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Question 1: In America, the popularity of comic strips sprang from the newspaper war between Hearst and ________.
United StatesCarl SchurzColumbia UniversityJoseph Pulitzer

Question 2: Leading the lists of classic humor strips are ________, Gasoline Alley, Li'l Abner, Pogo, Peanuts and Smokey Stover.
Bringing Up FatherBarney Google and Snuffy SmithPrince ValiantFlash Gordon

Question 3: The last full-page comic strip was the ________ strip for 11 April 1971.
Phantom (comics)Prince ValiantFlash GordonDennis the Menace (U.S.)

Question 4: Most notably, on July 8, 1945, during a New York newspaper deliverers' strike, New York mayor ________ read comic strips over the radio.
Frank MurphyRobert F. WagnerDavid L. LawrenceFiorello La Guardia

Question 5: Some newspaper added their own local features, such as Our Own Oddities in the ________.
Quad-City TimesThe PantagraphLee EnterprisesSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

Question 6: During ________, because of paper shortages, the size of Sunday strips began to shrink.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 7: The following month, Pulitzer's ________ printed cartoonist Walt McDougall's "The Possibilities of the Broadway Cable Car" as a color page on May 21, 1893.
New York WorldWoodrow WilsonNew York Journal AmericanHeywood Broun

Question 8: ________ is usually credited as the first newspaper comic strip.
Yellow journalismThe Yellow KidNew York Journal AmericanJoseph Pulitzer

Question 9: For most of the ________, the Sunday funnies were a family tradition, enjoyed each weekend by adults and kids alike.
20th century20th century events19th century21st century

Question 10: After the publisher of the Chicago Inter-Ocean saw the first color press in Paris at the offices of ________, he had his own color press operating late in 1892.
Le Petit JournalLe VéloPierre GiffardCharles Terront

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