What happened in 1921?

What happened in 1921?
Fun Facts Quiz!

21 Trivia Questions for 1921 History

1. What silent film, a comedy-drama, written, produced, directed by, and starring Charlie Chaplin was released?
The Kid

2. What was the Biggest Number One Song of 1921?
(tie) Wabash Blues by Isham Jones OR Wang Wang Blues by Paul Whiteman OR Cherie by Paul Whiteman

3. What paper and ink psychological test was created in 1921?
Rorschach Test (Hermann Rorschach)

4. In 1921, what was the average life expectancy in the United States?
Men – 60.0 years, Women – 61.8 years.

5. What did the Atlantic City Pageant’s Golden Mermaid pageant later come to be called?
The Miss America Pageant

6. What home improvement retail chain opened in North Carolina?
Lowes’s (Lucius Smith Lowe)

7. What was the average household income in 1921?
$2,938.56

8. How many people lived in the United States in 1921?
The population was an estimated 108,538,000 people.

9. Who was the top-selling musician or band of the 1920s?
Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra

10. What was the Bestselling Fiction Book in 1921?
Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

11. What silent film made Rudolph Valentino a bonafide movie star?
The Sheik

12. How much did a Gallon of Milk cost in 1921?
58 cents

13. How much were 5 pounds of flour?
29 cents

14. Who was President of the United States in 1921?
Woodrow Wilson (March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1921) and Warren G. Harding (March 4, 1921 – August 2, 1923)

15. What miracle discovery was found, to be used as a medication to treat high blood glucose?
Insulin

16. How much did an average Ford Model T cost in 1921?
$395

17. How much did a gallon of gas cost in 1921?
$0.26 per gallon

18. What company used the slogan: “I’d Walk a Mile for a …”?
Camel Cigarettes

19. Who was the only person to become both US President and Chief Justice of the United States?
William Howard Taft

20. What was the first “fast food” hamburger chain, that opened in 1921?
White Castle, in Wichita, Kansas

21. Who won the 1921 World Series?
In 1921, The New York Giants won, beating the New York Yankees (5 games to 3)

Trivia Team Bonus Questions:

1. Who won the Stanley Cup in 1921?
In 1921, The Ottawa Senators won over the Vancouver Millionaires (3 games to 2)

2. What was the highest-grossing movie of 1921?
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

3. What automobile comfort and safety device was invented in 1921?
The Headrest

4. Who was the American Vice-President in 1921?
Thomas R. Marshall (March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1921) and Calvin Coolidge (March 4, 1921 – August 2, 1923

5. What popular comedic actor retired from acting in disgrace following a scandal?
Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle

6. What methodology system was created to manage, analyze and structure a process in 1921?
The flowchart

7. What Horse won the Kentucky Derby in 1921?
Behave Yourself

8. Who was the first actor to ever to play Jesse James on film?
His own son, Jesse James Jr, in the 1921 film Under the Black Flag.

9. Who was the first “Miss America”?
Margaret Gorman

10. Who was the Pope in 1921?
Pope Benedict XV, September 3, 1914 – January 22, 1922