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Can You Pass A 1961 year In Review?

1961 is a year that some people will always remember, but for others, it's just another date on a calendar. Do you think you can pass a 1961 year in review? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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Which world leader announced he was a communist on January 3, 1961?
Walter Ulbricht
Nikita Khrushchev
Fidel Castro

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Which band officially signed with Motown records in 1961?
The Mamas and the Papas
The Supremes
The Beach Boys

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What did President Eisenhower warn the nation about in his 1961 farewell address?
The rise of the military industrial complex
The AIDS crisis
The threat of nuclear war

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Which brand spokesperson was introduced in March of 1961?
Tony the Tiger
Toucan Sam
The Pillsbury Dough Boy

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True or false: In 1961, folk singer Bob Dylan performed in New York City for the first time, opening for John Lee Hooker.
True
False

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Who accepted sole responsibility for the "Bay of Pigs" invasion?
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon Johnson
Robert Noyce

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Who became the first human in space in 1961?
Buzz Aldrin
Yuri Gagarin
Alan Shepherd

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Which novelist ended his own life in 1961 after a battle with alcoholism and depression?
Ernest Hemingway
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Mark Twain

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In 1961, the US Air Force accidentally dropped two Mark 39 nuclear bombs in what state?
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia

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Which 1961 amendment finally granted Washington D.C. residents the right to vote?
The 22nd Amendment
The 23rd Amendement
The 21st Amendment

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Where did the fist Six Flags Amusement park officially open in 1961?
Burbank, CA
Dallas, TX
Orlando, FL

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True or false: Until 1961 all YMCAS required swimmers to swim naked and the rule only changed because parents petitioned a school board to allow boys to wear swim trunks to swim practice.
True
False

C+, Year In Review Average

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Uh-oh, based on the results of this quiz, your knowledge on 1961 is simply average. While you may know a few of the event that happened during this year, you're far from an expert just yet. Worry not, in taking this quiz you took a much needed trip down memory lane.

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are year in review excellent! It's obvious that you're a history buff with a deep love of the 1960s. Your knowledge of this decade is vast and broad, especially when it comes to 1961! Well done!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a 1961 year in review expert! Only true history buffs and 60s savants have passed this quiz. We count you as one of the elite when it comes to 60s history. Well done!
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1
Which world leader announced he was a communist on January 3, 1961?
Walter Ulbricht
Nikita Khrushchev
Fidel Castro
2
Which band officially signed with Motown records in 1961?
The Mamas and the Papas
The Supremes
The Beach Boys
3
What did President Eisenhower warn the nation about in his 1961 farewell address?
The rise of the military industrial complex
The AIDS crisis
The threat of nuclear war
4
Which brand spokesperson was introduced in March of 1961?
Tony the Tiger
Toucan Sam
The Pillsbury Dough Boy
5
True or false: In 1961, folk singer Bob Dylan performed in New York City for the first time, opening for John Lee Hooker.
True
False
6
Who accepted sole responsibility for the "Bay of Pigs" invasion?
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon Johnson
Robert Noyce
7
Who became the first human in space in 1961?
Buzz Aldrin
Yuri Gagarin
Alan Shepherd
8
Which novelist ended his own life in 1961 after a battle with alcoholism and depression?
Ernest Hemingway
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Mark Twain
9
In 1961, the US Air Force accidentally dropped two Mark 39 nuclear bombs in what state?
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia
10
Which 1961 amendment finally granted Washington D.C. residents the right to vote?
The 22nd Amendment
The 23rd Amendement
The 21st Amendment
11
Where did the fist Six Flags Amusement park officially open in 1961?
Burbank, CA
Dallas, TX
Orlando, FL
12
True or false: Until 1961 all YMCAS required swimmers to swim naked and the rule only changed because parents petitioned a school board to allow boys to wear swim trunks to swim practice.
True
False

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