20th century questions This is a list of recently added questions about 20th century. Play 20th century quiz and see all the questions. Which UN operation is considered to be the greatest failure of this organization?In 1994 in Rwanda. Slaughter of 1 million Tutsi took place in front of the peacekeeping forces, but the UN Security Council banned any intervention. Despite the dramatic appeals by UN units, their requests to authorize protection of civilians have been rejected.Created by: NymUnited Nations riddles »hard 58% In 1953 in KoreaIn 1953 in Korea942In 1964 in TurkeyIn 1964 in Turkey320In 1993 in SomaliaIn 1993 in Somalia2180In 1994 in RwandaIn 1994 in Rwanda4943 Who was the first man to leave the spacecraft in space?Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov was a Soviet astronaut, general major pilot and two-time Hero of the Soviet Union. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extra-vehicular activity, exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk.Created by: Paweł KołodziejczykSoviet Union riddles »hard 41% Neil Alden ArmstrongNeil Alden Armstrong724Edwin Eugene Buzz Aldrin, Jr.Edwin Eugene Buzz Aldrin, Jr.290Alexey Arkhipovich LeonovAlexey Arkhipovich Leonov1441Yuri Alekseyevich GagarinYuri Alekseyevich Gagarin1057 What two technology companies did Steve Jobs found or co found?Next and Apple . Next was founded in 1985 by Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs, after he was forced out of Apple, along with a few of his co-workers. Next introduced the first Next Computer in 1988, and the smaller Nextstation in 1990. Apple purchased Next on December 20, 1996. As part of the agreement, Steve Jobs, Chairman and CEO of Next Software, returned to Apple, the company he co-founded in 1976.Created by: Usernamecompanies riddles »hard 58% Next and DellNext and Dell266Dell and MicrosoftDell and Microsoft621Next and Apple Next and Apple 5378Apple and MicrosoftApple and Microsoft2860 On August 23, 1989 approximately two million people joined their hands to form a human chain spanning over 600 kilometres (370 mi). Where did it happen?In Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The demonstration called The Baltic Way marked the 50th anniversary of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany (which divided Eastern Europe into spheres of influence and led to the occupation of the Baltic states in 1940). The chain connected the three Baltic capitals – Vilnius, Riga, and Tallinn. Video footage taken from airplanes and helicopters showed an almost continuous line of people across the countryside. Few months later all three republics declared independence.Created by: globalquiz.orgLithuania riddles »hard 57% in Argentinain Argentina660in Berlinin Berlin2219in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuaniain Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania5113in Beijingin Beijing844 Which Soviet republic was the first to declare independence?Lithuania. Baltic states, incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1940, strongly pushed towards independence. First the lead was taken by Latvia with large demonstrations in 1986 and 1987, but Estonia and Lithuania soon joined the movement. On March 11, 1990 the newly elected parliament of the Lithuanian SSR, elected Vytautas Landsbergis to the position of Chairman of the Supreme Council. Vytautas Landsbergis promptly declared the restoration of Lithunaian independence. Created by: globalquiz.orghistory riddles »hard 51% EstoniaEstonia1837LithuaniaLithuania4443LatviaLatvia806GeorgiaGeorgia1472 Which part of Europe was affected by the worst famine in the 20th century?Ukraine. The Holodomor was a man-made famine in the Ukrainian SR in 1932-1933. It was caused mostly by bad economic policies. Many believe that the destruction of the Ukrainian peasantry was premeditated on the part of Joseph Stalin and consider Holodomor a genocide comparable to Holocaust. Between 2 and 5 million people starved to death despite the fact that Ukrainian lands are among the most fertile in the World.Created by: ex-terminatorUkraine riddles »easy 72% IrelandIreland1392PortugalPortugal560AlbaniaAlbania987UkraineUkraine7596 In which European country occupied by Nazis, 99% of Jews survived the Holocaust?Denmark. In 1943, 95% of Jews from Nazi-occupied Denmark were evacuated to Sweden in an event known as the rescue of the Danish Jews. It was a collective achievement of the Danish resistance movement, German diplomat Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz (who warned the Danish Jews about the intended deportation to Germany) and many ordinary Danish citizens, mostly policemen and fishermen.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Scandinavia riddles »hard 56% The NetherlandsThe Netherlands2549CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia2071ItalyItaly2370DenmarkDenmark9233 What nationality was Stalin?Georgian. Stalin's original Georgian name was "Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili". The surname means son of Juga, and is derived from Georgian djuga, meaning "steel". This later became the root of his adopted name "Stalin", from the Russian word for "steel".Created by: globalquiz.orgcommunism riddles »very easy 81% RussianRussian1974UkrainianUkrainian618GeorgianGeorgian12858JewishJewish323 What spectacular achievement of young Stalin boosted his career among Bolsheviks?Bank robbery. Before the Russian Revolution, Communist paramilitaries were often raising money through robberies and ransom kidnappings. Particularly notable was the 1907 Tiflis bank robbery, in which Stalin participated (playing minor role). The robbery resulted in 40 deaths and the theft of 341,000 rubles (equivalent to around US $3.4 million today).Created by: Luca Biaggicrime riddles »hard 50% composition of the future anthem of the Soviet Unioncomposition of the future anthem of the Soviet Union689public critcism of Leninpublic critcism of Lenin2808bank robberybank robbery4825assassination of the Russian Prime Ministerassassination of the Russian Prime Minister1237 How many medals did Poland win at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm?None. In 1912 the Central Europe was divided between Germany, Russia and Austria-Hungary. Countries like Poland or Czechoslovakia emerged after the First World War.Created by: Marcin GajdaPoland riddles »hard 59% 1120015537545050740nonenone9386 Play 20th century quiz and see all the questions.