A Place in the Sun

Decision Before Dawn

Quo Vadis

36% got this right

9

Where were the first Pan American Games held?

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cali, Colombia

Chicago, USA

Mexico City, Mexico

Hard  16% got this right

10

Who was President of the USA in 1951?

Harry S. Truman

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Franklin D. Roosevelt

John F. Kennedy

Hard  8% got this right