20th century: Quiz


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Question 1: Starting with invention of ________, new fields of mathematics studying computability and computation complexity were developed.
Turing machineContext-free grammarAutomata theoryFinite-state machine

Question 2: The development of blood typing and blood banking made ________ safe and widely available.
Transfusion reactionBlood transfusionIntraoperative blood salvageBlood donation

Question 3: ________, due to labor-saving devices and technology, contributed to an "epidemic" of obesity, at first in the rich countries, but by the end of the century, increasingly in the developing world, too.
Physical exerciseDiabetes mellitusHypertensionSedentary lifestyle

Question 4: Many consider this war as a testing battleground for World War II, as the ________ armies bombed some Spanish territories.
NazismItalian FascismTotalitarianismFascism

Question 5: The number and types of home appliances increased dramatically due to advancements in technology, ________ availability, and increases in wealth and leisure time.
Electric chargeElectricityElectric currentElectromagnetism

Question 6: Movies, music and the media had a major influence on ________ and trends in all aspects of life.
FashionByzantine dressEarly medieval European dressAnglo-Saxon dress

Question 7: Following World War II, the ________ was established as an international forum in which the world's nations could get together and discuss issues diplomatically.
United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUnited NationsIsrael, Palestine, and the United NationsUnited Nations Security Council

Question 8: The inter-war years saw the ________ cause a massive disruption to the world economy.
United StatesFederal Reserve SystemRepublican Party (United States)Great Depression

Question 9:
Which of the following titles did 20th century have?
Suburban Myth
Bad Scene and a Basement Show
Howard Chaykin
Millennia Centuries Decades Years

Question 10: During the ________, many of these aligned with the United States, the USSR, or China for defense.
Vietnam WarCentral Intelligence AgencyCold WarJoseph Stalin

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