1940s Trivia Game

1940s Trivia

Marvel Comics introduces this superhero in March 1941.

Spider Man
Captain America

In 1944 this multi-talented singer-actor won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the movie 'Going My Way'.

Bing Crosby
Frank Sinatra
Perry Como
Dean Martin

To great fanfare, this man became the leader of Great Britain in 1940.

Clement Attlee
Neville Chamberlain
Winston Churchill
Stanley Baldwin

Orson Welles directed this groundbreaking film in 1941.

It's A Wonderful Life
The Philadelphia Story
Citizen Kane

This actress won an Academy Award in 1944 for her portayal of Paula Alquist Anton in the movie Gaslight.

Katharine Hepburn
Ingrid Bergman
Joan Fontaine
Mary Astor

In 1948, this man became the first African American to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball.

Larry Doby
Satchel Paige
Cool Papa Bell
Jackie Robinson

This cereal adopted the phrase 'Snap! Crackle! Pop!' to describe the sound it makes when you pour milk on it.

Rice Krispies
Corn Flakes
Pep Wheat Flakes

In 1945, the atomic bomb was first tested in this U.S. state.

New Mexico

This was invented in 1948 in Switzerland by George de Mestral.

Spiral Notebooks
Paper Clips

In 1949, this author wrote a classic novel about a dystopian future. The book was titled 1984.

George Orwell
Orson Welles
Jerry West
Edgar Allen Poe