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Can You Name These World Altering Events From The 60s And 70s?

The world changed in the span of just 20 years. In the 60s and 70s, changes came to culture, politics, and even technology. Can you name all of the world altering events from these two decades in time? Take this historical test and find out!
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Which historical event caused cars to have to wait on line for gasoline in the '70s?
New York 1977 blackout
OAPEC Embargo
Yom Kippor War

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Can you name the movie that changed cinema forever, debuting in 1977?
Jaws
The Godfather
Star Wars Episode IV

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What happened more than 250,000 miles from the Earth in 1969?
An asteroid hit the moon.
The moon landing.
Solar flares.

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Which trans-formative book was written by Betty Friedan in the 1960s?
The Bluest Eye
The Feminine Mystique
Valley of the Dolls

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Which tiny technology changed the shape of society when it launched in 1960?
The computer mouse
Birth control
The pacemaker

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What world altering event happened in Dallas in 1963?
The Launch of Apollo 13
Disco was invented
JFK was assassinated

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The construction of this thing in the 1960s shaped the world for 27 years.
The World Trade Center
The Berlin Wall
The Hoover Dam

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What event in 1962 came very close to ending the world?
The Bay Of Pigs
Three Mile Island meltdown
Cuban Missile Crisis

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What world-altering tech behemoth was created in 1975?
Microsoft
Apple
IBM

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Which beloved household item made its 1977 debut and changed homes forever?
Atari game console
The portable air conditioner
The remote control

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Whose birth in the late 1970s represented a landmark achievement in the history of fertility science?
Dolly the Sheep
Louise Brown
Robert Edwards

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Why did 140,000 Americans have to evacuate an area of Pennsylvania in 1979?
Three Mile Island accident
Chernobyl disaster
Pan Am Flight

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The 1960's and 1970's changed the world as we know it. Some of the most historic and altering events of all time happened within the span of just 20 years. While you may not have passed this quiz with ease, you took a historical trip back in time. Perhaps you even learned a few things!!

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So much about the world changed within the span of just 20 years! The 60's and 70's bought changes to culture, politics and even science. Luckily, you're a history maven who hasn't forgotten much from these two important decades in time. Go you!

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Though the 60's and 70's have come and gone, the events that happened will always be remembered. Many changed life as we know it forever! As a history buff and lover of this time period, you remembered all of the most momentous and world changing events hat that these two decades brought to the table. You're as impressive as they come!
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1
Which historical event caused cars to have to wait on line for gasoline in the '70s?
New York 1977 blackout
OAPEC Embargo
Yom Kippor War
2
Can you name the movie that changed cinema forever, debuting in 1977?
Jaws
The Godfather
Star Wars Episode IV
3
What happened more than 250,000 miles from the Earth in 1969?
An asteroid hit the moon.
The moon landing.
Solar flares.
4
Which trans-formative book was written by Betty Friedan in the 1960s?
The Bluest Eye
The Feminine Mystique
Valley of the Dolls
5
Which tiny technology changed the shape of society when it launched in 1960?
The computer mouse
Birth control
The pacemaker
6
What world altering event happened in Dallas in 1963?
The Launch of Apollo 13
Disco was invented
JFK was assassinated
7
The construction of this thing in the 1960s shaped the world for 27 years.
The World Trade Center
The Berlin Wall
The Hoover Dam
8
What event in 1962 came very close to ending the world?
The Bay Of Pigs
Three Mile Island meltdown
Cuban Missile Crisis
9
What world-altering tech behemoth was created in 1975?
Microsoft
Apple
IBM
10
Which beloved household item made its 1977 debut and changed homes forever?
Atari game console
The portable air conditioner
The remote control
11
Whose birth in the late 1970s represented a landmark achievement in the history of fertility science?
Dolly the Sheep
Louise Brown
Robert Edwards
12
Why did 140,000 Americans have to evacuate an area of Pennsylvania in 1979?
Three Mile Island accident
Chernobyl disaster
Pan Am Flight

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