How Well Do You Know 1970s World History? | QuizPug

How Well Do You Know 1970s World History?

Do you know what was going on in the world in the 1970s? It’s time to put your 70s history knowledge to the test!

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Which central Asian country did the USSR The USSR invade on December 26, 1979?
Thailand
Iraq
Afghanistan

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Which member publicly quit The Beatles on April 10, 1970?
Paul McCartney
John Lennon
Ringo Starr

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Which country seceded from the Eastern part of Pakistan on April 25, 1971?
Thailand
Bangladesh
Vietnam

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Due to a break-in at the Democratic National Headquarters, what scandal occurred?
NSA scandal
VA scandal
Watergate

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Which famous Spanish painter, and creator of the cubit movement died on June 8, 1973?
Pablo Picasso
Salvador Dali
Khmer Rouge

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Which country celebrated 200 years of independence on July 4, 1976?
France
United States
Britain

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Which famous rock star died at his home in Memphis, TN on August 16, 1977?
Jimi Hendrix
Jim Morrison
Elvis Presley

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Which non-Italian Pope was elected on October 16, 1978?
Benedict XV
Pope John Paul II
St. Pius X

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Which woman was elected prime minister of the UK on May 3, 1979?
Margaret Thatcher
Harlam Brundtland
Edith Cressen

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The US Embassy in this country was taken over and 60 Americans were held hostage on November 4, 1979.
Afghanistan
Iraq
Iran

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On April 3, 1975, a civil war began in what country and lasted until 1990?
Lebanon
Somalia
Libya

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On September 5, 1972 a terrorist organization killed 11 Israeli athletes in what Olympic host city?
Switzerland
Munich
Atlanta

C+, 70s History Sweet

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 70s history sweet! You might not remember every important historical event that took place in the 1970s, but who really can! You demonstrated a strong aptitude for 70s history and history in general. We think that's worth celebrating!

B+, 70s History Swell

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Based on the results of this quiz you are 70s history swell! While many often struggle to conjure up historical events from the 1970s, you proved yourself to be a true 70s history savant. You were able to recall incredibly specific events with ease and skill. Well done!

A+, 70s History Expert

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Based on the results of this quiz you are a 70s history expert! We couldn't be more impressed! Your broad knowledge on 1970s history is absolutely mind blowing. You not only remember common facts, but you remember obscure events as well. Give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done!
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1
Which central Asian country did the USSR The USSR invade on December 26, 1979?
Thailand
Iraq
Afghanistan
2
Which member publicly quit The Beatles on April 10, 1970?
Paul McCartney
John Lennon
Ringo Starr
3
Which country seceded from the Eastern part of Pakistan on April 25, 1971?
Thailand
Bangladesh
Vietnam
4
Due to a break-in at the Democratic National Headquarters, what scandal occurred?
NSA scandal
VA scandal
Watergate
5
Which famous Spanish painter, and creator of the cubit movement died on June 8, 1973?
Pablo Picasso
Salvador Dali
Khmer Rouge
6
Which country celebrated 200 years of independence on July 4, 1976?
France
United States
Britain
7
Which famous rock star died at his home in Memphis, TN on August 16, 1977?
Jimi Hendrix
Jim Morrison
Elvis Presley
8
Which non-Italian Pope was elected on October 16, 1978?
Benedict XV
Pope John Paul II
St. Pius X
9
Which woman was elected prime minister of the UK on May 3, 1979?
Margaret Thatcher
Harlam Brundtland
Edith Cressen
10
The US Embassy in this country was taken over and 60 Americans were held hostage on November 4, 1979.
Afghanistan
Iraq
Iran
11
On April 3, 1975, a civil war began in what country and lasted until 1990?
Lebanon
Somalia
Libya
12
On September 5, 1972 a terrorist organization killed 11 Israeli athletes in what Olympic host city?
Switzerland
Munich
Atlanta

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