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Grade 8 Modern Era
What type of jazz was dominant in the 1930s?
  1. swing
  2. bebop
  3. free jazz
  4. modal jazz
Grade 8 Modern Era
What band is credited as having the first jazz record released?
  1. Hot Fives
  2. King Oliver and his Creole Jazz Band
  3. Original Dixieland Jazz Band
  4. Duke Ellington and his Orchestra
Grade 8 Modern Era
Grade 8 Modern Era
What was the first jazz piece to be printed?
  1. Rhapsody in Blue
  2. Jelly Roll Blues
  3. Take the A Train
  4. It Don't Mean a Thing
Grade 8 Modern Era
The students are Kent State were protesting an escalation of which war?
  1. Gulf War
  2. Korean War
  3. Vietnam War
  4. War in Afghanistan
Grade 8 Modern Era
Members of which president's administration were involved in the Watergate Scandal?
  1. Gerald Ford
  2. Jimmy Carter
  3. Richard Nixon
  4. Lyndon Johnson
Grade 8 Modern Era
Grade 8 Modern Era
Kent State University is in which state?
  1. Iowa
  2. Ohio
  3. Indiana
  4. Nebraska
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