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Do You Know London In The 1960s?

In the 1960s, London was cultural hot spot known for defining music, fashion and art. Think you know all about London in the swinging 60s? Only those can pass this quiz are true fans of this decade. Ready to put your knowledge on blast? Hit start!
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What was the first major British television appearance for the Beatles in 1963?
Saturday Night Live
Sunday Night at the London Palladium
Ready, Steady, Go

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What club in London's Soho district, was considered the "most important venue in the history of European pop music"?
Marquee Club
Soho Club
London House

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In 60s Britain, what was the significance of the colour sequence yellow, pink, green, blue?
London telephone directories
Little boxes
I can sing rainbow

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Who had 'The window to watch?'
Woolworth's
John Collier
Harrod's

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Before his bad boy image took hold, Mick Jagger was a student at one of London's major colleges. Which?
Imperial College
London Business School
London School of Economics

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In 1969 The News of the World was bought by who?
Rupert Murdoch
Conrad Black
Ted Turner

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In April 1960 60,000 protesters staged a demonstration in London against what?
Nuclear weapons
Food rationing
Increased taxation

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Which store for women was famous for high fashion at affordable prices?
The Pink Butterfly
Biba
Zara

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The 1964 children's book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was written by which author?
Ian Fleming
Agatha Christie
Danielle Steele

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Who was the British designer who first marketed the mini skirt?
Pierre Cardin
Mary Quant
Twiggy

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What year did the speedy Cooper version of the Mini, first start whizzing round London?
1969
1965
1961

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Who was considered the "father of modernist hair styling and cut"?"
John Frieda
Regis
Vidal Sassoon

C+, London Lost

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In the 1960s, London was one of the epicenters of music, art, and fashion. From The Beatles to the mini-skirt, everything that was happening was happening in London. Unfortunately, you seem to forget the role London played in the swinging 60s. Better luck next time!

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Back in the 1960s, London was a cultural powerhouse that defined an era. Yet, so few people remember the role this city played in music, art and fashion. Luckily, you're not one of those people. You know London in the 1960s almost as well as someone who was there. Now go ahead and celebrate with your favorite record!

A+, 1960s Expert

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London in the 1960s was ripe with cultural change. From music and fashion to art and literature. So much of what defined the 60s started in London! Luckily, a 60s expert like you already knows just how important London was in this defining era. You know this city and this decade like only a true history buff can!
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1
What was the first major British television appearance for the Beatles in 1963?
Saturday Night Live
Sunday Night at the London Palladium
Ready, Steady, Go
2
What club in London's Soho district, was considered the "most important venue in the history of European pop music"?
Marquee Club
Soho Club
London House
3
In 60s Britain, what was the significance of the colour sequence yellow, pink, green, blue?
London telephone directories
Little boxes
I can sing rainbow
4
Who had 'The window to watch?'
Woolworth's
John Collier
Harrod's
5
Before his bad boy image took hold, Mick Jagger was a student at one of London's major colleges. Which?
Imperial College
London Business School
London School of Economics
6
In 1969 The News of the World was bought by who?
Rupert Murdoch
Conrad Black
Ted Turner
7
In April 1960 60,000 protesters staged a demonstration in London against what?
Nuclear weapons
Food rationing
Increased taxation
8
Which store for women was famous for high fashion at affordable prices?
The Pink Butterfly
Biba
Zara
9
The 1964 children's book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was written by which author?
Ian Fleming
Agatha Christie
Danielle Steele
10
Who was the British designer who first marketed the mini skirt?
Pierre Cardin
Mary Quant
Twiggy
11
What year did the speedy Cooper version of the Mini, first start whizzing round London?
1969
1965
1961
12
Who was considered the "father of modernist hair styling and cut"?"
John Frieda
Regis
Vidal Sassoon

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