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Do You Remember What Happened 40 Years Ago?

Back in 1978, things were quite different than they are today! From the music and fashion to the stories on the news, this year was truly one of a kind. Do you actually remember what happened 40 years ago? Let's find out!
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How many Popes were there in 1978?
Two
Three
None

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In what country was the first test tube baby born?
Germany
South Africa
England

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Which of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals had its first performance?
Cats
Evita
Phantom of the Opera

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Which of the following TV series did not start in 1978?
The Love Boat
Fantasy Island
Dallas

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Which cartoon cat made his first appearance in 1978?
Tom and Jerry
Garfield
Casper

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Who beat Leon Spinks to become world heavyweight boxing champion?
George Foreman
Muhammad Ali
Bugsby Banks

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Whose daughter wrote the book 'Mommie Dearest'?
Bette Davis
Joan Crawford
Rita Hayworth

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What was the top song of 1978?
Night Fever by the Bee Gees
Three Times a Lady by the Commodores
Do Ya Think I'm Sexy by Rod Stewart

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What horse won the 1978 triple crown?
Affirmed
Shadow dancer
Abdul

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True or false: In 1978, the video game industry had its first true hit with Donkey Kong.
True
False

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Whoops! It looks like the events that took place 40 years ago aren't exactly fresh on your mind in the present day. You might remember a few things from the year 1978, but not enough to pass this trip down memory lane. Better luck next time!

B+, Memory Marvel

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You're a memory marvel! Congratulations, you remember most of what happened 40 years ago in 1978. Sure, it wasn't easy, but somehow you've managed to keep hold of the culture, history, and events that made this year in time so unique!

A+, Memory Master

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You possess a masterful memory! Not only do you clearly remember what happened 40 years ago, but we suspect this quiz is just the tip of the iceberg on your overall history knowledge. From the culture and music to the news and fads, you remember 1978 like it just happened yesterday! Impressive!
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1
How many Popes were there in 1978?
Two
Three
None
2
In what country was the first test tube baby born?
Germany
South Africa
England
3
Which of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals had its first performance?
Cats
Evita
Phantom of the Opera
4
Which of the following TV series did not start in 1978?
The Love Boat
Fantasy Island
Dallas
5
Which cartoon cat made his first appearance in 1978?
Tom and Jerry
Garfield
Casper
6
Who beat Leon Spinks to become world heavyweight boxing champion?
George Foreman
Muhammad Ali
Bugsby Banks
7
Whose daughter wrote the book 'Mommie Dearest'?
Bette Davis
Joan Crawford
Rita Hayworth
8
What was the top song of 1978?
Night Fever by the Bee Gees
Three Times a Lady by the Commodores
Do Ya Think I'm Sexy by Rod Stewart
9
What horse won the 1978 triple crown?
Affirmed
Shadow dancer
Abdul
10
True or false: In 1978, the video game industry had its first true hit with Donkey Kong.
True
False

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