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Can You Name These 12 Historic Moments From The 1970s?

The 70s was a decade rife with change, both culturally and politically. Do you think you can identify these 12 historic moments from the 1970s? Let's find out just how 1970's smart you truly are!
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Which spacecraft safely returned to earth on April 17, 1970?
Apollo 13
Apollo 14
Apollo 11

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Four students died and 9 were wounded when members of the Ohio National Guarded opened fire at protests on what college campus?
Ohio State
Kent State
Kenyon College

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Which popular band called it quits in 1970?
The Rolling Stones
The Beatles
The Beach Boys

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Which musical genre emerged in the 1970s with bands like the Sex Pistols?
Disco
Punk
Hip Hop

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Which American theme park officially opened its doors in October of 1971?
Disneyland
Disney World
Universal Studios

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Who was the first US president to visit China in 1972?
Jimmy Carter
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford

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Which actress visited Hanoi City in the midst of the Vietnam war in 1972?
Meryl Streep
Jane Fonda
Diane Keaton

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Which American took on Russian Boris Spassky in the World Chess Championship in 1972?
Kent Werley
Bobby Fischer
Marshall Goode

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Which undefeated team won Super Bowl VII in January of 1973?
New York Jets
New York Giants
Miami Dolphins

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Which building overtook the World Trade Center as the largest in the world in 1973?
Sears Tower
Empire State Building
Capitol Records Building

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Which iconic 1973 horror film followed the plight of a 12 year old possessed girl?
Jaws
Rosemary's Baby
The Exorcist

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What year did an oil embargo lead to skyrocketing gas prices and a worldwide fuel shortage?
1972
1974
1975

C+, 1970s History Slow

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Unfortunately, this quiz revealed that you are 1970s history slow! While you may remember a few facets of 1970s history, these 12 questions proved a bit difficult for you. Fret not, at least this quiz proved a great trip down memory lane!

B+, 1970s History Bright

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Unlike so many Americans, you remember your 1970s history well! It's obvious that you value the history of this time and the many moments that it gave us. Go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done!

A+, 1970s History Astute

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly 1970s history astute! Not only do you know the moments that made the 1970s so historic, but your knowledge on this decade likely far surpasses the confines of this quiz. Keep up the good work and never stop learning!
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1
Which spacecraft safely returned to earth on April 17, 1970?
Apollo 13
Apollo 14
Apollo 11
2
Four students died and 9 were wounded when members of the Ohio National Guarded opened fire at protests on what college campus?
Ohio State
Kent State
Kenyon College
3
Which popular band called it quits in 1970?
The Rolling Stones
The Beatles
The Beach Boys
4
Which musical genre emerged in the 1970s with bands like the Sex Pistols?
Disco
Punk
Hip Hop
5
Which American theme park officially opened its doors in October of 1971?
Disneyland
Disney World
Universal Studios
6
Who was the first US president to visit China in 1972?
Jimmy Carter
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
7
Which actress visited Hanoi City in the midst of the Vietnam war in 1972?
Meryl Streep
Jane Fonda
Diane Keaton
8
Which American took on Russian Boris Spassky in the World Chess Championship in 1972?
Kent Werley
Bobby Fischer
Marshall Goode
9
Which undefeated team won Super Bowl VII in January of 1973?
New York Jets
New York Giants
Miami Dolphins
10
Which building overtook the World Trade Center as the largest in the world in 1973?
Sears Tower
Empire State Building
Capitol Records Building
11
Which iconic 1973 horror film followed the plight of a 12 year old possessed girl?
Jaws
Rosemary's Baby
The Exorcist
12
What year did an oil embargo lead to skyrocketing gas prices and a worldwide fuel shortage?
1972
1974
1975

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